Lars Eller vs. Kris Letang, Who Kept Up with Terrell Owens?


Lars Eller of the Washington Capitals and Kris Letang of the Pittsburgh Penguins had quite an interesting offseason workout at Adrenaline Performance Center in Montreal. If you’re also an NFL fan, you may remember Terrell Owens, the standout at wide receiver known for his funny touchdown celebrations. Owens, or as many fans call him by his initials T.O., is now 43, but the former NFL player is still athletic with great speed. If you don’t believe me check out these videos below.  Continue reading

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NHL 18 Beta Testing Includes 3-on-3 Feature

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EA Sports recently released a closed beta for NHL 18, the latest installment of the popular hockey video game. The beta will give gamers on Xbox One and Playstation 4 the chance to test out three different modes from July 25-Aug. 1.  Continue reading

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Bears Add Size on Blueline

The Hershey Bears announced via press release today that they have signed defenseman Paul Geiger to a one-year AHL deal. Geiger previously played for the Rochester Americans of the AHL.
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Meet the New Guy: Tyler Graovac

Tyler Graovac, 24, was selected by the Minnesota Wild in the 7th round (191st overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Graovac registered 7 goals and 2 assists in 57 career NHL games, all during the 2016-2017 season with the Wild. Continue reading

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Could Taylor Chorney See A Bigger Role Next Season with the Departures of Alzner, Schmidt, and Shattenkirk?

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While much has been said about the likelihood of some of the Capitals’ most promising defensive prospects making the leap to the NHL next season, lost in the conversation is veteran blueliner Taylor Chorney, who, after playing in 55 games in his first season as a Capital, played just 18 contests last season. Now, with the departure of key defensemen Karl Alzner, Nate Schmidt, and trade deadline acquisition Kevin Shattenkirk, could Chorney see his role increase next season? Continue reading

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Optimizing the Capitals’ Forward Lineup

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Since Ryan Stimson has published his piece about individual playing styles and how they mesh with each other on Hockey-Graphs, I wanted to do the exercise of finding the most optimal Caps lineup. Then I read Prashanth Iyer’s article on TheAthletic, in which he does the same thing with the Detroit Red Wings’ lineup, so I was given a template on how to do it. Let’s get started.  Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom and Sebastian Aho Shoot Warrior Spot in Finland

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Washington Capitals’ centerman Nicklas Backstrom was is Helsinki, Finland on Thursday to shoot a promotional video for Warrior Hockey.  Continue reading

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Will additions from Hershey Lead to Sweet Success for the Capitals?

This summer, the Capitals watched Kevin Shattenkirk, Karl Alzner, Justin Williams, Nate Schmidt, Marcus Johansson, and Daniel Winnik walk out the door. They were all valuable pieces to Washington’s success for the past two seasons and they were all fan favorites. Did those players’ departure completely hamstring the Caps?  Continue reading

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Potomac Nationals Hold Mighty Ducks Night

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The Potomac Nationals, the Class High-A minor league affiliate of the Washington Nationals, held a tribute to the Mighty Ducks as part of the movie’s 25th anniversaryContinue reading

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Catching Up with Capitals Center Lars Eller

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Just like other Capitals players hailing from Scandinavia, the offseason is a time for returning to their homeland to spend time with family and friends, stepping away from the public spotlight and dropping off the grid.  Always up for a bit of a challenge, we decided to do some digging and see what “The Great Dane”, Lars Eller, has been up to since the Capitals season came crashing to a halt back in May.  Continue reading

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