Month: July 2018

All About Hockey and the Capitals

Battle for the Dot – Capitals Faceoff

The battle for the dot, the fight within the circle. The faceoff is only the beginning of the fight that goes on the ice once the puck drops. So many characteristics go within the art of the faceoff, and I will break them down for you here. What Happens in the Circle? When two players […]

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All Things Caps
Caps News 2018

Kettler Becomes the New “MCI” (MedStar Capitals Iceplex)

Monumental Sports announced a new partnership with MedStar that also means a new name for Kettler Capitals IcePlex (KCI). Welcome in the new MedStar Capitals IcePlex – already affectionately named MCI by long-time Caps friends. The name change may take a while to get used to saying. Last August, Verizon Center was renamed Capital One […]

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Caps News 2018

Tom Wilson is EXCITED to be Back

Tom Wilson spoke with media Monday about his new contract with the Washington Capitals. The Caps signed Wilson to a six-year contact for $31.02 million with an average annual value of $5.17 million last week. The future looks bright for Wilson as he steps up his game and plays “great hockey” with the team that […]

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Hershey Bears News

Hershey Bears Finalize Coaching Staff with New Assistant Coach

The Hershey Bears announced on Monday the hiring of Mike Eastwood as their new assistant coach. He joins new head coach Spencer Carbery, assistant coach Patrick Wellar, and Alex Westlund to round out the coaching team. Eastwood was with the Ottawa 67’s of the Ontario Hockey League for three seasons and became their assistant coach in […]

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Capitals Postgame 2017/18

Capitals Top 10 Moments of the Regular Season: #8 Ovechkin Scores Four Goals, Nathan Walker NHL Debut

Our top 10 moments of the regular season continues. #8 takes you back to early October, the second Capitals game of the regular season but their first at home at the newly named Capital One Arena. What would Alex Ovechkin do for an encore to his hat trick Opening Night in Ottawa? Score four goals […]

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All Things Caps
Player Analysis & News

Elite Prospects On Ilya Samsanov Future

Russian goaltender Ilya Samsanov will be joining the Hershey Bears for the 2018/19 season. He will receive an introduction to the NHL/AHL style of play as the franchise grooms him for an eventual back-up or number spot on the Capitals roster. In February 2018, Alessandro Seren Rossi Elite Prospects wrote an article on the grueling […]

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All Things Caps
Washington Capitals News

Capitals Trade Deals and Contracts: Summary

What a strange summer this has been friends. The Caps schedule extended into June for the first time that most of us can remember. There was partying in the streets!! As we watched the Stanley Cup Parade we pondered what deals the Washington Capitals would make with their restricted and unrestricted players. We knew that […]

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Playoffs 2018

The Stanley Cup Mid-West USA Tour

After a week in the Washington DC area the Keeper of the Cup headed west. This past week the Stanley Cup was hoisted by management, supporting staff, and a few players as it toured the mid-western USA to anxiously waiting fans.

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Player Analysis & News

Walker the Walk-On

Last week, I ran a fan poll on Twitter asking you guys where you think Nathan Walker will be within the Caps organization this season. After one week with a total of 47 voters, the results are in! 55% voted that he would earn a spot amongst the Caps as a depth forward, much like he […]

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