Mack Lester makes sure you're up to date on what your favorite NHL stars are doing while the NHL Lockout continues.
ESPN announced that ESPN2 will televise Alex Ovechkin's KHL game between Dynamo Moscow and Lev. The Capitals' captain has two goals and four assists thus far.
The Hershey Bears (Washington Capitals AHL affiliate) have announced the signing of 19-year-old Russian netminder Sergey Kostenko. Kostenko voided his contract in Russia and will likely begin playing with the Reading Royals; he certainly has the ability and potential to reach the NHL level.
The Carolina Hurricanes signed Alex Semin to a one-year, $7 million contract on Thursday afternoon. This piece highlights the fact that the Canes are getting a great hockey player, and he will be missed in Washington.
The Washington Capitals hired Tim Hunter to be an assistant coach of the Caps this morning, ten years after he left Washington as an assistant coach. Hunter will be working with Adam Oates and Calle Johansson, two guys he coached to the Stanley Cup Final in 1998.
The Washington Capitals hired Calle Johansson to be an assistant coach on Wednesday morning. This is an article that highlights the fact that Johansson will be extremely beneficial to the young defensive core of the Caps.
The Washington Capitals signed Tom Wilson to a three-year entry level contract on Thursday morning. The first-round pick is expected to play with the Plymouth Whalers again this year, but the 18-year-old has a bright future in the NHL.
The Washington Capitals have announced that Calle Johansson will be an assistant coach. The former Capital ranks first in franchise history in games played, as well as points and assists for a defenseman.