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The 5 Most Improved Capitals in the 2014-15 Season

The Washington Capitals take their 3-2 Stanley Cup first round series lead on the road Saturday, looking to beat the New York Islanders and move on to a Round 2 […]

by · April 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Braden Holtby is Why the Capitals Can Lift the Stanley Cup

The Washington Capitals are no strangers to postseason hockey. However, getting past the second round of the playoffs is a skill they’ve not mastered since their run to the Stanley […]

by · April 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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When Power Plays Kill: the Lightning Post-Season Woes

Throughout the 2014-2015 regular season, the Tampa Bay Lightning were number one in the NHL in lighting the lamp, putting up an average of 3.16 goals per game.  They were […]

by · April 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Tampa Bay Lightning
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Barry Trotz’s Nashville Philosophies Now Thriving In Washington

  Before this season whenever opposing NHL teams faced off against the Nashville Predators they had a pretty good idea of what to expect. Stifling defense, stout goaltending, and opportunistic […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
John Carlson has quietly been building a name for himself as a very dependable d-man for the Washington Capitals.(Bridget Samuels/Flickr)

John Carlson: The New Mike Green in Washington

The Washington Capitals currently sit in the first Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference, an improvement from last season, and it’s because they have one of the top scoring […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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4 Current Players Who Could Become Highest Scoring Swede

Looking at the list of all-time scoring Swedish-born players, there are now four players currently playing who at the end of their days could challenge Sundin for the top spot. […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 3 comments · Hockey History
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Robbed by the All-Star Selection Gurus?

The NHL has announced its 2015 All-Star lineup. The gurus have spoken. Some fans are not happy. They feel strongly that their favorite player on their favorite team got robbed. […]

by · January 13, 2015 · 0 comments · All-Star Weekend, News/Commentary
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The Top 5 Biggest All-Star Snubs of 2015

Let’s start the debate now of which players should have made the All-Star Team. I for one am not a fan at all of the way the All-Star Game is […]

by · January 10, 2015 · 7 comments · All-Star Weekend, Humor
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EPIX Presents Road to the NHL Winter Classic: Washington Capitals Preview

What Can Fans Expect to See From the Washington Capitals in the EPIX Series? It will be nearly four years to the day on New Year’s Day since the Washington […]

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“Unleash the Fury” Used to Mean Something For the Washington Capitals

Give the Fans Something To Cheer About, Caps There was once a time where “Unleash the Fury” meant something in Washington.  It is a battle cry – it gives the […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 4 comments · Washington Capitals
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Tom Wilson: The Washington Capitals Heart and Soul

Tom Wilson: A Star in the Making Who is Tom Wilson?  Where did he come from?  What makes him so good?  The Washington Capitals 1st round pick of the 2012 […]

by · November 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
PDO: A Key Fantasy Indicator

PDO: A Key Fantasy Indicator

Advanced statistics in hockey are hot right now, and one of the key applications of these statistics can be in the realm of fantasy hockey. That is, if you know […]

by · November 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats, Fantasy