Via Pro Hockey Talk, love the toughness Aaron Volpatti brings to the Washington Capitals but, when you drop the gloves, you gotta win the fight. Related articles Aaron Volpatti claimed on waivers by Capitals (sbnation.com) Canucks lose depth forward Volpatti on waivers (blogs.vancouversun.com)
Click this link to read a great interview with new Washington Capitals Coach Adam Oates on CSN Washington’s Capitals Talk.
This is very good news. The Washington Capitals lock up their young stud blue liner John Carlson for the next few years.
Exit question: Was he trying to look like Brooks Laich?
An interesting take and Mr. McKenzie seems to agree with George McPhee to not expect a decision soon on the next coach. I agree with Mr. McKenzie that it's got to be someone that brings some offense back to Washington while keeping the accountability & defensive focus. Great analysis via Pro Hockey Talk
The New York Post thinks the New York Rangers have already won their Stanley Cup series against the Washington Capitals. This headline comes after the Caps beat the Rangers in game 6 to even the series at 3-3. Go Caps! (Image via Russian Machine Never Breaks & Bruce Arthur)
Down 3-2 in the series, it is win or go home tonight. The Washington Capitals will need plays like this from Niklas Backstrom to win. Pro Hockey Talk has more on the Peter Forsberg comparisons.