Capitals History

The most successful team in National Hockey League history was founded on this date. Decades later, one of the league’s greatest players achieved something nobody ever had, and very few others have since. In addition, this was a good day to be a goaltender or skating in Los Angeles. The THW time machine is fueled
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This date in National Hockey League history has been a somber one for fans in Montreal as they lost one of the biggest legends, and a great goaltender played his final game for them. Also, plenty of netminders had memorable performances, a handful of franchise records were set or tied, and milestones were reached on
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Nov. 25 has been one heck of an eventful date in National Hockey League history. Two of the greatest goal-scorers to ever play the game had memorable hat tricks while numerous goaltenders stole the show. Also, fans and Detroit and Pittsburgh had plenty to cheer about, and a hero made his emotional return to the
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Nov. 8 has been a very eventful date in National Hockey League history. Arguably the greatest defenseman ever retired, while a legend scored his first goal and became the league’s all-time leader a decade apart. In addition, a new franchise was awarded, a whole slew of hat tricks was scored, and plenty of franchise and
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Some of the greatest players in National Hockey League history had big moments on this date. The records for the most wins by a goaltender and points by a defenseman were broken, and the first European-born player to score 500 goals hit his milestone. The THW time machine is ready to take us back to
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So many historical events occurred on Oct. 13 throughout National Hockey League history. “Mr. Hockey” scored his first NHL goal in eight years, numerous big names lit the lamp for the first time in their careers, some legendary goaltenders earned shutouts, and the first-ever All-Star Game was played in Toronto. So, let’s go on our
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The greatest player in the history of the National Hockey League had his fair share of memories on this date throughout his career. Also, on Oct. 9, we’ve seen new franchisees hit the ice for the first time, new players leave their mark on the game, and plenty of personal milestones by some of the
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Aug. 30 has proven to be a newsworthy day in the history of the National Hockey League. A longtime and successful general manager got his first job, one of the greatest European players of all time signed his final NHL contract and the face of a franchise hung up his skates for good. So, let’s
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On this date, one of the most prolific goal scorers in National Hockey League history had to step away from the game for one season due to health reasons. Also, another talented class took its place in the Hockey Hall of Fame. The THW time machine is ready to take us on our daily trip
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Aug. 3 is an interesting date in NHL history. One of the teams in the league’s first wave of expansion officially announced its name. Also, the first U.S.-born player to skate in the league and a future Hall of Famer are among today’s birthday boys. So, let’s begin our daily trip back in time to
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One of the top offensive stars in the history of the National Hockey League was born on this date and celebrated in style three different times. Feb. 20 came up huge in both 1971 and 1982, while numerous members of the Hockey Hall of Fame grabbed the spotlight. Let’s take our daily trip back in
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The greatest player to ever strap on a pair of ice skates had plenty of memories on this date in National Hockey League history. He was far from the only Hockey Hall of Famer to hit a personal milestone. Also, today was a busy day on Broadway and in the U.S. Captial. So, let’s take
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Minnesota is rich in hockey history and this date brought some big moments over the years. Also, there were plenty of big offensive performances including some from defenders on the back end. The first-ever empty-net goal in National Hockey League history was scored and a new franchise revealing its name are among the other memories
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Two of the greatest goal scorers in National Hockey League history excelled on this date. Plus, a whole slew of Hall of Fame goaltenders left their mark on the game, and this proved to be a very big date for southern California hockey. So, let’s take a trip back in time and revisit all the
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