Month: October 2017

All Things Caps

Capitals Halloween Tradition Continues 

Every year the Capitals get dressed up in GREAT consumes to celebrate Halloween together.  We love the couples!  Grubi and girlfriend Isobel: The Orlov’s:  Tom Wilson has a way of setting a theme! With Braden Holtby, Taylor Chorney, and Brett Connolly (and their ladies!) Bringing a touch of OZ – Nathan and Taylaa And […]

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Caps Come Home From Grueling Road Trip

The Washington Capitals return home after a grueling road trip from British Columbia to Alberta, only taking one of three of those games. This has helped the Caps refine their lines with their chemistry, play style and injuries. After the hefty loss on Vancouver, the Caps had a lot of thinking to do involving work […]

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Capitals Rebuilding Every Game 

Injury/Illness  Penalties Poor Defense Ugly Frustration Cleanup These are the words we are hearing after another loss for the Capitals on Thursday night. We really aren’t sure who this team is right now. As Coach Trotz said earlier in the week; they lack an identity. 

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Caps and Canucks 

The Capitals will meet the Vancouver Canucks in the first of three roadtrip games tonight. The Nucks are having a bang of a start to the season by Western Conference rankings. The  Capitals, not so much.   So we start with the dreaded news that Nicky Backstrom might not be in the game tonight. He […]

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Western Canada Road Trip: All Eyes on Chandler Stephenson

 The Caps have three away games coming up. Chris Cleveland shares his thoughts on what could happen!!!  Chandler Stephenson- The Caps recently put Andre Burakovksy on the IR after he had thumb surgery and he will be out for six to eight weeks. Stephenson, who has been red hot in Hershey, was the obvious choice […]

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Testing Chiasson in the Top Six

The Washington Capitals signed Alex Chiasson to a one-year $660,000 contract after giving him a look in the preseason under a PTO. His production on the scoreboard wasn’t a eye-catcher, but his gritty play and big stature landed him a contract with the club. Originally, Coach Barry Trotz placed him on the fourth line with […]

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Breaking News

Burakovsky Has Surgery Tuesday 

I nearly ran into Burky as he flew out of Kettler this morning. He was rushing off to have surgery on his left thumb, which he injured Saturday in the game against the Florida Panthers. He is now on injured reserve which opens some cap space on the roster.  Andre Burakovsky has had a rough […]

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Capitals Grueling Practice; Photos & Video

The Washington Capitals leave Tuesday for Vancouver, but before they packed up they held practice at Kettler ice Plex. And the coaches put them through the paces. They went over an hour and then many stayed to work on specific skills.

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Christian Djoos Flourishing With The Caps

Rookie defenseman Christian Djoos has proven to fit nicely among the Caps’ needs on their blue line. He has so far recorded two goals and one assist in his first six games in the NHL, compared to his father Par Djoos who only recorded two goals in 82 games. He was the “talk of the town” in […]

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Capitals Inconsitency and Missing Identity 

Everyone seems to be frustrated with the Washington Capitals inconstant play. And while there is frustration, there is also an understanding that the team is still adjusting to a summer of roster changes. And then there is the rookie element. Coach Trotz hit the nail on the head in his post-game comments following the loss […]

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