Mikhail Grabovski (Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Examining the Washington Capitals’ UFAs

After failing to make the playoffs for a seventh straight season, the Washington Capitals are facing a number of questions. The blame game is in full swing, with its targets […]

by · April 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Alex Ovechkin: The Anti-Captain

Before this season’s debacle, in which Alex Ovechkin was simultaneously the league’s best goal scorer, worst defensive forward, and above-average detractor of his own teammates; before Dale Hunter regularly benched […]

by · April 17, 2014 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: Why George McPhee Should Stay

Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis has a huge offseason ahead of him. It starts with big decisions at the General Manager position and determining Washington’s 2014-15 head coach. Due to […]

by · April 17, 2014 · 3 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals 2013-2014 Season Recap: Failure

What Went Wrong With the 2013-2014 Washington Capitals? It was a turbulent season for the Washington Capitals.  The Capitals were a team that depended on the powerplay to keep their […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Mikhail Grabovski – How Much Is He Worth?

Who Is Mikhail Grabovski? Mikhail Grabovski, aka “Grabo,” is a centreman who plays for the Washington Capitals.  He is a 2004 fifth round draft choice of the Montreal Canadiens.  He […]

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Washington Capitals March Prospect Report

With the Washington Capitals season coming to an abrupt conclusion, The Hockey Writers continues to give Caps’ fans a look at the team’s prospects. Both college and junior seasons have […]

by · April 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: Who is Chandler Stephenson?

After locking up 2013 second round draft pick Madison Bowey, the Washington Capitals are closing in on officially adding another prospect to the system. Capitals brass is working on a […]

by · April 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: When Will Riley Barber Go Pro?

There are certainly not a lot of positives to be drawn from the 2013-14 Washington Capitals season. With the playoffs almost completely out of the question, many have taken a […]

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Analyzing the Hershey Bears Defense

The Hershey Bears’ defense was outstanding throughout the 2012-13 campaign under former head coach Mark French. That trend has continued under the tutelage of first-year Bears coach Mike Haviland, who […]

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It’s Time for a Change in Washington

Ever since Alex Ovechkin’s debut in a Caps’ uniform, there has always been reason for hope in Washington. Sure, the Caps were terrible for his first couple of years in […]

by · March 29, 2014 · 3 comments · Washington Capitals
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West Coast Road Trip Should be a Learning Experience for Caps

Aside from the inevitable exhaustion that comes with staying up to watch a bunch of late night games in the middle of a work week, the most notable part of […]

by · March 22, 2014 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
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Capitals Prospect Stanislav Galiev Skates On Fourth Line

Washington Capitals prospect Stanislav Galiev was hit with a tough injury earlier this season that he’s recovered from, but he hasn’t yet been rewarded with the opportunity and ice time […]