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John Carlson has quietly been building a name for himself as a very dependable d-man for the Washington Capitals.(Bridget Samuels/Flickr)

NHL’s Most Underrated Defenseman: Capitals’ John Carlson

Washington Capitals’ defenseman John Carlson made a major name for himself as a junior. Who can ever forget his amazing goal from the point in the 2010 World Junior Hockey […]

Washington defenseman Brooks Orpik (Tom Turk/THW)

4 Reasons Why The Washington Capitals Will Beat The Rangers

The Washington Capitals take on the New York Rangers (again) Wednesday, in Game 7 of a Stanley Cup playoff series (again) but will they clam up and lose (again)? This […]

Washington defenseman Brooks Orpik (Tom Turk/THW)

The Washington Capitals’ Recipe for Success in Game 3

In a way, it’s a shame that Alex Ovechkin’s incredible goal against the New York Rangers over the weekend was not a winning goal – or even a goal in […]

Washington defenseman Brooks Orpik (Tom Turk/THW)

How the Washington Capitals Defense Improved

The revamped Washington Capitals blue line has moved Barry Trotz’s squad closer to competing for a Stanley Cup championship. They’re a legit contender yet, but with the growth of a […]

by · January 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Flyers Backcheck: Voracek ‘Caps’ off Second Straight Win

The Flyers seem to be getting the hang of this overtime thing. Jakub Voracek’s overtime game-winning goal on Thursday night lifted Philadelphia to their second straight win, as the Flyers […]

by · January 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Should the Washington Capitals Re-Sign Mike Green?

The additions of Matt Niskanen and Brooks Orpik this summer to the Washington Capitals defense put the future of Mike Green in question. The 29-year-old Calgary native has had a […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 2 comments · Washington Capitals
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Truculence, Toughness, Trotz – The New and Improved Washington Capitals

The Atmosphere and Direction in Washington is Changing… For the Better Once the 2013-14 season concluded, the Washington Capitals were left without a identity.  The Washington Capitals organization went from […]

by · October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals Season Preview: Not There Yet

The Washington Capitals missed the playoffs by three points last season under former coach and player Adam Oates, three measly standings points. There’s a lot that has changed in the […]

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Losing Orpik Makes the Penguins Better

The Pittsburgh Penguins went through as many changes this offseason as some teams go through in a decade. They lost their head coach, their GM, a 40-goal scorer, and lost […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 3 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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John Carlson: Washington Capitals 2014-15 Player Preview

Consistency is something that is valuable in the NHL.  If there has been one bright spot on the Capitals blueline for the past several years, it has been John Carlson.  […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Mike Green: Washington Capitals 2014-15 Player Preview

It was a slow year for Mike Green in 2013-2014.  After a few years of shortened seasons due to injuries, Green was only twelve games shy of playing an entire […]

by · September 11, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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5 Biggest Games for the Washington Capitals in 2014-2015

With the 2014-2015 NHL season quickly approaching, what games stand out the most on the Capitals schedule? Hockey season is almost back in full swing.  The Washington Capitals are set […]

by · September 2, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals, Winter Classic