Entries by Chris Silva

Capitals Continue To Torch League As Playoffs Loom

The Washington Capitals (37-15) are steaming toward the end of what has been a very successful hockey campaign so far, setting the pace for the rest of the league as the number one seed for most of the season. The coaching staff is leery however, keeping an eye on Metro division rivals, as the Caps […]

Caps Aim to Keep Fresh, Maintain Fast Start

A hockey season is an odyssey that starts in September with training camp and concludes in June when the Stanley Cup is hoisted by the last team standing. It’s a grind that chews up every player, to a certain degree, along the way. The Washington Capitals had the distinct pleasure of raising the Cup in […]

Gudas and Vrana Look to Help Lead Caps Back to the Cup

Last year’s Washington Capitals squad had a tough act to follow. The season prior, the team secured its first Stanley Cup championship under the tutelage of coach Barry Trotz. A glorious summer-long party ensued as the city embraced the festive atmosphere that came with ending a long-enduring drought. Trotz’s contract was up though, and when […]

Caps Finds Footing in Post-Championship Season

Alan May knows a thing or two about commitment after playing in the National Hockey League as a hard-nosed winger in a career that spanned several seasons. That’s why it’s been easy for him to notice a lack of intensity in the Washington Capitals during the early part of their 2018-2019 season. May, who played […]

Washington Capitals Focus On Youth As Key Veterans Depart

Following another early exit from the playoffs, the Washington Capitals are eager to get back to hockey and put the specter of last season behind them. To aid in that effort, a new team identity has been built that’s largely dependent on its young talent, following years of leaning heavily on a veteran-laden lineup. The […]

Caps Give Back to the Community

As hockey season nears the midseason mark and the holidays approach, it’s a great time for the NHL and Washingtonians alike to focus not only on points and team standings, but also on the charitable endeavors undertaken by its players. Year-round, the Washington Capitals are involved in foundations and youth-based programs structured to benefit those […]

The Caps’ New Addition: Caps Roster Deeper with Lars Eller On Board

The Washington Capitals were absolute world-beaters in 2015-2016. That is, at least during the regular season when they amassed a whopping 120 points to easily capture the Presidents’ Trophy. Individual awards included Barry Trotz winning the Jack Adams as best coach and Braden Holtby the Vezina as top goaltender. But once again, the fans’ hopes […]

Brengle Crushing It With The Kastles

Madison Brengle hopes her second season with the Washington Kastles can live up to her first. New to the squad last year, Brengle is now an integral part of a potent team that seeks to claim its sixth straight World Team Tennis (WTT) championship. Kastles Coach Murphy Jensen used Brengle extensively in both singles and […]

Midseason Report with Nate Schmidt

Something very special is happening with the Washington Capitals this season. The team has been on fire since its first game, and is on pace for an astounding 120 points or more by season’s end. While excited about the team’s prospects heading to the playoffs, the fan base has also reason to be leery after […]