Category Archives: D. J. King

Caps Claim And Waive A King?

Sturm claimed? Update: Yep. Confirmed. The natural left winger was claimed today by the Capitals. Read into it what you will. Meanwhile, D.J. King has been waived.

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The Caps and Christmas Past

I wanted to know what Christmas mornings meant to the Caps in their youth, and specifically how much of a role their respective enthusiasm for hockey played in their requests of Santa, so I went around the locker room at … Continue reading

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Giving the Hosts the Blues for a Change

The Capitals got four goals in last night’s game against Jaroslov Halak that they probably would have preferred to have had in last season’s playoff series against him, when Halak was with the Habs. Halak now guards the cage for … Continue reading

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Is It Still On?

Via Twitter from back in July:

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Pucks ‘N Pipsqueaks

Last night the Capitals introduced a new event to their ever-expanding list of fan events: Sticks ‘n Sneakers. It’s Hockey ‘n Heels for the younger set. Membership in the Capitals Kids Club has quickly grown, and the Caps figured there would be interest in such an event. They were right; all 120 tickets for the event quickly sold out. Continue reading


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Washington Capitals 2010-11: The Moment Is of the Essence

We kid ourselves, don’t we, if we think for a moment that with the puck-drop tonight in Atlanta all the agony of last April will forever be vanquished? That all of our collective scar tissue will be healed. Forget about … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Bruce Boudreau, D. J. King, John Carlson, Karl Alzner, Matt Hendricks, Michal Neuvirth, Morning cup-a-joe, Semyon Varlamov, Southeast Division, Washington Capitals | 5 Comments

On Centers of Attention, and the Welcomed Return of Old Time Hockey

Remember how about nine months ago Capitals’ fans began realizing that goaltending in the organization — which just a few years ago was a position whose quality was heralded exclusively by Olie Kolzig, without much in the way of promising … Continue reading

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After Last Night, King Is Out to Hunt More Bruins

Capitals head coach Bruce Boudreau described D.J. King’s presence in Tuesday’s preseason game like having “a big brother out there.” But when a hit from the Bruins’ Gregory Campbell to Alex Ovechkin brought both to a near-fight in the third, King was stuck watching helplessly from the bench, all while Ovechkin got two minutes for slashing and Campbell received two minutes for boarding. Continue reading

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Class at Kettler Today: How To Throw Down!

It’s a time-honored, important, and endearing tradition: the veteran professional athlete taking the time to mentor his junior counterpart in preseason, imparting . . . successful business practices. To show him the ropes a bit. This morning in the immediate … Continue reading

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A Blend of Skill and Grit Wins the Duchesne Cup

We couldn’t help but notice that the Duchesne Cup squad that went out and acquired a Tier I enforcer in the offseason — Ovi’s Army, which featured D.J. King — proved triumphant in the opening week competition that concluded at … Continue reading

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