ARLINGTON, Va. – The seventh episode of Capitals Red Line Monday presented by Geico, a fast-paced, behind-the-scenes look at the team, airs on Monday, April 6, at 9:30 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet. The episode, which features a behind the scenes look at Brooks Laich
’s crib and an in-depth look at one of the Capitals breakout stars of the season Tomas Fleischmann, will also be replayed on Comcast SportsNet and through On Demand where available.
The Capitals have created a special video widget that carries each show after it has aired on Comcast SportsNet. Fans can download the widget onto their social networking sites, including Facebook and MySpace, and watch the entire show. Washington has also launched the Capitals Red Line Monday webpage on WashingtonCaps.com, where fans can go for information about upcoming shows or past episodes.
Coming up on episode seven of Capitals Red Line Monday airing April 6 at 9:30 p.m.:
Presented by Eastern Motors
Viewers will get a behind-the-scenes look at Brooks Laich
’s new house in the first of a two-part series. Laich shows off his spacious home and even gets decorating tips from his grandmother. You will also learn some new things about Laich and he will explain his love for breakfast cereal.
Who I Am
Presented by The Front Page
Take an in-depth look at Tomas Fleischmann, who is one of the Capitals breakout stars this season. Fleischmann has already set career highs in goals and points this season. Watch and listen as this Czech Republic native talk about what he likes and dislikes and what he enjoys most about living in Washington, D.C.
It’s April 26, 1998. The Capitals are playing Boston in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals and the series is tied 1-1. Joe Juneau scores the game-winning goal in overtime to put the Capitals up 2-1 in the series and helps turn the tide for the Capitals as they go onto to win the series 4-2. Juneau scored only nine goals in the regular season but after April 26, Juneau goes on to score three more game-winning goals in the playoffs.
Presented by The Greene Turtle
Who says watching hockey live is the best way to enjoy a Caps game? Capitals fan Cory Nightengale goes to Caps games, cheers with the fans and gets excited when a big hit is delivered. The only difference between him and other Caps fans is that Cory is blind. Listen as Cory explains how he loves to hear the crowd noise, the skates on the ice and how he can hear a big hit.
Forces of Hockey
Presented by Jones-Rogers, a Lennox premier dealer
Professor Matt Bradley is on a road trip so substitute teacher Red Rocker Ashley is filling in. Ashley looks into the training that the Caps go through to be ready to play a game. Did you know skating one shift is equal to running the 400-meter race in the Olympics and that most hockey players average at least 20 shifts a game? Many hockey players loose between five-to-eight pounds of water weight during a game and that is why there are so many water and Gatorade bottles on the bench to keep them hydrated. Watch as Red Rocker Ashley explains this and more
Presented by Geico
Which players on the team remind the mites of superheroes? Does Tomas Fleischmann remind them of Flash or does Mike Green
remind them of Superman? Watch and listen as web producer Brett Leonhardt ask the mites which Caps reminds them of their favorite superhero.
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Mark Nemish is a name you most likely do not recognize, but he plays an important role on the Caps. Nemish is the team’s strength and conditioning coach and makes sure the Caps are in game shape. Watch and listen as he sets workouts for the players and helps then maintain lean body mass and muscle strength, while also helping to prevent injury during the season.
Caps owner Ted Leonsis tries to change the Washington, D.C. sports fans. There are fans that have another team as their favorite and the Capitals as their second favorite. Leonsis explains how this year the Caps are trying to keep visiting team fans out of the building and how to make Verizon Center as loud as it can be.
Ask A Cap
Presented by American Service Center/Mercedes-Benz of Alexandria
Some tattoos are bold personal statements, while others have personal symbolic meanings. Many Caps have tattoos and in this segment they explain what their tattoos mean to them.