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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 · 0 comments · 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 […]

Braden Holtby will now have Justin Peters behind him and Philip Grubauer waiting in the wings in the AHL, so there is definitely a scenario for healthy competition here. (Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

Why the Washington Capitals Penalty Kill Can Improve

Compared to their elite power play the Washington Capitals penalty kill isn’t a strong part of the team. They finished 16th in the NHL last season with an 82% success […]

by · August 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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5 Capitals Storylines That May Surprise You This Season

1) Alexander Ovechkin Takes Home the Rocket Richard Trophy (Again). It’s no secret that Ovechkin is a natural goal scorer, and it’d be no surprise to see him take home […]

by · August 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Pittsburgh Penguins Missing Parts on Defense

The Pittsburgh Penguins are still missing major parts on defense. With Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen signing contracts with the Washington Capitals, the Penguins have to replace a plus-minus rating of +33 (Niskanen) and […]

by · July 31, 2014 · 2 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
A frustrated Capitals bench at the Verizon Center against the Montreal Canadiens on January 24th, 2013.

Early Storylines Heading Into Capitals Training Camp

With a Busy Summer In Full Swing, What Are Some of the Early Storylines Heading Into Capitals Training Camp? It has been one of the more memorable offseasons the Capitals […]

by · July 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Metropolitan Rivals: Flyers Threatened By Caps’ Spending?

It didn’t take long for Brian MacLellan to get acquainted with his new job as Washington Capitals general manager. The bevy of additions look to catapult the Caps from a […]

by · July 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Trotz and Orpik Versus Capitals Fans and Media

The Case of Barry Trotz and Brooks Orpik Versus the Capitals Fans and Media video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player There has been lots of controversy lately in Washington as the […]