Category Archives: Tyler Sloan

Caps Care Casino Night: Best Dressed, the Guy Who Beat Ovechkin in Bowling, and the Advice John Carlson Didn’t Take

Events like the Capitals’ Casino Night, which raises money for Washington Capitals Charities, are a chance for the guys to interact with their fans. Alex Ovechkin played Wii bowling. Jeff Schultz was a staple at Rock Band (literally a staple – the main move he made around the room was switching from drums to guitar).

It’s also a chance for reporters to ask serious questions about fashion, eating, and motherly advice. As always, the guys were good sports.

There were two main areas to the event – a foyer, where silent auction items were displayed (including a Crosby jersey–one bid was for 2 cents), and the ballroom itself, where the food (including a nitrogen ice cream bar), band, and most of the gambling was. Browsing the silent auction table left forward Tyler Sloan as our first unsuspecting victim.

“Which of you guys, [do] you think, has the biggest fashion budget?” I asked.

“Ovie probably spends the most money, or [Alexander] Semin,” Sloan said. “That doesn’t mean that he looks good.”

“There’s a big difference,” Matt Bradley explained later. Continue reading

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The Deliverers of This Diary Have Delved into the Heart of Our Sport

“Peeling back the layers” is how the Capitals’ Mike Knuble described his involvement with, and the ultimate success of, ‘Hockey Diaries: The Almost Season,’ the one-hour documentary on the Capitals’ 2009-10 season meticulously and lovingly assembled by independent producers Gemma … Continue reading

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