Category Archives: Chris Bourque

Amid Euphoria, a Family Affair

I watched John Carlson skate around Giant Center ice in the early moments of his team’s Calder title celebration Monday night with a cell phone to his ear, his eyes scanning the stands, and in that moment I thought of … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Andrew Gordon, Calder Cup, Chris Bourque, Hershey Bears, John Carlson, Prospects, Washington Capitals | 2 Comments

Top of the Tweet for the Week of December 5

We thought it might be fun and interesting to highlight Top Tweets from the Captials’ Twitter community we came across during the past week. And we’ll probably offer up a roundup of Top Tweets each week. This week was filled … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, American Hockey League, Bengt Gustafsson, Chris Bourque, Corey Masisak, Dan Steinberg, Dmitry Chesnokov, John Walton, Media, Mike Vogel, Nate Ewell, National Hockey League, NHL, Twitter, Washington Capitals | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Capitals Raid The Farm For Reinforcements

With the injury bug decimating the Washington Capitals’ locker room, the club has summoned a quartet of Bears to bolster the lineup. The following Hershey players will be in D.C. tonight: Karl Alzner Chris Bourque Sami Lepisto Graham Mink No official … Continue reading

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Posted in Chris Bourque, Hershey Bears, Karl Alzner, Washington Capitals | 12 Comments

Bourque Back to the Bigs

The Washington Capitals have recalled Chris Bourque from Hershey. With Kozlov and Brashear still nursing injuries, expect Fedorov to stay on D and Bourque to slide in as a forward Saturday night.

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Opening Night Roster Set

The Washington Capitals announced that Karl Alzner and Chris Bourque have been assigned to the Hershey Bears. Quintin Laing was placed on waivers and, if cleared, will report to Hershey. 2008 Washington Capitals Opening Night Roster FORWARDS   #   Player Ht. … Continue reading

Posted in Boyd Gordon, Brooks Laich, Chris Bourque, Dave Steckel, Eric Fehr, John Erskine, Jose Theodore, Karl Alzner, Matt Bradley, Milan Jurcina, Sergei Fedorov | 17 Comments

Opening Night Roster Set

The Washington Capitals announced that Karl Alzner and Chris Bourque have been assigned to the Hershey Bears. Quintin Laing was placed on waivers and, if cleared, will report to Hershey. 2008 Washington Capitals Opening Night Roster FORWARDS   #   Player Ht. … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Boyd Gordon, Brent Johnson, Brooks Laich, Chris Bourque, Chris Clark, Dave Steckel, Donald Brashear, Eric Fehr, John Erskine, Jose Theodore, Karl Alzner, Matt Bradley, Michael Nylander, Mike Green, Milan Jurcina, Nicklas Backstrom, Sergei Fedorov, Tom Poti, Tomas Fleischmann, Washington Capitals | 17 Comments

The Importance of Being a January Baby

Chris Bourque, Mathieu Perreault, and John Carlson all enjoyed standout training camps with the Washington Capitals this month. Bourque is still enjoying his. To slightly varying degrees, all three enjoyed prodigy player status early on in their hockey careers. On … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Chris Bourque, Jaromir Jagr, Mathieu Perreault, Morning cup-a-joe, Peter Bondra, Prospects, Sergei Fedorov, Washington Capitals | 6 Comments

A Victory for the Little Guys

The Capitals this morning made 20 cuts from their training camp roster: Greg Amadio, Dean Arsene, Jay Beagle, Francois Bouchard, Sean Collins, Viktor Dovgan, Michael Dubuc, Alexandre Giroux, Bryan Helmer, Maxime Lacroix, Tommy Maxwell, Patrick McNeill, Graham Mink, Travis Morin, … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Chris Bourque, Hershey Bears, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Mathieu Perreault, Prospects, Washington Capitals | 13 Comments

It’s Getting Dazzling in the Competition for the Duchesne Cup

This Gaetan Duchesne Cup competition, I’m starting to really dig it; I think the Caps may well wanna keep it around a while. Sunday’s first scrimmage was entertaining and good fun, but Monday’s, which featured Alexander Ovechkin in a competitive … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, American Hockey League, Chris Bourque, Francois Bouchard, Hershey Bears, Karl Alzner, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Mathieu Perreault, Michal Neuvirth, Mike Green, Prospects, Washington Capitals | 5 Comments

Ahead, a Promising Harvest on the Farm

Development camps such as that recently completed by the Capitals have a way of imbuing DraftGeeks and even the more balanced of hockey fan with horizons of heightened optimism. Always it seems there are a handful of young standouts there, … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Andrew Gordon, Chris Bourque, College Hockey, Development Camp, Eric Fehr, Hershey Bears, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Mathieu Perreault, Minor Pro Hockey, Morning cup-a-joe, Prospects, Washington Capitals | 19 Comments