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Washington Capitals Alexander Ovechkin - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Can Washington Hold On To a Playoff Spot?

  With nine games to go, Washington currently looks like they are at an inside track of a playoff spot. As a team that is in a wild card position, […]

Washington forward Evgeny Kuznetsov (Tom Turk/THW)

When Will We Ever Feel Cozy About Kuzya?

In June 2010, a teenage hockey player from Chelyabinsk, Russia was drafted 26th overall in the NHL Entry Draft by George McPhee and the Washington Capitals. Evgeny Kuznetsov was considered […]

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Curtis Glencross’ and Tim Gleason’s First Week

It has now been more than a week since Washington acquired two new skaters before the March 2nd trade deadline ran out. Even though there is a solid chance neither […]

by · March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Referee Eric Furlatt addresses the Capitals' bench (Flickr/Clydeorama)

Washington Capitals Prospect Profile: Tyler Lewington

The Washington Capitals inked 2013 seventh round draft pick Tyler Lewington to a three-year, entry-level deal earlier this week as they added another defenseman to their prospect pipeline. Lewington currently […]

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 […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats, Washington Capitals
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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