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Keys to Success for Isles in Round 1

Tonight, the New York Islanders open their first round playoff series against the Washington Capitals.  This is the Islanders second time in the playoffs in the last three seasons as […]

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Can the Capitals Crash the Coliseum’s Party?

It felt like decades ago, but really it was just two years ago since the Washington Capitals and the New York Islanders were in the playoffs. Injuries, bad coaching, bad […]

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Playoff Preview: Islanders vs. Capitals

During the 1980s, it seemed as if the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals met every spring in the NHL playoffs. Now, the old Patrick Division rivals will rekindle the […]

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Three Keys: Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders

On paper, the series between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders seems very even. Both teams finished with 101 points, and each won 2 games in the season series. […]

Nerdin’ It Out: Observations from the DC Hockey Analytics Conference

Nerdin’ It Out: Observations from the DC Hockey Analytics Conference

For Washingtonians, last Saturday was the time tourists and locals alike gathered at the annual Cherry Blossom Festival. For many hockey fans, you would think last Saturday was the last […]

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Which Teams Would the Capitals Want to Beat the Most in the Playoffs?

After an agonizing 80 games, Washington are back in the playoffs after a one year absence. It started to get a bit too nerve-wracking when the likes of Ottawa and […]

by · April 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Date with Capitals a Potential Playoff Nightmare for Rangers

If the playoffs started today, the Rangers would be in line for a date with the Capitals in the first round of the NHL playoffs. As Sunday’s 5-2 loss at […]

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Can Washington Hold On To a Playoff Spot?

  With nine games to go, Washington currently looks like they are at an inside track of a playoff spot. As a team that is in a wild card position, […]

Washington forward Evgeny Kuznetsov (Tom Turk/THW)

When Will We Ever Feel Cozy About Kuzya?

In June 2010, a teenage hockey player from Chelyabinsk, Russia was drafted 26th overall in the NHL Entry Draft by George McPhee and the Washington Capitals. Evgeny Kuznetsov was considered […]

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Curtis Glencross’ and Tim Gleason’s First Week

It has now been more than a week since Washington acquired two new skaters before the March 2nd trade deadline ran out. Even though there is a solid chance neither […]

by · March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals Prospect Profile: Tyler Lewington

The Washington Capitals inked 2013 seventh round draft pick Tyler Lewington to a three-year, entry-level deal earlier this week as they added another defenseman to their prospect pipeline. Lewington currently […]

Victor Rask will be playing alongside Jeff Skinner and Alexander Semin, therefore increasing his offensive chances. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Ovechkin Can’t Ruin Cam Ward Party

View image | gettyimages.com On a clear Friday night in Raleigh, NC, 13,415 weather-worn fans gathered at the PNC Arena to cheer for the Carolina Hurricanes. They were hosting their […]