Category Archives: Jose Theodore

Nicky’s New Digs

In their “Luxury Homes” column, the Washingtonian detailed Backstrom’s recent home purchase. Looks like someone got a $200,000 price cut from his buddy:

Capitals star center Niklas Backstrom bought a house in Arlington from his former teammate Jose Theodore for $2 million. The six-bedroom, eight-bath home has a fitness room, Irish pub, wine cellar, and theater. It listed for $2.2 million. Continue reading

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On Goalies and the Widened Reddening of the Region

Jose Theodore may yet redeem himself this postseason — perhaps as early as tonight, in game 3 — but his getting yanked yet again before the Capitals could complete a playoff-opening homestand is a highpoint in the horror that has … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Boudreau, John Carlson, Jose Theodore, Media, Montreal Canadiens, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, NHL playoffs, Semyon Varlamov, TV, Versus, Washington Capitals | 8 Comments

Preparation Differs, But the Goal’s the Same

It’s pretty rare for a player to win a Calder Cup, then to have their AHL coach join them in the bigs a couple years later for the NHL playoffs. For Green, playing for Boudreau again is something special. Continue reading

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So Much for the Notion of a Short Series

Thursday was Alexander Ovechkin’s first NHL playoff game as captain of the Washington Capitals. It was one he would rather forget. The Capitals in game one of their first-round series against Montreal fired 47 shots on Habs’ netminder Jaroslav Halak. … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Bruce Boudreau, Jeff Schultz, John Carlson, Jose Theodore, Montreal Canadiens, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, NHL playoffs, Washington Capitals | 24 Comments

Bounceback for the Backstop

A lead storyline for the Capitals the past couple of days has been the bounce-back performance of Jose Theodore. After injecting a scare of his old inconsistent self last week, Theo was rock solid in Columbus Saturday night and he … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Boston Bruins, Columbus Blue Jackets, John Carlson, Jose Theodore, Mike Green, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, Washington Capitals | 1 Comment

About Last Night: A Young Gun Takes Head-Hunting Punishment, Refs Hardly Care

Aesthetically, it wasn’t pretty last night, and Atlanta played a playoff-style road game — meaning, they were more than content to keep it choppy and ugly — but the Capitals remained patient, received solid if unspectacular netminding from Semyon Varlamov, … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Semin, Atlanta Thrashers, Bruce Boudreau, Jose Theodore, Mathieu Perreault, National Hockey League, NHL, Semyon Varlamov, Southeast Division, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Boos Held at Bay, More Anxiety in Net

The topic of home crowd boos emerged over the past couple of days, particularly on local sports talk radio, as they were belched with some decibels during Sunday’s underwhelming effort against Calgary. And with just a couple of minutes left … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Bruce Boudreau, Jason Chimera, Jose Theodore, Mathieu Perreault, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, Ottawa Senators, Verizon Center, Washington Capitals | 15 Comments