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Cruise with Jason Chimera, Learn Faceoff Secrets with David Steckel and Moreon This Week’s Capitals Red Line

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals
ARLINGTON, Va. – The seventh episode of Capitals Red Line presented by GEICO, a fast-paced, behind-the-scenes look at the team, airs on Monday, March 29, at 9:30 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet. Capitals left wing Jason Chimera discusses adjusting  to life in a new city and the daily struggles of being a father, while X’s and O’s teaches the secrets of taking a faceoff with one of the NHL’s most successful centers, David Steckel, in two of the eight segments on this week’s episode.

 
This episode also will be available at Comcast On Demand. The first six episodes are now available online at WashingtonCaps.com (March 22 episode, March 15 episode, March 8 episode, March 1 episode, Feb. 23 episode and Feb. 15 episode).

Coming up on Capitals Red Line on March 29:
 
American Service Center and Mercedes-Benz of Alexandria “Cruisin’”
Among the chores of any new resident is a visit to the Department of Motor Vehicles. Left wing Jason Chimera, acquired on Dec. 28 from Columbus, is no different, and he brings us along for the ride to the DMV. Since joining the Capitals the Edmonton, Alberta, native, has 13 points (six goals, seven assists) and a +6 rating in 30 games. With all of the changes going on in his life this season, he also talks about the daily struggles he has at home when it comes to changing his son’s diapers.
 
Countdown to Puck Drop presented by Ford
The relationship of WashingtonCaps.com personalities of Mike Vogel and Brett Leonhardt is a complex one, and gets a second look, “The Office” style, in Countdown to Puck Drop presented by Ford.
 
GEICO All Access
Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes at a photo shoot? GEICO All Access visits with Nicklas Backstrom and Mike Green as they are photographed for a Northern Virginia magazine cover shoot with Ms. Virginia USA.
 
X’s and O’s presented by SUBWAY
Faceoffs are an important part of the game, giving the winning team control of the puck. The Washington Capitals have one of the best centers in the NHL in David Steckel, who ranks third in the NHL with a 59.5% success rate. Watch as Steckel discusses his approach in the faceoff circle and shares some of his secrets.
 
Press Pass presented by The Front Page
Goaltending is such an important part of hockey during the playoffs. With the Capitals in first place in the NHL with 108 points (49-14-10), the big question is what to expect between the pipes for the Capitals in the playoffs. Caps media breaks down this question.
 
Forces of Hockey presented by F.H. Furr Plumbing & Heating, a Lennox Premier Dealer
Hosted by Professor Lou Bloomfield, Ph.D.
Professor Bloomfield – a physics professor at University of Virginia – breaks down the science of the hockey stick. Hockey sticks are made out of aluminum, composite, kevlar and even wood. How tough is the hockey stick in this new era, and what type of stick gives players an advantage?
 
Caps Kids Club Red Light Trivia
It’s trivia time. How well do you know your Washington Capitals?
 
Ask A Cap presented by Caps Mobile
Caps players discuss their locker-room slang and other hockey terms a newcomer to the game might not recognize.
 
Original show listings dates and times:
Monday, March 29      9:30 p.m.                     Comcast SportsNet
Monday, April 5          9:30 p.m.                     Comcast SportsNet
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