Here is the final day of Facts and Trivia regarding the Washington Capitals.
After two historically awful seasons the Capitals find themselves in the thick of the race for the NHL’s final playoff spot all season falling one point short with a 24-42-14 record, which was still less then stellar but it was more points at 62 then the first two seasons combined.
Answers from Yesterday:
1. I made my NHL debut in 2005, after a year in the minors. In 2007, I played in the NHL Young Stars Game. Who am I?
– Mike Green. Green spent a great period of time with the Caps in 06-07, but was recalled to the minors due to injuries.
2. I played in the minors for most of my Capitals career, but finally was called up to the Caps due to injuries before being traded in 2007. I recorded 9 points for the Caps in 2007. Who am I?
– Lawrence Nycholat. Nycholat scored 2 goals and recorded 7 assists for the Caps in 2007. He was traded to Ottawa in one of the Capitals’ 3-trade deadline trades in 2007.
3. I was drafted in 2002 but didn’t play until 2003-04, and recorded 22 points in my rookie year. I play left wing. Who am I?
– Alexander Semin. Semin transferred back and forth between the Caps and the minors, but was the top scoring rookie for the Caps in that season.
4. I have been a Capital for 17+ seasons. I am considered by some to be the best Capital to play my position ever. Who am I?
– Olaf Kolzig. Kolzig was drafted in 1989 by the Caps. He is the first Capital to be born in Africa, as Kolzig was born in Johannesburg, South Africa.
5. What were the Capitals’ team colors in 2010?
– Navy Blue, Red, White. Washington wears Navy Blue, Red and White. However, they used to wear a Light Blue, Brown, and White before switching back to their original colors.