Category Archives: Brian Sutherby

Captain Clark: “100 percent” a Go

At the onset of Labor Day weekend, it was most encouraging to see Capitals’¬†right wing¬†Chris Clark in his training clothes, fresh from rigorous labor out on the Caps’ Kettler ice sheet earlier today. Word broke about two weeks ago that … Continue reading


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The Miracle on 7th St.

I’m not armed with data that allow for a comparison of Washington sports teams though the decades who’ve performed miraculous rises from last-place ashes to first-place perches, as this hockey club has in the past 11 weeks. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Suts a Duck

Per the Washington Capitals press release: The Washington Capitals have acquired a second-round choice in the 2009 Entry Draft from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for center Brian Sutherby, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced. Sutherby, 25, played … Continue reading

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It’s All Good (but for the playing of the games)

What did the Washington Capitals accomplish with their preseason this September? A good bit, I think. First and foremost, they accomplished the most important task: they avoided serious injury — we’ve no indication that Alexander Semin’s ankle sprain is serious. … Continue reading

Posted in Boyd Gordon, Brian Sutherby, Brooks Laich, Dave Steckel, Matt Pettinger, Milan Jurcina, Morning cup-a-joe | 4 Comments

Sunday with Suts

The swollen and bruised Russians are dressed and practicing this morning. None were making the trip to Carolina today anyway. Their commarade Ovechkin is anything but beat up; he was in his usual Acela Express super stride, and he made … Continue reading

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Summer State of the Team – The Forwards

As Training Camp slowly (so slowly) approaches, we decided to take a quick look at some of the new faces, returnees, hopefuls and last-chancers that will be vying for a spot in the Caps’ forward corps. Battles at many slots … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew Gordon, Boyd Gordon, Brian Sutherby, Brooks Laich, Chris Bourque, Dave Steckel, Matt Pettinger | 10 Comments

Washington Capitals Depth Chart, Summer 2007

Herewith, our attempt to devise a depth chart for the Caps to coincide with the recent completion of the team’s annual Rookie Development Camp. It’s important to note that with it we are not forecasting specific line combos but rather … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew Gordon, Boyd Gordon, Brian Sutherby, Brooks Laich, Chris Bourque, Dave Steckel, Development Camp, Francois Bouchard, Hershey Bears, Joe Finley, Karl Alzner, Mathieu Perreault, Matt Pettinger, Michal Neuvirth, Milan Jurcina, Olaf Kolzig | 15 Comments

Eminger, Suts Re-up

The Caps this morning announced the resigning of defenseman Steve Eminger and center Brian Sutherby. Terms were not disclosed. Update: Tarik has the details — both received one-year pacts, Eminger’s for a million bucks, Suts at 800k. Also, the Caps … Continue reading

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Morning Cup-a-Joe (2/13/07)

What kind of fan does this make me — the Caps aren’t going to qualify for the postseason this year, but I don’t even want them to? I acknowledge that professional athletes have fiery competitiveness in their DNA, and I … Continue reading

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Morning Cup-a-Joe (2/2/07)

(Channeling Elton John) (Kidding) Sir Elton almost certainly didn’t have the 2007 postseason aspirations of the Washington Capitals in mind when he recorded ‘Candle in the Wind,’ but this morning said candle is tottering in Tornado Alley. It’s been pleasant … Continue reading

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