Ted Starkey


Ted Starkey is a veteran sportswriter who has covered the NHL, NFL and MLB, writing for The Washington Times, Tampa Tribune, AOL Sports,, and, as well as the author of two books on the Washington Capitals, Transition Game: The Story of the 2010-11 Washington Capitals and Red Rising: The Washington Capitals Story.


NHL Free Agency 2012: Alexander Semin's Journey Moves On To Carolina

While it took 26 days from the opening of free agency to get a deal done, Alexander Semin finally found a new NHL home Thursday, signing a one-year, $7 million deal with the Carolina Hurricanes. T...

22 Years Later, David Poile Faces Scott Stevens Redux

With current Nashville and former Washington general manager David Poile facing the loss of a franchise defenseman, we take a look back at the summer of 1990 and a decision that changed the Capitals forever.

Capitals Bring Calle Johansson Back Into The Fold

In making his first hire of an assistant, new Capitals coach Adam Oates turned to a familiar face.

Caps Convention Casualty Of CBA Uncertainty

With no quick end to collective bargaining negotiations in sight, the Capitals are forced to scrap their annual preseason festival.

Mike Green, Capitals Confident In Defenseman's Resurgence

The Capitals took a step to keep one of their young stars in town for a few more years to come, signing Mike Green to a three-year contract extension worth $18.25 million on Monday. Green, who was...

Wojtek Wolski Looks To Jumpstart Career With Capitals

The former first-round Draft pick will try to recapture his once-promising form in Washington

The Curious Case Of Alexander Semin

Why hasn't the free agent winger found a landing spot yet?

NHL Free Agency 2012: Mathieu Perreault Envisions Role On Top Lines

For the last two seasons in Washington, Mathieu Perreault has helped the Capitals fill a sizeable gap at the second-line center role. Now, with a new deal with the Caps, he might be asked to fill a void at wing on one of the top two lines.

NHL Free Agency 2012: Capitals General Manager George McPhee Says 'Not A Great Crop' Of Free Agents Available

The Capitals will likely look for improvements via the trade market.

From The Last Frontier To The Nation's Capital

The road to Washington was a long one for Washington's newest free agent signing.

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