Monthly Archives: September 2016

A Full House of Capitals at Kettler on Saturday

Saturday will be an excellent day for local Caps fans to take-in a Capitals training camp practice, as the final few stragglers make their official camp debut.

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The Third Jerseys Return: Birth of a Tradition?

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports  Sometimes tradition evolves from rather meaningless circumstances, over time, growing roots, and becoming something of substance.

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Whip-Shawed: NHL Commits Unforced Error With Shaw Suspension

Photo: Washington Post   It’s one of the favorite pastimes amongst sports fans: debating suspensions. No matter what the sport or the infraction, there is never universal agreement when it comes to either the decision to or extent of suspending a … Continue reading

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Capitals 2016-17 Promotional Schedule Announced

The Washington Capitals announced today the team’s 2016-17 promotional schedule, highlighted by three all-fan giveaways to open the season and several new and returning theme nights. 

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What’s The Fouss? The World Cup of Hockey Is Cool, But Could Be Better

Weekly Column: What’s the Fouss? The World Cup of Hockey Is Cool, But Could Be Better Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Training Camp – Day 7

Thursday morning marked the end of the first full week of training camp. The entire camp roster will have the day off on Friday, for team building events. 

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Meet Lars Eller

Photo: Washington Post One of the newest Capitals players you’ll see this upcoming season is center Lars Eller. Eller was acquired in late June from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for second round picks in the 2017 and 2018 NHL … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Glad to be “Home”

Nicklas Backstrom made his first appearance of training camp this morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. Backstrom is returning from the World Cup of Hockey, following Team Sweden’s elimination at the hands of Team Europe on Sunday.

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Television Ratings for the World Cup of Hockey

U.S. television ratings for the World Cup of Hockey are out, and as expected, the ratings are wide-ranging, with mixed results for Team USA.

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NHL Responds to Ovechkin’s Promise to Participate in 2018 Olympics

NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly and commissioner Gary Bettman made their first public comments regarding Alex Ovechkin’s stance on participating in the upcoming Olympic games in South Korea. 

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