Category Archives: Dave Steckel

A Few Preseason Photos – Caps vs. Flyers

From Friday’s victory over Philadelphia, a few photos with my new camera. We start with 1 Capital scoring, 1 assisting, and 2 former Caps (Metropolit 13 & Eminger 26) with front-row views of the goal. Then there’s Washington’s netminder Jose … Continue reading


Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Dave Steckel, Jose Theodore, Karl Alzner, Nicklas Backstrom, Philadelphia Flyers, Tom Poti, Washington Capitals | 4 Comments

Super Teambuilding

Thanks to Capitals Director for Media Relations Nate Ewell for passing on a great photograph from the season ticket holder’s party.

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Boyd Gordon, Brent Johnson, Chris Clark, Dave Steckel, Donald Brashear, Eric Fehr, Jose Theodore, Matt Bradley, Mike Green, Nate Ewell, Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals | 17 Comments

Ten Top Storylines for the Start of Training Camp 2008

(10) Gabby from the Get-go. Capitals players had plenty of time to come to grips with Bruce Boudreau’s system, what with his arriving from Hershey at Thanksgiving. In his 61 games in 2007-08, Boudreau went 20 games over .500 (37-17-7). … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, American Hockey League, Boyd Gordon, Bruce Boudreau, Chris Clark, Dave Steckel, Eastern Conference, Eric Fehr, Hershey Bears, Jose Theodore, Karl Alzner, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Michal Neuvirth, Montreal Canadiens, National Hockey League, Nicklas Backstrom, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Prospects, Sergei Fedorov, Verizon Center, Washington Capitals | 1 Comment

Steckel Sticks with Signing

The Washington Capitals signed another player this offseason.¬† Forward David Steckel signed a contract extension that will keep him in Washington through the 2009-10 season. The Washington Capitals have signed center David Steckel to a one-year contract extension for the … Continue reading

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A Second Act in D.C. for Sergei Fedorov? Let’s Hope So

Likely Sergei Fedorov, in the initial hours and days after arriving in Washington late this past February, thinking ahead then to what was almost certainly his final game as a Capital on April 5, gave some thought to returning home … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Boyd Gordon, Brooks Laich, Dave Steckel, Front Office, Morning cup-a-joe, Sergei Fedorov, Washington Capitals | 29 Comments

Languishing in the Learning Curve

If you watched Game 4’s broadcast last night likely you saw Comcast illustrate the dramatic discrepancy in playoff experience between the Caps and Flyers: last night 14 Capitals were making their NHL playoff series debuts, just 6 for Philadelphia. The … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Dave Steckel, Eric Fehr, Joe Finley, Karl Alzner, Mike Vogel, Milan Jurcina, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, Philadelphia Flyers, Prospects, Washington Capitals | 30 Comments

Caps / Flyers Post Game 1 Interviews

Posted in Dave Steckel, Donald Brashear, Mike Green, Philadelphia Flyers, Ted Leonsis, Video Clips, Washington Capitals | 3 Comments

How to Watch the Playoffs Without Going Into Labor

I obviously didn’t plan the timing of this pregnancy well, since I now find myself watching the Caps’ playoff run from the comfort of my couch instead of being at the Verizon Center. When you’re 9 months pregnant and less … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Dave Steckel, Donald Brashear, Joe Beninati, Mike Green, Philadelphia Flyers, Washington Capitals | 11 Comments

Steckel Out 2-3 Weeks

Tarik is reporting that Caps’ center Dave Steckel broke a finger in last night’s game and is on the shelf for a few weeks.

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Knee-jerk Reactions: Caps vs. Bolts, 12.26.2007

Well my initial plan of between-period updates has been thwarted by Windows Vista and its cantankerous behavior when interfacing with the Verizon Center’s wireless network. Next time I’m bringing a LAN cable … old-school is sometimes best. Exciting game tonight, … Continue reading

Posted in Dave Steckel, John Erskine | 6 Comments