Washington Capitals Training Camp – Day Two

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The Washington Capitals took to the ice this morning for day two of their 2016 training camp. The Capitals will play their first preseason game Monday night at Verizon Center when they host the Carolina Hurricanes. Puck-drop is 7:00PM. Continue reading

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Advertising On Uniforms Is Not New, and We’ll Get Used To it. We Already Have

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opinion Advertising on hockey (and sports) uniforms is not new, and in fact, been around for quite a while. It’s been a gradual transition, with previous additions becoming practically unnoticeable. For example, the Reebok, Nike and Bauer ads in the photo above.  Did you take notice? Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Shines With a Spectacular Save In KHL Game

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Ilya Samsonov, the Washington Capitals number one draft pick in the 2015 NHL entry draft, made a spectacular save in a KHL game on Friday night.  Continue reading

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MacLellan: Struggle to Re-sign Orlov Based On Role With Team Going Forward

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The Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan met with the media Friday afternoon at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. Among the topics he covered, was the struggle to re-sign Dmitry Orlov, and the plan to add a 14th forward. Continue reading

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Scenes From Day One of Training Camp

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Day one of the Capitals 2016 training camp is in the books. With Barry Trotz still coaching Team Canada in Toronto, Hershey Bears head coach Troy Mann is running the show.  Continue reading

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We’re Camping! – The Boys Are Back In Town (Well, Most Of Them)


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This offseason has been a bit tougher than most for Capitals fans, as last season was one of the more difficult to digest and process. But we made it, and now we are officially inside our one remaining year in the proverbial window opening. It’s not “this will be our year,” but rather “this has to be the year.” Continue reading

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The Weekly Rant: The Demise of Team USA At the World Cup of Hockey Tournament

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I could see it coming when the World Cup of Hockey rosters were officially announced for each team.  I looked at the United States, and said to myself, “there is no way this team is going to win anything.” Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin With a Sick Pass, Sets Up First Russia Goal

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The Capitals Alex Ovechkin set up Team Russia’s first goal against Team Finland on Friday. The assist was generated on the heels of a beautiful curl-and-drag move, followed by a slick crossing pass to Valdimir Tarasenko, who simply tapped in for the Russians first tally. Continue reading

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Ref Cam: The “Best of” from Team Sweden vs. Team North America

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One of the better production features of the World Cup of Hockey has been the use of “Ref Cam,” a camera mounted to the referee’s helmet that continuously records and relays video from the referees point of view. The video has been truly amazing.  Continue reading

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Oddsmakers Set Over/Under on Points Totals for This Season

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Las Vegas oddsmakers have set the over/under for points totals for each of the NHL teams for the 2016-2017 season, with the exception of the Dallas Stars, who are “off the board” until more information is known about the severity of the injury to Tyler Seguin.  Continue reading

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