Daily Archives: August 11, 2017

Nicklas Backstrom Gives Tips on Defending the Puck to Swedish Television (Video)

Washington Capitals’ star centerman Nicklas Backstrom took to Swedish television on Thursday to participate in a video coaching segment produced for Viasat Sports. Backstrom provided savvy instruction on how to attack elite defenders while protecting the puck. 

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Metropolitan Division Goaltending Rankings For 2017-18 Season

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Mr. (Team) President: Dick Patrick’s Dedication to the Capitals Has Been A Key to Their Success

Photo: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images In their 43 years of existence the Capitals have been a relatively stable team when it comes to front office personnel and team operations. They’ve had just two owners (Abe Pollin from 1974-99 and Ted Leonsis … Continue reading

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With New Building Name and Renovations, Ted Leonsis is Changing the Game

Photo: Adam Jeffery/CNBC Technology and the world around us is changing and evolving and the most successful sports owner in the DMV area is embracing these changes. Even though the newly named Capital One Arena will still be the same building that was … Continue reading

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Capitals’ success this season rides on Evgeny Kuznetsov and Andre Burakovsky

Photo: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images With a handful of departures this offseason, the Caps lost 68 of the 261 goals they scored last season (26%). That leaves them at 193 goals, which would have been good for 27th best in the … Continue reading

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