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Washington Capitals Prospect Riley Barber Talks WJC, Miami

Coming in as defending champs, the United States will have a clear target on their backs in the Under 20 World Junior Classic this December. Washington Capitals forward prospect Riley […]

by · December 12, 2013 · 0 comments · Prospects, Washington Capitals
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The Hershey Bears and Roster Construction

The Hershey Bears have struggled in the early part of this season and continue to do so. After a strong come from behind win in Binghamton Friday night, there was […]

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The Nine Goalies Drafted Before Braden Holtby

The Washington Capitals selection of Braden Holtby was a huge steal for George McPhee and the Caps’ brass in the 2008 NHL draft, finding the best future NHL goalie to […]

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Washington Capitals: Alexander Ovechkin Not Getting Enough Help

Alexander Ovechkin has been shredding apart the NHL this season. He leads the league with 21 goals in just 26 games. His line mates Nicklas Backstrom and Marcus Johansson have […]

by · December 5, 2013 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Mikhail Grabovski is Better Than Advertised in Washington

George McPhee has drawn a lot of criticism during his 15 year tenure as General Manager of the Capitals, and much of it has been deserved. He’s made questionable free […]

by · December 5, 2013 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Hershey Bears Lack Complete Game

Hershey Bears Lack Complete Game

HERSHEY – The Hershey Bears’ (6-7-2-2) offensive struggles continued to mount Wednesday night, with an uninspiring 4-2 home loss to the St. John’s IceCaps (10-8-1-2). The Chocolate and White continued […]

Early Returns for Erat-Forsberg Trade Show Clear Predators Victory

Early Returns for Erat-Forsberg Trade Show Clear Predators Victory

“Since day one, I didn’t get the chance here, I got traded here to be a top-six player but never got the chance, never played more than 15 minutes in […]

Hershey Bears host the Binghamton Senators (Annie Erling Gofus/The Hockey Writers)

Hershey Bears Week Ahead: Andrew Gordon’s Return

Hershey picked up a win against the talented Binghamton Senators (12-5) in a two game set this past weekend, but stayed around the .500 mark with a 6-6-2-2 record. They’ve […]

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Q & A With Washington Capitals Prospect Connor Carrick

Washington Capitals prospect Connor Carrick talks to The Hockey Writers about life as a pro, junior hockey amont other things.

by · November 25, 2013 · 0 comments · Prospects, Washington Capitals
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Hershey Bears’ Home Struggles Continue

HERSHEY – The third period presented the Hershey Bears (6-6-2-2) with a great chance for a weekend sweep over the Binghamton Senators (13-5), but they failed to come up with […]

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Hershey Bears Snap Senators Seven Game Win Streak

HERSHEY – The Hershey Bears (6-5-2-2) successfully closed out a team at home Saturday night, stomping the Binghamton Senators (12-5) seven game winning streak with a 5-2 victory at Giant […]

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Ovechkin and Crosby: The Debate Continues

The year was 2005 and while the National Hockey League had once again bottomed out – losing fans and sponsors alike – due to a season-long lockout, there was a […]