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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
Brooks Orpik has noticed a major improvement in the Penguins' defensive zone play. (Tom Turk/THW)

Pens Losses Become Capitals Gains

A Blueline Makeover: The Capitals Sign Former Penguins Defensemen Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen If you can’t beat them, sign them?  The Washington Capitals were a busy club at the […]

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Washington Capitals Free Agent Targets: Anton Stralman

The Washington Capitals are in desperate need of quality defensemen for the 2014-15 season. Mike Green is unlikely to be traded and the Capitals want to get him back “on […]

by · June 18, 2014 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
P.K. Subban: Capitals Offer Sheet Target?

P.K. Subban: Capitals Offer Sheet Target?

With Subban Set To Become A Restricted Free Agent, Should the Capitals Throw An Offer Sheet at Him? An NHL offer sheet situation is a rarity in the hockey world.  […]

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2013-2014 Capitals Report Card: Defensemen and Goaltenders (Part 2 of 3)

How Did the Washington Capitals Defensemen and Goaltenders Perform in 2013-2014? Welcome to Part Two of the Capitals Report Card!  In this article, this writer will evaluate the performances of […]

by · April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Is Justin Faulk Overrated?

Is Justin Faulk Overrated?

This year, Justin Faulk received his first Team USA Olympic nomination. The Minnesota native is having a great year on the surface, recording three goals and 20 assists in 61 […]

by · March 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes
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Tweet for Gold: The Seven Best NHL Tweets Sent From Sochi

Twitter gave the world a special look at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia—and the view wasn’t always pretty. The Twitter handle @Sochi_Problem documented all of the Olympic’s “whoopsie” moments, […]

by · March 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Humor, Olympics
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Canadian Boy Adam Henrique Hopes to Play for Team Canada Someday

When Team Canada played their first game of the 2014 Winter Olympics against Norway in Sochi, Russia it’s safe to say that the majority of the country was tuned in […]

by · February 14, 2014 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils, Olympics
Alex Ovechkin may be somewhere in this interview with Caps writer Ed Frankovic. - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Three Capitals Will Play in Sochi, Who Got Snubbed?

It won’t come as a surprise to anyone, but there will be three Washington Capitals participating in what may very well be the last Olympic games where NHL stars are […]

by · January 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: Dmitry Orlov Deserves NHL Minutes

Washington Capitals defensive prospect Dmitry Orlov has made the most of his time spent in the American Hockey League this season, awaiting a chance to become an everyday player in […]

by · November 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hershey Bears, Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals Roster Preview: Defensemen

The Washington Capitals enter this season with a solid collective group of forwards and two young amd most definitely capable NHL goalies. The biggest problem on their team that could […]

by · October 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Previews and Predictions, Washington Capitals
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Fantasy Hockey: All Purpose Sleeper Pick-Ups

With the fantasy hockey season approaching, returning managers are undoubtedly starting to prepare for drafts in their respective leagues. Whether one is playing in a Yahoo!, CBS, ESPN, or daily […]

by · August 15, 2013 · 1 comment · Fantasy