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Alex Ovechkin may be headed to the Draftstreet E.R. - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Three Capitals Will Play in Sochi, Who Got Snubbed?

It won’t come as a surprise to anyone, but there will be three Washington Capitals participating in what may very well be the last Olympic games where NHL stars are […]

by · January 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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The Nine Goalies Drafted Before Braden Holtby

The Washington Capitals selection of Braden Holtby was a huge steal for George McPhee and the Caps’ brass in the 2008 NHL draft, finding the best future NHL goalie to […]

Philadelphia Flyers - Ray Emery - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Why the Ray Emery-Braden Holtby Fight Is Nothing New In the NHL

On Friday night, the Philadelphia Flyers were thoroughly embarrassed by the Washington Capitals by a score of 7-0.  It was a loss that has epitomized the path of the Flyers’ […]

by · November 3, 2013 · 4 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia Flyers - Ray Emery - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Ray Emery is a Thug, Plain and Simple

Ray Emery is a good goaltender, but that being said, he’s a thug. Plain and simple. Last night’s embarrassing display against the Washington Capitals pretty much solidified my beliefs. After […]

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Washington Capitals: Braden Holtby Posts Shutout In Rout

Even with leading scorer and Captain Alexander Ovechkin off the ice, the Washington Capitals put forth presumably their best effort of the 2013-14 season Friday night with a 7-0 win […]

by · November 2, 2013 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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The Capitals’ Lack of Accountability

With seven minutes remaining in the first period of Washington’s Saturday night game in Calgary, Braden Holtby had already faced 14 shots, and had already surrendered three goals. At that […]

by · October 29, 2013 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Capitals Yet to Beat Quality Opponent

Capitals Yet to Beat Quality Opponent

The Washington Capitals have yet to beat a quality team eleven games into the season. They have a chance to correct that tonight at the Vancouver Canucks, but will need […]

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The Washington Capitals Obvious Problem: Even Strength Play

The Washington Capitals’ power play unit sits atop the National Hockey League, converting at an alarming 30.8% rate. That has been the best phase of the game for the team […]

by · October 18, 2013 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Caps Can’t Coast in Metropolitan Division

Caps Can’t Coast in Metropolitan Division

One of the greatest mysteries of the past few years in the NHL was how the Washington Capitals could experience such amazing regular season success only to collapse in new […]

by · October 15, 2013 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
Caps Goaltending Woes Plague Another Potential Turnaround

Caps Goaltending Woes Plague Another Potential Turnaround

Offense Slows Now that the Capitals power play has fallen back to Earth a bit, their inconsistency in the net is under the spotlight.  They scored eight goals total in […]

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Something to Worry About: A Week 1 NHL Rundown

We’re now about a week into the 2013-14 NHL Regular Season. We know some things – there is a whole bunch of unrest in Philly, and Patrick Roy has provided […]

by · October 8, 2013 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Capitals defenseman Jack Hillen leaves a game due to injury on October 3rd, 2013.

Braden Holtby Still The Capitals Starter, Hillen Injured

The Washington Capitals (1-1) erased a 4-1 deficit Thursday night, picking up their first win of the season in their home opener in a victory over the Calgary Flames. Captain […]

by · October 4, 2013 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals