Daily Archives: April 11, 2017

The Capitals’ Penalty Killing Against Eastern Conference Playoff Teams is Good, But it Can Be Even Better

The Capitals’ penalty kill is one of the best in the National Hockey League, and aside from its main job of not allowing other teams to score on the power play, it’s also a pretty big threat to score some … Continue reading

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2017 Capitals Playoff Guide Now Available

The 2017 Washington Capitals playoff guide is now available to download. This guide is your one stop shop for information on the Capitals with the playoff schedule, rosters, bios on the players, coaches, and front office staff as well as … Continue reading

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History of the Match-up: Toronto Maple Leafs and Washington Capitals

In 42 years of history for the Washington Capitals, they have never played the Toronto Maple Leafs, their first round opponent in 2017, in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.  As a result, there is no past playoff history to review.  Yet, … Continue reading

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Capitals Daily Report: Caps Hold First Practice of the Playoffs

Kettler was packed on Tuesday morning as Caps fans flocked to see their team begin preparations for what they hope is a long playoff run. This practice seemed much different than typical practices during the regular season. They know that now … Continue reading

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Images From Capitals Practice – It’s Go Time! (PHOTOS)

The Capitals returned to practice Tuesday morning to begin preparations for round one of the 2017 NHL playoffs. NoVa Caps photographer Debbie Pierce was on hand to capture a few of the images from the team’s first post-season practice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. 

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Capitals’ Prospect Connor Hobbs Bone-Crusher Hit in WHL Playoffs

GORD WALDNER / THE STARPHOENIX Capitals prospect Connor Hobbs has had an impressive 2016-2017 season for the Regina Pats of the WHL. As you may recall, Hobbs set a franchise record for scoring by a Pats defenseman this season – … Continue reading

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Hershey Roars into Final Week

It seems like when the Hershey Bears have their backs to the wall, they pull out all of the stops and find a way to win. Such was the case this week. Finding themselves once again in 5th place after … Continue reading

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