Washington Capitals

1st Metropolitan | 0-0
  • Goals For
    2nd
    248 GF
  • Goals Against
    2nd
    191 GA
  • Power Play %
    5th
    21.9 PP%
  • Penalty Kill %
    2nd
    85.2 PK%
  • Penalty Mins
    11th
    753 PIM
  • ProHockeyTalk

    Lindros, Vachon, Makarov and Quinn make Hockey Hall of Fame

    Monday was seventh heaven for Eric Lindros. Lindros, in his seventh year of eligibility, was named to the 2016 Hockey Hall of Fame class today, along with longtime Montreal/L.A. goalie Rogie Vachon, famed Russian forward Sergei Makarov and former player/head coach Pat Quinn, who was inducted in the builder’s category after passing away two years ago. Known as “The Big E” during his playing days, Lindros was one of the most dominant power forwards in NHL history — yet it was his brief window of dominance that was often at the center of HHOF debates. When Lindros was healthy and in his prime, he was elite. He captured the Hart Trophy as league MVP in 1995, and was (at the time) the fourth-fastest

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    Justin Schultz headlines list of RFAs not extended qualifying offers

    After hoisting the Stanley Cup with the Pittsburgh Penguins earlier this month, Justin Schultz could soon be joining another NHL team. The Penguins didn’t extend Schultz a qualifying offer Monday, which means he becomes an unrestricted free agent. Already facing a cap crunch, Pittsburgh, had it opted to give Schultz a qualifying offer, would have to match his entire $3.9 million salary from his one-year contract in 2015-16. The Penguins acquired Schultz from Edmonton just prior to the trade deadline, with GM Jim Rutherford praising his offensive upside, while admitting Schultz needed work in the defensive end. Schultz played in 15 playoff games for Pittsburgh, adding an assist in the Cup-clinching