Tag Archive: NHL

Aug 06

2015 Stadium Series Puts Winter Classic To Complete Shame

Today the NHL announced the matchup for the 2015 Coors Light Stadium Series game and boy is it going to be a dandy of a matchup. Certainly a matchup that makes sense. On February 21st, 2015 the defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings will take on the San Jose Sharks. The game will take place …

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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 15

Capitals Sign Jakub Vrana

  The Washington Capitals announced they signed 2014 first round draft pick, Jakub Vrana to a three-year entry-level contract today. Per Capgeek, Vrana’s three-year ELC is worth $2,775,000. He’ll make $832,500 at the NHL level or $70,000 at the AHL level. The 18 year old was drafted 13th overall by the Capitals in the NHL …

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Jul 15

Capitals sign Vanecek

The Washington Capitals have signed their 2014 second-round draft pick Vitek Vanecek to a three-year, entry-level contract. Vanecek is from the Czech Republic and is only 18 years old, he will need some time to adjust to America. I can see Vanecek being in the Capitals long-term plans but not the short term. It is …

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Jul 11

Jakub Vrana Continues To Impress

With the Capitals legend Rod Langway, better known as the “Secretary of Defense” in attendance for the second scrimmage, 18 year old Jakub Vrana, was the most impressive. Vrana, who has been lined up with last years Caps first round draft pick Andre Burakovsky, have been a pleasure to watch. A duo that could be …

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Jul 11

Standouts From The First Scrimmage of Development Camp

Today was the first intrasquad scrimmage of the Washington Capitals Development Camp and a couple players stood out. Most surprisingly, Michal Cajkovsky.        

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Jul 04

Capitals Development Camp Guide

The Washington Capitals Development Camp starts this Monday (July 7th, 2014) and will run through Saturday (July 12th, 2014) at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va. Attending the Development Camp is 100% free! Plenty of fun can be had for new and experienced hockey fans and families. The Capitals will have family activities after Fan …

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