Save the Date for Washington Capitals Special Events 

The Washington Capitals announced the 2016-17 Promotional Schedule On Friday. There will be three all-fan giveaways to open the season and several theme nights, according to the Caps.

  
From the Caps announcement:

All fan giveaways include the Capitals schedule magnet presented by GEICO to be distributed at the Capitals home opener vs. the New York Islanders on Oct. 15, followed by Holtby Vezina fan banners on Oct. 18 vs. the Colorado Avalanche, and the return #RockTheRed foam light sticks on Oct. 22 vs. the New York Rangers. Fans will also have the chance to vote at the Nov. 8 Election Night game for the all fan bobblehead presented by Capital One Bank, distributed on March 21 vs. the Calgary Flames. 
  
The Capitals promotional calendar also features the return of the team’s Heritage Nights, including German Heritage Night on Dec. 1 vs. the New York Islanders, Canadian Heritage Night on Jan. 3 vs. the Toronto Maple Leafs, Swedish Heritage Night on March 6 vs. the Dallas Stars and Russian Heritage Night on March 23 vs. the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Calendar also introduces the Caps Holiday Series including Thanksgiving, #CapsHolidayParty, New Year’s Party and St. Patty’s Day. In addition, the team will wear their third jerseys at every home Thursday and Friday game throughout the season. 
  
New this season, fans will have the opportunity to purchase theme night ticket packages that include a gift with purchase and/or game day experience. For more information on theme night ticket packages visit WashingtonCaps.com/promotions. 
  
In addition, the Capitals will invite fans to support the team’s commitment to the community at special nights devoted to Hockey Fights Cancer presented by Leidos on Nov. 5 vs. the Florida Panthers, a #CapsCare Fan Food drive presented by Giant on Nov. 20 vs. the Columbus Blue Jackets, a #CapsCare Toy Drive presented by GEICO on Dec. 23 vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning, Military Appreciation Night on March 2 vs. the New Jersey Devils and Go Green Night presented by WGL on March 14 vs. the Minnesota Wild.  
  
Date Opponent Time Promotion 
Oct. 15 New York Islanders 7 PM Opening Night presented by GEICO                
                                                                                    All fan schedule magnet 
Oct. 18 Colorado Avalanche 7 PM Holtby Vezina Recognition 
                                                                                    All fan Holtby fan banner giveaway 
Oct. 22 New York Rangers 7 PM All fan #RockTheRed foam light stick giveaway 
Nov. 5 Florida Panthers 7 PM Hockey Fights Cancer presented by Leidos 
Nov. 8 San Jose Sharks 7 PM Election Night presented by Capital One Bank 
Nov. 20 Columbus Blue Jackets 12:30 PM #CapsCare Food Drive presented by Giant 
Nov. 23 St. Louis Blues 7 P.M. #CapsGiving* 
Dec. 1 New York Islanders 7 P.M. German Heritage Night* 
Dec. 11 Vancouver Canucks 5 P.M. STAR WARS™ Day 
Dec. 17 Montreal Canadians 7 P.M. @Capitals Night 
Dec. 23 Tampa Bay Lightning 7 P.M. #CapsHolidayParty* 
                                                                                    #CapsCare Toy Drive presented by GEICO 
Jan. 1 Ottawa Senators 7:30 P.M. New Year’s Party* 
Jan. 3 Toronto Maple Leafs 7 P.M. Canadian Heritage Night* 
Feb. 11 Anaheim Ducks 7:30 P.M. Caps Kids Club Kids Day presented by Giant 
March 2 New Jersey Devils 7 P.M. Military Appreciation Night 
March 6 Dallas Stars 7:30 P.M. Swedish Heritage Night* 
March 14 Minnesota Wild 7 P.M. Go Green Night presented by WGL 
March 16 Nashville Predators 7 P.M. St. Patty’s Day presented by WGL* 
March 21 Calgary Flames 7 P.M. Election Results Bobblehead Giveaway 
All fan bobblehead giveaways presented by Capital One Bank 
March 23 Columbus Blue Jackets 7 P.M. Russian Heritage Night* 
March 25 Arizona Coyotes 7 P.M. Fan Appreciation Night 
                                                                                    All fan team poster giveaway 
April 9 Florida Panthers 7 P.M. Jerseys Off Our Backs postgame ceremony 
  
*Theme night ticket package available. Visit WashingtonCaps.com/promotions for more information. 

