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Season Preview: @kjcmalakai The Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals Season PreviewBy: Ken Clawson (twitter @kjcmalakai)Ken is my old high school friend, college roommate and friend of the site. He lives in the DC area and begrudgingly has assimilated some Capitals knowledge and has been kind enough to share some thoughts for the upcoming season. Give him a follow on twitter from the handle above.Losses: Dustin Penner, Mikhail...
Via PensInitiative
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joel Ward Bobbleheads Have Arrived!

The Joel Ward bobbleheads have finally found their way to DC.
Via Capitals Outsider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Green: ‘I’d be worried if I played against Capitals’

AP Image The Washington Captilas are gearing up to start a new era under new head coach Barry Trotz and general manager Brian MacLellan.  The Capitals made some big signings that will help them make a playoff push in 2013-14. One player who is impressed with the teams new direction is defenseman Mike Green.  Speaking to CSN Washington, Green said that if he played for another team...
Via DC Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Ovechkin asked out by little girl during skate with special needs kids (video)

Alexander Ovechkin hosted a private skate for 60 children with developmental disabilities at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va., on Thursday. Via the Washington Capitals (by way of Russian Machine Never Breaks): Nearly 60 children and adolescents from American Special Hockey Association programs will have the opportunity to skate and learn from the Capitals […] The...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin will play both left and right wing

Head coach Barry Trotz is supposed to bring change to the Washington Capitals. That change may be coming sooner than expected as he revealed he plans to have Alex Ovechkin skate on both the left and the right wing as the team prepares to enter training camp. Trotz on Ovechkin's wing placement: "Actually both." Said he's leaning more towards LW entering camp, but...
Via Puck Drunk Love
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Caps' Ovechkin says right knee is fine after injury at worlds

  Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin says the right knee he injured at the hockey world championship is fine and he's been working out for the past month or so. Speaking to reporters Thursday, about a week before training camp opens, the three-time NHL MVP says: ''My knee doesn't bother me.'' Ovechkin adds: ''Everything feels fine and 100 percent...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

HBO Won’t Be Airing ’24/7: Road To The Winter Classic’ This Year

The Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks will face off at Nationals Park on New Year’s Day in the 2015 Winter Classic, but the lead-up to the outdoor game won’t be as entertaining as it has been in years past. That’s because HBO confirmed Wednesday that they will not be airing their annual 24/7: Road To The Winter Classic behind-the-scenes miniseries this year. The news...
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Washington Capitals Depth Chart 2014 2015

Washington Capitals C 1. Nicklas Backstrom  2. Evgeny Kuznetsov  3. Brooks Laich  4. Jay Beagle  5. Kris Newbury  L 1. Marcus Johansson  2. Joel Ward  3. Jason Chimera  4. Aaron Volpatti  R 1. Alex Ovechkin  2. Troy Brouwer  3. Eric Fehr  4. Ryan Stoa  ...

After a season at Erie, Swedish rookie Andre Burakovsky in the hunt for job with Capitals

As the taxi steered from a Pennsylvania airport and toward the team hotel last summer, Andre Burakovsky stared out the window at all the quintessential American fast food joints whizzing by. “I like that place,” Burakovsky said, pointing to a McDonald’s. “I like that place,” he said again, nodding toward Chipotle, and soon the head scout seated beside him — and the front...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Official: Winter Classic at Nationals Park

The NHL made official on Wednesday morning what had already been reported here and elsewhere over the weekend, naming Nationals Park in Washington DC as the home for the 2015 Bridgestone Winter Classic. On Sept. 23, the Washington Capitals will unveil … Continue reading → The post Official: Winter Classic at Nationals Park appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Alex Ovechkin explains Fascism Photo

Washington Capitals start Alexander Ovechkin created a stir a few weeks ago when he held up a sign that said “Save children from Fascism”.  The sign was taken by the media as Ovechkin’s support for Russian President Putin and his stance on Ukraine. Those assumptions should not be seen as too far fetch given Ovechkin’s close relation with President Putin.  It was also seen...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference Preview: Washington Capitals

As we look ahead to the 2014-15 NHL season, we have already discussed the Pacific Division. We have now turned our attention to the Metropolitan Division, beginning with the Carolina Hurricanes and New Jersey Devils. Washington will host the Blackhawks in … Continue reading → The post Eastern Conference Preview: Washington Capitals appeared first on Committed Indians.
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Review and Preview: Washington Capitals

One way or another, the red will rock in DC.#159184798 / gettyimages.comHello! This will be a synoptic feature Mon-Sat the next five weeks to gear up for the start of the 2014-'15 season. We're going in reverse alphabetical order and alternating between the Eastern and Western Conferences, because why not?Washington CapitalsReviewRoster changes, IN: D Matt Niskanen, D Brooks...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstrom finally gets Olympic medal after drug test fiasco

AP Image Washngton Capitals and Swedish center Nicklas Backstrom has finally received the silver medal that he was denied after testing positive for high levels of pseudoephedrine.  Pseudoephedrine is present in an allergy medication Backstrom has used for seven years. The positive sample meant that Backstrom was suspended from the Olympic gold medal game between Sweden and Canada...
Via DC Sports-Kings
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Sweden’s Nicklas Backstrom Receives Silver Medal From 2014 Winter Olympics (Photo)

Nicklas Backstrom received his silver medal from the 2014 Winter Olympic ice hockey tournament in the most anti-climactic way Thursday. At a ceremony in Sweden, the 26-year-old was given his medal six months after the Sochi Games concluded. Nicklas Bäckström has finally received his silver medal from Sochi. http://t.co/H2Dx964TI4— Malin (@MalinElis) August 28, 2014 In a story...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss
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