ARLINGTON, Va. – Caps Red Line (CRL) presented by GEICO will debut its fifth season on Monumental Network (monumentalnetwork.com) on Monday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m.
CRL is a fast-paced, behind-the-scenes look at the Washington Capitals. A new episode will air every Monday on Monumental Network at 2 p.m. through April 22. Each episode will also be replayed on NHL Network-US beginning March 3 at 6 p.m.
Returning for another season with CRL is Elliot Segal from DC101’s Elliot in the Morning, Professor Lou Bloomfield, Ph.D., and host Guerin Austin.
The season premiere features fan favorite “Cruisin’ presented by Pepsi Next®” with Mike Ribeiro, Forces of Hockey presented by Inova Blood Donor Services hosted by Prof. Lou Bloomfield, Ph.D. and “Professor” Troy Brouwer and Elliot’s Take with Elliot Segal from Elliot in the Morning.
CRL won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Program Achievement for Sports – Programming Series, by the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS-NCCB) in 2010 and 2011.
Previous seasons of the show are available on the Caps Red Line webpage on WashingtonCaps.com and the Red Line Channel on Caps365.
The Monday, Feb. 25 episode features:
Cruisin’ presented by Pepsi Next®
Take a ride with first-year Capital Mike Ribeiro in his Bentley. Ribeiro discusses moving his family to Northern Virginia following his trade from the Dallas Stars this summer, and teaming up with captain Alex Ovechkin as an incentive to convince his children to move to Washington, D.C. Ribeiro also chats about his involvement with the local community as he visits the Rita Bright Family and Youth Center in Washington, D.C., for a Capitals Hockey School program.
X’s and O’s presented by SUBWAY® Restaurants
Assistant coaches Tim Hunter and Calle Johannson break down the saucer pass and show how it’s a part of the offensive rush.
GEICO All Access
Go behind the scenes with the Capitals players and general manager George McPhee during their visit to the Canadian Embassy for the Inauguration of President Barack Obama. The group discusses the Canadian ‘delicacies’ and what an honor it was to watch a once-in-a-lifetime historical event.
Forces of Hockey presented by Inova Blood Donor Services
Hosted by Professor Lou Bloomfield, Ph.D. and “Professor” Troy Brouwer
Professor Lou and Professor Brouwer discuss the importance of one-timers and the science behind the quick reacting and highly effective method of shooting the puck.
Elliot’s Take On…
Hosted by Elliot of DC 101’s Elliot in the Morning
Elliot Segal, host of Elliot in the Morning, gives viewers a behind the scenes look at the Capitals Fan Appreciation Event and open practice at Verizon Center. Segal helped out a fan with his original Rod Langway stick, enjoyed the free concessions and took to the ice to ask the Caps players the hardest hitting questions, including one that led to a now infamous dance by Troy Brouwer.
Original show listings dates and times on MonumentalNetwork.com:
Monday, Feb. 25 - 2 p.m.
Monday, March 4 - 2 p.m.
Monday, March 11 - 2 p.m.
Monday, March 18 - 2 p.m.
Monday, March 25 - 2 p.m.
Monday, April 1 - 2 p.m.
Monday, April 8 - 2 p.m.
Monday, April 15 - 2 p.m.
Monday, April 22 - 2 p.m.