Team Canada: Thirty Years Of The Game At Its Best (Book Review)

Team Canada: Thirty Years Of The Game At Its Best (Book Review)

Team Canada: 30 Years Of The Game At Its Best is an invigorating look at Hockey Canada’s highly successful Program of Excellence.

Ovechkin, captain of the Caps, in warmups (Anthony S. Fiore/Inside Hockey)

The Ovechkin Chronicles: The Ovi We Know Is Still There

The evidence would suggest Capitals captain/franchise player Alex Ovechkin is in decline. In this case, the evidence is circumstantial. If you think Ovechkin has lost his standing as an NHL […]

by · December 16, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Washington Capitals, Winnipeg Jets
Briere and Backstrom take the faceoff (Tom Turk/THW)

Just One of Those Games: Caps Lose to Flyers, Prepare for Next Game on the Road

The Capitals seemed as though they had high levels of swagger coming into Tuesday night’s match against the Flyers, winning two in a row and having beaten the Flyers 5-2 […]

by · December 14, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers, Washington Capitals
Claude Giroux is indeed our Fantasy Player Of The Week from Week 9 but like Sidney Crosby is now injured. (Christopher Szagola/Icon SMI)

Fantasy Hockey Chutes And Ladders: Pennsylvania Pounded!

  We have survived many calamities this early fantasy hockey season but now comes the next December edition of “Chutes And Ladders”. Riding the fortunes of a fantasy hockey team […]

Buchnevich's playing style is close to fellow countryman, Vladimir Tarasenko.

Russia’s Triple Threat Searches For Gold

The Russians always send fantastic talent to every hockey tournament they take part in. There’s always at least one player that appears destined for stardom on every World Junior team […]

Orlov (left), Ovechkin (center) and Backstrom (right) celebrating after Backstrom's goal. (Tom Turk/THW).

Washington Adds to Scoring Chances Using Power Play Against Toronto

In a strong offensive effort, the Capitals used four power play goals — three from Dennis Wideman — to overcome a good even-strength effort by the Maple Leafs and win, […]

by · December 10, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs, Washington Capitals
(Photo courtesy of SensTown.com)

Sneak Peak At All-Star Jerseys

This year’s all-star jerseys have been leaked over on a Ottawa Senators fan site. As you can see from the picture above, there is VERY little change from last year’s […]

(Warren Wimmer/Icon SMI)

Seven players I would pay to watch – My Magnificent Seven

Sidney Crosby is widely acknowledged as the best player in the game today. With his year long absence,  other players were given more of an opportunity to the chance to […]

Patrick Kane: Offensive Juggernaut, Speedy Gonzalez, Baby-Faced Assassin

2007 NHL Entry Draft. Would Chicago Still Pick Patrick Kane 1st overall?

Patrick Kane was a superstar in Junior, a superstar at the draft, and he immediately became a superstar in the Windy City.  This guy is such a star that even […]

(by rawcharge.com)

Current NHL Standings Using New Realignment

On Monday afternoon the NHL’s Board of Governors agreed to implement the proposed four conference re-alignment beginning for the 2012-2013 National Hockey League season.  The new format will divide the […]

(slidingsideways, Flickr)

Fantasy Hockey Chutes And Ladders: Doomsday December?

We have survived many calamities this early fantasy hockey season but now comes the next December edition of “Chutes And Ladders”. Riding the fortunes of a fantasy hockey team can be a lot like the original Milton Bradley game. There are enough twists and turns to drive any normal person crazy. So imagine what it is like for the average hockey fan who takes on a fantasy hockey league.

Laich, who scored the game-winner in his 500th career game against the Senators. (Tom Turk/THW)

Knocking on the Door: Washington’s Success Rides on Scoring Chances

Ever since Dale Hunter took over head coaching duties in Washington last Monday, the Capitals have gone 1-2, finally earning their first win Saturday night against the Ottawa Senators in […]

by · December 4, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Ottawa Senators, Washington Capitals