Month: January 2016

All Things Caps
Around the NHL

The NHL All-Star Hype

The NHL hosts their version of the All Star game this weekend in Nashville, TN. Its an annual event players and fans have come to love and hate. We love seeing our favorite players outside their home environment and teaming up with rival players. But most hate the interruption of the season just as we pass the […]

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Caps Post-Game Highlights

Capitals Fight Flyers and Officials but Lose in OT

  The first game in eight days (and the last one before the All-Star Break) for the Washington Capitals came when the Philadelphia Flyers took a trip to the Nations’s Capital for a Wednesday Night Rivalry game. Capitals defenseman John Carlson was back in the lineup, after missing 12 consecutive games. Also, defenseman Karl Alzner played […]

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All Things Caps

Captain America Return: John Carlson Finally Back

Defenseman John Carlson hit his 200th NHL point this year and from that point on continued to keep the Washington Capitals in the game. Often herald as one of the most underrated D’s in the league, John has been one of the most consistent Caps players. Before his injury he set a personal best in […]

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Caps Game Preview

Capitals and Flyers Lineup Projection: The Carlson Return?

The Caps will be aiming to wow fans again with its 13th consecutive win at home tonight. They have the longest home winning streak in the NHL and with 13 wins will tie the franchise record set during the 2009/10 season, according to Caps Today. The first place Washington Capitals meet the struggling Flyers for […]

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Caps Game Preview

Flyers and Caps Back After the Blizzard

PUCK-DROP IS 8:00 PM TONIGHT!!! The Washington Capitals return to the ice after being snowed out of two games (Anaheim and Pittsburgh)  this weekend. The Flyers missed their game against the Islanders and then proceeded to lose to the Bruins on Monday.  The Caps have won their last two games while the Flyers have lost […]

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Caps Game Preview

Bringing Neuvy Back: Caps and Flyers Goalie Matchup

  One-time Caps and Hershey Bear’s goalie, Michal Neuvrith may finally be in the net against his former teammates on Wednesday. Michal started his pro career with the Caps and when he left had a .910 save percentage. He now has a .934 save percentage and often leads the league in that category. Unfortunately, he […]

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All Things Caps

Caps Snow Weekend Survival Guide

The Washington Capitals were scheduled to play the Anaheim Ducks (1/22) and the Pittsburgh Penguins (1/24) this weekend but Winter Storm Jonas (a.k.a TJSnowshie) had another plans. The NHL announced on Friday and Saturday that both games were cancelled and were going to be rescheduled to the later date. But what are we going to […]

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Women and Hockey

Photos From Behind the Scenes of Hockey N Heels

On January 12, Scarlet Caps hosted Hockey N’ Heels. Although there is some controversy about the event name, it is an opportunity to bring more women into the hockey fandom. This event taught all aspects of the game including: face-offs and slap shots, player nutrition, information about equipment. It’s an amazing opportunity to learn from […]

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Caps Game Preview

A Tale of Two Coaches: Bruce or Barry?

Bruce Boudreau and Barry Trotz rank up there in popularity with the likes of former Washington Capitals coach Bryan Murray who holds the Caps franchise record of 672 games coached and 343 regular season wins. Both men instill a sense of pride and a desire to succeed in their teams. They are devoted family men. […]

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Caps Practice Shots

Caps Daily Glass Bump: 1/21 

Caps returned to Kettler following a 6-3 win against Columbus on Tuesday and they just couldn’t stop smiling. The rink was pretty full as most kids had a snow day, inlcuding Cale Chimera and Jaxon Williams who seemed to be having a great time hanging out on the bench chattin up the big guys.     First […]

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