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The Top Five Washington Capitals Goalies

Goaltender has been the weakest position for the Capitals over the course of their existence.  The team has generated Hall of Fame forwards and defenceman. Lamentably, no netminder of superior […]

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What Does Vokoun Trade Mean for Pittsburgh and Fleury?

Tomas Vokoun was signed to a two-year deal worth an average of $2 million annually to provide Penguins management and coaches with options.

Vokoun was traded to the Penguins for a 7th round pick (Tom Turk / THW)

Tomas Vokoun Traded to the Penguins, Signs Two-Year Contract

Tomas Vokoun had made it clear that he would not be returning to the Washingon Capitals next year, so it was really only a matter of time before he was […]

by · June 4, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals
Alex Ovechkin, Brooks Laich, who defines the Washington Capitals? (Tom Turk/THW)

The Top Ten Washington Capitals Wingers

The Caps have had some great wingers in their time. Some are Hall of Famers, some are team record setters while others are current superstars. In compiling and grading this […]

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Kovalchuk is What Ovechkin Needs To Be

Alexander Ovechkin and Ilya Kovalchuk have something in common. They are both left wingers from Russia who were drafted first overall and signed to over decade-long contracts. Strangely enough they […]

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The Top Ten Washington Capitals Defencemen

The Washington Capitals were blessed at the defenceman position. Among their rank are Hall of Famers, a two-time Norris Trophy winner, record setters and men who have made an impact upon the […]

Laich, who scored the game-winner in his 500th career game against the Senators. (Tom Turk/THW)

The Top Ten Washinton Capitals Centers

The Washington Capitals have had excellent talent at center since their inception in 1974. Some were drafted, some came in trades and one was truly home-grown. In compiling and ranking […]

Capitals acquire Center from Bruins

Capitals acquire Center from Bruins

The Washington Capitals acquired center Zach Hamill from the Boston Bruins in exchange for left wing Chris Bourque. It was announced Saturday by Vice President and General Manager George McPhee. […]

by · May 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals
Who will be behind the bench? (Tom Turk/THW)

The Week in Washington: A ReCap

The Capitals and Bears Renew Vows To the uninitiated the Hershey Bears may sound like some sort of chocolate-candy confection, but the Bears are (and will continue to be) the […]

by · May 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Washington Capitals
Bondra at the 2002 World Championships (anc via sport.cas.sk)

Peter Bondra Belongs In The Hockey Hall Of Fame

 When did you start watching hockey? When did you commit to spending a few hours, every other day, for two-thirds of the year, to being a spectator? When did you […]

Ovechkin and Semin share a laugh during warmup (Clydeorama.com)

Alex Semin’s time in Washington and the reason he will be back

July 1st is creeping closer and everyone is wondering where Alex Semin’s heart lies. It’s hard to read Semin, who struggles with the English language and has never been a […]

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Semin Needs Detroit and Detroit Needs Semin

Last Monday Alexander Semin’s agent, Mark Gandler, told ESPN his client will almost certainly play for a new team next season. The Washington Capitals are one of the NHL’s most […]