Post Tagged with: "Alex Ovechkin"

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Ovechkin vs Benn: The Battle For Left Wing Supremacy

Less than a week ago, Alex Ovechkin was named as the left-wing representative for the First NHL All-Star team. Jamie Benn held that position last year and was named to […]

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A Look Back at Mike Green’s Career with the Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals defensemen Mike Green is set to enter free agency on July 1 and will leave the organization. The injury-prone Green has had his ups and downs in Washington, […]

by · June 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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3 Reasons Jamie Benn Wins the Ted Lindsay Award

Tonight the National Hockey League hosts the 2015 NHL Awards ceremony in Las Vegas, Nevada.  NBCSN and Sportsnet will cover the event starting at 7 pm ET. Stars captain Jamie […]

by · June 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars
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Cupless Clubs: The Next 1st Time Stanley Cup Champion

The Stanley Cup is known as the toughest trophy to win in all of professional sports. It takes years, perhaps decades, of rebuilding and preparation to create a team that […]

by · June 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History, News
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Will Phil Kessel be Traded to the Washington Capitals?

Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan made it clear last month that he is looking for a new top-six winger to start next season. The free agency pool is somewhat lacking […]

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The 5 Best Duos in the NHL

One superstar on a line has shown to be difficult to match up against. Sidney Crosby has proven that very often as he has continued to rack up points no matter […]

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The Puzzling Tale of Ex-Capital Alexander Semin

Former Washington Capital Alexander Semin is a puzzling yet talented player. When he was 100 percent focused and firing on all cylinders for the Capitals, Semin was amazing. Unfortunately, he […]

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5 Superstars Yet To Reach Stanley Cup Final

What do Sidney Crosby, Pavel Datsyuk, Claude Giroux, and the Sedin twins (Henrik and Daniel) have in common? They are all among an elite group of players in the NHL, […]

by · June 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Top 10 Lists
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Capitals’ Tom Wilson Should Quickly Reinvent Himself

The NHL is a tough league and every team needs an enforcer. The Washington Capitals have utilized a few enforcers over the years, but the current guy for the job […]

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Even Without Championships, Alex Ovechkin Can Hold Head High

Not all redemption stories can have happy endings. This is a reality in life that seems unfortunate, but is a necessary byproduct of a system such as modern sports, where […]

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Looks to Improve Top-Six Forwards

It’s been almost exactly a year since Brian MacLellan became general manager of the Washington Capitals. The season was successful even though it ended in agonizing heartbreak. “It’s been a […]

by · May 18, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Washington Capitals
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Braden Holtby’s Contract and Other Capitals Offseason Chores

Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby just concluded the best NHL season of his career. The 25-year-old Saskatchewan native finished the regular season with a 2.22 GAA and a save percentage […]