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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
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Chill About Ice Time: Hunter, Ovechkin and everyone in between

The Washington Capitals skated off the ice on Monday night with a sense of accomplishment after tying their series on the road against the No. 1 seeded New York Rangers, […]

by · May 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Washington Capitals
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The Hunter Games: Washington Capitals Are Buying Into Defense First Logic

This playoff run has been something different for the Capitals, and the change-up has been one that has a lot of people muttering: “you used to be cool, man.” The […]

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Rangers, Tortorella Must Upstage Ovechkin

Fans know when the Blueshirts have screwed up. All it takes is that camera shot of Coach John Tortorella cringing with a smirk. Someone on the ice will hear about […]

by · April 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Previews and Predictions, Washington Capitals
Capitals/Rangers Preview: Capping the Rangers in Seven

Capitals/Rangers Preview: Capping the Rangers in Seven

In the last four seasons the Capitals have squared off with the Rangers in the playoffs three times. The last two came as victories for Washington, who beat the Rangers […]


Big Apple, Big Statement: New York Rangers Will Roll Capitals

The New York Rangers and Washington Capitals aren’t strangers when it comes to recent playoff history. Before this year’s first round series against the Ottawa Senators, the Rangers’ last two […]

Caps GM George Mc Phee with my nephew Chris Menner. (Personal Collection)

George Mc Phee Defeats The Bruins In 7

  Nay Sayers Everyone who questioned Caps GM George Mc Phee’s moves (or lack thereof) this season owes him an apology letter. In game five, Troy Brouwer netted a power play […]

by · April 26, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals
Joel Ward is Washington’s Unlikely Hero

Joel Ward is Washington’s Unlikely Hero

Ask any one going into overtime who was going to get the game-winning goal to send their team to the second round of the playoffs and I can assure you […]

Johansson is robbed by Thomas in Game 6 (Tom Turk/THW)

Game 7 Preview: Caps / Bruins

Game 7 History: In the Capitals franchise history they have lost 78% of their Game 7 opportunities. Caps fans may want to close their eyes and scroll past these stats, […]

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Thuggish Buffoonery: AKA The NHL Playoffs

  Ah, Spring… When otherwise sportsmanlike players make decidedly unsportsmanlike plays. In game one of the Predators/Red Wings series, the man on the left gripped Henrik Zetterberg by the back of the […]

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Game 7: Claude Julien’s Bruins Have Been Here Before

By Wayne Whittaker, Boston Bruins Correspondent Mention the words “Game Seven” to Boston Bruins fans these days, and you’ll probably be met with a smile. Last season, the Bruins won […]

by · April 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, News/Commentary, Washington Capitals
Troy Brouwer screens Tim Thomas during Game 6.

The Trials Of The Washington Capitals

This certainly wasn’t the season the Washington Capitals wanted but it was the season they needed. After winning the Southeast Division four consecutive years and the President’s Trophy in 2009-10, […]

by · April 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals