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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
Washington Capitals Alexander Ovechkin - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Alex Ovechkin: The Sniper King

It is no secret that since he came into the NHL in 2005, Alex Ovechkin has been the best goal scorer in hockey. In fact, over the past three seasons, […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
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What’s Behind the Capitals’ Two-Game Skid?

By losing back-to-back games, the Washington Capitals failed to earn a single point for the first time since Dec. 3. Much of their success during that multi-week stretch was due […]

by · January 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Barry Trotz Is Coming Home

Barry Trotz will make his first return to the Music City as head coach of the Washington Capitals Friday, in what is promising to be an emotional game. After spending […]

Washington defenseman Brooks Orpik (Tom Turk/THW)

How the Washington Capitals Defense Improved

The revamped Washington Capitals blue line has moved Barry Trotz’s squad closer to competing for a Stanley Cup championship. They’re a legit contender yet, but with the growth of a […]

by · January 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: Braden Holtby’s Next Contract

Washington Capitals net minder Braden Holtby is on pace for the best season in the NHL of his career. A revamped Washington Capitals’ defense has aided him, along with a […]

by · January 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Leafs First Game Without Carlyle Not a Complete Failure

The Toronto Maple Leafs lost their first game under new interim head coach Peter Horachek Wednesday night. The team fell 6-2 to Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals leaving many […]

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The New Identity Washington Capitals are True Contenders

The Washington Capitals have to be the most underrated team in hockey right now. They have been on a hot streak for the past month and are playing some great […]

by · January 8, 2015 · 2 comments · Washington Capitals