DC Sports Bog: Caps


Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 09/17/2012

John Carlson, Brooks Laich fashion features

These two Caps may have found a lockout hobby.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:51 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Brooks Laich, John Carlson

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 09/14/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII’s neighbors call him a ‘very good neighbor’

Perhaps we may be a little too eager to find out what RGIII is all about.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:42 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Fred Smoot

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Morning pixels: The anti-Griffining movement

A rebel group is forming to fight the “Griffining” sensation.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:57 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Bradley Beal, John Wall, Trevor Booker

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 09/06/2012

ESPN the Magazine says Wizards have worst fan relations in major pro sports

For the 11 billionth year in a row, D.C. sports franchises don’t fare too well in ESPN’s Ultimate Franchise rankings.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:12 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  ESPN, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Alex Ovechkin gets a battle-ready haircut

The Caps star is heading into NHL labor negotiations with an aerodynamic look.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:20 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Morning pixels: Redskins bubble guys speak out

For some of the players trying to make the Redskins’ final roster, it’s going to be a long two days.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:46 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Caps, College Football, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Brandon Banks, Anthony Armstrong, Dezmon Briscoe, Aldrick Robinson, Doug Worthington, Roy Helu, Evan Royster, Kirk Cousins, Rex Grossman, Davey Johnson, John Carlson, Bryce Harper, Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Brooks Laich is D.C.’s longest-tenured pro athlete

With Chris Cooley’s release, the Caps winger joins Ryan Zimmerman, Santana Moss and Alex Ovechkin atop the list of Washington veterans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:19 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Brooks Laich, Chris Cooley, Ryan Zimmerman, Santana Moss

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Alex Ovechkin at the U.S. Open

Caps captain continues his summer of tennis love by joining his girlfriend in Flushing Meadows.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:11 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Maria Kirilenko

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 08/08/2012

Joel Ward on awkward hernia moments and getting a call from the FBI

Put the kids to bed before hitting play on this one.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:03 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Joel Ward

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Alex Ovechkin goes nuts after Maria Kirilenko’s bronze medal win

Tweets from Ovi in London suggest that Moscow is in for one big party.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:32 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Olympics | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Alex Ovechkin with Kobe Bryant, Serena Williams at Olympics

Clearly Ovi is having the time of his life in London.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:57 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Olympics | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Morning pixels: Got a question?

We’re introducing a super fun new Sports Bog feature.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:19 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Mystics | Tags:  Jayson Werth, Bryce Harper, John Wall

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Ovi addresses engagement rumors

Alex Ovechkin is asked to explain after a picture showed girlfriend Maria Kirilenko wearing a ring.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:17 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Morning pixels: Nats set July attendance mark

Having settled in first place for weeks, the Nats are now setting franchise attendance marks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:13 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Nationals Park, Ryan Zimmerman, Bryce Harper, Alex Ovechkin, Mike Shanahan, Kirk Cousins

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 07/27/2012

Morning pixels: Redskins open camp

The first day of camp was full of fans, heat, and some football.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:18 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Olympics | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, DeAngelo Hall, Chris Cooley, Adam Carriker, Alexander Semin, Davey Johnson

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 07/20/2012

Alex Ovechkin’s ‘My Wish’ segment

The Caps star gave a 16-year-old with lymphoma a trip to remember.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:05 AM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 07/20/2012

Morning pixels: Ted Leonsis offers some explanations

An in depth Q&A with Ted Leonsis gets some pretty detailed answers about the current state of his teams.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:28 AM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Caps, Redskins, Wizards, Olympics | Tags:  Redskins, Ted Leonsis, Davey Johnson, Gio Gonzalez, Andray Blatche, Nick Young, JaVale McGee

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Ted Leonsis explains why he’s giving up e-mail

Famously accessible Caps and Wizards owner is unplugging his public e-mail accounts.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:45 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 07/05/2012

Alex Ovechkin practices with Maria Kirilenko at Wimbledon

Caps superstar takes to the grass with his famous girlfriend in England.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:45 AM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Tennis | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Maria Kirilenko, Wimbledon

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 07/03/2012

Morning pixels: Tim Kurkjian says Nats are NL favorites

ESPN analyst tells ESPN 980 that Washington’s baseball team is currently the National League team to beat.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:25 AM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Tim Kurkjian, ESPN 980, Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez, Jordan Zimmermann

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Alex Ovechkin plays tennis at Wimbledon

The Caps star displays a terrible backhand.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:35 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Morning pixels: Nats and Orioles push the Beltway Ballot

Two local baseball clubs team up to push their players for the final All-Star game berths.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:11 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Orioles, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Jason Hammel, Peter Angelos, Alex Semin, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 06/28/2012

Caps draft pick Filip Forsberg sings ABBA

If you’ve ever wanted to hear a 17-year-old hockey player sing ‘Dancing Queen,’ you will be happy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:30 PM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Filip Forsberg

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 06/27/2012

When Tony Kornheiser told Adam Oates to get out

One-time Washington Post columnist was not amused by the wrangling when the new Caps coach was a player in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:09 PM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Adam Oates, Tony Kornheiser, George McPhee

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 06/27/2012

Morning pixels: The Nats’ Rally Napkin is born

Another meme is born out of the Nats Season of Fun.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:44 AM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 06/26/2012

Adam Oates’s Caps commercial

There’s something about the Caps new coach that makes him the perfect commercial ladies man.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:15 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Adam Oates, Olie Kolzig

