Category Archives: Morning Skate

Barry Trotz Has Always Believed in His Team and His Players

After the Washington Capitals held a morning skate Monday prior to Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals, head coach Barry Trotz talked to the media. During the press conference he was asked about the adversity the team had to … Continue reading

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Capitals Lineup Looks the Same Ahead of Monday Night’s Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals

The Washington Capitals held a morning skate at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Monday prior to Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals. After an exciting win on Saturday night that caused Capital One Arena and the surrounding streets to go … Continue reading

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Minor Scare for Devante Smith-Pelly at Monday’s Capitals Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals looked to be fully healthy for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Then a minor scare happened just minutes before Monday’s morning skate began. Fourth-line right winger Devante Smith-Pelly got hit in the face with a … Continue reading

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Projected Top Pick of NHL Entry Draft, Rasmus Dahlin, was in Attendance at Monday’s Capitals Morning Skate

There were some special guests in attendance Monday at the Capitals morning skate at Kettler Capitals Iceplex prior to Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals. These guests are going to be donning an NHL uniform later this month: the … Continue reading

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Capitals Fan Skips Her Senior Prom to Attend Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals (Video Interview)

Emma Vonhoene, a senior at Centreville High School, initially planned on attending prom with her friends until a schedule conflict came up regarding her Washington Capitals.

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Vegas Mocks Capitals with Their Version of the Hot Lap

Photo: Golden Knights The hot lap is a tradition the Washington Capitals have done at road morning skates throughout the playoffs. This ritual has become a hit all over social media no matter who it was. The Vegas Golden Knights … Continue reading

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No Capitals Line Changes at Morning Skate Ahead of Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals

The Washington Capitals will continue their Stanley Cup Finals series with the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night with Game 3. This game marks the biggest sporting event Washington D.C. has had in 20 years and the atmosphere at Capital … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Took Rushes on the Top Line at Morning Skate

Evgeny Kuznetsov continued his recovery from his upper-body injury during Saturday’s morning skate. Just a day after practicing in Friday’s optional, Kuznetsov came out to the ice and received the loudest ovation from the fans at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. 

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Tonight’s Opportunity for the Capitals: “To Earn the Right to Keep Playing” – Barry Trotz

Trailing 3-2 in the Eastern Conference Finals to the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Washington Capitals fed off the energy from the home crowd, hit their opponents, and scored timely goals to earn the opportunity that they get tonight: Game 7 … Continue reading

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Capitals Lines at Morning Skate prior to Game 7: Plus Someone New Takes the Hot Lap!

The Washington Capitals will square off with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night in Game 7 with a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals on the line. The winner will take on the Vegas Golden Knights, who have been … Continue reading

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