August 23, 2019

Building a lineup out of the Caps’ castaways

Mike Ribeiro addressing media during Washington Capitals Development Camp Day 6 Scrimmage at Kettler,  7/14/2012. (Cheryl Nichols/District Sports Page)

Mike Ribeiro addressing media during Washington Capitals Development Camp Day 6 Scrimmage at Kettler, 7/14/2012. (Cheryl Nichols/District Sports Page)

After seeing Filip Forsberg and Mike Ribeiro torch the Washington Capitals last Saturday, fans in the Verizon Center were left wondering, what if?

What if former general manager George McPhee had held onto the team’s top prospect in Forsberg and found a way to re-sign Ribeiro? Would those players be producing at the rate they are now for the Nashville Predators? How much better would a Caps’ team that lacks secondary scoring look with Forsberg’s 59 points and Ribeiro’s 60?

Those are the questions that will keep fans up at night. [Read more…]

PHOTOS: Caps Fan Flames; Green Returns

Here are a few photographs from pre-game warmups and Calgary Flames v. Washington Capitals game on Jan. 3 at Verizon Center. Caps won 3-1 (Game 38 Re-Cap). Former Capitals Scott Hannan and Brendan Morrison returned to DC wearing Flames sweaters. Mike Green played in his first game since Nov. 11. All photos taken by Cheryl Nichols (@cnichols14). [Read more…]

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