Tag Archive: Capitals

Apr 25

‘Leaf’ It to Mojo

Okay, I know the title is an awful pun, and apologies are in order. But! None of that matters, the Washington Capitals have advanced to the second round! Washington eliminated the pesky Toronto Leafs on the road in 6 games. First of all, what an incredible series. Those young guns in Toronto are going to …

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Apr 06

Pretty Presidential

No, I’m not referring to the election nor the inauguration. This is news that people in the D.C. area will actually be happy about. As you may know, the Washington Capitals had a chance to lock everything up tonight. Home ice throughout the playoffs, the Presidents’ Trophy, the Eastern Conference, and the Metropolitan Division all …

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Mar 24

Caps Dispose of Columbus

Thursday night’s matchup between the Washington Capitals and the Columbus Blue Jackets was everything we expected. Low scoring, fast and exciting hockey, and it’s only fitting that the game was decided by a shootout.

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Mar 23

Caps/Jackets Preview

Tonight, the Columbus Blue Jackets are in town. Columbus has had a stellar season, very similar to their hosts, the Capitals. Columbus has a nearly identical record as Washington, coming into tonight’s tilt with a 47-19-6 record. Their spectacular and somewhat unexpected season has been a total group effort. Ranging from the resurgence of John …

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Mar 22

Caps Top Calgary

Tuesday night at the Verizon Center was another solid performance by the boys in red. Although expected, the Caps played a full 60 minutes. In the opening minutes of the game, the Capitals peppered Brian Elliott with a healthy amount of shots, which was the right way to start a tilt, by putting pressure on …

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Jul 27

Capitals Player Profile: Aaron Volpatti

The 29 year old left-winger was signed by the Capitals during free agency in 2012. He was then resigned by the Caps in 2013 to a two year contract that will pay him $575,000 a season. He will become an unrestricted free agent next July if he is not resigned. Volpatti, a native of Revelstoke, …

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Jul 24

Capitals Player Profile: Justin Peters

The 27 year old backup goaltender was signed by the Capitals on July 1st, 2014 to a two year contract that will pay him $950,000 a season.Peters, a native of Blythe, Onterio, Canada has made a career with the Carolina Hurricanes, serving as their backgup goaltender and playing a few games in the AHL since being drafted …

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Jul 21

Alex Ovechkin and Maria Kirilenko End Engagement

At around 10:30am Eastern Standard Time, R-Sport posted an article in Russian that Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin and his fiancee Maria Kirilenko have ended their engagement. Alex Ovechkin and Maria Kirilenko first met at the US Open in 2011. The Capitals superstar was there for a preseason media gathering with a few other NHL stars …

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Jul 18

Capitals Player Profile: Chris Conner

Chris Conner was signed by the Capitals during “Free Agent Frenzy” on July 1st, 2014. He inked a one year $550,000/$250,000 NHL/AHL deal. Conner has previously played for the Penguins, Coyotes, Red Wings and the Stars. He was an undrafted free agent signee of the Dallas Stars on July 13th, 2006. Conners played college hockey …

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Jul 12

2014 Development Camp Wrap Up

The large crowd that showed up for today’s final scrimmage and Fan Fest saw no shortage of goals which mostly came at the expense of the Capitals top young talent. Unlike the previous two scrimmages, the two best players in Jakub Vrana and Andre Burakovsky did not wow the crowd. The center and right wing …

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