March 13, 2013 |
LONDON, ONTARIO — There will be competitors vying for the men's title at these World Figure Skating Championships who are more elegant. There will be those who are more polished jumpers and more evocative interpreters of music. But there probably won't be a skater who attacks the sport with the ferocity of Max Aaron , 21, a former junior hockey player who makes no apologies for his shortcomings in the often persnickety sport even as he throws himself into addressing them.
May 17, 2011 |
Sam Anas thought he had laid out the perfect road map for his hockey career when he committed to Quinnipiac last year. The Landon senior, the 2010-11 All-Met Player of the Year , saw himself playing Division I college hockey next fall. Then, the coaches at ECAC school in Hamden, Conn., hit him with an unusual question: Where are you going to play juniors next year? "It was definitely a surprise," Anas said, "but I started talking to some guys who've done it, and it settled in on me. I'm cool with it. " ...
May 23, 2008
The Washington Capitals signed defenseman Karl Alzner , their 2007 first-round draft pick, to a three-year entry-level contract yesterday. The team also announced that it has extended its agreement with its minor league affiliate in Hershey, Pa., through the 2009-10 season, with an option for a third year. Alzner, last year's fifth overall pick, recorded 36 points (seven goals, 29 assists) and was plus-26 for the Calgary Hitmen this past season. A stay-at-home defenseman, the 6-foot-2, 198-pound Alzner was...
March 25, 2011 |
NASHVILLE — Coach Bruce Boudreau noticed early on during official workouts that one young prospect wasn't content to simply enjoy his time at Kettler Capitals Iceplex and accept any preconceived conclusion that he couldn't stick with the Washington Capitals this season. In the two weeks since rookie camp opened, Cody Eakin has been all business. He knew coming in that he might be a long shot to reach the NHL at the start of this season, but he has demonstrated poise beyond his 19...
January 31, 2010 |
When the Washington Capitals attempt to match the longest winning streak in franchise history Sunday afternoon against the Tampa Bay Lightning, they'll have to do it without one of their best players. Mike Green, the NHL's leading scorer among defensemen, was suspended Saturday for three games, without pay, by the league for his elbow to the head of Florida Panthers forward Michael Frolik in the first period of Friday night's 4-1 victory at Verizon Center . Although Green does not have a history of controversial...
January 29, 2009 |
After reaching the Maryland Scholastic Hockey League championship game in 2007 and the semifinals last season, Linganore (8-3-1) is preparing for another deep playoff run. Friday's 5-3 win over Middletown was the Lancers' third win in four games. Their season finale is Feb. 6 against Tuscarora. "We're very capable [of going far] this year," Linganore junior Ethan Klauka said. "Last year we had the talent, and the year before that we definitely did. Now we have a new coach and our team is much more...