Archive for Washington Capitals

What The Puck Episode 183 – Matt Niskanen On LTIR

On this episode we discuss the impact of Niskanen on LTIR and what that does to the defense.  We talk Madison Bowey’s NHL debut. Plus we go over trade options.

What The Puck Episode 182 – CAPS 4 Games In

On this episode of WTP, we discuss the first four games of the new season.  The Caps have gone 2-1-1.  The new young guns have played in their first games.  We discuss who’s impressed, who hasn’t.  Plus we talk about what Tom Wilson’s impact will be when he returns.

What The Puck Episode 181 – Caps Season Begins

On this episode of What The Puck, we talk about the beginning of this new season.  It’s different than it was before.  We discuss how the offseason was handled and how it will affect the team.  We talk about Tom Wilson and his suspensions and how that has opened the door to another player.

What The Puck Episode 180 – Caps Pre Season

The Capitals preseason has begun and this year, things could get interesting.  The Caps have five holes to fill and no money to do it?  Will we see Vrana take a sweater?  Will Walker be the first Australian in the NHL?  We ponder this and more!

What The Puck Episode 179 – Caps Cap Space

On this episode of What The Puck, we discuss the recent exodus of talent and the current cap situation.  Is GM a good GM?  Would the fans feel different if the Caps won a Cup and were in the same situation?  All these questions and some answers!

What The Puck Episode 178 – Oshie in 8

In typical WTP fashion, the boys do a show and the next day the Caps make some big moves.  TJ Oshie is officially a Capital for the next 8 years.  Brandon and Dan discuss the deal and whether TJ can keep up his performance for the next 8 years.  Plus we discuss what the Phoenix Copley deal means to Philipp Grubauer.

What The Puck Episode 177 – Talking S Schmidt Schedule Sweaters

New show, same old S. We have alot of conversations about all the news going on in Caps World.  We say goodbye to Nate Schmidt and try to figure out what to do next.  The Caps now have a big hole on defense and who will fill that void?  Plus we discuss the new Adidas sweaters and upcoming games in the new season.  Who do the Caps face in the opener, Black Friday, Super Bowl Sunday, and more.

What The Puck – Episode 176 What The Puckies 2017

On this week’s episode, we invite Ryan Drury from Hockey Talk with Ryan Drury onto the show.  We discuss the end of the season, where it all went wrong, and what might happen next.  Then Ryan sticks around and joins the boys for the annual End of the Year What the Puckies Awards.

What The Puck Episode 174 – Capitals vs Penguins Round 2

In a fast paced league, we see some crazy things.  Dan and Brandon discuss the Sidney Crosby hit.  Who was to blame?  Was is intentional?  We discuss the hit, it’s impact on the series and the league, and what is next for Sidney Crosby.  We also discuss what the Capitals have to do to win this series after being down 2-1.

What The Puck Episode 173 – Capitals vs Penguins II

Let’s set the clocks back a year.  The Capitals and the Penguins meet once again in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.  We discuss the first round series win against the Leafs.  Plus we preview the upcoming series with the Penguins.