Month: August 2016

Player Analysis & News

Three D’s of John Carlson

John Carlson: defenseman, dad, and devoted husband. The NHL includes him in their ranking of the Best 20 Defense Players Today. He has long been a favorite of FiCP – we even have his number on our license plate and for one of us he was the first jersey we ever bought. Carly had his […]

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Player Analysis & News

2016: A Season of Injuries for Beagle

Even though Jay Beagle missed games this season due to a hand injury sustained in a game against the Buffalo Sabres on December 30th, he played 57 games scoring 8 goals and 9 assists.  Those statistics don’t do justice for the role Jay Beagle plays on this team. When training camp started last September, Jay […]

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Player Analysis & News

Andre Burakovsky: The Third Sweet Swede

Andre Burakovsky had what many consider a break-out year in the 2015-16 season. It wasn’t clear at the beginning exactly where he would fit in the lineup but Coach Trotz made it clear that he believed in the Caps youngest player and his ability to fit in where ever needed. He played 79 games and […]

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“B” is for Backstrom (2016 in photos)

Nicklas Backstrom had a rough start to the 2015-16 season and a few health issues throughout the year. Following the end of the 2014/15 season, Nicky had arthroscopic surgery on  his hip, according to the Washington Capitals. Although the Caps predicted that he would be back at the start of the season, he did not play […]

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Player Analysis & News

Karl Alzner: The Iron Man in Pictures

For a sixth season, Karl Alzner played every game – even in the final game of the playoffs when he played through an injury. In January 2016 he earned the “Iron Man” title when he passed former Captial’s player Bobby Carpenter’s 1986 record of consecutive games played. The Iron Man title is given to a player […]

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Give blood … Play hockey!

I used to see that saying all the time: give blood play hockey! And I would think, I’m too scared to give blood where they put a needle in your arm for what seems a long period of time! I decided to finally volunteer to give blood last summer after my dad passed away. The […]

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Washington Capitals News

Own a Piece of NHL & Caps History

Local auctioneer Huggins and Scott have announced the auction of: “Alexander Ovechkin October 5, 2005 First NHL Contest Game-Used Capitals Jersey with NHL LOA.” Bidding starts at $5,000 and we expect to see the price shoot up just like an Ovi puck–faster than one can comprehend!!  Bidding ends at midnight 11 August. Click here if […]

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