Tag Archives: Brooks Orpik

Physicality and Hitting was a Major Factor in the Capitals Win Monday Night

The Washington Capitals had their backs against the wall heading into Monday night’s Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Tampa Bay Lightning were determined to end Washington’s season in front of their fans and had a bit of … Continue reading

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Capitals Fans Brought the Noise and Energy to Help their Team to a Game 6 Win

Photo: @jryon29 Trailing 3-2 on the brink of elimination, the Washington Capitals needed their fans to get behind them. From the drop of the puck at the opening face-off, to the T.J. Oshie goal in the second period, all the … Continue reading

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Facing Adversity: A Familiar Foe for the Washington Capitals

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Many fans have started to panic. What was once a 2-0 series lead, putting the Washington Capitals just two wins away from their first trip to the Stanley Cup Finals in 20 years, has now … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospects Set to Participate in IIHF World Championship

It’s May 4th, 2018, which means this year’s IIHF World Championship is officially underway. Some of the best hockey players from around the world will represent their countries in this tournament, including NHL and AHL players whose teams are not involved … Continue reading

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Series Shifts to Pittsburgh As Capitals, Penguins Eye 2-1 Series Lead on Tuesday

Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins will clash in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Second Round series Tuesday night with the scene shifting to PPG Paints Arena for the next two games. The … Continue reading

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Brooks Orpik Nominated for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy

It’s been an exciting few hours for the Washington Capitals. Last night, they bested the Columbus Blue Jackets for the fourth straight time to finish them off in the first round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Now as they … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Thursday’s Capitals Practice at Capital One Arena: Team Photo Day, Playoff Clinch Scenarios, Roster Moves, Maintenance Day for One Defenseman, and Ted Talks

Photo: @Capitals The clock was ticking and Braden Holtby was pulled for an extra attacker as the Washington Capitals were trailing the New York Rangers 2-1 on Wednesday night. With a minute and five seconds left Nicklas Backstrom quickly fed … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Tuesday’s Capitals Optional Morning Skate at Kettler: Good News for Brooks Orpik and Evgeny Kuznetsov

Several Washington Capitals players hit the ice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex Tuesday morning for an optional skate prior to their to game that night. The Capitals will play host to the Dallas Stars tonight at Capital One Arena for T.J. … Continue reading

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With Ten Games Left, What Are the Biggest Concerns Facing the Washington Capitals As They Hit the Home Stretch?

What issues are the Washington Capitals facing in the final ten games of the regular season? Continue reading

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News and Notes from Monday’s Capitals Practice: Evgeny Kuznetsov and Brooks Orpik Updates Plus New Lines

Following a tough 6-3 loss to the Flyers Sunday, the Washington Capitals returned home from Philadelphia and hit the ice Monday morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex for practice. Despite the loss, the Capitals still lead the Penguins by two points in … Continue reading

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