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30 min ago | Rink Royalty
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.
4 hrs ago | The Washington Post
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.
8 hrs ago | The Washington Post
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.
12 hrs ago | Japers' Rink
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 .
16 hrs ago | Broad Street Buzz
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.
The Caps are celebrating their 40th season this year with fun-filled special events and awesome promotions and giveaways. Thankfully, one of the two giveaways is a bobblehead of captain and face of the franchise, Alex Ovechkin .
The last Capitals free agent to re-sign with the organization, defenseman Cam Schilling returned to the team practice facility this week feeling relieved, with a big chance ahead. "I think anytime at camp, it's time for you to bring your game and show everybody what you have," he said.
Dmitry Orlov, shown here last season, recently returned to the ice to skate after undergoing wrist surgery. As the Washington Capitals continued their daily veterans skates on Thursday morning, in the winnowing days leading toward training camp, only a few bodies remained missing from the team's practice facility.
Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Rookie camp gets underway, the captain's back on ice, the NHL rolls out new rules and more. The crowded blueline, roles for Marcus Johansson and Eric Fehr , camp crushes and more in this week's Japers' Rink Mailbag.
The Washington Capitals are a team looking to return back to form after missing the playoffs for the first time in six seasons. A number of upgrades on a defense, a new coach and the return of a high-powered offense should help the Caps return to the postseason in 2014.
HBO will not broadcast "24/7" leading up to this season's Winter Classic, a spokesman for the network told The Canadian Press. Beginning in 2011, HBO's show went behind the scenes with the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals in the weeks before the game.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:41 pm
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