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Blackhawks Capitals 24/7 Renewed, Moves to Epix

Epix has reached a deal with the NHL to produce what will be similar to the 24/7 documentary following the teams involved in the Winter Classic. This season will feature the Chicago Blackhawks and the Washington Capitals. The Blackhawks Capitals TV show will remain four episodes, and more details will be announced at a press conference on September 23rd in Washington, D.C. This is...
Via Sports Mockery
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Season Preview: @kjcmalakai The Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals Season PreviewBy: Ken Clawson (twitter @kjcmalakai)Ken is my old high school friend, college roommate and friend of the site. He lives in the DC area and begrudgingly has assimilated some Capitals knowledge and has been kind enough to share some thoughts for the upcoming season. Give him a follow on twitter from the handle above.Losses: Dustin Penner, Mikhail...
Via PensInitiative
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joel Ward Bobbleheads Have Arrived!

The Joel Ward bobbleheads have finally found their way to DC.
Via Capitals Outsider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Green: ‘I’d be worried if I played against Capitals’

http://sports-kings.com/dcsportskings/nhl/mike-green-id-be-worried-if-i-played-against-capitals.html Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Green: ‘I’d be worried if I played against Capitals’

AP Image The Washington Captilas are gearing up to start a new era under new head coach Barry Trotz and general manager Brian MacLellan.  The Capitals made some big signings that will help them make a playoff push in 2013-14. One player who is impressed with the teams new direction is defenseman Mike Green.  Speaking to CSN Washington, Green said that if he played for another team...
Via DC Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Trotz wasn’t sure if he’d be ‘good fit’ for Green, is excited now

A lot has been made about how new head coach Barry Trotz will handle Alex Ovechkin and Washington’s offense, but what about defenseman Mike Green? Green surpassed the 70-point mark in back-to-back seasons and was a Norris Trophy nominee twice, but he was slowed down by injuries and hasn’t been the same since. Still just 28 years old, Green has become “an enigma,” as former...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Ovechkin asked out by little girl during skate with special needs kids

Alexander Ovechkin hosted a private skate for 60 children with developmental disabilities at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va., on Thursday. Via the Washington Capitals (by way of Russian Machine Never Breaks): Nearly 60 children and adolescents from American Special Hockey Association programs will have the opportunity to skate and learn from the Capitals captain Alex...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps Announce Ovechkin Bobblehead Night

The new Alex Ovechkin bobblehead will feature the team's 40th anniversary logo.
Via Capitals Outsider
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Ovechkin asked out by little girl during skate with special needs kids (video)

Alexander Ovechkin hosted a private skate for 60 children with developmental disabilities at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va., on Thursday. Via the Washington Capitals (by way of Russian Machine Never Breaks): Nearly 60 children and adolescents from American Special Hockey Association programs will have the opportunity to skate and learn from the Capitals […] The...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin will play both left and right wing

Head coach Barry Trotz is supposed to bring change to the Washington Capitals. That change may be coming sooner than expected as he revealed he plans to have Alex Ovechkin skate on both the left and the right wing as the team prepares to enter training camp. Trotz on Ovechkin's wing placement: "Actually both." Said he's leaning more towards LW entering camp, but...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin will play both left and right wing

Head coach Barry Trotz is supposed to bring change to the Washington Capitals. That change may be coming sooner than expected as he revealed he plans to have Alex Ovechkin skate on both the left and the right wing as the team prepares to enter training camp. Trotz on Ovechkin's wing placement: "Actually both." Said he's leaning more towards LW entering camp, but...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin Capitals' offseason changes a 'wake-up call'

Alex Ovechkin returned to town on Wednesday, and by Thursday the autograph-seekers arrived at Kettler Iceplex. Herds of special-needs children, hosted by the Capitals captain, participated in an early afternoon skate. They posed for a massive group picture and chanted “Ovi, Ovi,” and when Ovechkin dropped the puck for a light scrimmage, he launched it high toward the ceiling...
Via Hockey Fan Land
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin Capitals’ offseason changes a ‘wake-up call’

