Author Archives: Chris Laroche

Hershey Bears Pay Respects to Humboldt Broncos

Photo: JustSports Photography As reported earlier this week, the Washington Capitals and the New York Islanders’ AHL affiliate teams, the Hershey Bears and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers came together for a pre-game ceremony at tonight’s game in Chocolate Town. This ceremony … Continue reading

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From One Fan to Another: Interview with a Diehard Capitals Fan in Finland

Coming off a hard loss in Game 1 of round one of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs, a lot of Capitals fans are still licking their wounds this morning as they prepare themselves for Game 2 tomorrow night. One such … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears to Honor Humboldt Broncos Victims

Graphic: Hershey Bears The Washington Capitals AHL affiliate team, the Hershey Bears announced today that the team will be honoring the victims of the Humboldt Broncos tragedy at their game on April 14th against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. 

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The Capitals to Hold “ALLCAPS” Fan Appreciation Week

It’s that time of year again, Caps fans! The regular season has all but two games to be played and the playoffs are on the horizon. It’s been quite the season for the Washington Capitals, with highs and lows. This … Continue reading

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Contract Conversation: A Look at this Offseason’s Defensemen Entering Unrestricted Free Agency [Readers’ Poll]

As the 2017-18 regular season begins to wind down, Washington Capitals’ management is surely starting to look at the cap space they have and who they might be interested in re-signing, trading (if any), or signing in free agency. A … Continue reading

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The Home Stretch: A Look Past Philadelphia at the Final 10 Games of the Regular Season

Photo: Associated Press On Sunday night, the Washington Capitals will march into southern Philadelphia for one final clash with the Flyers before the conclusion of the regular season. While there is plenty to talk about going into Sunday’s game, such … Continue reading

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Player Profiles: Patrik Laine Faces Off Against His Hero Alex Ovechkin on the Big Stage Monday Night

Photo: NHL As Capitals fans, we’ve come to expect big numbers from our fearless leader, Alex Ovechkin. The man’s name is synonymous with hockey, and we know at the start of every season that he will be a front-runner, at … Continue reading

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A Golden State of Mind: Looking at the Caps’ California Road Trip

Photo by Debora Robinson/NHLI via Getty Images With the Stadium Series game having come and gone and Washington remaining undefeated in outdoor games, the Capitals now turn their attention to their upcoming annual California road trip, with games against the … Continue reading

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Trading Places: A Look at Who Went Where Before the Trade Deadline Closed

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Today is February 27, 2018 and the NHL’s Trade Deadline officially closed over 24 hours ago. It was a very busy few weeks leading up to this point for all 31 NHL clubs and last-minute trades were … Continue reading

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Taylor Chorney Placed on Waivers

Following the news that the Washington Capitals traded a third round 2018 entry draft pick to the Chicago Blackhawks for Defensman Mickal Kempny, it was reported that the new blueliner had landed in DC at midnight last night and was … Continue reading

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