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Eric Fehr has been producing from the bottom half of the Capitals' lineup, but can he sustain his production for the rest of the season? (Tom Turk/THW)

The Best Second and a Half Line In The NHL

In the Wednesday Night Rivalry Capitals vs. Penguins matchup, at one point in the game, when the Brooks Laich, Eric Fehr and Joel Ward line was pinning the Penguins in […]

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Q & A with Joel Ward of the Washington Capitals

Everyone loves the underdog, the player who came from nowhere, the one who defied all of the odds against them to make it. Joel Ward of the Washington Capitals is […]

by · December 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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The Washington Capitals Have Too Many of the Same Player

There Are Too Many Clones in the Washington Capitals Lineup – More Unique Players Are Needed The Washington Capitals are a team that is still trying to find their way […]

by · December 9, 2014 · 4 comments · Washington Capitals
A mustachioed walking cannon with superfluous wheels? Hockey fans enjoy funny mascots and clever tweets.  Credit: By Michael Miller (Own work) via Wikimedia Commons

5 of the Best NHL-Related Tweets You’ve Ever Seen

For a game replete with big, fast, tough players with questionable dental plans, hockey is a pretty funny sport in many ways. After all, not only are there goofy mascots, […]

by · November 30, 2014 · 4 comments · Humor, Top 10 Lists
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2014-2015 Washington Capitals Player Projections: Forwards

How Will the Washington Capitals Forwards Perform in 2014-2015? Training camp is less than two weeks away for the Washington Capitals!  On September 19, rookies and veterans will take the […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals in Contract Years: Part 2

Predictions for the Washington Capitals’ upcoming season are commonplace, and most of them revolve around the opening night lineup. However, the roster could look radically different this time next year. […]

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals’ 3 Stars: Part 2

We’ve established that the 2013-14 season was downright awful for the Washington Capitals, culminating with a failure to make the playoffs. The team’s shortcomings have been discussed in great detail–poor […]

by · July 6, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
Niklas Backstrom has pushed his way among the top 100 in multiple goalie categories. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Great 8: The Best Undrafted Free Agents In Minnesota Wild History

While there is an impressive list of great NHLers who went undrafted, players like Curtis Joseph, Ed Belfour, Dino Ciccarelli, Antti Niemi, and Adam Oates are the exception rather than […]

by · May 29, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, Minnesota Wild
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2013-2014 Capitals Report Card: Forwards (Part 1 of 3)

How Did the Washington Capitals Forwards Perform in 2013-2014? The NHL Playoffs are kicking in full gear today and the Washington Capitals are not taking part in the fun.  The […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 3 comments · Washington Capitals
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Joel Ward: Washington Capitals Unsung Hero

Joel Ward Has A Career Season With the Washington Capitals When people first think of the Washington Capitals, they think of Alex Ovechkin or Nicklas Backstrom.  No one really thinks […]

by · April 22, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: Joel Ward Signing A Bargain For George McPhee

When General Manager George McPhee signed former Nashville Predators forward Joel Ward to a four year-12 million dollar contract many questioned giving a long term deal to a player who […]

by · March 14, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
Laich, who scored the game-winner in his 500th career game against the Senators. (Tom Turk/THW)

The Capitals’ Inept Second Line

Brooks Laich, Troy Brouwer and Marcus Johansson comprise the Washington Capitals’ second line. As the second line, their job is to be a consistent offensive threat; their job is to […]

by · November 13, 2013 · 2 comments · Washington Capitals