Capitals News – Brooks Orpik Named to Player Development Department

Today the Washington Capitals named recently retired defenseman Brooks Orpik to the teams Player Development Department.   https://twitter.com/Capitals/status/1171054056695115781?s=20   Per the Capitals release, Orpik will assist and work with the organization's defensive prospects, primarily with the Hershey Bears of the AHL, in his new role. Per the release Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan had the … Continue reading Capitals News – Brooks Orpik Named to Player Development Department

Brooks Orpik Announces Retirement After 15 Seasons

Today Washington  Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik announced his retirement after playing for 15 seasons. https://twitter.com/Capitals/status/1143504415887962112?s=19   Orpik, who was drafted 18th overall in 2000 by the Pittsburgh Penguins, would spend the first 10 seasons of his career with the Penguins before signing with the Capitals on July 1st, 2014 to a five year contract. https://twitter.com/penguins/status/1143547480505589761?s=19Continue reading Brooks Orpik Announces Retirement After 15 Seasons

Game Recap – 1st Rd. Game 2 – Carolina Hurricanes v. Washington Capitals

Carolina Hurricanes v. Washington Capitals Capitals Lead 1-0   Game Recap: Going into Game Two the Washington Capitals need to have a much better start to their game, and generate some scoring opportunities. And that they did as they would play with a much better pace to their game, and would create some really good … Continue reading Game Recap – 1st Rd. Game 2 – Carolina Hurricanes v. Washington Capitals

Game Recap – 1/20/2019 – Washington Capitals v. Chicago Blackhawks

Washington Capitals (27-15-5 59pts) v. Chicago Blackhawks (16-24-9 41pts)   Game Recap: The Washington Capitals started the game strong as they drew an early penalty, but despite generating some really good opportunities the Capitals would not be able to capitalize on their first powerplay. But the Chicago Blackhawks would be able to weather the Capitals … Continue reading Game Recap – 1/20/2019 – Washington Capitals v. Chicago Blackhawks