Daily Archives: March 14, 2018

Capitals Set to Begin a Home-and-Home with Islanders at Barclays Center on Thursday

Photo: AM 970 The Answer The Washington Capitals and New York Islanders begin a home-and-home series when they clash on Thursday night at Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn. The Islanders will follow the Capitals home immediately following the game for a … Continue reading

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The Burakovsky-Backstrom-Oshie Line Worked Before, Now it Must Work Again for a Slump to End

When Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan sat down at his desk in the summer figuring out which unrestricted free agents to keep or release, one of his top projects was creating a deal that would lock T.J. Oshie up … Continue reading

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Is Tom Wilson the Caps New Harry Potter?

In the second period of last Thursday’s Capitals game against the Kings, Tom Wilson got hit in the face with a puck and left the game briefly. He came back in the third period and showed his toughness by playing … Continue reading

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Capitals to Honor Ovechkin with Pre-game Ceremony Prior to Friday’s Game

The Capitals will hold a pre-game ceremony this Friday, March 16, before they faceoff against the New York Islanders, to honor Alex Ovechkin and his 600 goals. