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GM George McPhee seethes as the Caps lose in Game 7 (@matt71royer)

The Washington Capitals Autopsy

Get out the Kleenex, it’s over. It’s hard for the Washington Capitals not to ask “what if?” What if Joel Ward didn’t take a high sticking double minor in game […]

by · May 13, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
Who Would the Devils Rather Play in the Eastern Conference Finals?

Who Would the Devils Rather Play in the Eastern Conference Finals?

The New Jersey Devils have been off since Wednesday, when they defeated the Philadelphia Flyers in five games in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Now, tonight’s other semifinal Game 7 will […]

by · May 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, Washington Capitals
Molson has taken over the NHL beer sponsorship from Labatt for a mere $375 million

The Capitals/Rangers Game 7 Drinking Game

We’re finally here. Tonight is Game Seven of an exceptionally tense series. What better way to celebrate undoubtedly the most entertaining of Round Two than with a toast to close […]

by · May 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Humor, New York Rangers, Washington Capitals
Mike Green is focused on the task at hand (Tom Turk/THW)

Capitals Invade MSG for Game 7

ALEXANDRIA, VA — Tonight the Washington Capitals visit the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden for Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals. For the Capitals, it’s one final […]

by · May 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Previews and Predictions, Washington Capitals
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Is Braden Holtby the Capitals Goalie of the Future?

When the 2011-2012 National Hockey League season started, the Washington Capitals would have never guessed that they would be in the circumstance that they are in.  They probably wanted, and […]

by · May 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
The Washington Capitals Will Win Game 7 In New York

The Washington Capitals Will Win Game 7 In New York

Momentum The Caps have outplayed and outworked the Rangers in the last three games.  Having said that, the games have been incredibly tight. Untimely penalties and bad bounces have hurt […]

Ilya Kovalchuk (Saed Hindash/The Star-Ledger)

Taking The Golf Club To Your Fantasy Hockey Pool Part 1!

Sometimes the hardest thing with playoff pools is realizing after two rounds that your team is basically just about done. So what we decided to do is have a little […]

Caps win 2-1 sending the series to a deciding Game 7 (Tom Turk/THW)

Capitals and Rangers Are Going to Game 8

Well folks, it’s going to Game 8. You read right – both these teams have played enough hockey between the triple overtime and just how incredibly close this series has […]

by · May 9, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, News/Commentary, Washington Capitals
Holtby down and out tracks down the puck (Tom Turk/THW)

The Case of Holtby v. Lundqvist

It’s a little too early to compare Braden Holtby to Ken Dryden… or is it? Dryden made his NHL debut in 1971 after playing six regular-season games with a 0.957 […]

Matt Hendricks (Tom Turks / THW)

Capitals Roster a Great Fit For Dale Hunter’s Coaching Style

If you were to take an average hockey fan from the end of the 2009 NHL season and tell them that Alexander Ovechkin, who was then coming fresh off of […]

by · May 7, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized, Washington Capitals
Nicklas Backstrom (Tom Turk / THW)

The Essential Nick Backstrom Playoff Highlight Reel

The stellar play of Nicklas Backstrom in these playoffs has tended to get lost in the shuffle, with media focusing about Ovechkin under-performing, Dale Hunter coaching against the grain, and […]

by · May 6, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Player Profiles, Washington Capitals
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The Caps are barely losing and hardly winning

It’s hard to be the Washington Capitals. Why’s that? Because win or lose they all feel a little like ties when the Caps keep it as close as they have. […]

by · May 4, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Humor, News/Commentary, Washington Capitals