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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 […]

Niklas Backstrom Needs rest. (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 […]

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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 · 0 comments · 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 · 0 comments · 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
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Washington Capitals: Braden Holtby Posts Shutout In Rout

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 […]

by · November 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Analyzing George McPhee’s Roster Moves

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 […]

Brooks Laich in action on April 4th vs the New York Islanders. Tom Turk/THW

Capitals Injury Report

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 […]

by · April 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals’ Eric Fehr Pacing Third Line

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 […]

by · February 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals