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Japers' Rink Oct 17, 2017
Capitals vs. Leafs Second Period Thread

Capitals vs. Leafs Second Period Thread

Toronto started fast but Braden Holtby and the Capitals were equal to the task. The score remains tied through twenty minutes of play. Second period ahead. Tweets from @JapersRink/tweet-tweeters
Defending Big D Oct 12, 2017
Sidney Crosby Should Hear From Department of Player Safety After Braden Holtby Hit

Sidney Crosby Should Hear From Department of Player Safety After Braden Holtby Hit

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ captain executed a hit that the Dallas Stars are familiar with. Sidney Crosby is the face of the NHL. He’s often the player featured in league advertising, his team is often featured on nationally televised games, and he’s one of the most elite hockey players in the game today. He should also be getting a call from the Department of Player Safety. Last night, when the Pittsburgh Penguins were on their way to a win over the Washington Capitals, Crosby came skating in and hit goaltender Braden Holtby as he handled the puck in the trapezoid behind the net. If...
Japers' Rink Oct 12, 2017
Thursday Caps Clips: Penned In

Thursday Caps Clips: Penned In

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Recapping Caps-Pens, Djoos breaks out in his debut and more. Your savory breakfast links: Recaps and other assorted musings on last night’s loss from us, Vogs, Monumental video (Trotz), NHL, WaPo, NBCSWA, NBC Sports, AP, NoVa Caps (with stats), RMNB, Tribune-Review, and Pensburgh. So about that hit by Sidney Crosby on Braden Holtby... [NBCSWA (with video)] It wasn’t the result the Caps wanted, but it had a silver lining, as rookie Christian Djoos scored a goal and an assist in his NHL debut. [The Score, FRS, NoVa Caps, Caps Outsider] Nathan...
Japers' Rink Oct 5, 2017
Capitals vs. Senators Second Period Thread

Capitals vs. Senators Second Period Thread

Second Period Thread HAPPY NEW SEASON, Y’ALL! The rip-roarin’ new 2017-2018 season got off to a fast-paced start in Ottawa! Senators defenseman Chris Wideman threw a “why not” shot from a sharp angle towards the cage, and it squirted through Braden Holtby’s armpit and into the net to give the Senators a 1-0 lead. Which led some folks to worry: Holtby picking up where he left off...— Japers' Rink (@JapersRink) October 6, 2017 But salvation came in the form of Lars Eller and Brett Connolly, who combined for a beautiful goal to tie it 1-1 at the break. Second period...
Japers' Rink Oct 5, 2017
Thursday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Senators Game Day

Thursday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Senators Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Welcome to another season. Your savory “first day of the season” breakfast links: Take the good (or bad) things the Caps do on the ice and turn them into money for those in need - welcome to our first pledge-o-rama! [Rink] Offseason departures have the Caps searching for players to fill in the gaps. [Rink] Alex Ovechkin and Braden Holtby are both within reach of some big, impressive milestones this season. [Rink] Previews of tonight’s season opener against the Sens from Vogs, Peerless, NoVa Caps, Ottawa Citizen, and Ottawa Sun, and be sure...
Japers' Rink Oct 4, 2017
Washington Capitals: Chasing Glory

Washington Capitals: Chasing Glory

As the 2017-18 season unfolds, Alex Ovechkin and Braden Holtby will be chasing rare personal milestones Hockey is a team sport, but like any other team sport, milestones and achievements of an individual nature are celebrated. Last season, the Washington Capitals celebrated a number of individual milestones. Brooks Orpik played in his 900th NHL game. Nicklas Backstrom recorded his 500th career assist and his 700th career point in addition to passing the 700-game mark. John Carlson played in his 500th career game. And of course, Alex Ovechkin reached the 1,000-point mark, the 84th player in...

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