Alex Ovechkin returned to town on Wednesday, and by Thursday the autograph-seekers arrived at Kettler Iceplex. Herds of special-needs children, hosted by the Capitals captain, participated in an early afternoon skate. They posed for a massive group picture and chanted “Ovi, Ovi,” and when Ovechkin dropped the puck for a light scrimmage, he launched it high toward the ceiling...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

HBO won't be airing '24/7' series for 2015 Winter Classic; NHL to announce new TV partner

HBO said on Thursday they will not produce the series “24/7 The Road: To the NHL Winter Classic” for the upcoming outdoor game on New Year’s Day between the Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks. “Everybody at HBO enjoyed working with the NHL and its teams on ‘24/7’ the past four years. It was an exciting endeavor and we’re very proud of the never-before-seen presentation...
Via KCM Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps' Ovechkin says right knee is fine after injury at worlds

  Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin says the right knee he injured at the hockey world championship is fine and he's been working out for the past month or so. Speaking to reporters Thursday, about a week before training camp opens, the three-time NHL MVP says: ''My knee doesn't bother me.'' Ovechkin adds: ''Everything feels fine and 100 percent...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

HBO Won’t Be Airing ’24/7: Road To The Winter Classic’ This Year

The Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks will face off at Nationals Park on New Year’s Day in the 2015 Winter Classic, but the lead-up to the outdoor game won’t be as entertaining as it has been in years past. That’s because HBO confirmed Wednesday that they will not be airing their annual 24/7: Road To The Winter Classic behind-the-scenes miniseries this year. The news...
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals Depth Chart 2014 2015

Washington Capitals C 1. Nicklas Backstrom  2. Evgeny Kuznetsov  3. Brooks Laich  4. Jay Beagle  5. Kris Newbury  L 1. Marcus Johansson  2. Joel Ward  3. Jason Chimera  4. Aaron Volpatti  R 1. Alex Ovechkin  2. Troy Brouwer  3. Eric Fehr  4. Ryan Stoa  ...
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Official: Winter Classic at Nationals Park

The NHL made official on Wednesday morning what had already been reported here and elsewhere over the weekend, naming Nationals Park in Washington DC as the home for the 2015 Bridgestone Winter Classic. On Sept. 23, the Washington Capitals will unveil … Continue reading → The post Official: Winter Classic at Nationals Park appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Another New Backstrom Bobble?

Caps Kids Club is giving away another Nicklas Backstrom bobblehead. But is it new?
Via Capitals Outsider
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin explains Fascism Photo

Washington Capitals start Alexander Ovechkin created a stir a few weeks ago when he held up a sign that said “Save children from Fascism”.  The sign was taken by the media as Ovechkin’s support for Russian President Putin and his stance on Ukraine. Those assumptions should not be seen as too far fetch given Ovechkin’s close relation with President Putin.  It was also seen...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Connor Carrick Supports the Troops

Connor Carrick is teaming up with Sticks for Troops, an organization that gets hockey sticks and other equipment to deployed military members, so they can play some HOCKEY while overseas.
Via Capitals Outsider
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference Preview: Washington Capitals

As we look ahead to the 2014-15 NHL season, we have already discussed the Pacific Division. We have now turned our attention to the Metropolitan Division, beginning with the Carolina Hurricanes and New Jersey Devils. Washington will host the Blackhawks in … Continue reading → The post Eastern Conference Preview: Washington Capitals appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Metro opponents: Washington Capitals

With just over one week until NHL training camps open on Sept. 18, we have reached the end of offseason analysis of the Metropolitan Division opponents that the Blue Jackets will face this year. From the Carolina Hurricanes to the Pittsburgh Penguins, we've looked at what they added, who they might have lost to trade or free agency and how they may fare in 2014-15. Next, we travel...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Metro opponents: Washington Capitals

With just over one week until NHL training camps open on Sept. 18, we have reached the end of offseason analysis of the Metropolitan Division opponents that the Blue Jackets will face this year. From the Carolina Hurricanes to the Pittsburgh Penguins, we've looked at what they added, who they might have lost to trade or free agency and how they may fare in 2014-15. Next, we travel...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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