Tag Archives: John Erskine

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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After Nine Seasons, John Erskine Leaves Caps With Plenty of Memories

(Photo: CSN Washington) In 2006, then-Capitals General Manager George McPhee signed a defenseman by the name of John Erskine as a free agent. A former second-round pick by the Dallas Stars in 1998 (39th overall), Erskine was unknown to most … Continue reading

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