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Author Archives: Bryan Scrafford
Some of the biggest news coming out of Virginia’s political scene recently has been the General Assembly passing a state budget that includes expanding access to Medicaid — something Democrats have been trying to do for years. The expansion now … Continue reading
After wrapping up a successful homestand, the Capitals practiced at the Kettler Center before heading up to Brooklyn for their game against the New York Islanders. Here are some photos from today’s practice.
The big news out of the Kettler Center today is that T.J. Oshie skated for about 30 minutes by himself today at practice. This was his first time back on the ice since suffering an upper body injury after being … Continue reading
With the New York Rangers in town to face off against the Washington Capitals tonight, there’s been a lot of talk about Kevin Shattenkirk and his role with the Caps down the stretch last season. When the Capitals traded for … Continue reading
As the Capitals prepare to play the New York Rangers tonight, several players made their way to the Kettler Center for an optional morning skate. None of the big name stars were there besides Braden Holtby, but there was still … Continue reading
The Capitals announced this morning that they’ve re-assigned forward Travis Boyd to Hershey. Boyd performed solidly while in DC, making his NHL debut on Monday against the San Jose Sharks and playing again on Wednesday against the Chicago Blackhawks. Boyd … Continue reading
At practice today, both Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov responded to the news that Russia had been banned from the PyecongChang Olympics by saying they believed Russian athletes should compete in the games under a neutral flag. This comes after … Continue reading
While the most controversial hit during Washington’s 4-1 victory over San Jose last night was the one Joe Thornton laid on T.J. Oshie, Thornton isn’t the one facing a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety. That honor lays … Continue reading
The International Olympic Committee announced today that Russia will be banned from the upcoming winter Olympics in Pyeong Chang, South Korea as a result of the doping scandal surrounding the country. Individual athletes who have a proven record of being … Continue reading