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The Washington Capitals are in Game 7: Uh-Oh

The Washington Capitals should have won Game 6 in their Stanley Cup Quarterfinal series with the New York Islanders – instead of losing it 3-1. A win for the Caps […]

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The 5 Most Improved Capitals in the 2014-15 Season

The Washington Capitals take their 3-2 Stanley Cup first round series lead on the road Saturday, looking to beat the New York Islanders and move on to a Round 2 […]

by · April 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Capitals’ Bright New Star: Evgeny Kuznetsov

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored two goals and had an assist in the Washington Capitals’ comprehensive 5-1 victory over the New York Islanders Thursday night in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup […]

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Capital Punishment: Rangers Could Face Familiar Foe

Like Adam Sandler movies, Edmonton drafting first overall, and Meghan Trainor songs, there’s an NHL playoff series that’s become so repetitive, tiresome, and monotonous that another matchup of these teams […]

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Capitals Take on Islanders with Series Tied at 2-2

The Washington Capitals look to take a 3-2 advantage in their Stanley Cup quarterfinal series with the New York Islanders tonight at the Verizon Center. Washington is looking to maintain […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Lord Stanley’s Ramblings: People, Alex Ovechkin is Having A Good Series

If you simply read the title and agreed with me, you can go now. You don’t have to read any more of this potential rant, because boy, someone said that […]

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Braden Holtby is Why the Capitals Can Lift the Stanley Cup

The Washington Capitals are no strangers to postseason hockey. However, getting past the second round of the playoffs is a skill they’ve not mastered since their run to the Stanley […]

by · April 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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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 […]