Joel Ward

Joel Ward: Washington Capitals Unsung Hero

Joel Ward Has A Career Season With the Washington Capitals When people first think of the Washington Capitals, they think of Alex Ovechkin or Nicklas Backstrom.  No one really thinks […]

by · April 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals, Ryan Stoa Haven’t Talked Contract

With the Hershey Bears season over, the team looks to make some changes to get back to the AHL postseason in the 2014-15 campaign. The team only has a few […]

by · April 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Examining the Washington Capitals’ UFAs

With their six-season playoff streak snapped, the Washington Capitals are facing a number of questions. The blame game is in full swing, with its targets ranging from the coaching staff […]

by · April 19, 2014 · 3 comments · Washington Capitals
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Alex Ovechkin: The Anti-Captain

Before this season’s debacle, in which Alex Ovechkin was simultaneously the league’s best goal scorer, worst defensive forward, and above-average detractor of his own teammates; before Dale Hunter regularly benched […]

by · April 17, 2014 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: Why George McPhee Should Stay

Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis has a huge offseason ahead of him. It starts with big decisions at the General Manager position and determining Washington’s 2014-15 head coach. Due to […]

by · April 17, 2014 · 4 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals 2013-2014 Season Recap: Failure

What Went Wrong With the 2013-2014 Washington Capitals? It was a turbulent season for the Washington Capitals.  The Capitals were a team that depended on the powerplay to keep their […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Mikhail Grabovski – How Much Is He Worth?

Who Is Mikhail Grabovski? Mikhail Grabovski, aka “Grabo,” is a centreman who plays for the Washington Capitals.  He is a 2004 fifth round draft choice of the Montreal Canadiens.  He […]

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Washington Capitals March Prospect Report

With the Washington Capitals season coming to an abrupt conclusion, The Hockey Writers continues to give Caps’ fans a look at the team’s prospects. Both college and junior seasons have […]

by · April 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: Who is Chandler Stephenson?

After locking up 2013 second round draft pick Madison Bowey, the Washington Capitals are closing in on officially adding another prospect to the system. Capitals brass is working on a […]

by · April 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: When Will Riley Barber Go Pro?

There are certainly not a lot of positives to be drawn from the 2013-14 Washington Capitals season. With the playoffs almost completely out of the question, many have taken a […]

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Analyzing the Hershey Bears Defense

The Hershey Bears’ defense was outstanding throughout the 2012-13 campaign under former head coach Mark French. That trend has continued under the tutelage of first-year Bears coach Mike Haviland, who […]

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It’s Time for a Change in Washington

Ever since Alex Ovechkin’s debut in a Caps’ uniform, there has always been reason for hope in Washington. Sure, the Caps were terrible for his first couple of years in […]

by · March 29, 2014 · 3 comments · Washington Capitals