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 06/26/2012

Adam Oates was a high school punk

Leather jackets, dyed hair, pumping gas: that was your new Caps coach at age 19.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:45 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Adam Oates, Rachel Nichols

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 06/26/2012

When Adam Oates was traded to Washington

Now the Caps coach, he once shared space on the front of the Sports section with relics, like, uh, Juwan Howard.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:05 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Adam Oates, Peter Angelos, Juwan Howard

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 06/26/2012

Adam Oates and his steamy NHL commercial

The Caps’ new coach plays a pick up artist in this charming commercial from the early 1990s.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:53 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Adam Oates

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 06/26/2012

Washingtonian readers vote Alex Ovechkin worst local athlete

Deranged bath-salts-addicted readership puts Alex Ovechkin just below Andray Blatche, which is in­cred­ibly, mindlessly stupid.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:39 AM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 06/26/2012

Morning pixels: ‘Bryce Harper madness’ at ESPN

Former WRC sports anchor Lindsay Czarniak says Harper is currently generating more Bristol buzz than RGIII.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:15 AM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Bryce Harper, Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Alex Ovechkin, Stephen Strasburg, Lindsay Czarniak

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 06/21/2012

The D.C. Council hearing on Verizon Center signage

More than three hours of hearings included Ted Leonsis on his teams, and a Caps fan who loves espresso.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:45 AM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Verizon Center, D.C. Council, Ronald Moten

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 06/20/2012

Morning pixels: Joe Maddon crafts another Nats phrase

In a season of Nats memes, the Rays skipper adds another one to the list during a post-game rant.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:20 AM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats | Tags:  Joe Maddon, Joel Peralta, Davey Johnson, Conan O'Brien, Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 06/19/2012

Morning pixels: The origins of the ‘clown question’ phrase

Bryce Harper’s older brother, a Nats farmhand, reveals the etymology of his younger brother’s most famous phrase.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:10 AM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Caps, Redskins | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Bryan Harper, Drew Storen, Gio Gonzalez, Wale, Jesus Flores, Dan Snyder, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 06/14/2012

Verizon Center seeking pixels upgrade

With the outside screens at D.C.’s arena looking like relics from the ‘90s, Ted Leonsis pushes for an upgrade.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:56 PM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards | Tags:  Verizon Center, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 06/07/2012

Mike Knuble pays tribute to his fan club

One of the all-time good guys leaves town, but not before giving thanks to his rabid fans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:11 PM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Mike Knuble

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 06/07/2012

Morning pixels: Leonsis responds to being called ‘cheap’

Leonsis responds and saying goodbye to Mike Knuble.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:08 AM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Mystics, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Redskins, Wizards, Capitals, Caps, Nationals, Nats, Dan Dnyder, Ted Leonsis, Mike Wise, Mike Knuble, Mystics, Matee Ajavon, Natasha Lacey

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 06/05/2012

Here’s Caps super fan Pat Sajak cheering for the Kings

One of the most famous Caps fans was at Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals in a Kings jacket.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:23 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Pat Sajak

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Tarik El-Bashir leaving The Post

Longtime Caps and Georgetown writer will join Comcast SportsNet to cover the Redskins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:21 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins | Tags:  Tarik El-Bashir

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Alex Ovechkin and Vladi­mir Putin

Ovi finally got some face time with the Russian leader.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:48 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Caps, Capitals, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Morning pixels: Bryce Harper is baseball’s fastest home run trotter

Here’s old-school for ya: the Nats’ phenom has three of MLB’s nine fastest home run trots this season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:08 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Alex Ovechkin, John Wall, Steve McCatty, Thomas Boswell

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 05/21/2012

Morning pixels: Cole Hamels changes his story

Once upon a time, the Phillies pitcher hit Bryce Harper because of old-school baseball. Now, it was an accident.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:24 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats | Tags:  Cole Hamels, Bryce Harper, Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Mike Rizzo, Thomas Boswell

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 05/16/2012

Morning pixels: Robert Griffin III will appear on The Tonight Show

Not many D.C. athletes of recent vintage have risen to Tonight Show levels. RGIII is already there.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:57 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Jay Leno, Hugh Laurie, Davey Johnson, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 05/16/2012

Dale Hunter gets a standing ovation at Front Page

Caps ex-coach makes a visit to a local eatery, and leaves to cheers, possibly for the last time. Not to be morbid.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:21 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Dale Hunter, Jim Riggleman, Jim Johnson

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Morning pixels: Do the Caps need to be entertaining?

Should the Caps consider entertainment value in hiring their next coach? At least one expert says yes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:41 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Bob McKenzie, Dale Hunter, George McPhee, JaVale McGee

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Caps playoff exit, by the numbers

If you have an option to go drink a gallon of bleach instead of reading this, I’d take the option. Otherwise, battle on.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:53 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 05/14/2012

Morning pixels: That was a bad weekend

The whole optimistic ‘D.C. Spring’ thing hit a speed bump over the weekend. And then the speed bump hit back.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:46 AM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Henry Rodriguez, Bryce Harper, Joey Votto, Nick Young, George McPhee

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 05/12/2012

Craig Laughlin asks the Caps to win Game 7

Caps color analyst plays Adrian to the Caps’ Rocky, asking for a Game 7 victory.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:26 PM ET, 05/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Craig Laughlin, Mike Wise

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 05/11/2012

Caps fans have Game 6 baby, name him Braden

Ok, ok, ok, it was just a happy coincidence. But this is still a pretty awesome story.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:07 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 05/11/2012

