Caps Re-Sign Troy Brouwer

The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Troy Brouwer to a three-year, $11 million contract extension.  General Manager George McPhee said this about the extension: “We are pleased to sign Troy Brouwer to a contract extension. Troy is a physical and versatile power forward who can play both wings and who has averaged close to 20 […]


NBC Releases National Broadcasting Schedule

Although the threat of a lockout is currently the dark cloud over every hockey fan’s head, NBC has given fans something to look forward to in case everything goes smoothly: their National TV NHL coverage schedule (cue the crickets, not the applause)! NBC has decided to give Capitals fans something even more special by awarding […]

When Weather Threatens Hockey

Fans that watched the Winter Classic of the 2010-2011 season (featuring Capitals vs. Penguins, for those that don’t remember!) could see that weather was affecting the game.  You could see the rain melting the ice, causing water to build up and the players to learn how to swim and skate at the same time.  But […]


Caps Announce Return of Brett Leonhardt

Caps fans can expect to see another familiar face back this season, as the team has decided to bring back Brett Leonhardt as a video coach. Formerly a web producer for the Caps, Leonhart left his position last February to work as a video editor for the NHL. Photo Credit: ESPN Leonhardt, known to fans […]

Sportswriter Among Victims of Colorado Shooting

The horrific shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, last Friday has affected various communities across the country.  The hockey journalism community lost a member that morning as well, as Jessica Ghawi (who wrote under the name Jessica Redfield), 25, was among the 12 victims of the mass attack. Ghawi was part of the […]

Development Camp Day 3

​Group A was out on the ice on-time as Day 3 of Development Camp began as Kettler. The team started off on the left-side rink with puck handling and passing drills, beginning with individual stick and puck handling drills. As practice continued, the drills developed into one-on-one passing and puck handling drills, group passing drills, […]