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John Carlson has quietly been building a name for himself as a very dependable d-man for the Washington Capitals.(Bridget Samuels/Flickr)

NHL’s Most Underrated Defenseman: Capitals’ John Carlson

Washington Capitals’ defenseman John Carlson made a major name for himself as a junior. Who can ever forget his amazing goal from the point in the 2010 World Junior Hockey […]

Brian MacLellan awarded Brooks Orpik with a five year contract last summer (Tom Turk/THW)

The Washington Capitals’ Recipe for Success in Game 3

In a way, it’s a shame that Alex Ovechkin’s incredible goal against the New York Rangers over the weekend was not a winning goal – or even a goal in […]

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Who Should Canuck Fans Cheer For?

Are you over it yet? It’s been almost a week since the Canucks completely blew, ahem, I mean lost to a hungry and youthful Calgary Flames squad. Don’t worry Canuck […]

by · April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
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Late Birthday Prospects: The Biggest Risks Of The NHL Draft?

On June 22nd, 2007 the Boston Bruins selected forward Zach Hamill 8th overall in that year’s NHL Entry Draft. At first glance, the pick didn’t look so bad. Hamill was […]

by · January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Brian MacLellan awarded Brooks Orpik with a five year contract last summer (Tom Turk/THW)

How the Washington Capitals Defense Improved

The revamped Washington Capitals blue line has moved Barry Trotz’s squad closer to competing for a Stanley Cup championship. They’re a legit contender yet, but with the growth of a […]

by · January 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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The Strangest Superstitions in NHL History

As professional athletes, NHL hockey players will do what ever it takes to be successful on the ice. On top of their on and off ice training and preparation, many […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 2 comments · Hockey History, Humor
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John Carlson: Washington Capitals 2014-15 Player Preview

Consistency is something that is valuable in the NHL.  If there has been one bright spot on the Capitals blueline for the past several years, it has been John Carlson.  […]

by · September 16, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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 · Comments are Disabled · 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 · Comments are Disabled · 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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Washington Capitals: Eight Olympic Invitees To Watch

Eight Washington Capitals’ players will take part of the 2014 Winter Olympics this winter, as the hockey tournament takes place in Sochi, Russia. The Olympic break is set to run […]

by · July 30, 2013 · 1 comment · News, Washington Capitals