The best photos from the 2018-19 Capitals Canine Calendar shoot
2018-19 Captials Canine Calendar, in photos
The Stanley Cup champion Capitals are friends to all, including man's best friend. We got an all-access pass to the Caps' 2018-19 Canine Calendar photo shoot, featuring rescue dogs from Homeward Trails Animal Rescue, as well as some of the players' very good dogs.
The calendar goes on sale Nov. 21 for $20. All the proceeds go to Homeward Trails Animal Rescue.
Devante Smith-Pelly and rescue pup Potter
A closer look at Smith-Pelly and Potter.
Matt Niskanen’s pups Homer and Griffin
Check out Niskanen's two pups. We're not sure if the dogs are named after Homer Simpson and Peter Griffin.
Brett Connolly’s pup Charlie
What do you think Charlie is looking for?
Nic Dowd’s pup Arlo
Imagine saying no to that face. You can't.
Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen
Matt Niskanen brings his dogs Homer and Griffin to pose with the Cup, alongside Brooks Orpik and his dog Tyson.
John Carlson and his goldendoodle Ellie, and his son Lucca
At least one of them is looking at the camera, right?
John Carlson and his goldendoodle Ellie, his son, Lucca and Andre Burakovsky
"Can Uncle Andre get in the photo, Dad?" - Lucca, probably.
John Carlson and his goldendoodle Ellie and son, Lucca
Ellie must feel left out.
John Carlson and his goldendoodle Ellie
Wow, they're both looking the same way!
Puppies in Stanley Cup
It was only a matter of time before the pups found their way into the Cup.
Puppies in Cup
Pups keeping each other warm inside of the Cup.
Puppies in Cup
How many can fit in the Cup?
Brooks Orpik’s dog Tyson
Look how precious!
Brooks Orpik and his dog Tyson
Get you someone who looks at you the way Orpik looks at Tyson.
Alex Ovechkin, his dog Blake and wife Nastya
A nice family photo from the Conn Smythe Trophy winner.
Alex Ovechkin and his dog Blake
What's that smell like, Blake?
Dmitry Orlov with rescue puppy, Alex Ovechkin with his pup Blake, Evgeny Kuznetsov
Lars Eller with his pup Cherry and Nicklas Backstrom with two rescue puppies
Who looks happier, Lars or Nick?
TJ Oshie with his pup Charlie, wife Lauren and daughters Lyla and Leni
Holiday card worthy.
TJ Oshie with his pup Charlie
What a duo these two are.
Nic Dowd and his pup Arlo, Jayson Megna and two rescue pups, Dmitrij Jaskin and rescue
Can you spot the two pups in the back?
Tom Wilson and Bella
Tom and Bella hugging it out.