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This Alexander Ovechkin Tattoo Was Not A Great Life Decision

This hockey fan might have had too much of that potent Russian vodka before deciding... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Capitals goalie Braden Holtby head-bangs his mask off (Video)

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby shook his mask right off his head during Sunday's preseason game against Montreal.Holtby got hit in the side of the head with a high stick from Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher when he threw his head forward, throwing the mask off his head.As per NHL rules, play stops immediately when the goalie's mask comes off, provided that the...
Via Holdout Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nicklas Backstrom Fantasy Projections 2014 2015

Year Team GP G A PTS +/- 2007 WSH 82 14 55 69 13 2008 WSH 82 22 66 88 16 2009 WSH 82 33 68 101 37 2010 WSH 77 18 47 65 24 2011 WSH 42 14 30 44 -4 2012 WSH 48 8 40 48 8 2013 WSH 82 18 61 79 -20 Nicklas Backstrom | CenterForward Rank:  #12Team:  Washington
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Caps announce first round of training camp cuts

The Capitals announced their first round of training camp cuts Friday with 12 players reporting to AHL Hershey and five players returned to their junior or international club teams. Goaltenders Pheonix Copley and Brandon Anderson were both sent to Hershey, where the Bears will open training camp on Monday. Copley impressed in a pair of preseason appearances for the Capitals, turning...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

After three preseason games, faceoffs ‘a concern’ for Capitals, Trotz

As the Capitals’ second-line center competition chugs along, no clear victor in sight, glaring faceoff struggles have emerged through three preseason games, rankling the bench boss who once oversaw the NHL’s best unit. “The draws are going to be a concern,” Barry Trotz said Wednesday night after the Capitals were again out-drawn by a preseason opponent. “We’re going...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Washington Capitals Preview: Barry Trotz Era Begins

Barry Trotz spent 14 seasons behind the Nashville Predators bench, but he will begin the 2014-15 campaign as the fourth Washington Capitals head coach since 2007-08. Trotz brings a more defensive-minded approach than his predecessor Adam Oates, and it will be interesting to see if this new philosophy is a fit with the current Capitals roster. Washington has a lot of skill, both at...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Injury Update: Tom Wilson unsure when he will return

The Washington Capitals are missing Tom Wilson from training camp. He suffered a broken fibula in his left leg over the summer and had surgery to repair it. He will probably miss all of preseason but aims to be back at some point in the near future.#482915477 / gettyimages.comWilson has recently started skating but has not taken any practices with his teammates. He is taking his...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Alex Ovechkin hate needs to stop

Not since the days of Joseph McCarthy has a genuine fear of Russian things led to a total disdain of Russian things. For the most part, the names of Russian hockey players carry a pretty negative connotation with them around the league. That negative stigma can be attributed to a number of different things, including the generic “Russian attitude” argument, as well as the constantly...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals unveil Winter Classic jersey

On Tuesday, the NHL held a press conference to promote the 2015 NHL Winter Classic between the Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals. The game will be held at Nationals Park where, of course, the Washington Nationals play. The league also revealed that they will have an EPIX reality series airing in December to replace the aborted HBO 24/7 series. Fans can watch it on NHL.com...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin Has An Amazing Bating Stance At Nationals Park

Several members of the Washington Capitals, including Alex Ovechkin, were at Nationals Park for the team’s unveiling of their Winter Classic uniforms. Ovechkin and his teammates toured the Nationals’ clubhouse and took some swings in their batting cage, where Ovechkin showed off his ridiculous stance. Here’s Ovechkin wearing baseball pants: Hockey Jersey, baseball pants and...
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Pay Homage To Washington Senators With Winter Classic Jersey (Photo)

On Tuesday the Washington Capitals revealed their logo and uniforms for the 2015 Winter Classic. Appropriately, this ceremony took place at Nationals Park, where the game will be played on New Year’s Day. If you were expecting red, you would be correct. If you were anticipating a red version of the jersey worn in the 2011 Classic at Pittsburgh, you shouldn’t become a psychic...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals unveil Winter Classic jerseys

The Washington Capitals have unveiled their 2015 Winter Classic jerseys on Tuesday. The team described the details and meanings of the design of the uniforms: The primary color for the Capitals’ NHL Winter Classic uniform is vintage deep red to symbolize hockey’s deep roots in Washington. The stripes on the shoulders, waist and legs bring in elements of Washington professional...
Via KCM Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals Unveil Winter Classic Jerseys, And They’re Something

The Washington Capitals held a ceremony at Nationals Park on Tuesday afternoon to unveil some details about the 2015 Winter Classic, including the jerseys that will be worn during the outdoor game on New Years Day. Here are the uniforms that the Capitals will wear, courtesy of Monumental Network: Will update once the Blackhawks’ jerseys are unveiled. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals’ Winter Classic Logo hits the web

With the official event announcing the 2015 Winter Classic at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. coming up on Tuesday, the ballpark already has signage up for the press conference. That signage apparently includes the Washington Capitals’ Winter Classic jersey logo. Thanks to a tipster for Russian Machine Never Breaks, the image hit the web late […] The post Washington Capitals’...
Via Two Pad Stack
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Caps’ Nathan Walker level Vaclav Karabacek with big hit

Yes Capitals fans, hockey season is back! And it couldn’t have started off better for the Washington Capitals and rookie Nathan Walker. The first ever player drafted from the country of Australia, Walker made his presence known on fellow rookie Vaclav Karabacek with a good ole fashioned hip check. Despite only having two practices with new head coach Barry Trotz, the Capitals were...
Via DC Sports-Kings
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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