Daily Archives: October 8, 2017

Game Preview: Washington Capitals @ Tampa Bay Lightning

Photo: @Capitals In their home opener on Saturday, the Capitals gave fans something to remember, as captain Alex Ovechkin had four goals, including his second consecutive hat trick to start the season. Ovechkin and the Caps now look to continue their strong … Continue reading

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Capitals vs Lightning: Inside The Numbers

AP Photo/Nick Wass There is no time to celebrate in the NHL. After an exciting first two games, including a wild home opener, the Capitals are in Tampa Bay. The 2-0 Capitals will play the 1-1 Lightning, who split a … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening Links: Red Carpet, Goals and Aussies

A smokin’ hot start for Ovi and the Caps, hat tricks and bat flips make for a pretty nice little Saturday in the DMV, Nathan Walker has a heck of a day, Caps on the carpet, catching up with Jay … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Beats Admiral Vladivostok, Continues Hot Streak

It was another win for Washington Capitals’ goalie prospect Ilya Samsonov on October 8, 2017, as Metallurg Magnitogorsk beat Admiral Vladivostok 3-1.  Today’s win for Metallurg Magnitogorsk was the first win against Admiral in three years. 

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Retro Recap: A Past Opening Day – October 5, 2005

With the Washington Capitals’ home opener of October 5, 2017, against the Ottawa Senators now complete (featuring a hat trick by Alexander Ovechkin), I found myself thinking of a past opener that took place 12 years ago on that particular date. 

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Washington Capitals Practice Schedule – 10/8 thru 10/17

Below are the scheduled times for the Washington Capitals upcoming practices and morning skates. All practices and morning skates are open and free to the general public. Please be advised that practice times are subject to change. 

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Rock the Red Carpet: Capitals Kick-off 2017-2018 Home Opener in Style

The Washington Capitals held their annual “Rock The Red Carpet” event prior to their 2017-2018 season opener Saturday night at Capital One Arena. The event included a Hollywood-styled arrival for each of the players on the team, a walk down … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Lose First Game of 80th Season (Photos)

The Hershey Bears started the 80th season in Allentown, Pa., taking on the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. I’m sure it wasn’t the exact start they wanted to get off to, losing to Lehigh 7-2. 

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