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Meet & Greet: DJ King, Matt Hendricks, Tyler Sloan

Greg Campbell already had his chance to meet Matt Hendricks. Have yours too! Three Washington Capitals will be making an appearance at PSGameGear‘s annual Customer Appreciation Night tomorrow, December 14th. Along with raffles and snacks, the public will have the opportunity to receive FREE autographs from DJ King, Matt Hendricks, and Tyler Sloan with purchase […]

The System Is Down

Good morning Caps Fans!!! It’s snowing! What a wonderful day. (grumble) Why is everyone looking so sad? Did the Skins lose again? Do you not like the snow? No? So why so glum? Seven-to-nothing. This is horrible! This doesn’t happen! We’re doomed! Oh, yeah… that. I wouldn’t worry if I were you. These things happen. […]

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 […]

A note to myself, and fellow Caps fans

When the sky never ceases to fall… While I can appreciate being frustrated at a loss, and a lack luster one at that, there certainly seems to be a contingency of fans who get increasingly, and at times unreasonably, upset after each and every loss. As a fellow fan, it has started to wear on […]

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Cloudy With A Chance of Hockey

Now that December has arrived, fans in both Washington and Pittsburgh lucky enough to find themselves in possession of 2011 Winter Classic tickets are preparing for their New Year’s day. Where to spend New Year’s Eve? What to do in Pittsburgh? When to get to the stadium? How often to boo Crosby? Where to go afterwards? […]

Taking a Shot at Alex Ovechkin?

Pop question Caps Fans: Who is tied for 5th in Power Play Goals for the Washington Capitals this season? Alex Ovechkin, with 2 Here’s an easier one: Who is 3rd on the Caps in Goals Scored? Yep, Ovie again, with 10. And at this point in the season, everyone knows that Ovie, shockingly enough, currently […]

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, […]

Gone in a Flash: Caps trade Fleischmann for Hannan

TSN is reporting the Washington Capitals have traded LW/C Tomas Fleischmann to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for veteran defenseman Scott Hannan.  Fleischmann, 26, has played 23 of the Caps 25 games this season, posting 4 goals and 10 points.  He was originally drafted 63rd overall by the Detroit Red Wings in 2002 and was […]

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Caps at Quantico

When the Caps took a team building trip to the FBI Academy in Quantico, VA earlier this week, they got the chance to try out several training tools used by one of the most state of the art investigative forces in the world, including an interactive situation simulator, SWAT training center, driving course, bomb disposal and […]

“Thatgate”

Much is being made this morning over a post-game conversation between friends Alex Ovechkin and Ilya Kovalchuk, or ‘Thatgate’. The friendly conversation, which many believe should never have occurred (or at least should not have included a jovial Ovechkin after the embarassing loss), resulted in laughter that interrupted Coach Boudreau’s post-game media Q&A session. While the […]

Rivarly under the microscope: Bears vs Penguins

Perhaps one of the best ways to measure your hockey team is via their performance against a division rival. For the Bears, that would be the Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins. They’re close in proximity (really only about a 2 hour drive along Route 81), the hatred runs beyond the AHL (look at their parent clubs), […]

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Three for Three: Washington Capitals Games 19-21

With one win, one loss and one shootout loss, the Caps managed their worst Three for Three record to date. It also wasn’t a good week for the Three for Three players selected for games 19, 20, and 21: Semyon Varlamov, DJ King and Tyler Sloan. Actually, that might be an understatement, with three total NHL games […]

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It’s Raining Weagles

In his now infamous radio rant about the Washington Redskins horrendous Monday night loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, Chad Dukes brings up the amount of Redskins branded merchandise he’s purchased over the years, and how the team owes him for all the money he’s spent on the team over the years.   “…I don’t know how many […]

Pregame #21: Washington Capitals vs. Philadelphia Flyers (11/20/10)

Washington Capitals (14-5-1) at Philadelphia Flyers (12-6-2) Verizon Center Time: 7:00 pmTV: Comcast SportsNet  (Game On!) Radio: 820AM, 1500AM and XM Previous Games: Nov 7, 2010 PHI@WSH 3-2 W (OT) Games Remaining: Jan 18 2011  WSH@PHI, 7:00 PM ET Mar 22, 2011 WSH@PHI, 7:30 PM ET Familiar Faces of Former Capitals:  (none) The Enemy: Flyers Goal […]

Pregame #20: Washington Capitals at Atlanta Thrashers (11/19/10)

Washington Capitals (14-4-1) at Atlanta Thrashers (7-9-3) Philips Arena Time: 7:30 PM ET TV: Comcast SportsNet Radio: XM Previous Games: Oct  8, 2010  WSH@ATL 4-2 L Oct 23, 2010  ATL@WSH 4-3 W Nov 14, 2010  ATL@WSH 6-4 W Games Remaining: Dec  4, 2010  ATL@WSH 7:00 PM ET Jan 26, 2011  WSH@ATL 7:00 PM ET Game […]

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