Dylan Strome assigned to the Capitals’ first power play unit, plays down low at the goal line position

Dylan Strome assigned to the Capitals' first power play unit, plays down low at the goal line position

The Washington Capitals took the ice for another day of Training Camp on Tuesday and got in some special teams’ work for the first time in the preseason. Notable omissions due to injury were Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson. Specifically, in the case of Backstrom, that means a spot has opened up on the first … Read more

Bernier Plays, Smith Stands Out in First Scrimmage of Camp | FEATURE

Bernier Plays, Smith Stands Out in First Scrimmage of Camp |  FEATURE

A scrimmage like this isn’t always about the final score, although being athletes it’s always competitive, but it’s a first real opportunity to showcase yourself to the coaching staff and management. From players making a first impression as newcomers, to players battling back from injury, this was the first opportunity at camp to appear in … Read more

Forward Tyler Motte, ‘a tenacious checker who plays the game with pace,’ joins the Ottawa Senators

Forward Tyler Motte, 'a tenacious checker who plays the game with pace,' joins the Ottawa Senators

The Ottawa Senators agreed to terms with Tyler Motte on a one-year, $1.35 million contract, the team announced Wednesday, securing one of the last remaining veteran forwards on the market. Motte, 27, started last season with the Vancouver Canucks before a March 21 trade to the New York Rangers in time for a memorable playoff … Read more