November 27, 2014

Washington Capitals Practice Update & Audio for May 3: Oleksy talks puck to the face

Audio courtesy Sky Kerstein.

The Washington Capitals, still basking in the glow of their 3-1 win over the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, practiced at Kettler Capitals Iceplex Friday morning.

Steve Oleksy talked after practice more about the puck he took off his face than the beauty assist he had. “It seems like pucks and sticks are attracted to [my face],” Oleksy joked. “To be honest, it didn’t hurt when it happened. This morning there was a little more swelling. When I first woke up it was a little tough to talk, but it’s fine.”

For more practice audio, please click the links below.

05-03-13 Adam Oates Practice RAW

05-03-13 Alex Ovechkin Practice RAW

05-03-13 Nicklas Backstrom Practice RAW

05-03-13 Mike Green Practice RAW

05-03-13 Karl Alzner Practice RAW

05-03-13 Steve Oleksy Practice RAW

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Dave Nichols is Editor-in-Chief of District Sports Page. He is credentialed to cover the Washington Nationals, Capitals, Wizards and Mystics. Dave also covers national college football and basketball and Major League Soccer for Associated Press. He spent four years in radio covering the Baltimore Orioles, Washington Redskins and the University of Maryland football and basketball teams. Dave is a life-long D.C. sports fan and attended his first pro game in 1974 — the Caps’ second game in existence. You can follow him on Twitter @DaveNicholsDSP

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