Daily Archives: November 7, 2017

Stats And Analysis From The Capitals 3-1 Loss At Buffalo

If you like high-flying offense with a lot of goals, the game between the Washington Capitals and Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night was not the game for you. This was a game between two average offensive teams and only one … Continue reading

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Capitals Goalie Prospect Ilya Samsonov Competing for Team Russia in Germany Cup

The KHL has a break in their season, with no games scheduled from November 8 through November 12, so that selected players are free to play in international competition such as the Deutchland Cup, otherwise known as the Germany Cup. 

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Sabres Slash Capitals 3-1, End Washington’s Winning Streak at 3 Games

Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Buffalo Sabres 3-1 Tuesday night night at KeyBank Center in Buffalo. The loss dropped the Capitals record to 8-7-1, 17 points for the season. The Capitals next … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz: “I’m Confident Our Guys Will Be Ready”: Capitals Coach Meets with Media Prior to Tilt With Buffalo

Barry Trotz addressed the media prior to tonight’s game against the Buffalo Sabres. Among the topics were injury updates, who starts in goal, and how the team looks to reverse their current back-to-back trend. This is the fourth time the … Continue reading

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With Matt Niskanen’s Injury, John Carlson Leads League in Ice Time

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Capitals got a big win over the Coyotes on Monday night for their third win in a row, their longest winning streak of this young season. The hero in that game was John Carlson as he scored … Continue reading

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The Capitals Get An Important Special Teams Win

There’s no doubt the Capitals special teams has been struggling this season. Ranked in the bottom 5 in penalty kill and in the bottom half on the powerplay, they are nowhere near what they were last season. “That was one … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanacek Gets Re-Assigned to Hershey, Kelly Zajac Returns to South Carolina

The Hershey Bears made two roster moves Tuesday morning. First they re-assigned goaltender Vitek Vanecek to Hershey after serving a rehab stint with the Capitals ECHL affiliate, South Carolina Stingrays. In addition, forward Kelly Zajac was re-assigned to the Stingrays.

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