Morning pixels: Lets talk about moms

A Mother’s Day story, Brooks Laich on the New York Post headline and a John Wall chair.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:24 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, John Wall, Brooks Laich, Matt Hendricks, Rick Ankiel

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 05/11/2012

Braden Holtby’s mom is a recording artist

If Tami Holtby wasn’t already a big enough star in Washington, here’s her album cover. Someone get it autographed.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:48 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Braden Holtby, Tami Holtby

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Jason Chimera’s goal face on A1 of The Post

Obama? Sort of a big deal. Chimmer? Huge, huge, huge deal.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:03 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Jason Chimera, Barack Obama, Karl Alzner, Alexander Semin

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Alzner says Caps can turn the page quicker with Dale Hunter

Caps defenseman says the coach spends less time dwelling on losses than Bruce Boudreau did.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:31 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 05/10/2012

New York Post sends Caps ‘home for summer’

This unfortunate New York Post headline is either poorly worded or in­cred­ibly premature.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:17 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Caps | Tags:  Caps

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 05/10/2012

D.C. athletes supporting the Caps

As the D.C. Spring continues to blossom, more than a dozen non-hockey playing athletes get into the NHL playoffs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:48 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, D.C. United, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Robert Griffin III, Brian Orakpo, Graham Gano

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 05/10/2012

Morning pixels: Ovi’s 15 minutes of fun

Ovi did more in 15 minutes last night than most of us do all day.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:11 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Mystics | Tags:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Mystics, Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Davey Johnson, Lamont Peterson, Natasha Lacy, Lorenzo Alexander

Posted at 11:55 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Alex Ovechkin shoots while sitting down

Alex Ovechkin’s goal against the Rangers in Game 6 was plenty impressive. His shot attempt while spinning on the ground was even better.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:55 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 11:22 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Braden Holtby, his mom, and big-game Zen

As Caps fans freak out across the region, their big-game goalie is just kind of chill.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:22 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Braden Holtby

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 05/09/2012

Morning pixels: Talking about beanball is not OK

Who is really old-school, America’s most beautiful city and what to do if you see a dinosaur in the woods.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:23 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats | Tags:  Nationals, Capitals, Bryce Harper, Brooks Laich

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 05/08/2012

Morning pixels: Worst loss in Caps history?

At least a few longtime Caps fans put Monday night’s disaster near the top of the list.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:58 AM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Nats | Tags:  Joel Ward, Robert Griffin III, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Barry Melrose picks Caps to win the Eastern Conference

Once a skeptic, the ESPN analyst now has Washington beating New York and New Jersey to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:55 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Barry Melrose

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 05/07/2012

Video of Mike Green’s game 4 game winner

This is how the Caps’ game-winning goal looked and sounded, from a few rows behind the glass.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:49 AM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Mike Green

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 05/07/2012

Morning pixels: Natitude takes over

For most of a three-day weekend, the Nats’ marketing slogan was an inescapable buzzword. That’s a marketing win.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:47 AM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Bryce Harper, Dale Hunter, Robert Griffin III, Cole Hamels, Bryce Harper

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Metro will bill the Caps for overtime

Thanks to an agreement with the Caps, Metro will bill the team for a portion of what it cost to run late service for fans.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:48 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Caps

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 05/03/2012

The Georgetown Caps inflatable

Here’s the story behind that giant 20-foot Caps player who’s been hanging out in Georgetown for three weeks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:58 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Alan May takes on Pierre McGuire and Barry Melrose

Comcast SportsNet analyst tells ESPN 980 that ‘a lot of people make things up just so they’ve got something to talk about.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:59 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Dale Hunter, Barry Melrose, Pierre McGuire, Alan May

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Lorenzo Alexander, Kedric Golston talk Caps

Two of the Redskins’ defensive stalwarts prove they aren’t just casual hockey fans.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:45 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins | Tags:  Redskins, Caps, Lorenzon Alexander, Kedric Golston

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Morning pixels: Mike Green, Trevor Booker ranked ‘hot’

Walk-off home runs, triple overtime and Karl Alzner’s mischievous pups.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:37 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Orioles, Wizards, Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Nats, Caps, Mike Green, Trevor Booker, Ian Desmond, Bryce Harper, Orioles, John Wall

Posted at 12:50 AM ET, 05/03/2012

The Caps’ triple OT loss and bouncing back

Some fans felt despondent after the Caps fell to the Rangers early Thursday morning. The players, with any luck, did not.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:50 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Mike Knuble

Posted at 12:27 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Caps fans answer Rangers crowd with ‘Ovi’ chant

After Rangers fans heckled Alex Ovechkin at the 8-minute mark of periods in New York, the Verizon Center crowd answered in kind.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:27 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Verizon Center

Posted at 11:29 PM ET, 05/02/2012

Braden Holtby’s mom reacts to close calls in overtime

Watching your goalie son star in the NHL playoffs is clearly a stressful way to spend an evening in Washington.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:29 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Capitals, Braden Holtby

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 05/02/2012

Drew Storen puts Twitter handle on baseball glove

Nats closer’s father tweets a picture of a baseball glove with his son’s Twitter handle, @DrewStoren.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:07 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats | Tags:  Drew Storen, Twitter, Karl Alzner

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Morning pixels: Redskins to preview Nike alternates next week

Uniform nerds will get a first peek at the Redskins’ 80th anniversary alternate duds at a private reception .

