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3 hrs ago | Philly.com
Defensemen Travis Sanheim and Shayne Gostisbehere showed exceptional poise with the puck. Sam Morin, another defenseman, threw his weight around and decisively won a fight, and goalie Anthony Stolarz, in his first game since off-season hip surgery, was solid in the net.
6 hrs ago | Capitals Outsider
As we celebrate the Capitals' 40th anniversary, let's take a moment to admire existing tokens used to commemorate previous 'milestones' on the calendar. Two decades ago, fans got nifty 20th anniversary pucks .
6 hrs ago | PennLive.com
Forward Kris Newbury joined the Hershey Bears on loan from the Philadelphia Flyers late last season and had 13 points in 17 games. He brings more than 700 games of pro hockey experience to the Washington Capitals/Hershey Bears organizations for the 2014-15 season.
6 hrs ago | Broad Street Buzz
Sep 16, 2013; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Philadelphia Flyers forward Scott Laughton watches a loose puck against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre. Philadelphia defeated Toronto 3-2 in an overtime shoot out.
10 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Neither of these goalies are Pheonix Copley, but we don't have a picture of Pheonix Copley, so how about one of Mitch Korn instead? As the joke around Kettler Capitals Iceplex goes, goaltending coach Steve Shields created someone in his own image, so out popped Pheonix Copley. One of the many pupils spread across the nation who learned from Mitch Korn, Shields had taught Copley at Michigan Tech, and before long Copley was passed down to the tree's root, who saw the similarities immediately.
14 hrs ago | Japers' Rink
Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Caps' prospects head to NJ to take on the future Flyers, almost all present and accounted for at KCI, Mitch Korn talks goalies and more. Barry Trotz isn't looking to change Alex Ovechkin 's game - he's just looking to tweak it, while letting him do what he does best.
January 25, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Anaheim Ducks and the Los Angeles Kings walk into the stadium before of the Stadium Series hockey game at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Kings will be part of an inside access documentary.
Five goalie camps down and two more ahead on another beloved summer circuit, Mitch Korn hopped from his equipment van outside the Ice Time Sports Complex with a throaty cold and an eager grin. The previous session in Connecticut had ended that afternoon, a Monday in late July, so the operation quickly rumbled toward this one-rink city, chosen because Korn's sister lives nearby and that means free laundry.
As he continues to heal from offseason wrist surgery, Dmitry Orlov returned to the ice at the team's practice facility Monday, skating with the veterans and warming up before departing into the locker room as they moved onto a more intense workout. The defenseman broke his left wrist while playing with Team Russia during its IIHF World Championships gold-medal run and had surgery May 22. The operation was performed by Dr. Charles Melone, a hand specialist whose clients have included stars from all major professional sports.
Counting down the days until the 2014-15 season with a look at the Caps' ability to shut down games when leading after two ...the number of wins earned by the Capitals in 2013-14 when leading after forty minutes, in 28 total attempts. The Caps' four losses when leading after two periods all came by way of overtime or the shootout, earning 52 of a possible 56 points in those situations .
Sep 27, 2013; Washington, DC, USA; Philadelphia Flyers center Scott Laughton skates with the puck against the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports "I think Ron has established a philosophy that is probably long overdue.
Nathan Walker, shown here during development camp, had a fun time back home in Australia after becoming the first of his country drafted into the NHL. The freshman season went smoothly enough for Caleb Herbert at Minnesota-Duluth.
JULY 7:Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz talks with the media at the Washington Capitals developmental camp at Kettler Capitals Iceplex July 7, 2014 in Arlington, VA. Wrapping up a third day of Capitals rookie camp, here are some leftover notes from earlier conversations with Coach Barry Trotz.
Apr 13, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; The Washington Capitals players wave to fans after their final game of the season against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Verizon Center. The Lightning won 1-0 in a shootout.
With less than a week to go until NHL teams open their main training camps for the 2014-15 season, the clock is now ticking for the unrestricted free agents who have yet to lock down their next jobs. Some players are scattering for Russia's KHL, the European leagues and the American minor leagues but the highest-level talent that remains is holding steady in North America - still looking for that NHL deal.
Mike Green came back to Washington married, honeymooning in the south of France, and arrived at Kettler Capitals Iceplex to find the rink buzzing with bodies. "It was a definitely a long summer," said Green, one of the later returnees during an offseason in which everyone seemed to report earlier than usual.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 03:21 pm
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