Tag Archives: Washington Capitals

All aboard for Vegas!

The Washington Capitals are going to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 20 years.

Continue reading All aboard for Vegas!

Advertisements

Lightning strikes in DC as Tampa dismantle Washington

On the road the Capitals were dominant. Even without Nicklas Backstrom the Capitals put on a strong and convincing performance at the Amalie Arena, outshooting and out scoring the Tampa Bay Lightning 10 goals to 4 over the first two games in the series.

Continue reading Lightning strikes in DC as Tampa dismantle Washington

Capitals slay their demons and head into the Eastern Conference Finals!

With the Penguins slain and the 2nd round of the playoffs well and truly behind them, the Capitals took on and demolished the Tampa Bay lightning in the first game of the Eastern Conference Final.

Continue reading Capitals slay their demons and head into the Eastern Conference Finals!

The Inspirational Story of Hockey Superstar Alex Ovechkin

Title: Alex Ovechkin: The Inspirational Story of Hockey Superstar Alex Ovechkin

Author: Bill Redban

Published: 11 December 2014

23877192-_uy500_ss500_

 Alex Ovechkin: The Inspirational Story of Hockey Superstar Alex Ovechkin (Alex Ovechkin Unauthorized Biography, Washington, D.C. Capitals, Russia, NHL Books)

Continue reading The Inspirational Story of Hockey Superstar Alex Ovechkin

A Tale of Two; The Backup and The Beast

When Braden Holtby became a restricted free agent in summer last year, there were mixed reactions among the fans. He had called for an arbitration hearing in order to negotiate a contract he felt he deserved. Was he worth the money he was asking? 

Continue reading A Tale of Two; The Backup and The Beast

Washington Capitals | From the Archives

SONY DSC
Friday Night at 11pm (local time) By morning Backstrom and taller CAPS gnome were buried! (photo taken by Kelly Coggshall)

 Oh the weather outside is frightful,
but the fire is so delightful,
since we’ve no place to go…
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.

How about no?? Give us hockey right??

Continue reading Washington Capitals | From the Archives

NHL | Ovechkin hits the milestone 500!

12553044_1713286778900850_2598934060661762550_n

It’s 12am, 11/1/2016 and I’m primed and ready to watch my second game of the weekend. Since it’s a home game I’ve been sporting my home jersey, since you know… They haven’t lost when I’ve worn it on the day and hey, it’s a hockey thing, those who know will understand.  The puck drops and play begins. Ovechkin makes a shot on goal within the first minute of play and I like everyone else around the world watching are hoping and praying it goes in. For the next goal off the stick of the Washington Capitals Captain will be the milestone goal.

Continue reading NHL | Ovechkin hits the milestone 500!