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Capitals’ Troy Brouwer is Overdue for a Big Game

Washington Capitals forward Troy Brouwer had a career-high points tally of 43 during the regular season and improved his plus/minus rating to plus-11 after four straight seasons with a minus […]

by · May 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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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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Reduction and Rivalry: The Keys to Winter Classic Success

The sun was shinning in Washington on New Years Day and according to players, the ice was in great shape at Nationals Park for the annual NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic. […]

by · January 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Winter Classic
Troy Brouwer screens Tim Thomas during Game 6.

Q & A with Troy Brouwer of the Washington Capitals

Troy Brouwer is the type of player that can likely fit in on any team and last season he had maybe his best season as he set career high’s in […]

by · December 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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The Washington Capitals Have Too Many of the Same Player

There Are Too Many Clones in the Washington Capitals Lineup – More Unique Players Are Needed The Washington Capitals are a team that is still trying to find their way […]

by · December 9, 2014 · 4 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: Marcus Johansson’s Best Season Yet

Marcus Johansson took eight shots on goal Tuesday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets, a career high. His willingness to shoot the puck more has led to arguably his best […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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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 […]

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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 […]