Month: March 2017

All Things Caps
Caps Practice Shots

Caps: Photo Shoot, Practice, and Getting Ready for the Road Trip

The Washington Capitals started the morning with the annual photo shoot. There was a lot of twitter buzz over “who wears it best” between Justin Williams and Andre Burkovsky. Now we know why Burky was letting the curls run wild!! We’ve always said JWill had a strong influence on the younger guys, we just didn’t […]

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Caps Game Preview

Capital Punishment at Verizon Center! Capitals Win All the Three Home Games

The countdown to the end of the regular season is already in underway as the Caps are in playoff rhythm. After beating the Coyotes by 4-1, the Capitals won all the three consecutive games at Verizon Center.  In addition, they extended their home-factor which was very important to the team this season: 14-straight wins at home to […]

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All Things Caps
Around the NHL

Brett Connolly Among the List of NHL Nominees for Masterton

Teams have begun to announce their nominees for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy which is awarded by the Professional Hockey Writer’s Association. The NHL says players are considered for their “perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey.” The Washington Capitals have nominated their 24 year old winger Brett Connolly. Connolly came to the Caps from the […]

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Caps Post-Game Highlights
Photo Gallery

Caps Shootout Win Over Blue Jackets Photo Gallery

Photos by Mel Abernethy and Brittney Marcum The Washington Capitals battled steadily against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Washington DC on Thursday night. The Caps ended the night holding the Metropolitan Division lead. And the night pitted two of the best goalies (Braden Holtby and Sergei Bobrovsky) and potential Vezina Trophy winners, against each other.

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Caps Post-Game Highlights

In a Tough Game, Capitals Beat the Blue Jackets by 2-1 (SO) and Holtby Wins “Duel” Against Bobrovsky

In a direct fight for the NHL lead, the Washington Capitals hosted the Columbus Blue Jackets at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. The game also marked the clash between two of the greatest goalies in the present-day NHL: Braden Holtby and Sergei Bobrovsky. Holtby is the current Vezina Trophy winner and both are contenders for this […]

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All Things Caps

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 […]

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Caps Post-Game Highlights

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 […]

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All Things Caps

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 […]

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Caps Practice Shots

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 […]

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All About Hockey and the Capitals

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 […]

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