Monthly Archives: February 2016

Good Bye Brooks.

The last piece I wrote was about Brooks Laich (that was met with much criticism). I wrote it about the exact situation we are facing today, something that we all knew was going to happen but something that we wanted … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Penguins vs. Capitals

The Capitals play their first game of a back-to-back against their archrival, Pittsburgh Penguins, on Tuesday night at the Verizon Center in the third matchup out of four against them this year.

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Winners and Losers From the 2016 NHL Trade Deadline

The NHL Trade Deadline has finally come and gone.  Monday was a fairly slow day around the NHL, with 19 deals going down.  Some of the deals were predictable and there was nothing too earth shattering.

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MacLellan: Laich tried to talk him out of it

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Washington Capitals General Manager Brian Maclellan held a press conference at 3:30 PM today, a half-hour after the NHL’s trade deadline expired. MacLellan spoke about the trades that took place late Sunday night, and the events that … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospects and Hershey Bears Report – Week Ending 2/28/16

This just in – Caps fans, get excited because the crop of rookies in Hershey have put the Bears in first place in the Atlantic Division with huge wins at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Tuesday, at Toronto Friday, and at home against Utica … Continue reading

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Caps Acquire Daniel Winnik For Brooks Laich and Connor Carrick

The Washington Capitals have acquired forward Daniel Winnik and a fifth-round selection in the 2016 NHL Draft (Anaheim’s selection, previously acquired by Toronto) from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward Brooks Laich, defenseman Connor Carrick and a second-round … Continue reading

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Capitals Acquire Ryan Bourque from the New York

Photo: BlueshirtsUnited The Washington Capitals have acquired forward Ryan Bourque from the New York Rangers in exchange for forward Chris Brown, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

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Would Matt Hendricks Be A Good Option For the Caps?

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Since the Capitals’ forward group is already loaded, General Manager Brian MacLellan seems to be looking for depth players at the NHL Trade Deadline on Monday.

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The Day Before The Deadline: Are The Caps Done Dealing?

Matt McClain/ The Washington Post The Capitals played a solid road game in the Windy City on Sunday afternoon, but suffered a 3-2 defeat against the Blackhawks.  This game was exciting at times with a lot of back and forth … Continue reading

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NHL Weekly Re-wind – Week Ending 2/28/16

Just days before the NHL trade deadline, many teams are entering the fray to make those last few roster moves for the final push for the playoffs.  Florida, Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Tampa Bay, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia are just a few … Continue reading

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