With the Redskins traveling to Minnesota for a primetime matchup on Thursday night with the Vikings, it feels only right to look back at the bizarre roller coaster ride that was the Kirk Cousins-era in Washington.
The Capitals may be five games into the 2019-20 season, but the expiring contracts of goaltender Braden Holtby and center Nicklas Backstrom have loomed large over the team since the offseason, and for good reason. The two have been part of the Capitals’ core that includes John Carlson and Alex Ovechkin since the Caps drafted Holtby and Carlson in the 2008 NHL Draft. Continue reading “Backstrom and Holtby’s contract situation hangs over Capitals’ season”→
The first week of September wasn’t particularly kind to the Nationals. That’s particularly inopportune for them, given that their seven games came against the rival Mets and Braves, both of whom they are competing with for playoff positioning.