Birthday

  • Feliz Cumpleaños Matt Hendricks!

    I love Matt Hendricks. So gritty and gutty. He’s like that kid you knew in Little League that wasn’t very good, but he worked hard and always managed to do something...

  • Eakin Is Legal! Or Is He?

    “To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.” – Copernicus So here’s what we...

  • Happy Birthday Jeff Halpern!

    We wish that Capitals forward Jeff Halpern is having a good 36th birthday, but he’s been benched for the playoffs so I’d wager that he’s a bit frustrated right now. Regardless,...

  • Happy Birthday Jason Chimera!

    Winger/speed skater Jason Chimera is 33 today, and he’s already proven to be one of the few players who gets better with age. The Edmonton native had 20 goals and 39...

  • Happy Birthday, Roman Hamrlik!

    Capitals defenseman and trained chef Roman Hamrlik is 38 today. He’s currently the most experienced NHL player who has yet to win a Stanley Cup. He’s only been in Washington a season,...

  • Vintage Olie the Goalie Toys on His 42nd Birthday

    Capitals associate goaltending coach and D.C. hockey legend Olaf Kolzig is 42 today. Kolzig is the most successful goaltender in Washington history and fans cannot honor him enough (at least until...

  • Take a Breather, Neuvy, It’s Your Birthday!

    Michal Neuvirth, the baby-faced netminder, turns a not-so-baby 24 years old today. While his 11-12-4 record isn’t anything to brag about, we wish him all the best and ongoing success, including...

  • 29 is the new 6: Happy Birthday Wideman!

    Given his recent blocked shot luck, Dennis Wideman might want to spend his 29th birthday on the couch.  But he’s a hockey player, so he’ll probably shake it off, down a...

  • Birthday Boys in Hershey (March Edition)

    March heralds the beginning of the Birthday Season in professional hockey.  This time around, the Hershey Bears have three players who add another year in the first month of spring: Christian...

  • Happy Birthday Alex Semin!

    The second most dangerous scoring threat on the Capitals is 28 today. Semin, of Krasjonarsk, Russia, was drafted 13th overall in 2002 by the Capitals. And yes, he’s still a Capital....

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