Post Tagged with: "Evgeny Kuznetsov"

Alexander Semin and Alex Ovechkin celebrate after a goal a few seasons ago. (

Ranking the Russians: Capitals First-Round Picks

By selecting Ilya Samsonov, a big, athletic goalie from Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the Kontinental Hockey League, the Capitals picked a Russian player in the first round for the eighth time […]

Brian MacLellan awarded Brooks Orpik with a five year contract last summer (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 […]

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The 7 Best Washington Capitals Stats From Round 1

The Washington Capitals have punched a ticket to a second round match against the New York Rangers. Here are the seven best stats from their first round victory over the […]

by · April 29, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Washington Capitals
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Analyzing the Capitals’ Destruction of the Islanders in Game 7

The Washington Capitals didn’t just beat the New York Islanders in Game 7 of their Stanley Cup first round playoff series – they destroyed them. If it wasn’t for the […]

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Farewell, Nassau: Isles-Caps Post-Game 7 Thoughts

Not many teams are going to win games with just 11 shots on goal, let alone a Game 7. Yet that is what happened to the New York Islanders. They […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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3 Keys for the Rangers Against the Capitals

Alas, we will NOT have a much-desired Rangers-Islanders playoff series, as the hockey gods decided to toy with us before ultimately delivering more of the same: Rangers vs. Capitals. Familiar […]

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Capitals’ Bright New Star: Evgeny Kuznetsov

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored two goals and had an assist in the Washington Capitals’ comprehensive 5-1 victory over the New York Islanders Thursday night in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup […]

Washington forward Evgeny Kuznetsov (Tom Turk/THW)

When Will We Ever Feel Cozy About Kuzya?

In June 2010, a teenage hockey player from Chelyabinsk, Russia was drafted 26th overall in the NHL Entry Draft by George McPhee and the Washington Capitals. Evgeny Kuznetsov was considered […]

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Re-Learning to Shake Off a Loss

As Joel Ward sealed the 5-2 victory for the Capitals over the Islanders on Friday night, there was a feeling across Long Island that I don’t think has truly been […]

by · November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Islanders, Uncategorized
Andre Burakovsky sure has been making some waves this season, and fantasy managers are already starting to get acquainted with the forward. (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Trotz’s Line Juggling Magic For the Washington Capitals

Barry Trotz is Trying to Find the Right Line Combinations in Washington After a disappointing loss to the San Jose Sharks, Capitals coach Barry Trotz has decided to shift the […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
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Final Impressions From the Washington Capitals Preseason Games

The Washington Capitals have concluded the 2014 NHL preseason.  The games that ultimately did not matter are in the history books and now the upcoming games starting Thursday against Montreal […]

by · October 6, 2014 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
Laich, who scored the game-winner in his 500th career game against the Senators. (Tom Turk/THW)

Brooks Laich: Washington Capitals 2014-15 Player Preview

Brooks Laich played two straight full 82 game seasons prior to the NHL lockout from 2010-12. The 31 year old Canadian averaged 16 goals per season and totaled 89 points […]

by · October 2, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals