Tag Archives: Bobby Carpenter

One and Done: Washington Capitals One-Hit Wonders – Forwards

NHL Any fans of music know that there are some artists who seemingly come out of nowhere to have one mega-hit song, but could never replicate the same success in any of their subsequent works. Every NHL team has had … Continue reading

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See-Saw Fight in Landover – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers – March 23, 1986

Steve Babineau/Getty Images During the 1985-86 season, the rivalry between the Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers was very strong. In late March of 1986, the Flyers were in first place in the Patrick Division with a record of 48-21-4 and … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Regional Rivalry – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers – March 3, 1984

NHL The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have long been natural rivals. Over the nearly 46 seasons the Capitals have been in the league, the two Eastern Conference and Atlantic region teams have met multiples times during the regular … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Wins Last Game Before KHL Olympic Break

January 22, 2018 was the last game that Ilya Samsonov and Metallurg Magnitogorsk would play before breaking for the Olympics.  Magnitka appears to have a longer Olympic break than many of the other KHL teams.  Most of them play their last … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall to Tampa Bay Lighting in OT Despite Heroic Effort by Philipp Grubauer

Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 in overtime, losing two-point leads twice during the game. Lightning forward Brayden Point had the game-winner following a Caps’ penalty for too many … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals’ Evening News Links: Packing Up Training Camp

Wrapping up training camp, last preseason game in St. Louis, roster cuts in Hershey, the passing of a great, down to the wire with final roster battles, Samsonov is starting to sizzle and much more in this evening’s Capitals links: 

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Portrait of a Washington Capitals Alumni: Bobby Carpenter

Photos: Getty Images Throughout the history of the Capitals, there have been many players who have made headlines in not only Washington, but the NHL as well, due to their play or accomplishments. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle … Continue reading

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Bobby Carpenter Now Assistant Coach For Kunlun in KHL

Photos: Hockey.ru Bobby Carpenter, who played for the Washington Capitals from 1981-1987 and again in 1992-1993, has a new job.  He will now be working as an Assistant Coach for Mike Keenan for Kunlun Red Star, the second-year KHL team … Continue reading

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Bryan Murray and the Washington Capitals’ 1982-1983 Season

Bruce Bennett/ Getty Images The 1982-1983 season was the first season the Capitals ever made the Stanley Cup Playoffs. It was also the first full season that the late Bryan Murray coached the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Star Bobby Carpenter & Former Female Hockey Star Denna Laing Finish the Boston Marathon

Mary Schwalm/Associated Press Last year, Bobby Carpenter, a former NHL player who spent several years with the Washington Capitals, ran the 2016 Boston Marathon. Almost immediately after the race, people approached him and asked him if he would do it … Continue reading

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