Monthly Archives: December 2016

Game Preview: Senators @ Capitals

After a home and home series with the New Jersey Devils, can the Washington Capitals open 2017 with a win against the Ottawa Senators? Continue reading

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The Unfortunate Reality of Tom Wilson

 Since he entered the NHL, Capitals right wing Tom Wilson has become one of the most polarizing players in the game, primarily due to the enforcer-type reputation he’s developed in his first three seasons. And while the Caps envision him … Continue reading

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Capitals Dump Devils 6-2, Survive ‘Penalty-Palooza’

The Capitals wrapped up the 2016 calendar with a convincing 6-2 win over the New Jersey Devils Saturday afternoon in Newark. The win raised the Capitals record to 21-9-5. The Caps return home to host the Ottawa Senators Sunday night at Verizon … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby’s Performance in Shootouts: A Career Review

After their recent shootout loss to the Philadelphia Flyers and shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning, I had grumbled about the performance of Braden Holtby in shootouts. He just lost another shootout to the last place New Jersey Devils. 

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Capitals Daily Report: “There’s Got to be a Morning After”

The Caps hit the Kettler rink at 11:30 Friday morning for their final practice of 2016. The team is now en route to New Jersey in advance of their Saturday afternoon rematch with the Devils. Puck drop is 1:00PM. 

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Scenes from Capitals Final Practice of 2016 (Photos)

The Capitals held their final practice of 2016 Friday morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. A few of the scenes from this morning: 

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Hershey Bears Make Some Tiny Fans’ Days at Practice

After last night’s game in Syracuse, a couple of the Hershey Bears hit the ice for practice this morning. The goalies and the injured/scratched players were working hard on drills, but took some time to toss some pucks to the … Continue reading

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Devils Dump Capitals, 2-1 (SO)

The Washington Capitals fell to the New Jersey Devils 2-1 (SO) Tuesday night at Verizon Center. The loss dropped the Capitals record to 20-9-5. The Capitals next travel to Newark, New Jersey for a rematch with the Devils Saturday afternoon at Prudential Center. Puck drop is … Continue reading

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Team USA beats Team Russia, Ilya Samsonov, 3-2 (Video)

Team USA and Team Russia faced off in opening round action of the 2017 World Junior Championships Thursday afternoon in Toronto. The Capitals number one draft pick from 2105, Ilya Samsonov, got the start in goal for Team Russia. 

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Capitals Daily News: Big Attendance at Optional Skate

The Capitals held an optional skate today, but with many players wanting to shake off residue from the recent slide (losing three of the last four games), there was actually a decent turnout. 

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