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OLAF KOLZIG RUMORS & GOSSIP

Meet Olaf Kolzig!

Capitals goaltending coach and former Vezina Trophy winner Olaf Kolzig will be the honorary speaker at the Caps Fan Club's February Membership meeting before the Caps/Devils game on Saturday. The meeting will be held in the Monumental Theatre on the fourth floor of Verizon Center. The Kolzig Show starts at 6 p.m.
Via Capitals Outsider
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Olaf Kolzig Wasn’t the Backup Goaltender

The Caps couldn't turn to former Vezina Trophy winner Olaf Kolzig as a back-up last Friday.
Via Capitals Outsider
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins, Capitals Engage in All-Out Line Brawl, Goalie Fight on Throwback Thursday (Video)

On Nov. 21, 1998, the Bruins outlasted the Capitals 5-4, but the win over their conference rivals was completely overshadowed by the 12 ejections and 270 minutes in penalties that were doled out on the night. With the B’s taking an early 2-0 lead, a fight broke out halfway through the first period as Boston’s Don Sweeney and Washington’s Craig Berube dropped the gloves. Members...
Via NESN.com
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Capitals Goalie Visits Fenway for First Time, Says Win Over Bruins Would Give Caps Confidence (Video)

The Bruins take on the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center in DC on Saturday night, but former Caps goalie Olaf Kolzig made his way to Fenway Park to chat with Tom Caron on Red Sox First Pitch. Kolzig is the associate goalie coach for the Capitals, and is in town with Washington’s affiliate AHL team, the Hershey Bears,  as they take on the Providence Bruins. The Bruins...
Via NESN.com
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Kolzig Bobblehead Shines – Literally

Caps goaltender Olaf Kolzig's bobblehead as if he's ready to suit up and play again.
Via Capitals Outsider
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

2013: The Year of Two Kolzig Bobbleheads

Caps legend and current associate goaltending coach Olaf Kolzig hasn't played in an NHL game since the 2008-9 season, when he suited up for the Tampa Bay Lightning. But this year, two different Kolzig bobbleheads became available. One was given out at the Portland Pirates game on Jan. 19 (limited to 1,000), while the other will be given out at the Inova Blood Drive on March 23rd...
Via Capitals Outsider
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Random Athlete of the Day: Olaf Kolzig

Olaf Kolzig, better known as Olie the Goalie, spent his career defending the net for the Washington Capitals. Originally from Johannesburg, South Africa (yes, I’m surprised he’s African too), Kolzig moved to Canada in his teens and excelled as a goaltender. He was drafted 19th overall in the 1989 draft by the Caps and served as their net minder for 20 years. Although Kolzig...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin trades slashes with Wideman, responds to Olaf Kolzig comments

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Via SportingNews.com
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Kolzig: Ovechkin needs to shed 'rock star status'

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Olaf Kolzig on Bruce Boudreau and the Caps

In recent days, Olie Kolzig has been a popular quote in his role as a former teammate of Dale Hunter. But Kolzig is also an associate goaltending coach with these Caps, and his thoughts on the team’s play over the past few weeks were a bit less ha-ha than his Hunter memories. “It’s a little bit frustrating,” Kolzig told Toronto’s 590 The Fan on Tuesday. “When the team...
Via Washington Post
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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