Additionally, the Capitals announced that every Thursday and Friday home game, they will wear their third jersey. 

Oh Captain: Lily Dishes on Ovi

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The Capitals have many stars: a few examples are Braden Holtby, T.J. Oshie, Evgeny Kuznetsov, and John Carlson. Many argue no star shines brighter then left winger, Alexander Ovechkin. He has scored over 500 goals with a career average of 47.72 goals per year. In the more recent season he usually gets closer to 50 goals. He is a consistently good player during the season. Continue reading “Oh Captain: Lily Dishes on Ovi”

Those Goofy Washington Capitals Faces are Back Too

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All but two of the Washington Capitals are now back from the World Cup of Hockey 2016. Ok, three if you count coach Trotz. Training camp continues this week while the team waits for the return of Braden Holtby and Phillip Grubauer.

One of the best parts of watching the Caps players is catching those great expressions they make. They never disappoint. So, we have the tongue pictures. No one does it better than Tom Wilson: Continue reading “Those Goofy Washington Capitals Faces are Back Too”

The Russians are Back…The Russians are Back!!!

World Cup of Hockey 2016 didn’t go so well for Team Russia–although they made it further than Team USA.

Alex Ovechin,

Dmitry Orlov,

and Evgeny Kuznetsov

were back at Caps training camp today.

Meanwhile, Stan Galiev has been representing Russia while they were away…

As much fun as it was to watch them in World’s it is even better to have them home with us!!

Welcome back boyz!!

Two Losses?? Should we be Worried? 


We are all wondering what the two losses in preseason means. 

Should we be worried? The answer is no. 

The easy enough answer of why not is that none of our stars are here. If we measure up the number of Hurricanes players and Canadiens players at the World Cup combined is six when we have nine players at the World Cup. 


Right now the team has more rookies playing then normally. We lost a few games during preseason last year. We have only played two games and they lost one of the first two games with all the players and stars. 

We will get our players back soon and then we will be better.

The Boys are Back! Day 1 in Photos

Today was no ordinary Friday, today was day one of the Washington Capitals 2016 training camp. The day was divided into three groups with Group White first, Group Red second, and Group Blue ending the day. There were a lot of new faces at camp so let’s run through those you might not be as familiar with.

# 61 Dan DeSalvo:

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# 57 Nolan Laporte:

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# 39 Christian Thomas:

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# 59 Dylan Magonari:

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# 46 Darren Dietz:

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And then there were the goalies, SO MANY GOALIES:

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And we could never forget those old familiar faces we’ve missed so much these past few months:

At the end of each session the players would participate in on-ice testing:

For the schedule of practices for the following week click here

Dima Finally Signs with Washington Caps

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According to the Washington Capitals, Dmitry Orlov finally signed a one-year contract with them today (9/21/16). Dmitry, who is playing defense for Team Russia in the World Cup of Hockey this week, will make $2.57 with this new contract. A slight bump in salary up from $2.25 last year.

Orlov previously signed a two-year 4m$ contact in 2014. Unfortunately, an injury kept him side-lined for a good bit of that contract.  Continue reading “Dima Finally Signs with Washington Caps”

Its Washington Capitals Training Camp Time!!

 

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One of our favorite times of the year is when the Washington Capitals once again takeover Kettler Ice Plex in Ballston, Virginia.

The Caps have announce the schedule for the 2016/17 camp (9/23 to 10/11), starting this Friday: Continue reading “Its Washington Capitals Training Camp Time!!”