Caps Skid Accelerating FastMaybe Capitals coach Adam Oates’ job is even in jeopardy after five straight defeats and nine in the last 11 games.
Four Capitals Veterans Talk About Rookie Hazing within OrganizationFour current Caps' veterans - Joel Ward, Brooks Laich, Troy Brouwer and Karl Alzner - were asked about rookie hazing in hockey. Here are their responses, regarding the "traditions" involving rookies that take place within the Capitals locker room.
Joel Ward Had to Pick Up $8K Dinner Bill His Rookie SeasonJoel Ward of the Capitals talked about the culture of hazing as it relates to hockey, maintaining it's just small stuff like picking up pucks, and paying for one dinner bill a year, which serves as a team-building thing. And gave an anecdote about the hefty tab he had to pick up his rookie season.
Caps Fall to Blackhawks in OTAndrew Shaw knocked in a rebound at 1:47 of overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday night in the teams' preseason finale.
Martell Webster Applauds Jason Collins Then Rips His Jump ShotA tweet from Washington Wizards shooting guard Martell Webster to Jason Collins hammers home a point the heads of all major sports in America want to make: the games will go on.
Sports Junkies: Alzner Doesn't Blame Ward, High-Stick for Game 5 LossDefenseman Karl Alzner joined "The Sports Junkies" Wednesday to preview the crucial Game 6 matchup with the Caps and Rangers and also reflect to the demoralizing overtime loss in Madison Square Garden where Washington squandered a one goal lead with only 6.6 seconds remaining in the third peroid.
It's "Do Or Die" Tonight For The Capitals In Game SixArlington, VA-Alex Ovechkin called tonight's game a "do or die" as the Washington Capitals lives are on the line in a must-win game against the New York Rangers at Verizon Center.
LaVar & Dukes: Should Joel Ward Shoulder All The Blame For The Caps?Should Joel Ward be held solely responsible for the Washington Capitals' Game 5 collapse?

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