Category Archives: Tom Poti

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

Road Woes and Missed Chances for the Caps

Maybe it was the road trip catching up to them, but one thing is for sure, the Washington Capitals certainly did not take advantage of the chances they had against the Vancouver Canucks. Nicklas Backstrom’s failed conversion of Ovi’s centering … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Chris Clark, Jeff Schultz, Jose Theodore, Tom Poti, Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals | 1 Comment

First Fifth Review

The first fifth of the Capitals’ season leaves the club with a 10-3-4 record, 24 points, and a first-place tie for the the conference lead with the archrival Penguins. But is the Capitals position in the standings reflective of an … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, American Hockey League, Brian Pothier, Bruce Boudreau, Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Stars, Eastern Conference, Entry Draft, Florida Panthers, Hershey Bears, Jeff Schultz, Jose Theodore, Mathieu Perreault, Mike Green, Milan Jurcina, New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Tarik El-Bashir, Tom Poti, Washington Capitals | 1 Comment

“Our goal isn’t to win the first round; our goal is to win all the rounds.”

Ever wonder how Bruce Boudreau is able to coach when the noise level at the Verizon Center is deafening? Gustafsson was able to ask that question and more during a conference call this afternoon. Here’s some highlights from the call with Gabby: Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Boudreau, Chris Clark, Mike Green, New York Rangers, Tom Poti, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

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

Meet the Caps, but Beware the Batwing

For the first time in team history, the annual Season Ticketholder “Meet the Caps” event was held at an amusement park: Six Flags America. To say it was a success is an understatement; as one who has attended the past … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Chris Clark, Jose Theodore, Karl Alzner, Michael Nylander, Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom, Sergei Fedorov, Ted Leonsis, Tom Poti, Washington Capitals | 12 Comments

At Kettler the Day After

You can cross one name off your list of free agent concerns for the Capitals this offseason — Head Coach Bruce Boudreau. Speaking with reporters at Kettler-Capitals Iceplex just moments after wrapping up a season-concluding meeting with the team this … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Matt Cooke, Nicklas Backstrom, Olaf Kolzig, Tom Poti, Washington Capitals | 15 Comments

Postcards from a Championship Night

Posted in 2 Points, Alexander Ovechkin, Dmitry Chesnokov, National Hockey League, Nicklas Backstrom, Sergei Fedorov, Southeast Division, Tom Poti, Washington Capitals | 9 Comments