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Caps After Five

Barry Trotz has earned rave reviews during his early tenure in DC. (PHT) The Washington Capitals are currently on their annual swing through western Canada, scheduled to play games in the next week against the Oilers, Canucks, and Flames.  With five games already in the books, the Capitals have collected eight standings points, with three wins and the only blemishes on their record...
Via Rock the Red
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andre Burakovsky Is The Real Deal

Heading into this season all eyes were on rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov (1 A, 1 SOG) of the Caps and why not? The big Russian seems to have all the tools he needs to be an offensive powerhouse in the NHL. He showed some serious chops in his time with the KHL, but we all know that has to be taken with a grain of salt. Still, I fully expect he’ll break the 40-point mark this season, however...
Via Razzball Hockey
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals week in review, Week One (1-0-1)

Photo cred: nhl.com Montreal Canadiens vs. Washington Capitals (2-1 s/o) The Washington Capitals opened their 40th season at Verizon Center against the Montreal Canadiens. There were a lot of new faces on the ice and behind the bench for the Caps, including head coach Barry Trotz, former Pittsburgh defensemen Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen, and rookie center Andre Burakovsky. The...
Via DC Sports-Kings
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals Opening Weekend: What Have We Learned?

  Andre Burakovsky celebrates his 1st NHL goal Oct. 9 against Montreal Following an opening weekend that consisted of one win and one loss, Washington Capitals fans have some time to sit back and digest the weekend’s game action. Before Tuesday’s contest against the San Jose Sharks, players, coaches and fans are all asking the question: two games into Washington’s 40th anniversary...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlight: Andre Burakovsky scores first NHL goal

When the Washington Capitals drafted Andre Burakovsky in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, they knew he would make an impact for the team for years to come. No one guessed he would make such an impact so fast. Making his NHL debut, the 19-year old rookie wasted no time putting his stamp on the team, scoring the first goal of the 2014-15 season for them. Bam! Burakovsky hammers home first...
Via KCM Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Capitals rookie Andre Burakovsky scores first NHL goal

The Washington Capitals opened up their 2014-15 campaign at home against the Montreal Canadians. Rookie Andre Burakovsky is making his NHL debut, centering the Capitals second line of Troy Brouwer and Marcus Johansson. Only 6 minutes and 43 second into his first career game, Burakovsky found the back of the net! What a way to start a career and it was a goal scorers goal to boot...
Via DC Sports-Kings
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Videobomb math: Cute baby > Capitals guy who scored goal

Andre Burakovsky scored a goal for the Washington Capitals in Sunday's exhibition game against the Buffalo Sabres, so that earned him a postgame interview on the ice. However, it's an adorable spectator just behind the glass -- held up by presumably Dad and clad in Caps gear and looking absolutely happy to be there -- that draws all the attention. This should go in the youngster...
Via Fox Sports
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

After a season at Erie, Swedish rookie Andre Burakovsky in the hunt for job with Capitals

As the taxi steered from a Pennsylvania airport and toward the team hotel last summer, Andre Burakovsky stared out the window at all the quintessential American fast food joints whizzing by. “I like that place,” Burakovsky said, pointing to a McDonald’s. “I like that place,” he said again, nodding toward Chipotle, and soon the head scout seated beside him — and the front...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

In development camp scrimmage, Caps try Andre Burakovsky at center

When the puck dropped at the Capitals’ first developmental camp scrimmage on Thursday evening, their top prospect was smack in the middle, crouched down with his stick wound up, ready for the faceoff. For the first meaningful time in his career, Andre Burakovsky lined up at center, a directive from Washington coaches. “It was actually the first time I played center,” Burakovsky...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Capitals prospect carves nightmare before Christmas esq pumpkin

Some people enjoy Halloween while some people are already looking forward to Thanksgiving and Christmas. In the NHL, Thanksgiving isn’t celebrated by many considering most players aren’t American. Washington Capitals prospect Andre Burakovsky took to twitter to show his celebrating of Halloween. He carved up a pumpkin that had a “Christmas type look” to it.   Pretty happy...
Via DC Sports-Kings
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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