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Caps Red Line - Episode 5

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals
ARLINGTON, Va. – Learn about “Juice Boy,” the popular game the Washington Capitals play after practice in Episode 5 of Caps Red Line, presented by GEICO on Comcast SportsNet Saturday, March 5, at 9 a.m. Also, catch an exclusive interview with Greg Garcia, the creator of the hit FOX show “Raising Hope,” as he explains his love for the Caps and how he expresses it on his show.


Coming up on Caps Red Line on Saturday, March 5:

The Season with John Carlson presented by washingtonexaminer.com
John Carlson takes a look back at the season from training camp to the present. The rookie defenseman talks about the ups and downs of his first full year in the NHL. Caps Red Line is following Carlson on and off the ice throughout the season.

Cruisin’

Take a ride with Caps great Peter Bondra. Bondra twice led the NHL in goals – 1994-95 and 1997-98 – and he finished his Caps career with 472 goals and 825 points in 961 games. He remains the franchise’s all-time leader in goals and points, and he ranks second behind longtime teammate Calle Johansson (983) on the team’s all-time games played ledger.

Elliot's Take On…

Elliot Segal, host of Elliot in the Morning, takes a look at trade deadline day. Watch as the Capitals were very busy acquiring three new players. On Feb. 26 the Capitals claimed 32-year-old left wing Marco Sturm off waivers from the Los Angeles Kings. On Monday the Caps brokered a deal for defenseman Dennis Wideman from Florida in exchange for minor-league forward Jake Hauswirth and Washington's third-round choice in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. The Capitals didn't end there. Minutes before the deadline the Caps completed their day's work with the acquisition of veteran center Jason Arnott from New Jersey in exchange for center David Steckel and the Caps' second-round pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

 GEICO All Access
Ever watch “Raising Hope” and wondered why so much Caps gear is on the show? Well, watch an exclusive interview with Greg Garcia, the creator of the hit FOX show as he explains his love for the Capitals and how he expresses it on his show.

X’s and O’s presented by SUBWAY Restaurants
Capitals alums Peter Bondra and Gary Rissling visit Baltimore’s Mimi DiPietro Family Skating Center for an on-ice clinic with 40 children from the area. The Capitals alumni put the children through a variety hockey drills during the hour-long clinic. The children learned different puckhandling skills, shooting techniques and went through speed drills including racing around the rink playing tag. At the end of the clinic the Washington Capitals and the NHL, as part of the USA Hockey ONE GOAL program, donated 40 sets of hockey equipment to the Mount Pleasant and Mimi DiPietro ice rinks for the Baltimore Youth Hockey Club.

Hilton Garden Inn - Washington, D.C. Downtown presents One-on-One with Mike Vogel
WashingtonCaps.com's Mike Vogel sits down with defenseman Karl Alzner. Alzner discusses his role on the team this season and reflects on his ride to the NHL.

Forces of Hockey presented by your Local Ford Dealer
Hosted by professor Lou Bloomfield, Ph.D., and special guest professor Matt Bradley
Check out a sneak peek of this weeks episode here
This week the professors discuss accuracy. Ever wonder how some of your favorite Caps get the puck through tight spaces.  They practice it. Watch as professor Bradley explains the rules of the popular Caps practice game “Juice Boy,” players try to shoot the puck into designated areas created by sticks through the net.

Caps Red Line airs at 9 a.m. every Saturday on Comcast SportsNet through March 26. Replays are shown on Comcast SportsNet, through On Demand where available and on the Caps Red Line page on   WashingtonCaps.com and the Red Line Channel on Caps36
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