Category Archives: Jeff Schultz

Hitting the Reset Button

I commend to your attention the most recent fit of gutsy thoughtfulness from my blogger buddy Ed Frankovic, who with commendable clarity of consideration arrives at this sobering recommendation as it relates to the handling of the Capitals roster here … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Ed Frankovic, Free agency, Front Office, George McPhee, Jeff Schultz, Marcus Johansson, Mike Ribeiro, Morning cup-a-joe, New media, Seth Jones, Washington Capitals | 8 Comments

Bleeding Through Roster Band-Aids

A season fraught with promise and peril delivered both in game 3 Monday night, but in the end, Washington’s roster, still not yet assembled for durable playoff prosperity, succumbed to one proven to be. Most worrisome in this moment: the … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Dale Hunter, Dmitri Orlov, George McPhee, Jeff Schultz, Jim Johnson, Joel Ward, Morning cup-a-joe, NHL playoffs, Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals | 6 Comments

Size, of Body and Heart, Matters — Especially in 2012

Instructive moment: Rangers’ captain Ryan Callahan, made captain at so tender an age partly out of his affinity for playing December hockey games like they’re game 7s in May, blocked a John Carlson slapshot at the point the other night, … Continue reading

Posted in Dale Hunter, George McPhee, HBO's 24/7, Jeff Schultz, Morning cup-a-joe, New Jersey Devils, New media, New York Rangers, Old Time Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, The Great Old Patrick Division | 6 Comments

Take 2 – Playoff Opening Video

Yes, we posted the playoff opening video the other day. The Caps just posted another view of the video giving a better look and feel of the arena. You have a camera on the arena to the left, the video board to the right, and the upper and lower LED boards above and below the video respectfully. It’s worth another look, especially if you were not able to attend game 1 or 2.
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Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Jeff Schultz, Michal Neuvirth, Mike Knuble, New York Rangers, NHL playoffs, Nicklas Backstrom, Scott Hannan, Video Clips, Washington Capitals | 6 Comments

In a Season of High Hopes, Instead We Have High Crimes and Misdemeanors

A political bumper sticker of some years back read, ‘If you’re not outraged, you’re not paying attention.’ “Outrage” by local hockey fans may be too strong a term to apply with respect to the 2010-11 Washington Capitals in this most … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Jeff Schultz, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, NHL All Star Game, NHL Trades, Pittsburgh Penguins, Southeast Division, Tampa Bay Lightning, Ted Leonsis, The Red Army, Tom Poti, Tomas Fleischmann, Washington Capitals, Washington the hockey town, Winter Classic 2011 | 18 Comments

Still a Work in Progress: Skating with Killer Instinct

Who knew HBO cameras would arrive in town this week to begin filming a horror movie? Monday night at Verizon Center was a drama that took a horrific turn for the hosts in the game’s final 10 minutes, when a … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Semin, Bruce Boudreau, HBO's 24/7, Hershey Bears, Jeff Schultz, Mathieu Perreault, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, Nicklas Backstrom, Toronto Maple Leafs, Washington Capitals | 8 Comments

OFB TV: Bs Best the Caps as Neuvirth Falls Ill

Milan Lucic-type players don’t grow on trees, of course, but wouldn’t it be nice to have a power forward who on a nightly basis was a credible threat to record a Gordie Howe hat trick? Lucic was Tuesday night’s well-deserved … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Semin, Boston Bruins, Eastern Conference, Jeff Schultz, Marcus Johansson, Michal Neuvirth, National Hockey League, Washington Capitals | 2 Comments

Give Blood, Play Hockey – Saturday’s Charity Hockey Classic

Heading to Kettler on Sunday to catch the opening day of the Washington Capitals’ Rookie Camp? Why not stop by a day early for the Second Annual Charity Hockey Classic?

The Charity Hockey Classic is an exhibition game between the Virginia Coaching Cardinals and the NCR Eagles joint military team – all to benefit Inova Blood Donor Services. The event is Saturday, September 11, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Continue reading

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Blueline by a Less Than Bruising Committee (Again)

The good news: the Caps yesterday spent nearly $12 million on their less than intimidating blueline. The bad news: all of it went to Jeff Schultz. Intimidation quotient on the back end remains unchanged. Level of difficulty playing with the … Continue reading

Posted in Atlantic Division, Jeff Schultz, Mike Green, Montreal Canadiens, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, Southeast Division, Washington Capitals | 28 Comments

Schultz Signed

Capitals Sign Defenseman Jeff Schultz to Four-Year Contract

ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have signed defenseman Jeff Schultz to a four-year contract, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. In keeping with club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Continue reading

Posted in Jeff Schultz, Washington Capitals | 6 Comments