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:13 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nene

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 05/01/2012

Alex Ovechkin can’t hear the Madison Square Garden crowd

A year after Bruce Boudreau said the MSG fans weren’t that loud, Alex Ovechkin tells them he cannot hear their voices.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:59 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 05/01/2012

Morning pixels: Ovi’s time on ice

Even in a win, Ovi’s lack of playing time is the story of the night.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:03 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Terps, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, Nationals, Wizards, Redskins

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 04/30/2012

Morning pixels: NFL draft ratings in D.C.

Coverage of the NFL Draft’s first night on ESPN and the NFL Network out-paced coverage of the Caps’ Game 7 win in Boston.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Josh LeRibeus, Comcast SportsNet, Bryce Harper, John Wall, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 04/27/2012

Joel Ward on racial comments and his game winner

Caps winger tells WTOP he’s just upset the furor over racist comments detracted attention from Braden Holtby.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:32 AM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Joel Ward, Braden Holtby, WTOP

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 04/26/2012

Caps-Bruins sets Comcast SportsNet ratings record

Wednesday night’s Game 7 was the second-highest rated Caps game in CSN Mid-Atlantic history.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:06 PM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Comcast SportsNet

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 04/26/2012

Morning pixels: Thomas Boswell, D.C. sports fan

Of all the awesome things that happened Wednesday night, Boz’s performance on Twitter was close to the top.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:21 PM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Thomas Boswell, Alex Ovechkin, Joel Ward, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 04/26/2012

ESPN anchor imitates John Walton's overtime call

SportsCenter's Neil Everett pays tribute to the amazing all of Joel Ward’s overtime Game 7 goal.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:39 AM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  John Walton, Joel Ward, Neil Everett

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 04/26/2012

Caps-Bruins newspaper front pages, in Boston and D.C.

Here’s how the papers in two cities covered the end of one playoff series.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 04/26/2012

The line to get into the NFL draft

Fans began lining up more than 24 hours before the event will actually begin. Some cheered for the Caps.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:57 AM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins

Posted at 12:23 AM ET, 04/26/2012

Fans unleash racial garbage at Joel Ward

Caps winger scores the biggest goal of the season for his team, then is showered with utter trash on the Internet.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:23 AM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Joel Ward

Posted at 11:54 PM ET, 04/25/2012

24 hours of greatness for Washington sports

Remember this week, sports fans. In a region cursed by years of mediocrity, this week was a good one.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:54 PM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Joel Ward

Posted at 11:07 PM ET, 04/25/2012

Listen to audio of Joel Ward’s game winner

John Walton’s radio call was half-deranged on Wednesday night. It sort of captured the mood of Washington.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:07 PM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Joel Ward, John Walton

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 04/25/2012

Robert Griffin III on John Wall and Stephen Strasburg

Future Redskins franchise quarterback is already about the best spokesman D.C. sports has.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:36 PM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, John Wall, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 04/25/2012

Morning pixels: Boston fans love Mike Wise

Fans of both the Bruins and the Caps think Wise’s woe-is-me Game 7 column was a disaster.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:20 AM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Mike Wise, Ted Leonsis, Robert Griffin III, Davey Johnson

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Caps-Bruins Game 6 sets ratings record

Overtime loss to Boston on a rainy Sunday afternoon was the most watched NHL game in Washington during the Ovechkin Era.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:12 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 04/23/2012

John Wall at the Caps game

Wizards star posed for photos with fans wearing a Caps t-shirt and a red hoodie.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:58 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards | Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 04/23/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII trolls Todd McShay

Future Redskins quarterback has not forgotten the draft experts who thought he should be an NFL wide receiver.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:53 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, D.C. United, Wizards | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Todd McShay, Niles Paul, Chris Pontius, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 08:04 AM ET, 04/23/2012

Caps fan agony on A1

The Post puts on image on the front page that captures how many longtime D.C. hockey fans are feeling right now.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:04 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 07:56 PM ET, 04/22/2012

Wizards, Redskins, Nats players show up to support Caps at Game 6 vs. Bruins

It’s nice when D.C. athletes all support each other, isn’t it?

By Sarah Kogod  |  07:56 PM ET, 04/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Wizards, Redskins | Tags:  Caps, Nats, Wizards, Redskins, John Wall, Drew Storen, Jordan Crawford, Trevor Booker, Lorenzo Alexander

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 04/22/2012

Boston media didn’t like Game 5 officiating

Objective Boston sports media objectively says the Game 5 officiating was lame.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:44 AM ET, 04/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Nicklas Backstrom, Troy Brouwer, Benoit Pouliot

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 04/22/2012

Troy Brouwer’s game-winning goal

Caps winger scores in the final two minutes, causing John Walton to scream and a Boston fan to gesture rudely.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:36 AM ET, 04/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Troy Brouwer, John Walton

Posted at 03:59 AM ET, 04/22/2012

Wizards, Caps and Nats all win

For only the second time in recorded history, D.C. gets pro hoops, baseball and basketball wins on the same calendar day.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:59 AM ET, 04/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Ryan Zimmerman, Jeff Halpern, Gilbert Arenas

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 04/20/2012

Morning pixels: Robert Griffin III is ‘selfish’

An anonymous scout from an anonymous report anonymously claims that RGIII doesn’t treat people well.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:21 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Redskins, Nationals, Caps, Robert Griffin III, Wizards

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 04/19/2012

Caps-Bruins ratings through three games

Lots of Washingtonians are watching this playoff series, but it hasn’t set any records yet.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:53 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 04/19/2012

