Pittsburgh: A New Era or the Beginning of the End?

I’m going to stick my neck out and make an audacious prediction: that by 2019 the Pittsburgh Penguins will no longer be winners and playoff contenders; that the once proud franchise will be severely humbled, br...

Matt Niskanen chooses Caps on first day of free agency

In the days leading up to NHL free agency, well after new Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford made it clear that Matt Niskanen was no longer in his team’s long-term plans, Niskanen started sorting through a...

Caps ‘wish’ they had solutions after loss to Pens

“I wish I (knew).” That was Adam Oates’ response to a question regarding the Caps tendency to allow goals quickly after scoring their own. Apparently, he’s just as confounded by the problem as everyone else....

Caps fall to Pens, again

After losing what Coach Adam Oates called  “a clearly winnable game” the night before, the Washington Capitals traveled north to Pittsburgh to finish what was started. Unfortunately, they did not pick up where ...

USA Hockey Olympic Orientation: Day 1

Forty-eight of the best American hockey players are gathering this week at Kettler, the Washington Capitals practice facility in Arlington, Va. Here are a few things Inside Hockey contributing writer Alex Nseir...