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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, […]

Shea Weber (Flickr/Sarah Fuqua)

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
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Home Ice Disadvantage

The regular season isn’t worth much once you get into the playoffs. Home ice advantage in these playoffs is the almighty reward at the end of a long 82-game season, […]

by · April 23, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, News/Commentary, Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals
Tyler Seguin has just 3 goals in 14 games to start the 2013 season. (Icon SMI)

Bruins’ Tyler Seguin Silences Doubters, Sends Series Back to Boston

Tied 2-2 on the road in the third period, Boston Bruins followers were already preparing themselves for a potential eulogy for the defending Stanley Cup Champs. Down three games to […]

by · April 22, 2012 · 1 comment · Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals
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Postcards from Planet Hockey: There’s Still Magic Here

by Jas Faulkner, contributing editor Watch this video. Really. Watch it. I’ll wait. Okay. That kid, the one between the pipes? His name is Braden Holtby and at some point […]

by · April 22, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Washington Capitals
Brad Marchand has scored 9 goals on only 20 shots in 2013. (Icon SMI)

Boston Bruins on the Brink of Elimination after Loss to Caps

  The Boston Bruins dropped game five of their best-of-seven series with the Washington Capitals 4-3 at TD Garden on Saturday afternoon. The Caps lead the series three games to […]

by · April 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals