Devil May Care: Washinton Capitals 2, New Jersey Devils 3 (SO)

It has been an eventful week for the Washington Capitals.  A lackluster loss to Dallas on Tuesday, a bag skate on Wednesday, a come-from-behind 3-1 victory last night in Newark when the Caps got Mike Green back only to lost him again and where Bruce Boudreau benched Alex Semin and Cody Eakin.  Now tonight, the […]

Through the Suds: A Brewer’s Take On Hockey and Beer

For as long as most can remember, beer and sports have always had a special relationship, and we here at Rock the Red are not one to get in the way of this affinity. We have pondered this great mystery of the universe and, after coming up empty (not bottles, but answers), we set out […]

2011 All Star Fantasy Science Theatre 3000

The NHL All Star weekend kicked off tonight with the fantast draft. In the White, Team Staal, captained by Marc Staal who was flaked by Mike Green and Patrick Kane. In the red, Team Lidstrom, helmed by Nicklas Lidstrom with his first mates Ryan Kelser and Martin St. Louis. while all the experts made their […]

Winter Classic: Good, Bad and Ugly Roundtable

Well…we all know that the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 4th Winter Classic at Heinz Field over the weekend. Whether positive or negative, it’s probably all the hockey community has talked about since last Friday night. And by now you have read every recap under the sun with forum comments full of […]


Egg Nog Hangover #37: Pengiuns 3 – Capitals 2 in the Shootout

In a preview of the fast approaching Winter Classic, the Capitals clashed with their nemesis, the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Pens took an early lead with a tip-in by Penguins Captain Sidney Crosby when the game was barely 4 minutes old. The Pens gave the Caps plenty of chances to tie things up with several Power […]

Caps/Pens 24/7 Episode 2: Thoughts and Things

Last night we were treated once again by HBO’s Caps/Pens 24/7: Road to the Winter Classic. Episode 2 was fan-freakin-tastic. If you saw it you probably agree, if you haven’t watched yet- stop reading now. This episode was a turning points of sorts. We see the fallibility of a team that appeared to be infallible […]

Pregame #31 Washington Capitals v Colorado Avalanche

Washington Capitals (18-9-3) v Colorado Avalanche (13-10-4) Verizon Center Time: 7:00PM TV: Comcast SportsNet Radio: XM, 1500AM Previous meetings: 12/15/09: Caps 6 @ Avs 1 Friendly Faces of Former Capitals: Coaches – Joe Sacco and Steve Konowalchuk; Tomas Fleischmann Former Avs: Scott Hannan  Game Promotion: Toys for Tots, Brooks Laich Poster, (Video) The Enemy: Jibble […]

National “Bring a Friend to a Hockey Game” Day

National “Bring a Friend to a Hockey Game” Day December 11th 2010 A friend in need is a friend indeed, especially when that friend isn’t a hockey fan. And while a friend with weed may be better, and friend who takes a friend to a hockey game is Awesome! We all have them, the neighbor, […]

Hangover #12 Caps top Leafs in a Shootout 5-4

Alexander Semin was like a strong breeze in autumn as he caused the Leafs to fall in the Phone Booth. Not only did Semin’s power play goal late in the 3rd breath new life into the Caps, his shootout goal blew pass Gustavsson to finish off Toronto. But how did the Caps get into such […]

Pregame #8: Thrashers @ Capitals

Washington Capitals (4-3-0) at Atlanta Thrashers (3-3-0)The Phone BoothTime: 7:00 PM ETTV: Comcast SportsNet (Game On!), NHL Center Ice Game 4Radio: XMPrevious Games: October 8th 2010 Thrashers 4 – Capitals 3Games Remaining:Nov 14, 2010  ATL@WSH    5:00 PM ETNov 19, 2010  WSH@ATL    7:30 PM ETDec  4, 2010  ATL@WSH    7:00 PM ETJan 26, 2011  WSH@ATL    7:00 PM […]

OT for Ovechkin: Washington Capitals 3, Ottawa Senators 2 (OT)

The Washington Capitals took down the Ottawa Senators in overtime as Caps fans got their first taste of the new overtime style. A style that favored the Capitals style of play. Michael Neuvirth proved his is a part of the future of the franchise. Hard work was the theme of the night since nothing else seemed to fit as […]


2009 – 10 Capitals Awards Ceremony: Dale Hunter Award

The Dale Hunter Award is presented annually to the Washington Capitals player who had the most exciting fight of the year. The award is justly named for former Capitals captain who is known being a foul artist, pest, nuisance and all around bad-ass. A genuine good hearted and humble teammate off the ice, Hunter was […]

Game 6: S-Halak-ed! Washington Capitals 1, Montreal Canadiens 4

The Montreal Canadians came out on fire against the Washington Captials once again. Montreal’s Mike Cammalleri netted 2 goals in the first 10 minutes of the game to put the Habs up on Alex Ovechkin and the rest of the Caps. Goaltender Jaroslav Halak stood on his head for the entire game, stopping more shots […]


Happy Birthday Krafty and MOsborn

Katie, Myself and the Capitals Blogosphere would like to send out a very special Happy Birthday to Krafty and MOsborn.  


Hangover #82: Hello Playoffs

The Washington Capitals wrapped up the regular season with a shootout loss against the visiting Boston Bruins. While a meaningless game in the playoff standings, the game within the game was Alex Ovechkin’s pursuit for the Art Ross and Rocket Richard Trophies. The Caps struck first with a nasty wrister by Alex Semin, who finally […]