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 […]
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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 […]
Let this soak in. The Washington Capitals have been shutout by the New York Rangers over the last 180 minutes. That’s nine periods of hockey without a goal. You don’t […]
Laich Effect For some time now, National Hockey League teams have categorized mild to severe injuries as upper and lower body. Sometimes, the full extent of a players’ injury, may […]
When the Washington Capitals welcomed back forward Eric Fehr to add some grit to the lineup prior to the beginning of the season, management certainly didn’t expect the 27 year […]
Following the resolution of the NHL lockout, the Washington Capitals regular season began. In a shortened training camp new head coach Adam Oates looked to implement his new system and […]
The Washington Capitals enter Thursday night with an abysmal 1-4-1 record. The team has yet to adjust to new head coach Adam Oates and his new system, struggling in special […]
Last night, the Washington Capitals were searching for answers to a frustrating 0-3 start, as they paid a visit to the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. Head coach Adam Oates returned to New Jersey, where he previously worked as an assistant coach for the last two seasons. There you had it: several solid reasons to want to find the win column, for the first time in this shortened 48 game season.
Cracking the Ice (advance proof copy). By Dave Hendrickson. (2011, Lodi, New Jersey: WestSide Books. Softcover. Pp. 366. $16.95. ISBN 978-1-934813-55-3.) The sad reality has been, with as far […]
With the NHL free-agency period fast approaching, the talk of the NHL is set to where the big name free-agents will end up. Ryan Suter, Zach Parise and Alexander Semin […]
Nay Sayers Everyone who questioned Caps GM George Mc Phee’s moves (or lack thereof) this season owes him an apology letter. In game five, Troy Brouwer netted a power play […]
Ask any one going into overtime who was going to get the game-winning goal to send their team to the second round of the playoffs and I can assure you […]