Are You Ready for the Capitals Russian Heritage Night?

Thursday at Verizon Center the Washington Capitals will celebrate the heritage of some of our most colorful players: Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetzov, and Dmitry Orlov. We thought we would share some of our favorite photos of these guys in preparation for the night. Ovi took Washington by storm when he arrived in 2005 after signing…

Caps Outshine Flames in 4-2 Win

The Washington Capitals were back at Verizon Tuesday night meeting the Calgary Flames. Calgary is hanging on to the wild card slot and hoping a win will move them a little closer to clinching a spot. The first line was back to the Ovechkin Backstrom Oshie combination. We were hoping to see Nate Schmidt slide…

The Importance of the Final Stretch in the Regular Season

The Washington Capitals became the first team in the NHL to reach the 100 points and to clinch a playoff berth. The other ones that have joined them as of now are the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Chicago Blackhawks. There is less than a month remaining the regular season, but the last games show us…

Capitals Monday Practice Photos

Photos by Brittney Marcum The Washington Capitals were back at it on Monday, chirping at each other and working out the kinks that have crept in from the past few games. Some of the players were out early: Tom Wilson and Daniel Winnik. All the defensemen were there, expect for Brooks Orpik who took a…

NHL Playoffs 101: Format and Trophies

The playoffs are right around the corner. If you’re a new hockey fan the playoffs may be confusing, or you may not understand the formatting. I’ll admit it took me a bit to understand the way the playoffs work. If this applies to you then don’t worry; you’ve come to the right place. Series Format…

Caps Out Shined by Stars

On March 6th, the Dallas Stars came to town and took on our beloved Washington Capitals. The Caps do not have the greatest record against the Stars. However, they did take the first meeting between these two great teams. The Stars are definitely tough to beat and for good reason. Dallas has a lethal combination…

Morning Skate March 6 Video: Burky Too!!

Here are today’s Caps morning skate videos, starting with Andrea Burakovsky taking some wrist exercises:   Here they are just warming up:   A little bit with our captain:   Some goalie workout?       Pass and shoot:     Hanging out with friends…     Grubi!     A bit of coaching:  …

Caps Practice: Oh Those Faces!

Some people go to practice/morning skate for the hockey. Some bloggers cover practice to get a glimpse of lines for the upcoming game. We go to practice to capture the faces of the players and today they were in rare form!! The strange faces started with Andre Burakovsky who was skating this morning before the…

Caps, Devils, and Camo (photos)

Twitter was full of comments about Thursday night’s Capitals and Devils game. Most frequently comment was along the lines of “zzzzzzzz.” But have no fear, our girls got some great photos before and during the game. Shall we start with warm-ups? The boys were decked out in some snazzy camo sweaters in honor of our…

Shattenkirk To the Caps: Good Trade?

At around 10:00 last night Caps’ fans Facebook groups were buzzing with the news of Kevin Shattenkirk being traded to the Capitals from the St. Louis Blues. Shattenkirk is a depth defenseman which was one of our greatest needs as we get closer to the playoff games. This isn’t the first important Blues player we’ve…