Matt Hendricks says the Bruins are targeting Backstrom’s head

Caps forward says he’s seen Backstrom’s helmet ripped off three or four times in the first three games against Boston.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:04 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Nicklas Backstrom, Dale Hunter, Claude Julien, Matt Hendricks

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 04/19/2012

Caps take pictures with dogs, raise $31,000 for charity

A calendar of pics with Caps players and dogs raised money for the Washington Animal Rescue League.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:02 AM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Capitals, Karl Alzner, Troy Brouwer, Jeff Schultz

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 04/19/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII’s socks

In case you didn’t know the back story, here’s ESPN the Magazine, explaining RGIII’s socks obsession.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:58 AM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Nats | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Zdeno Chara, Luke Russert, Nicklas Backstrom, Jordan Crawford

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 04/18/2012

Cam Neely says Bruins not targeting Backstrom’s head

Bruins president also describes Backstrom’s end-of-game crosscheck as ‘pretty nasty.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:03 PM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Cam Neely, Dale Hunter, Claude Julien, Nicklas Backstrom, Brad Marchand

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Morning pixels: The rare D.C. sports trifecta

No matter where you look, there is little to disappoint you in D.C. sports right now. Enjoy it.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:14 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Orioles, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Nats, Caps, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Were the Bruins offsides on game-winning goal?

Hey, if we’re all gonna complain about the officiating, might as well dredge up a different point about Game 3.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alan May, leading edge

Posted at 10:46 PM ET, 04/17/2012

Gio Gonzalez wears a Caps shirt in postgame

After another brilliant start, the Nats’ likeable starter shows up in Caps gear and talks Stanley Cup playoffs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:46 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats | Tags:  Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 04/17/2012

Video of Obama heads and Tim Thomas

Our friends at Russian Machine Never Breaks make it big with this segment from the Canadian Caps broadcast.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:00 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Caps | Tags:  Tim Thomas, Barack Obama

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 04/17/2012

The Redskins hit stick at a Caps game

Redskins captain Lorenzo Alexander almost brought the hit stick inside Verizon Center. Maybe next time he should.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:01 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Caps | Tags:  Lorenzo Alexander

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 04/17/2012

Morning pixels: Is Strasmas over?

Pitching for a first-place team on a gorgeous night in his home debut, the phenom can't draw a crowd. Is it all over?

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:17 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Beer and Cheese, Redskins, Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Nats Park, Milan Lucic, Karl Alzner, Brian Orakpo, Rick Ankiel

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 04/17/2012

Brad Marchand diving video

As bad feelings intensify in the Caps-Bruins series, one Boston player decides to take a couple dramatic spills.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:52 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Brad Marchand

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 04/17/2012

John Kerry poses with giant Obama head

Bring a giant Obama head to a Caps game, and pose for photos with a former Presidential candidate.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:21 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  John Kerry, Tim Thomas, Barack Obama

Posted at 08:37 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Meet Elvichkin

Circus atmosphere at Verizon Center gets even wackier with a Caps fan dressed like Elvis.

By Ben Sumner  |  08:37 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Elvechkin

Posted at 08:16 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Caps fans taunting Tim Thomas with Obama signs

As promised, Verizon Center was filled Monday night with pictures of the president aimed at the Bruins’ goalie.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:16 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Barack Obama, Tim Thomas

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Caps fan has giant Obama head for Tim Thomas

Small posters and masks are fine, but Brian Murphy is taking Tim Thomas trolling to the next level.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:12 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Tim Thomas, Barack Obama, Homer McFanboy

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Caps fans prepare to troll Tim Thomas with Obama heads

The President is yet to attend a Caps home game, but his head will be there in proxy Monday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:13 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Tim Thomas, Barack Obama

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Morning pixels: Ovechkin praise

For what feels like the first time in a long time, a non-local voice is heaping praise on Alex Ovechkin.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:16 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, DeAngelo Hall, Kristina Akra, Braden Holtby, Jordan Crawford, Edwin Jackson

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 04/15/2012

Audio of Nicklas Backstrom’s overtime game winner

John Walton on the Caps Radio Network was fairly animated when the Caps beat the Bruins on Saturday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:17 AM ET, 04/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 08:18 PM ET, 04/14/2012

Inflatable Caps player in Georgetown

Someone blew up a giant, mondo Washington Capitals balloon in Georgetown before Game 2.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:18 PM ET, 04/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 04/13/2012

Morning pixels: Teddy loses again

MORNING PIXELS | Everything was great about Nats opening day, except ...

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:10 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Jayson Werth, Teddy Roosevelt, Mark Lerner, John Popper, Ernie Grunfeld, Gio Gonzalez, Danny Rouhier, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Barry Melrose: Alex Ovechkin is no longer one of the world’s best players

ESPN analyst says the Caps can’t be compared to the NHL’s elite teams like Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:35 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Barry Melrose, Zdeno Chara

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Michael Jenkins interviews Slapshot

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:15 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Michael Jenkins, Tim Thomas, Slapshot

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Morning pixels: Nationals Home Opener

The Nationals open at home, the Caps start the playoff on the road and it’s National Grilled Cheese Day.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:05 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Terps, Wizards, Redskins | Tags:  Wizards, Nationals, Drew Storen, Redskins, RGIII, Maryland, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 04/11/2012

Brooks Laich makes no Bruins guarantees

A week after causing headlines by saying the Caps would make the playoffs, the Caps forward keeps it cool.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:43 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Brooks Laich, John Walton, Mike Vogel

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 04/10/2012

Behind the Caps’ playoff-opening videos

With the Caps in the playoffs for the fifth consecutive year, which guarantees them at least two home games, it’s time to shine for the game entertainment crew.

