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Japers' Rink Radio

JRR 218: Ovechkin Milestones and Playoff Chances

J.P. joins Adam to discuss all things Capitals

Episode 217: Caps Slickly Dispatch the Oilers (w/ Alex)

Greg is joined by Japers’ Rink’s Alex Ervin to discuss the Caps recent play, their injury issues, and how they think Caps Twitter could change in light of the recent changes

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 216: The Caps Connor Conundrum (w/ Sammi Silber) 

Greg is joined by Washington Hockey Now’s Sammi Silber to discuss the Caps uneven play, why we care about Connor McMichael’s ice time, and the reverse retro jerseys

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 215: The 2022-23 NHL Season Preview (w/ Luke)

Greg is joined by Luke Adomanis to preview the Caps season, make predictions, and preview the rest of the NHL

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 214: Pell & The Caps Return (w/ Samantha Pell)

Greg is joined by The Washington Post’s Samantha Pell to preview the Caps season and go over their performance in camp.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 213: Caps Bet it on Black(hawks) (w/ JFresh)

Greg is joined by JFesh to discuss the Caps offseason moves, including the goaltending and forward upgrades, and both preview the rest of the Metro division.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 212: Breakdown Day 2022

J.P. and Adam breakdown the Capitals’ first round loss to the Panthers

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 211: Caps Vs. Cats Preview

J.P. joins Adam Stringham to breakdown the Capitals’ first round match-up against the Florida Panthers

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 210: Post-Deadline Break

What to make of a quiet deadline and the Caps’ chances going forward. Adam and J.P. discuss these matters and more...

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 209: Back on Track?

Are the Caps... good again? Adam and Kevin try to answer this key question.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 208: Diagnosing Disaster

Corey Sznajder joined Adam Stringham to talk about the Capitals’ steady decline

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 207: Looking for the Answers

J.P. joins Adam to try and solve the issues that continue to plague the Capitals

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 206: Capital Doldrums 

The boys discuss the Caps recent play, their horrible powerplay. and who they’d like to get at the trade deadline. Plus, listen at the end for a quick note about the direction of JRR from Greg.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 205: Back from Break (w/ Samantha Pell)

The Washington Post’s Samantha Pell stops by to discuss the Caps injury updates, their power-play struggles, the Caps (non-existent) plan for Connor McMichael, and more.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 204: Caps Cameo Conundrums & Corollary Concerns (w/ Tarik El-Bashir)

Greg is joined by Tarik El-Bashir to discuss the COVID outbreak, speculate about the deadline, and discuss which Capital would do best on Cameo.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 203: Checking in w/ Corey (w/ Corey Sznajder)

Greg & Adam are joined by Corey Sznajder to talk about the Caps collapse, what he’s seeing from the Caps blue line, and presents some solutions for the Caps power play.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 202: Paradigm Shifts & The Caps (w/ Micah Blake McCurdy)

Greg is joined by Micah Blake McCurdy to discuss the Caps and analytics, what he’s seeing league-wide, and his thoughts on whether the Caps could use load-management.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 201: The Caps are Kicking Ass & Taking Names (w/ J.P.)

Greg is joined by J.P. to discuss the Caps recent winning streak, marvel at Ovechkin some more, and discuss which younger players they’ve liked.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 200: The Capitals Are on a Roll-ish

The Capitals are playing well but will poor goaltending and injuries be their undoing?

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 199: Kuznetsov’s Back

Evgeny Kuznetsov looks like his 2018 self... will it last?

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 198: Insider’s Season Preview (w/ Samantha Pell)

Greg is joined by The Washington Post Capitals beat writer Samantha Pell to preview the Caps upcoming season.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 197: It’s (Almost) Hockey Time! (w/ Corey Sznajder)

Greg & Adam are joined by long-time guest Corey Sznajder to preview the upcoming season, including where the Caps will finish in the Metro, who they’re excited to see, and other exciting storylines around the NHL.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 196: Caps Season Preview & Predictions (w/ J.P.)

Greg & Adam are joined by J.P. to preview the upcoming season.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 195: Madness in the Metro (w/ JFresh)

Greg is joined by JFresh to break down the Caps offseason and the direction of the team, along with analyzing the moves that the rest of the Metro made.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 194: Caps Offseason + Ovi Extension (w/ Samantha Pell)

Greg is joined by The Washington Post Caps beat writer Samantha Pell to discuss the Caps (lack of) free agent moves, the Ovechkin extension, and the latest on Kuznetsov.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 193: Rink Wraps (Backstrom to Dowd)

Greg & Adam start Rink Wraps with a look at the seasons of Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson, Zdeno Chara, Brendan Dillon, and Nic Dowd.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 192: Caps Fan Roundtable (w/ Fatou Bah, Marie Smith, and Lindsey Novak-Duchaine)

In this special edition of Japers’ Rink Radio, Greg is joined by Fatou Bah, Marie Smith, and Lindsey Novak-Duchaine to discuss the trials and tribulations of Capitals fandom.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 191: Tough Love Edition (w/ Chris Watkins)

Greg & Adam are joined by Chris Watkins to offer an in-depth review of the Caps roster.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 190: Breakdown Observations and Long Term Questions (w/ Sammi Silber)

Greg is joined by Japers’ Rink writer Sammi Silber to discuss what went wrong against Boston, what the future outlook for the team is, and how they should prepare for the expansion draft.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 189: What Comes Next (w/ J.P.)

J.P. and Adam take one last look back at the Bruins series and then look ahead to what should be an eventful summer for the Capitals organization

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 188: Mid-Series Check-In (w/ J.P.)

In this playoff-edition of Japers Rink Radio, Greg is joined by J.P. to discuss the Caps’ play, how they should re-jigger the defensive pairs, and the impact of Eller’s absence.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 187: Let’s Get These Games Started (w/ Corey Sznajder)

Greg & Adam welcome friend-of-the-pod Corey Sznajder to do a deep dive into Caps/Bruins and preview the rest of the playoff matchups.