New Caps Pup Biscuit ready for 2021-22 NHL season


The new Washington Capitals team dog, Biscuit the Caps Pup, is ready for the upcoming 2021-22 NHL season.

Biscuit, a Brown Labrador Retriever from America’s Vetdogs, will hopefully become a service dog one day, but until that happens he will receive his basic training with the help of the team and Staff.

To commemorate his takeover of the Caps Pup coat, Biscuit had a media day all to himself ahead of the 2021-22 NHL season, which seems very fitting when it comes to hockey dogs.

While the Caps Canines Puppy Playoffs (think a hockey version of the Animal Planet Puppy Bowl) have been around for several years now, Biscuit will be the team’s second official dog, following in Captain’s footsteps.

Caps Pup Biscuit will assume the role of team dog for the Washington Capitals during the 2021-22 NHL season.

Media Day has involved a lot of funny videos and posts on Twitter, and while he hasn’t quite figured out the proper spelling rules yet, Biscuit is great for looking adorable and making friends among kids. players like Alex Ovechkin, Nicholas Backstrom, TJ Oshie and more.

(Capitals-owned group Monumental Sports and Entertainment also helped raise Scout, his time was split between the NBA Wizards, WNBA Mystics, NBA G-League Capital City Go-Go and the Wizards District Gaming esports teams. and Caps Gaming).

The Minnesota Wild’s Celly (after Breezer and Hobey) will also join the NHL team’s training service dog ranks this year, and it seems likely there will be more to be announced during the season. .

The puppies will be in their organization for about a year and a half before going to Puppy College for their more advanced training, and if all goes well, then they become an adult service dog. If they don’t have quite the right temperament for the job, they will usually become either a stallion or a regular pet dog / pet.

Biscuit’s adventures as Caps Pup can be followed on social media with the handle @CapsPup, and he already has a good friend online in Caps superfan Ovie the Bulldog.

In the very bizarre pandemic 2020-21 NHL season, the Washington Capitals finished second in the MassMutual East Division with 77 points and a 36-15-5 record, then exited the playoffs in the first round of ‘a five-game series with the Boston. Bruins.

The Caps open the 2021-22 NHL season against the New York Rangers (who started the team assistance dog program) on Wednesday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m. ET at Capital One Arena.

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