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Andre Burakovsky and TJ Oshie do tandem dance on bench during blowout win

Being scared during the jet flyover wasn’t Andre Burakovsky’s only viral moment of the night. Late in the third period with the Caps enjoying a 5-2 lead, the Burracuda rubbed elbows and gyrated with TJ Oshie on the bench. Video “When you've still got to finish playing a hockey game but your jam comes on,” wrote Sportsnet’s Twitter account. That jam is actually The Sugarhill Gang...
13 days ago

Jet flyover appears to scare Andre Burakovsky

There was a flyover at Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium after the Star-Spangled Banner was sung, and something special happened at the Caps blue line when it happened. Precious cinnamon roll Andre Burakovsky got scared. Here’s Andre’s reaction. Check out his neck veins. And here’s Tom’s. Wilson was pumped. Meanwhile, the loud noises made Young Dre want to hide. What an ...
13 days ago

Andre Burakovsky’s Stadium Series game selfie with Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson

The Washington Capitals didn’t have an opportunity to see the outdoor rink at Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium until Saturday, but the boys were geeking out as soon as they arrived – such as Swedish forward Andre Burakovsky. Young Dre made his teammates take a selfie with him on the “runway” of the “aircraft carrier” where the rink placed on top of. Photo: @andreburakovsky65 It...
13 days ago

Capitals’ Burakovsky Hitting Long-Awaited Stride

It wasn’t long ago that Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky found himself on the outs, a healthy scratch watching from the press box. “I [learned] a little bit of a lesson here from being healthy scratch and obviously, it’s not something I want to do,” Burakovsky said in regards to being out of the lineup. “I want to be out there, help the team compete and help them win...
Via The Hockey Writers
18 days ago

Andre Burakovsky skates through entire Sabres defense, scores

Don’t look now but Andre Burakovsky has four goals in his last seven games. The Burracuda’s latest tally came after he went coast-to-coast and scored. It’s the second time Young Dre’s gone to the full length of the ice for a goal in nine days. Welcome back you precious goal-scoring cinnamon roll, you. Video Let’s see here. Burra takes the puck in defensive zone and skates past...
20 days ago

Andre Burakovsky's impressive goal gives Capitals 2-0 lead over the Sabres

Andre Burakovsky goes decides to do it all himself as he takes the puck all the way down the ice to extend the Caps' lead.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
20 days ago

Wide-open Burakovsky scores on the power play

A quick pass from Alex Ovechkin found a wide-open Andre Burakovsky on the power play and he did the rest.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
22 days ago

Capitals Notes: Trade deadline options; Grubauer's future

Don’t expect the Washington Capitals to be “all in” at the trade deadline like they have been in recent years. While the team sits atop the Metro Division once again, it is believed that general manager Brian MacLellan is taking a more measured approach to this season. A good, but not necessarily dominant team that has very little cap room to wiggle with, the Capitals are making...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
February 11, 2018  |  Discuss

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Eastern rivalries take center stage

And then there were eight: the crop of NHL teams that survived the bloodbath that was Round 1 in order to advance to the conference semifinals. Today, we take a look at the four still standing in the Eastern Conference. You can find the Western Conference breakdown here.It took four long series and too many overtimes to remember. (That's a lie. We remember. There were a whopping...
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April 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Injury to Burakovsky allows Capitals to evaluate depth

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) If there was ever a good time for the Washington Capitals to go through an injury, it's now. That's not a knock on Andre Burakovsky, who was a point-a-game player the last 14 games before a hand injury sidelined him until mid-to-late March. But without the 22-year-old forward, the Capitals get a chance to see what they have in youngsters like Zach Sanford,...
Via Associated Press
February 21, 2017  |  Discuss

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