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 Beagle, a retro recap, prep for the Bolts and more in this evening’s Capitals links: 

CAPITALS

Post Game Notebook: Caps 6, Habs 1 (Mike Vogel/Capitals)

Alex Ovechkin got the message this summer. Now he’s sending one back. (Washington Post)

Ovechkin (4 goals) matches century-old mark; Caps rip Canadiens. (Reuters)

Capitals pound Canadiens 6-1, Ovechkin does it again. (NoVa Caps)

Stats and analysis from Capitals 6-1 win over Montreal. (NoVa Caps)

Washington welcomes back Alzner. (NHL)

Alex Ovechkin talks with the media about being the first player to record back-to-back hat tricks to start a season in 100 years. (NHL)

Nathan Walker, NHL’s first Australian, scores in debut. (Washington Times)

Australian Walker makes dream NHL debut with goal. (Daily Mail)

Walker’s family witnesses history, Capitals fans go wild for Australian. (NHL)

Washington Capitals’ Nathan Walker becomes first Australian to play in NHL and scores. (Sydney Morning Herald)

Capitals debuted a new entrance video last night. (Capitals)

A look back at another great red carpet event. (Capitals)

Photos from the red carpet. (NoVa Caps)

Capitals give players red carpet treatment. (NoVa Caps)

Washington Capitals: That Was The Week That Was – Week 1. (Peerless Prognoticator)

Sunday Capitals Practice Report: Praise for the penalty kill. (NBCS-W)

Jay Beagle chats with Tarik El-Bashir on the red carpet. (NBCS-W)

Bears open 80th season with rough start in Allentown. (NoVa Caps)

Bears fall to Phantoms in season opener, 7-2 (Hershey Bears)

Retro Recap: Blue Jackets @ Capitals (10/05/02005) (NoVa Caps)

Game rosters and notes for Capitals @ Lightning. (Capitals)

All of the morning links from Japers Rink are here.

 

METROPOLITAN DIVISION

Devils’ this and that from a Sunday practice. (NorthJersey)

Devils rookies Butcher, Hischier, Bratt impress in NHL debut. (NHL)

Simmonds scores in OT, Flyers beat Ducks. (TSN)

Madison Square Garden’s New Suite Reportedly Will Cost $400k. (Bleacher Report)

What We Learned: CHI 5, CBJ 1 (NHL)

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

NHL Opening Night Hits Low, But Not Bad. (Sports Media Watch)

Make hockey great again. Eight off-the-wall ways to improve the game. (Hockey News)

Auston Matthews is unlike any Maple Leafs star in decades. (Sportsnet)

Saturday was awful for great goalies. (NBC)

Lightning’s J.T. Brown raises fist during national anthem. (Lightning)

 

CAPS FAN PHOTO OF THE DAY

 

CAPITALS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

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Date night with my not so little girl and bringing back @johnerskine04 to Cap Center.

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About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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