Monthly Archives: September 2007

Good Signs Down on the Farm

Chris Bourque scored 18 seconds into last night’s Hershey Bears’ exhibition game against Norfolk, and the Bears would get goals from five others in the 6-2 triumph. Hershey is now 3-0 in preseason, and like the Caps, closes out the … Continue reading

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More Cuts Made Yesterday?

We have not received official word from the Capitals, but per Tarik El-Bashir: “Defensemen Jame Pollock and Josef Boumedienne and forward Joe Motzko were waived yesterday. Should they clear, they are expected to join the Bears. . . .” Update … Continue reading

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Knee-jerk Reactions: Preseason vs. Philadelphia

Channel 1000 popping up, strange bounces, shaky goal-tending, and a furious comeback featuring 5 straight goals — doesn’t sound like your typical preseason game. It’s the preseason, as we keep being told, so it doesn’t mean anything in the long … Continue reading

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The Quebeqois Offensive Dynamo Is at It Again

Mathieu Perreault enjoyed what you might term a productive Friday night: 1 goal and 5 assists in Acadie Bathurst’s 9-2 mauling of Drummondville. Perreault has skated in three of Acadie Bathurst’s four games in the early going of the new … Continue reading

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Current Camp Roster

2007 Washington Capitals Training Camp Roster FORWARDS # Player Ht. Wt. Shoots Born Birthplace 2006-07 Club(s) League(s) 19 BACKSTROM, Nicklas 6-0 183 Left 11/23/87 Gavle, Sweden Brynas SEL 10 BRADLEY, Matt 6-3 205 Right 6/13/78 Stittsville, Ontario Capitals NHL 87 … Continue reading

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Caps Picked 1st in SE

The Hockey News web columnist Adam Proteau has been offering a breakdown of each division with his predicted order of finish. Today, he breaks down the Southeast Division, where he picks the Caps 1st. Why 1st? Because dammit, what would … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Coach Gary Green on XM

XM’s The Neil Show recently interviewed former Washington Capitals coach Gary Green; the best part of the piece is Green’s reminiscence of broadcasting The World Juniors in Helsinki, 1998. Click here for the transcript.

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See the Caps for Free

From Nate Ewell, Director of Media Relations for the Washington Capitals. Bring any used or unused D.C. United game ticket to the Verizon Center for the Capitals home game this Sunday at 5pm vs. the Ottawa Senators and you will … Continue reading

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“Bettman Stripes”

Paul Lukas of Uni Watch posted an article today that focuses on the NHL’s new uniforms. It’s a good read–particularly this excerpt regarding the “apron-like” piping down the sides of some new jerseys (including the Capitals’): Worst thing to happen … Continue reading

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A Well-Built Band of Brothers

What most caught my attention during last night’s 2-1 exhibition loss to the Flyers while listening to the ‘Net call of Kolbe and Vogel was word that despite an off-day the following day, superstar forwards Alexander Ovechkin and Alexander Semin … Continue reading

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