By Ben Sumner  |  01:12 PM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 04/10/2012

ESPN 980’s Chris Russell says Crosby's five times better than Ovechkin

Redskins reporter also writes on Twitter that Crosby was twice as good as Ovechkin in his prime

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:39 AM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Sidney Crosby, Chris Russell

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 04/10/2012

Everyone thinks the Bruins will beat the Caps

Experts almost unanimously believe that Boston won’t have much trouble with Washington in the first round of the playoffs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:29 AM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 04/10/2012

Morning pixels: Beating MJ is sweet victory

A priceless win for the Wizards, a big loss for the Nats and an awkward Masters moment.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:58 AM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Redskins, Caps, Nats, Wizards, Alex Ovechkin, Drew Storen, RGIII

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 04/09/2012

Obama does pushups; D.C. athletes represent at Easter Egg Roll

Redskins and mascots and Caps, oh my!

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:57 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 04/09/2012

John Carlson does not like how the Hunger Games ended

Karl Alzner and John Carlson give a peek at what it’s like to be road roommates.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:26 AM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Caps, John Carlson, Karl Alzner

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 04/09/2012

Morning pixels: Dale Hunter and Boston

Caps boss was at the center of one of the most contentious postseason battles involving Washington and Boston.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:28 AM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Dale Hunter, Mike Milbury, Jayson Werth, Ted Leonsis, Patrick Holloway, Ryan Kerrigan, Jonathan Tsipis

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 04/06/2012

Caps in photos: Bohlieve shirt, keys to victory and Ovechkin’s dad

It looks like “Believe” might be the best way to think about the postseason.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:52 PM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Capitals, Natty Boh

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 04/06/2012

Confused Caps fan wears a Pens hat

It take a lot of courage for a Caps fan to wear a Penquins hat.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:12 AM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Capitals, Penguins

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 04/06/2012

Caps fans party in the streets

The celebration after last night’s win was like Chinatown Mardis Gras.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:57 AM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Caps

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 04/06/2012

Morning pixels: Enjoy being a D.C. sports fan today

The pressure is off fans, if only for a moment.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:05 AM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Nationals, Capitals, Redskins, Wizards, Gregg Williams

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 04/04/2012

The Ovechkin-Andrew W.K. t-shirt

Here’s a close-up view of the t-shirt that wound up on stage during Sunday night’s Andrew W.K. show.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:58 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Andrew W.K., Craig Laughlin

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 04/04/2012

Brooks Laich says the Caps are making the playoffs

‘We’re not talking worst-case scenario,’ Caps forward tells 106.7 The Fan. ‘We’re making the playoffs.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:15 AM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Brooks Laich, Sports Junkies

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 04/04/2012

Morning pixels: Teddy lost again

For the 18 zillionth time in a row, Teddy Roosevelt lost the president’s race on Tuesday. Everyone just wants it to end.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:06 AM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Orioles | Tags:  Jayson Werth, Teddy Roosevelt, Mike Shanahan, Donovan McNabb, Kevin Seraphin, Danny Espinosa, Marion Barry, Jordan Crawford

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 04/03/2012

Roman Hamrlik is a trained chef

The Caps defenseman has a backup plan.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:24 PM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 04/03/2012

Craig Laughlin’s game notes

This is how the Caps’ color analyst prepares for every game he calls.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:31 AM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Craig Laughlin

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 04/03/2012

Morning pixels: New Redskins uniforms

Tuesday morning we’ll see the new Redskins uniforms, but some people think they’re these 2010 abominations.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:02 AM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Anthony Armstrong, Brian Orakpo, Bill Clinton, Chris Singleton, Adam Carriker

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 04/02/2012

Ovechkin shirt on stage during Andrew W.K. show

Rocker person displays a shirt with Ovechkin likeness on stage during his Sunday night 9:30 Club show.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:14 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Andrew W.K.

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 04/02/2012

Caps proposal gets heckled

At least one person did not approve of this proposal getting in the way of his hockey.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:19 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Caps, Proposals

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 04/02/2012

Craig Laughlin, his accent, his phrases, his Sharpies

Comcast SportsNet’s beloved color analyst was once told to dial back on the Canadian. He decided not to listen.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:00 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Media | Tags:  Craig Laughlin, Joe Beninati, Al Koken, Comcast SportsNet

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 04/02/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII hysteria continues

In case you missed it, RGIII was in Chantilly over the weekend, and Redskins fans turned out in force.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:55 AM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, JaVale McGee, Jayson Werth, Reed Doughty

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 03/30/2012

Raising Hope says ‘Let’s Go Caps’

The latest in a series of pro-Caps gestures on the Fox sit-com is perhaps the most blatant yet.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:54 PM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Raising Hope, Greg Garcia

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 03/30/2012

Morning pixels: A tale of two teams

A win, a loss, and some Busta Rhymes wordplay.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:56 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, D.C. United, Nats, Wizards, Terps | Tags:  Maryland, Wizards, Capitals, DC United

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 03/29/2012

The Eight with Alex Ovechkin

Where we learn a little more about the Great 8.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:13 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  The Ten, Alex Ovechkin, Capitals

