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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 […]

While talented, the Pittsburgh Penguins appear as a team prepared for the start of the Playoffs. (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

Pens Stifle Metropolitan Woes with Win in Washington

The Pittsburgh Penguins picked up more than just two points in their 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals Wednesday night.  They regained their confidence against Metropolitan Division foes which has been a glaring […]

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Barry Trotz’s Nashville Philosophies Now Thriving In Washington

  Before this season whenever opposing NHL teams faced off against the Nashville Predators they had a pretty good idea of what to expect. Stifling defense, stout goaltending, and opportunistic […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals Fans & the Metrorail

Washington Capitals Fans & the Metrorail

  Since the dawn of time, especially since Alex Ovechkin and friends have turned the team into a consistent playoff team, fans from opposing NHL teams have constantly questioned and […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
Other Central teams besides the Blackhawks deserve a look for an outdoor game (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Are the Washington Capitals Overworking Braden Holtby?

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby has played the most games of any goaltender this season. His numbers are elite, as is his status as a net minder in the National […]

by · February 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Capitals Consistently Flirt with Danger

The Capitals are a very dangerous hockey team. They play in a tough Metropolitan Division, where four teams have really come out and proven that they can be a playoff […]

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Capitals Take California: The Good and Bad

The Washington Capitals took on the NHL’s trifecta of California teams over the course of five days and emerged with a winning record (2-1-0). Save for a disappointing, lackluster loss […]

by · February 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Karl Alzner takes a shot while playing with the Hershey Bears

Exploring NHL Equivalencies with the Washington Capitals Veterans

Do you want to know how many goals and points some of the best Capitals prospects are expected to get without ever playing a single NHL game? In the hockey […]

by · February 10, 2015 · 2 comments · Advanced Stats, Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals Alexander Ovechkin - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Ovechkin: To Become One of the Greatest Scorers in History

He is known as the Alexander the Gr8, but at the pace he is on Ovechkin might be one day be known as Alexander the gr8est. Sunday the Washington Capitals […]

Eric Fehr has been producing from the bottom half of the Capitals' lineup, but can he sustain his production for the rest of the season? (Tom Turk/THW)

The Best Second and a Half Line In The NHL

In the Wednesday Night Rivalry Capitals vs. Penguins matchup, at one point in the game, when the Brooks Laich, Eric Fehr and Joel Ward line was pinning the Penguins in […]

John Carlson has quietly been building a name for himself as a very dependable d-man for the Washington Capitals.(Bridget Samuels/Flickr)

John Carlson: The New Mike Green in Washington

The Washington Capitals currently sit in the first Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference, an improvement from last season, and it’s because they have one of the top scoring […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals Joel Ward - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

What is Washington’s ideal lineup in 2015?

Now that All-Star weekend is over, it’s time to get back to what us hockey fans do best: complain about their favorite team. In all seriousness, this year’s Washington Capitals […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats, Washington Capitals