August 18th, 2014 In Hershey Bears, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The Hershey Bears inked forward Tim Spencer to an AHL contract on Thursday, as he’ll get the opportunity to become the team’s enforcer on the fourth line this upcoming season. Hershey fan favorite Joel Rechlicz held that role for the past few seasons, but he signed with the Minnesota Wild earlier this offseason. Spencer, 28, returns to the...

August 16th, 2014 In Washington Capitals 0 comments

1) Alexander Ovechkin Takes Home the Rocket Richard Trophy (Again). It's no secret that Ovechkin is a natural goal scorer, and it'd be no surprise to see him take home his 5th Rocket Richard trophy in 8 seasons after the season is over. Regardless of the defensive problems Ovechkin has had, his goal scoring has never suffered. If Ovechkin...

August 14th, 2014 In Washington Capitals 0 comments

After Missing the 2014 NHL Postseason, Do the 2014-2015 Have What it Takes to Re-enter the Playoff Chase? The 2013-2014 NHL season was a bit of a disappointment for the Washington Capitals.  Once a dominant force in the now extinct Southeast Division, the Washington Capitals struggled to consistently perform in the Metropolitan Division. Last...

August 11th, 2014 In Hershey Bears, Washington Capitals 0 comments

Twenty year old Nathan Walker was drafted by the Washington Capitals in the third round this summer in Philadelphia, fulfilling a hope of many in Australia, where the Cardiff native played throughout his youth. Walker was selected by Washington 89th overall and will head back to play in Hershey for the Bears this fall, the AHL affiliate of...

August 4th, 2014 In Washington Capitals 0 comments

Following the abysmal playoff-push the Capitals had in 2014, just 9 wins in 21 games, the Capitals decided to fire coach Adam Oates and elected not to bring back General Manager George McPhee. Oates was considered by many to be too weak on his players, and it was reflected come game time. The Wrong System. In his first season as Capitals...

July 28th, 2014 In College Hockey, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The Pegula Ice Arena is going to be an attraction for college hockey recruits and fans at Pennsylvania State University as the Nittany Lions look to build off their first year in their new home. The 90 million dollar facility donated by Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula features many amenities for the team’s hockey players and staff including a...

July 25th, 2014 In Washington Capitals 0 comments

More than a year has passed since the Washington Capitals drafted six players in the 2013 NHL Draft. Andre Burakovsky, Madison Bowey, Zach Sanford, Blake Heinrich, Brian Pinho, and Tyler Lewington are all at different stages in their developments, with the majority expected to continue playing in the junior leagues. All took part in Capitals...

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