Tag Archives: Kevin Shattenkirk

Barry Trotz and The Balance Of Ice Times

Is Barry Trotz doing a good job managing the Capitals ice times? Continue reading

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Images From Morning Skate (PHOTOS)

The Capitals returned to practice Saturday morning to begin preparations for game 2 of their first round tilt with the Toronto Maple Leafs. NoVa Caps photographer Debbie Pierce was on hand to capture a few of the images from the team’s Morning Skate … Continue reading

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Early Impressions: What Did We Learn From Game 1?

What did we learn from Game 1 between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Washington Capitals? Continue reading

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Capitals Cage Bruins 3-1

Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 3-1 Saturday afternoon at TD Garden. The win raised the Capitals’ record to 55-18-8 (118 points). The Capitals next head home to host the Florida Panthers in … Continue reading

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Capitals’ New Power-Play Wrinkle Courtesy of St. Louis

Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images Newly acquired defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk introduced a new wrinkle to the Caps power play unit during morning skate in Columbus on Sunday. The wrinkle paid immediate dividends against the Maple Leafs Tuesday night in … Continue reading

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Capitals Bag Leafs 4-1

Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 Tuesday night at Air Canada Centre. The win raised the Capitals’ record to 53-18-8 (114 points). The Capitals “magic number” is down to one. The Capitals finally … Continue reading

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The Capitals’ Two other Prolific “Lend a Hand” Guys

Nick Wass/Expressen.se Although he doesn’t go by this name, Mr. Assist for the Washington Capitals is Nicklas Backstrom; the Swedish-born center has done it more than any other Capital and at a rate that’s 15th best in NHL history, specifically … Continue reading

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Can Alzner-Carlson Compete With Other Contenders’ Top Defensive Pairings?

The Washington Capitals arguably have the best defensive corps in the National Hockey League. Just looking at the Capitals’ lineup, it’s says something when Brooks Orpik and trade deadline acquisition Kevin Shattenkirk are the third-pairing for Washington. Look around the league, and … Continue reading

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Capitals Douse Flames 4-2

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 Tuesday night at Verizon Center. The win raised the Capitals record to 47-17-8 (102 points). The Capitals next host the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday. Puck drop is 7:00 p.m. 

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Game Preview: Predators @ Capitals

Can the Washington Capitals continue to rebound as they face off against the Nashville Predators? Continue reading

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