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/29/2012

Morning pixels: A playoff drought

If the Caps don’t improve on their current ninth-place position, D.C. will have its longest pro sports playoff drought in nearly a decade.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, George Mason, Nats, Redskins, Redskins, Terps | Tags:  Shelvin Mack, Nick Young, John Wall, Randy Wittman, Davey Johnson, Jim Bowden, Randy Edsall, Michael Morse

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 03/28/2012

I told LaVar Arrington that Caps thing would happen

Here is a stunningly compelling video clip in which I warned LaVar Arrington the Caps could lose 5-0 to the Sabres

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:52 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Dale Hunter, LaVar Arrington, Dan Steinberg, Brooks Laich

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/28/2012

Morning pixels: Desperate times for Capitals

The Caps are in a bad way, former D.C. sports folks are making news and beware of geese.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Nats, Terps, Wizards | Tags:  Capitals, Wizards, Nationals, Redskins, Mike Shanahan, Morning Pixels, Terps

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Caps team picture, now with music

‘80s action music makes everything better

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:23 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Caps

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Did The Post spark Alex Ovechkin’s surge?

Since our large story on what was wrong with Ovechkin, nothing has been wrong with Ovechkin. Thank us later.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:01 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/27/2012

Morning pixels: Biggest game of the season

For what seems like the 20th time this month, the Caps are primed for a season-defining contest.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Terps | Tags:  Sam Cassell, Alex Ovechkin, Bruce Allen, John Lanan, Mike Florio, John Wall, Michael Phelps, Trevor Booker, Steve Buckhantz

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 03/26/2012

Braden Holtby’s car is in short-term parking

Caps goalie left his car in the daily lot in Harrisburg, but he won’t move it out of superstition.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:08 PM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Braden Holtby

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 03/26/2012

A LaVar Arrington Caps jersey

Continuing the long and proud tradition of ridiculous Caps jerseys, here’s one featuring a co-worker.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:26 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins | Tags:  LaVar Arrington

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Morning pixels: Welcome Sarah Kogod to the Bog

Introducing a new morning feature and Dan Steinberg’s new blogging partner.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Terps | Tags:  Sarah Kogod, Alex Ovechkin, Nene, Ted Leonsis, Pat Sajak, London Fletcher

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 03/22/2012

Lindsay Czarniak interviews Alex Ovechkin

Caps superstar tells ESPN anchor that he wants to be compared to Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and Wayne Gretzky.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:12 PM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Lindsay Czarniak

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Brooks Laich doesn’t want to talk about Sidney Crosby

When asked about the Pens’ captain’s assists, the Caps forward said “whatever”.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:05 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Capitals, Brooks Laich, Sidney Crosby

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Alex Ovechkin’s bracket is amazing

Caps superstar is still a superstar, but not at filling out NCAA tournament brackets.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:35 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Joel Ward

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 03/13/2012

D.C’s longest tenured athletes: Brooks Laich and Chris Cooley

With Mike Sellers cut from the Redskins, the longest-tenured athlete list has a new leader.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:37 AM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Chris Cooley, Brooks Laich, Alex Semin, Mike Sellers

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 03/09/2012

Chad Ochocinco wants to be friends with Alex Ovechkin

Score an overtime game-winning goal, get friend requests from washed-up NFL receivers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:20 PM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Chad Ochocinco, Alex Ovechkin, Evgeni Malkin

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 03/09/2012

Radio call of Alex Ovechkin’s overtime game winner

John Walton, doing the play-by-play, got rather excited when Alex Ovechkin beat the Lightning on Thursday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:26 AM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, John Walton

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 03/06/2012

Washington is actually America’s coaching graveyard, study confirms

USA Today analysis shows that D.C. coaches have the shortest tenure of any two-sport town in the country.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:01 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Flip Saunders, Bruce Boudreau, Dale Hunter, Jim Riggleman, Davey Johnson

Posted at 07:50 PM ET, 03/01/2012

Alex Ovechkin on a throne

Former local anchor and current ESPN host Lindsay Czarniak sent out these odd Ovechkin photos.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:50 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Lindsay Czarniak

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 03/01/2012

George McPhee on Alex Ovechkin’s weight

Caps GM says his superstar has dropped 18 pounds from his maximum weight.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:34 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  George McPhee, Dale Hunter, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 03/01/2012

Ted Leonsis has a rally poncho

Wizards and Caps owner isn’t above wearing a Mexican poncho to help his teams come back.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:19 AM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Seth Hurwitz, Zach Leonsis, Rally Poncho

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Rangers ask fans to Unleash the Fury

Yet another NHL Eastern Conference team is now using Tom Green to fire up fans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:18 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Tom Green, Unleash the Fury

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Kevin Payne: Only Ray Lewis can compare with De Rosario in local market

D.C. United president again argues that his team’s star is the most accomplished athlete in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:09 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, D.C. United | Tags:  Kevin Payne, Alex Ovechkin, Dwayne De Rosario, Ray Lewis

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Alex Ovechkin and a Stephen Bowen sandwich

Also, Mike Green in 9:30 Club ad, a banned Jan Vesely poster and Nick Young’s Swagy Swag.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:06 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Terps, Wizards | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Mike Green, Gary Williams, Stephen Bowen, Nick Young, JaVale McGee, Jan Vesely

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Most Caps season ticket prices to increase for fifth straight year

Owner Ted Leonsis announces the increase in an e-mail, although he says some prices will actually go down.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:32 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Ted Leonsis

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 02/15/2012

DirecTV adds CSN Plus in HD

All the major providers in the Washington and Baltimore television markets now offer both CSN channels in high definition.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:44 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Media, Wizards | Tags:  Comcast SportsNet

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 02/14/2012

What did Joel Rechlicz say to the Sharks?

