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Washington Capitals: What George McPhee Must Do at Trade Deadline

The Washington Capitals team fell apart Sunday afternoon at Verizon Center, evaporating all the noise and energy the team had produced during the second period out of the building at […]

by · March 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Martin Erat’s Impossible Trade Request

With the trade deadline looming, Martin Erat has, once again, asked to be traded. Never mind that he’s been nagging the front office since the second month of the season; […]

Jack Hillen (Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

Washington Capitals: Jack Hillen Continues Recovery

Washington Capitals defenseman Jack Hillen walked briskly across the locker room to speak with the media after the Hershey Bears 6-3 loss to the Charlotte Checkers Sunday night. Hillen had […]

by · March 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals February Prospect Report

Washington Capitals February Prospect Report

With the NHL trade deadline approaching quickly, The Hockey Writers continues to update Washington Capitals’ fans on the team’s prospects. Washington has a top heavy system at the moment, with […]

The Hershey Bears defend their net against the Adirondack Phantoms (Annie Erling Gofus/The Hockey Writers)

Will the Hershey Bears Make the Playoffs?

The Hershey Bears have a storied history of making the postseason, any other scenario which they don’t appear in the Calder Cup playoffs is considered unacceptable. They’ve missed the playoffs […]

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Washington Capitals: Michael Latta Eyes Return to NHL

He got the opportunity to step in and play on the same team as Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin in his first NHL game, but playing with top players for […]

The Hershey Bears faced the W-B/Scranton Penguins for the second night in a row on Saturday. (Annie Erling Gofus/The Hockey Writers)

Capitals vs. Penguins A Rivalry Beyond the NHL

The rivalry between the Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins ranks as one of the best in the National Hockey League for obvious reasons. The matchups between Sidney Crosby and […]

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Washington Capitals January Prospect Report

Player development is what can make NHL teams so strong for a substantial length of time. The Washington Capitals are competing for a playoff spot at this moment, but could […]

by · February 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, Washington Capitals
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Who Should the Washington Capitals Re-Sign?

Times are tough for the Washington Capitals as they scratch and crawl for a shot at the NHL playoffs. Most of their top players have been locked up long-term for […]

Hershey Bears bench (Annie Erling Gofus/The Hockey Writers)

Hershey Bears Win Ninth Straight Home Game

HERSHEY – When you go up against the second best penalty kill in the American Hockey League many would think a strong five-on-five game would be the way to find […]

Nate Schmidt dones the coco-and-cream in a game against the Syracuse Crunch on 27 December 2013 (The Hockey Writers/Annie Erling Gofus).

Nate Schmidt on Leaving Minnesota and NHL Goals

Post-game interviews following losses are rarely pleasant. Exhausted players anxious to mourn their defeat away from the cameras and microphones are forced by people like to me to relive an […]

Hershey Bears Julien Brouillette vs Syracuse Crunch 18 December 2013 (Annie Erling Gofus/The Hockey Writers)

Hershey Bears Weekly: January Success, Weekend Preview

It’s no secret around the American Hockey League that the Hershey Bears are playing their best hockey in 2014. They recently passed the midway point of the 2013-14 season with […]