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How Much Money Is PK Subban Worth?

As soon as the new CBA is ratified by both the NHL owners and the players, teams will finally be allowed to start making roster moves such as signing free […]

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Operation Hat Trick is a Great Success for Players, Charities

Even the NHL lockout wasn’t able to keep some of the league’s best players off the ice.  Members of fifteen NHL teams hit the ice Saturday night as part of […]

by · November 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, News/Commentary, Philadelphia Flyers
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The Six Defensemen Drafted Before Erik Karlsson

The first round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft featured no fewer than 11 defensemen, most of whom have achieved some measure of success at the NHL level over the […]

by · October 30, 2012 · 2 comments · Hockey History, Ottawa Senators
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8 Major Unsigned Restricted Free Agents

It’s hard to think that nearly two months and a half after the free-agent market opened on July 1st, 2012 that there is still a plethora of quality unrestricted free […]

Washington Capitals move on to Round Two (Tom Turk / THW)

Caps bring back familiar face in Calle Johansson

When the Washington Capitals hired Adam Oates as Head Coach this summer, the search immediately started to find the ideal assistant coaches to ultimately help in guiding Oates through his […]

by · July 19, 2012 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
The Bruins and Capitals meet tonight in Boston. Photo Credit: Flickr/Slidingsideways (CC)

Capitals will present challenges for Bruins

Everyone is picking the Boston Bruins over the Washington Capitals in the first round of the playoffs. Almost unanimously, in fact.

The reason behind each of these picks is the same, too—the Capitals, essentially, aren’t the same feared team they were in years past. If you factor in Washington’s ho-hum record during the regular season and the fact that their goaltending situation is a sort of carousel that would make the Philadelphia Flyers blush, than I guess it would make sense to pick the Bruins over the Capitals.

Me? I’m not sold yet. I might not be sold at all, actually.

NHL Trade Rumors: Rick Nash Not The Answer For Capitals’ Woes

NHL Trade Rumors: Rick Nash Not The Answer For Capitals’ Woes

The NHL’s trade deadline is less than two weeks away (February 27, 3PM EST) and the hockey world is buzzing with Rick Nash rumors. Multiple outlets have reported over the […]

Evgeni Malkin led the Penguins over the Jets with five points on the afternoon (Tom Turk/THW)

Fantasy Hockey Chutes And Ladders: All Star Break Time?

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

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Ten Fantasy Thoughts: Boudreau, Hunter, Sutter and other Fantasy Impacts

Each Friday, Ten Fantasy Thoughts brings you valuable insight to line changes, buy-low candidates and updates on why a player may be struggling or surging for the past few weeks. […]

by · December 31, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Fantasy, Top 10 Lists
Hunter in 1989 with the Capitals. (hockeymedia/Flickr)

The Reasoning Behind Dale Hunter

The Washington Capitals’ firing of Bruce Boudreau came as a shock to few.  The team wasn’t performing, and hadn’t been performing for a month.  What did bring a certain amount […]

by · November 30, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · OHL, Washington Capitals
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With the Capitals, Doing More Brings Less

Most teams with a propensity to rally from behind would project a favorable result when they are 8-3-0 when trailing first and have the offensive power the Capitals on their […]

by · November 26, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Washington Capitals
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From Abdelkader to Zuccarello – 15 October 2011

Did you work late last night? Did your significant other make you run errands while the game was on? Did your dog chew off your TV cable wires? Have no […]

by · October 15, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, Minnesota Wild, San Jose Sharks