Caps enforcer person earned 10 minutes for shouting on Monday night; Brooks Laich talks about it on Tuesday morning.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:48 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Joel Rechlicz, Dale Hunter

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Ted Leonsis on print media

Tough news for print media companies seems to be bringing the Caps and Wizards owner down. Be happy. You can do it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:32 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Media, Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 02/08/2012

A Caps mug on ‘Justified’

On the same night the D.C. hockey team scored a huge win to move back into first place, some swag showed up on the FX show.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:14 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 01/25/2012

Graphic disgusting images of Matt Hendricks’s ear

If you like stomach-turning pictures of gore and mutilation, keep reading.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:48 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 01/25/2012

Capitals introduce new hat trick promotion

On nights when the home team has a hat trick, fans can get 20 percent off headgear in the team store.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:42 AM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 01/19/2012

Mike Knuble keeps his Stanley Cup rings in a drawer

Caps veteran winger won’t put on his championship rings ‘until I play a role in winning it myself.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:33 PM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 01/19/2012

Steve Kolbe lands with Jacksonville Suns

Former longtime Caps play-by-play man scores a new job in minor-league baseball.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:40 PM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 01/18/2012

Capitals raise Eastern Conference regular season banners

On the one hand, it’s true, the Caps had the best record in the East two years in a row. On the other hand, blech.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:01 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 01/10/2012

Caps get Tebowed in L.A.

The Kings’ Jack Johnson does a Tebow, and Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin discuss.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:44 AM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 12/28/2011

Top 11 D.C. sports moments of 2011

When the highlight of the sporting calendar came on Jan. 1, you know it’s been a pretty depressing year.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:26 PM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, D.C. United, Nats, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 12/27/2011

A 2011 D.C. sports poem

WTOP’s Craig Heist and George Wallace recap yet another horrific year in local sports, but their version rhymes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:05 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Terps

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 12/27/2011

Washington sports, Christmas, 2011

This has been a bad year for Washington sports. End, 2011, end. Now.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:48 AM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 12/25/2011

A D.C. sports Christmas

Happy holidays from random D.C. athletes, complete with silly hats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:06 PM ET, 12/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 12/22/2011

John Carlson thinks he’s smart

The Capitals agree, their young defenseman thinks he’s the smartest player on the team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:02 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Wizards, Caps and Mystics delivering presents

The three Monumental teams got together on Monday to deliver presents around D.C., and it was fun.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:53 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Mystics, Wizards

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 12/14/2011

Referee hits Kimmo Timonen in Caps game

Stephen Walkom tried to help the Caps out with a leaping destruction of the Flyers defenseman on Tuesday, but it didn’t help.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:56 PM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Jayson Werth at Caps Flyers game

Current Nat and former Phillie showed up at a Caps-Flyers game, leading to some important questions.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:34 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Alex Ovechkin collides with Alexander Semin in slow motion

Caps two skilled Russian forwards had an awkward on-ice meeting during Tuesday night’s blowout loss.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:55 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Redskins nesting dolls in Moscow

Travel to the Izmailovsky Market, and you could buy a Santana Moss nesting doll, which is weird.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:44 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Dan Snyder is a Mitt Romney donor

Redskins owner and his wife have maxed out to Romney’s campaign, while Ted Leonsis has given to the Obama re-election effort.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:02 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 12/12/2011

Brooks Laich says Bruce Boudreau might be a hero one day

Caps forward says that in 10 years, Washington will have a new appreciation for its former hockey coach.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:22 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 12/12/2011

The Wizards, the Caps and the hard hat

Three years after the Caps turned a hard hat into a D.C. tradition, the Wizards are attempting to give it a go.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:44 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 12/12/2011

The Brooks Laich plush doll: To be or not to be?

Bleacher Creatures is considering making a stuffed version of the Caps forward, which is odd.

By Ben Sumner  |  10:38 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 12/02/2011

Leonsis: ‘Dale has his hands full’

Caps owner tells Comcast SportsNet that ‘I have to have culpability’ in the Caps’ shoddy start.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:44 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 12/01/2011

The Welcome Back Dale Hunter video

Here’s the video the Caps game entertainment folks ran during Dale Hunter’s first game as Caps coach.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:32 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Pittsburgh sports talk radio host on ‘Barbecue Bruce’

Stan Savran of ESPN 970 in Pittsburgh wonders if Boudreau should be in the ‘Jagoff Hall of Fame.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:01 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Tony Kornheiser on Bruce Boudreau’s firing

Former writer person and current radio and television talking person says Ovechkin got his coach fired.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:21 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Boudreau: Caps will eventually make it to Stanley Cup Finals

Ex coach tells 106.7 The Fan that ‘we give up on people too quickly sometimes,’ and that pundits shouldn’t give up on the Caps.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:22 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Olaf Kolzig on Bruce Boudreau and the Caps

Team’s associate goaltending coach says players ‘were waiting for the other shoe to drop’ for the past week or so.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:52 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Canadian MP salutes Dale Hunter

Ed Holder, from the House of Commons, says Hunter is ‘just one more example of a great Canadian export to help the United States.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:05 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Mike Shanahan on Bruce Boudreau’s firing

Current Redskins coach says former Caps coach ‘won’t be out of work for long.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:54 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins