Tag Archives: Craig Laughlin

Rockin’ The Retro In The D.C. Metro: Scenes From Capitals’ Concert At 9:30 Club

Photo: @Capitals/Twitter ‘Twas a rockin’ time at 9:30 Club in D.C. Monday night! The Washington Capitals held their “Rock the Retro” Concert, which featured 90s tribute band White Ford Bronco and Capitals past and present. Here are the highlights.

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A Night Out With Capitals Alumni – Capitals Alumni “Stars And Spirit” Night

Photo: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals Alumni Association (WCAA) held their Fourth Annual “Stars and Spirits” Night on Friday night. The annual event raises money for the Capitals Alumni Community Fund, which aims to grow the game of hockey in … Continue reading

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Take The Langway Home: The Trade That Saved the Capitals Franchise 40 Years Ago Today

Photo: Capitals 40 years ago today, the Washington Capitals made the most significant trade in franchise history. On September 9, 1982, then-General Manager David Poile traded captain Ryan Walter and defenseman Rick Green to the Montreal Canadiens, in exchange for All-Star defensemen Rod Langway and Brian Engblom, and forwards Doug … Continue reading

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VIP Happy Hour With Craig Laughlin and Peter Laviolette: Laviolette Discusses Free Agents, Development Camp, and Alex Ovechkin

Photos: Diane Doyle On Thursday night the Washington Capitals held a VIP Happy Hour at Caesar’s Sportsbook in Washington, DC. The event was hosted by Capitals’ legend Craig Laughlin and featured a Q&A session with Capitals Head Coach, Peter Laviolette.

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A “Simply Sensational” 25 Years! Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin Celebrate 25 Years As A Broadcast Duo

Photo: @CapitalsPR On a nightly basis every season, Washington Capitals fans have the voices of television Play-by-Play announcer Joe Beninati and Color analyst Craig Laughlin enter their living rooms, narrating the ups, downs, and in-betweens of every game. On Saturday … Continue reading

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Penalty Parade and Goals Galore: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals at New York Rangers – October 13, 1986

Photo: NHL The Capitals have opened their season against the Rangers on a few occasions, including their first game ever back on October 9, 1974. One particularly memorable matchup took place on October 13, 1986 at Madison Square Garden.

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Downtown Dowd — Ilya Samsonov Earns First NHL Point On Nic Dowd’s Long-Distance Empty Net Goal

In addition to winning his fourth game of the season and his second against the Philadelphia, Capitals’ goalie Ilya Samsonov earned his first career NHL Point against the Flyers on Thursday night. He provided the primary assist on Nic Dowd’s … Continue reading

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Historic Clinching: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals at Calgary Flames – February 24, 1983

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In February 1983, the Washington Capitals embarked on a road trip in Canada with stops in Edmonton, Calgary, and Montreal. One of their goals on this road trip was to clinch a berth in the Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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10-Game Power Streak: A Look Back on the Washington Capitals’ 10-Game Win Streak of 1983-84

Getty Images The 1983-84 season for the Washington Capitals could simply be described as a roller coaster ride. It began with a seven-game losing streak that was followed by a five-game winning streak. On January 11, they finally climbed over … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana Speaks About His Mother, Jana Vranova, And Her Fight With Cancer

Photo: NHL via Getty Images As part of the NHL’s Hockey Fights Cancer initiative, which annually takes place in during the month of November, the Capitals and the NHL are profiling players in the game who have been impacted by … Continue reading

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