Tag Archives: John Erskine

Capitals Thin In The “Grit” Department Without Tom Wilson

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Capitals lost the services of Tom Wilson for at least the first half of the season after he underwent knee surgery in June. As a result, the Capitals brought in right winger Connor brown … Continue reading

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Daily Links: Top RFA’s This Summer, Mock Expansion Draft 4.0, Kempny Responds To Disaster In Czech Republic, Aliaksei Protas Gets Married And More Vacation Photos

Photo: @rust100 Welcome to the weekend, Caps Nation. The Lightning took Game 7 against Barry Trotz and the New York Islanders last night to setup a Canadiens-Lightning final for the Stanley Cup. Game 1 is scheduled for Monday at Amalie … Continue reading

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Top Capitals Hits Of The Decade

Photo: Flickr This past decade was one that Washington Capitals fans will remember for the rest of their lives with nine Stanley Cup Playoff appearances, three Presidents’ Trophies, and one Stanley Cup under their belt. In the closing hours of … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Capitals Bouts From The Past Five Years

Photo: CBS Sports While the NHL has tried to discourage fighting for quite some time, players around the league haven’t been afraid to drop the mitts when they think it’s necessary, including members of the Washington Capitals. Capitals fans have … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Defenseman John Erskine Seriously Injured In Highway Accident

Photo: The Queen’s Journal Former Washington Capitals defenseman John Erskine was severely injured in a highway accident that took place in the early morning on Wednesday, his former agent told TSN.

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The Night Tom Wilson and John Erskine Blew the Roof Off of Verizon Center

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images After news broke Friday night that the Capitals re-signed Tom Wilson for six more seasons, I began to think about a few of my favorite Wilson scraps during his first contract with the Capitals. I … Continue reading

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John Erskine Talks About His New Coaching Job, His Coaching Style and Playing with Alex Ovechkin

Photo: Patrick Kennedy/The Whig-Standard Last week we relayed to you the news that former Capitals Defenseman John Erskine has accepted an assistant coaching position with Queens University, in his hometown of Kingston, Ontario.  This is Erskine’s first coaching job at … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Defenseman John Erskine Joins Queens University Men’s Hockey Team As Assistant Coach

Rob Carr/Getty Images Whether a superstar or role player, many NHL players go on to pursue careers in coaching, oftentimes joining an NHL, minor league team, or even college teams. Add former Capitals defenseman John Erskine to the latter.

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One More “Thank You” Is Finally Made

Photo: Ted Leonsis It’s simply a fact of life. Having to say a final “goodbye” to people or things that are important to us is just inevitable. It’s happens to us in all walks of life, and sports are no … Continue reading

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One More “Thank You” Still Remains

Elsa/Getty Images There is no question, this season has brought a ton of excitement to Capitals fans world-wide. The team is off to its best start in franchise history, not to mention the best start in NHL history.  However, the past year … Continue reading

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