Author Archives: Stephanie Judge
The Washington Capitals 4th Line is the Charm – Adding Depth, Experience and Skill While Rounding Out Our Offensive Lines
Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images A team’s depth is often a key element to its success and last night, the Capitals fourth line stepped forth from the shadows and into the limelight of center ice which, if the … Continue reading
Daniel Winnik Shines in the Washington Capitals Home Opener Against the NY Islanders
Bruce Bennett / Getty Images Excitement was running high Saturday night as the Washington Capitals returned to the Verizon Center for the 2016-2017 season home opener against the New York Islanders. The Capitals, last year’s Presidents’ Trophy winners, fell to their … Continue reading
NoVa Caps Interview: Philipp Grubauer – “That Could Have Been Us”
Source: Online Kicker NoVa Caps recently had the opportunity to speak with Philipp Grubauer, the Capitals back-up goalie, about the Capitals season opener tonight against the Penguins, his experience with Team Europe and his unique pre-game routines.
NoVa Caps Interview: Zach Sanford
Looking extremely uncomfortable, donning his “college suit”, the 6’4” Sanford entered today’s Capitals’ sponsored media luncheon nervously, like a teenager on his first date. His eyes darted around the room as he watched his veteran team members for cues as … Continue reading
World Cup of Hockey – A Fan’s Perspective
Eager for some real-time hockey, Toronto beckoned as the World Cup of Hockey (WCH) tournament drew closer. In the midst of August, with October seeming a lifetime away, this NoVa Caps contributor caved and made plans to attend the 2016 WCH.
Team North America Dominates the Finns – Wins 4-1
Getty Images Sunday night the explosive speed and hard charging tenacity of Team North America completely dominated the veterans of Team Finland, besting them 4-1 at the final horn.
Team Europe Takes First Win, 6-2 Over Team Sweden
Team Europe notched their first win of the pre-tournament games with a 6-2 victory over Team Sweden, Wednesday night at Verizon Center.
A Capital Win for Team USA
Nick Was/AP The Washington Capitals contributed three members – John Carlson, Matt Niskanen and T.J. Oshie — to Team USA and they all came up big against Team Finland in the team’s final World Cup of Hockey (WCH) exhibition game.
Always a Bridesmaid, Team Finland Must Get Physical
Getty Images Team Finland, who opened the World Cup of Hockey (WCH) exhibition games with a win against Team Sweden, visits Verizon Center tonight, eager to take on Team USA. Team Finland is the bridesmaid of international hockey, having won the … Continue reading
Fast & Intense, World Cup Hockey Ramps Up for Team USA
Getty Images Play within the World Cup of Hockey Tournament is ramping up fast – perhaps faster than anyone expected – and fans are being treated to playoff style hockey in September’s pre-tournament exhibition games.