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This might not be the timing the Washington Capitals wanted, but in an email sent to season-ticket holders on Wednesday night, owner Ted Leonsis indicated most will pay more next year. The Caps have fared well at Verizon Center (19-8-2) this season but are currently outside the playoff picture in the ...
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Former longtime Washington Capitals goaltender and fan favorite Olaf Kolzig Wednesday criticized current captain Alex Ovechkin's work ethic and suggested he needed to get away from his "rock star status."
Ovechkin, who became the only player to be named to the NHL First All-Star Team in each of his first five seasons, is posting numbers well below his career averages...
Former Washington Capitals goalie Olie Kolzig had some strong words on Wednesday about his ex-teammate Alexander Ovechkin’s work ethic, or lack thereof:
“For Alex, it’s a work ethic,” Kolzig said. “He just has to get back to being the way he was in his younger days and maybe not get wrapped up too much in the rock-star status that comes with being Alex Ovechkin.”
Just two days ago, an article entitled: “The Washington Capitals — Time Is Running Out” chronicled the Caps’ precarious position in the Eastern Conference standings and stated that the game on February 13th against the Sharks would give us a clue as to whether Washington’s players — especially their quote superstars unquote were willing “…to give 100% for a full sixty...
Washington Capitals general manager George McPhee doesn't mind Mike Knuble showing some frustration about not being in the lineup. That the 39-year-old alternate captain pointed out, "You want to go somewhere where you're going to play and you're going to contribute to the team," is a sign of his competitive ...
Former teammate Olaf Kolzig believes he knows what is ailing Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin.
"He just has to get back to being the way he was in his younger days and maybe not get wrapped up too much in the rock star status that comes with being Alex Ovechkin," Kolzig told the Washington Post.
Ovechkin is currently mired in a relatively down season. The former...
Mike Knuble went into the season as the Washington Capitals' first-line right wing. Maybe he would spend time on the second line, but the reliable scorer and alternate captain sure didn't seem destined for life on the fourth line. Or in the press box as a healthy scratch. But ...
The Washington Capitals were on ice Thursday morning for a practice as they prepare to head out on a four-game road trip that will likely define their season. Some updates from Kettler Capitals Iceplex:
Dale Hunter kept pretty much the same lines as from Wednesday's skate, with the exception of adding Keith Aucoin to the fourth line. The units were as follows: Ovechkin-Johansson...
Olie Kolzig gave a brutally honest read on ex-Washington Capitals teammate Alex Ovechkin on Wednesday, stepping so far outside the politically correct box the team is usually contained within. "For Alex, it's a work ethic," said Kolzig, now the team's associate goaltending coach. "He just has to get back to ...
All excerpts taken with love from Ted’s Take.
January 1: “Doomsday sells! Writers and Bloggers love to predict the end of the world; of the season; of the era; of a career — of anything. Puppies and sunsets don’t sell. Human sacrifice sells. Humiliation is good — encouragement is bad....2012 – my advice – try to be happy – happier than you were in 2011; don’t...
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ANALYSIS/OPINION Michal Neuvirth was the Washington Capitals' starting goaltender in the playoffs last season, and this year's No. 1, Tomas Vokoun, was out with the flu. So as the only healthy goalie around, Neuvirth figured he'd start Monday night against the San Jose Sharks. Instead, the Caps called up Braden ...
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I didn’t see all of Washington’s win in Portland on Tuesday night — like Ted Leonsis, I was asleep — but by reading Michael Lee’s blog post the next morning, I learned of a crucial development.
Yes, Nick Young debuted a new archery-themed celebration, seen above.
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