clock menu more-arrow no yes

Japers' Rink Radio

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.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 186: Capitals v. Bruins Preview (w/ Samantha Pell)

Greg is joined by The Washington Post’s Samantha Pell to preview the Caps series with the Bruins, break down the matchups, and give some predictions.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 185: Tom Wilson Something Something

Greg and Adam discuss the Tom Wilson fallout and discourse and Ovechkin’s injury, and answer some hot fan questions

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 184: The Stretch Drive with Alan May

Alan May joined Adam to talk about what to expect from the Capitals down the stretch

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 183: The Caps Performance Through 4-20 Has Us a Bit Green (w/ J.P.)

Greg is joined by J.P. to talk about the Caps play of late, discuss who they want to play in the first round, and reflect on Backstrom’s legacy in DC.

Japers’ Rink Radio EMERGENCY EPISODE: Caps Complete Blockbuster Trade for Anthony Mantha (w/ Samantha Pell)

Greg is joined by Samantha Pell of The Washington Post to discuss the big trade for Anthony Mantha, what to think of Jakub Vrana’s tenure in DC, and the downstream impacts of this trade.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 181: The Capitals and the Trade Deadline (w/ Chris Watkins)

Chris Watkins joins Adam Stringham to talk about the Capitals, Jakub Vrana and the trade deadline

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 180: The Alexander Ovechkin Appreciation Episode (w/ Kevin)

Greg & Adam are joined by Kevin Klein to discuss the greatness of Ovechkin, Kuznetsov’s improved play, and whether the Caps can stop blowing leads.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 179: A Pair of Existential Caps Fans (w/ Peter Hassett)

Greg is joined by RMNB’s Peter Hassett and the two discuss their varying opinions on Evgeny Kuznetsov, which defensemen are playing well, and how to think about hockey analysis.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 178: Checking in with Corey (w/ Corey Sznajder)

Greg & Adam are joined by Corey Sznajder to discuss the Caps recent winning streak, whether Ovechkin can catch Gretzky, and pick the NHL award winners at the halfway mark.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 177: Old Friends Reunited (w/ Rob Parker)

Greg & Adam are joined by former JRR regular Rob Parker to discuss the Caps recent 3-goal collapse, the Wilson suspension, and whether the nets should be bigger.

Japers Rink Radio Episode 176: Fans in the Building (w/ Samantha Pell)

Greg is joined by The Washington Post Capitals beat writer Samantha Pell and the two discuss fans being back in buildings, Kuznetsov’s season, and Backstrom’s scoring touch.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 175: Are the Caps Any Good? (w/ J.P.)

Greg & Adam are joined by J.P. to talk about the Caps, how the lines are optimized, and Ovechkin’s start to the year.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 174: The CoronaCaps (w/ Chris Watkins)

Adam & Greg are joined by Chris Watkins and the two discuss the NHL coronavirus concerns, how the Caps have looked, and some other topics around the NHL.

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 172: Dissecting the First Two Weeks (w/ Corey Sznajder)

Greg & Adam talk Caps during the first half, then are joined by Corey to talk about his analytics work, the Caps power play, and what to make of the Rangers

Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 171: Caps Covid Concerns Crest

Greg & Adam discuss the Caps COVID issues, what this means going forward, and what they’ve thought about the first 4 games