Monthly Archives: December 2015

‘Canes beat Caps 4-2, snap win streak at nine games

Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images The Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 at PNC Arena in Raleigh on Thursday night. The loss dropped the Capitals record to 28-7-2, and ended Washington’s winning streak at nine games.  The win improved … Continue reading

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The two faces of recalls

Mark Pynes | mpynes@pennlive.com Hockey is a game of chances and opportunities. One where a player can be in the NHL one year and the ECHL another. Cracking a line-up can be a difficult prospect, especially in a system full … Continue reading

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Resilient Capitals Overcome Injuries to Create Wins

Photo by Geoff Burke/NHLI via Getty Images “It was the best of times; it was the worst of times” is a great way to describe the second of three matchups between the Washington Capitals and the Buffalo Sabres on December … Continue reading

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Fixing the Coaches’ Challenge System

 The main gripes with the current Challenge System are the game delays it causes and the fact that only certain things are challengeable.  But what should be done to make the system function better and make it more exciting?  Below, … Continue reading

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Capitals rally to beat the Sabres 5-2, for 9th straight win

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals rallied from a 2-1 deficit to beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Wednesday night at Verizon Center.  The Capitals improved to 28-6-2.  The Sabres record falls to 15-8-4, as the Caps took both … Continue reading

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Update From The Den – Hershey Bears and Capitals Prospects Report

In the midst of a 7-game home-stand with injuries and players being recalled to Washington (Carrick and Sill), it would be easy to make excuses as to why the Bears are struggling, yet Troy Mann and his players remain upbeat … Continue reading

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Capitals Goalie Prospect Ilya Samsonov 2016 World Junior Championship (Russia vs Belarus)

Recently, the Washington Capitals have been lauded for their goalie depth and two of their young prospects have been on display in Helsinki, Finland. Over the weekend we covered Vitek Vanecek’s game versus Russia and today we bring you Ilya … Continue reading

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Re-“enforcer”-ments? – Zach Sill called up from Hershey

After sustaining an injury in a fight with Nicolas Deslauriers of the Buffalo Sabres, Michael Latta’s will likely sit out tomorrow night’s game at home versus the Sabres.

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Washington Capitals “15 Best” of 2015

Alex Brandon/AP Happy New Year Capitals fans! 2016 is right around the corner. The Washington Capitals have had an exciting year in 2015, as they have established one of the best records in the NHL to close the calendar year.

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Club Scarlet Provides Members with Red Carpet Treatment

Spoiled Rotten is how I feel after Club Scarlet’s viewing party tonight at Kettler Ice Complex. Club Scarlet is the Capitals’ official club for female hockey fans and membership is free.

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