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Washington Capitals: Why Tom Wilson Should Stay in Hershey

The Washington Capitals are off to a strong start in the 2014-15 campaign under new head coach Barry Trotz. The goaltending and defense were upgraded this offseason by first-year General Manager Brian […]

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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: Alexander Ovechkin Not Getting Enough Help

Alexander Ovechkin has been shredding apart the NHL this season. He leads the league with 21 goals in just 26 games. His line mates Nicklas Backstrom and Marcus Johansson have […]

by · December 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · 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
Washington Capitals: The Odd Man Out In Top Six

Washington Capitals: The Odd Man Out In Top Six

Like many Capitals fans, I have been generally baffled by Adam Oates’ decision to bury left winger Martin Erat on the fourth line. As an established top-six forward—for whom the […]

Ovechkin's Capitals have posted a 5-6-1 record against the West this season (Tom Turk/THW)

Washington Capitals Roster Preview: Forwards

The Washington Capitals begin their 2013-14 regular season with a tough loss in Chicago against the Blackhawks. They boast a strong group for forwards this year, with two above average […]

While talented, the Pittsburgh Penguins appear as a team prepared for the start of the Playoffs. (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

Fantasy Hockey: Top-10 Overachievers from 2012-13

Last season was a shortened one, and as such, many players likely contributed more to your fantasy team than they would have been able to do over the course of […]

by · August 13, 2013 · 1 comment · Fantasy, Top 10 Lists
Allowing this overtime goal to Patrice Bergeron during the first round of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs was the lowlight of James Reimer's time in Toronto (Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports)

Futility: Hockey’s Dirty Word (Part Two)

Futility Part Two: The Choke Artists – Teams That Blow (Opportunities) Example: Toronto Maple Leafs, Washington Capitals I came across an interesting article from Sean McIndoe of Grantland.com. In his […]

by · May 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Humor
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Keys to Victory For the Washington Capitals in Game 4

After a total of five goals were scored in the first two games of the series between the Washington Capitals and the New York Rangers, each team came out with […]

by · May 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
Alex Ovechkin may be somewhere in this interview with Caps writer Ed Frankovic. - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Washington Capitals Player Grades: April 2013

The Washington Capitals first round series against the New York Rangers is off to a thunderous start, with the team from the nation’s capital taking the first two games in […]

by · May 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Holtby Out-duels Lundqvist, Washington Capitals Take Game 2

We knew that the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers were not unfamiliar with the task of facing each other in the playoffs. Throughout the past five seasons, the Capitals […]

by · May 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals Clinch Division, Ovechkin Stays Hot

Washington Capitals Clinch Division, Ovechkin Stays Hot

It was the 175th consecutive sell-out crowd at Verizon Center. Everyone in attendance was well aware of what was at stake; if the Washington Capitals knocked off the Winnipeg Jets […]

by · April 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals