Tag Archives: New York Islanders

Barry Trotz Shows Gratitude To A Capitals Fan

Photo: NBC Sports Washington When New York Islanders head coach Barry Trotz entered the visiting tunnel prior to their game with the Washington Capitals on Friday evening for the first time after winning the Stanley Cup with the Capitals, I wanted … Continue reading

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Islanders at Capitals – Inside The Numbers: Offensive Struggles Continue

Photo: @Capitals As luck would have it, Barry Trotz’ first visit back to Capital One Arena was also a battle for first place in Metropolitan Division. Unfortunately for the Capitals, the former coach came away with the win and first … Continue reading

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The Capitals Lose to Islanders 2-0; Fall Out of First Place in Metropolitan Division

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals fell to the New York Islanders 2-0 Friday night at Capital One Arena. The loss is their 4th straight, dropping the Capitals record to 27-15-5 (59 points). The Islanders win puts them in first place in the … Continue reading

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Capitals Honor Brooks Orpik Prior to Game Against the New York Islanders

Photo: NHL via Getty Images On a night in which the Capitals welcomed back Stanley Cup-winning bench boss Barry Trotz with a video tribute during the first period of Friday night’s game against the New York Islanders, the team also … Continue reading

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Capitals Pay Tribute to Barry Trotz With Video During Game Against the Islanders

Having already presented former Head Coach Barry Trotz with his Stanley Cup ring earlier this season in New York, the Capitals paid homage to the man that led them to the franchise’s first Stanley Cup championship with a video tribute … Continue reading

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Islanders @ Capitals Preview: Capitals Host Red-Hot Islanders In Potential Playoff Preview on Friday

Photo: NBC Sports Washington The Washington Capitals take on the New York Islanders in the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The Capitals took the first game against the Islanders by a score of 4-1 on November … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Better Halves Gift Basket Auction Now Open, Featuring Autographed Memorabilia, Stanley Cup Champion Gear, and More

Photo: MSE Foundation Every season, the Capitals’ wives and girlfriends take part in the annual “Better Halves” gift basket auction, whereby fans are able to bid on gift baskets created by the Capitals’ significant others, with funds going towards the … Continue reading

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Thank You Barry! A Letter From One Fan to The Caps’ Former Bench Boss

Nearly five years ago, the Capitals had just finished the 2013-14 season out of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time in seven seasons and relieved both longtime General Manager George McPhee and then-Head Coach Adam Oates of their … Continue reading

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Capitals to Honor Brooks Orpik with Pre-game Ceremony Prior to Friday’s Game vs. New York Islanders

Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik is scheduled to play in his 1,000th career NHL game tonight against the St. Louis Blues. Orpik will become the 330th all-time player, 114th defenseman and 22nd active player to play in 1,000 NHL games. 

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Metropolitan Division Chaos: The Capitals Cannot Afford to Have Any Bad Weeks in the Winter Months

The Washington Capitals are going to face a tough winter versus the rest of the Metropolitan Division. Continue reading

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