Washington Capitals


Eliot Antonietti is hard not to notice.

At 6-foot-6, 236 pounds, the heavily bearded defensemen from Orbe, Switzerland is one part lumberjack, one part hockey player.


Part of the orientation for new Capitals coach Barry Trotz was to meet with the team and relay his message. Check out what he said. 


Some observations from the Capitals’ intrasquad scrimmage (three 25-minute periods, running clock, with shootouts in between) today at Kettler Capitals Iceplex:


On Day One of development camp, the Caps’ top prospects worked with skating coaches who critiqued their strides and tried correcting bad habits.


Connor Carrick will be the first to tell you that as a 19-year-old defenseman he was living the dream last season as a member of the Washington Capitals.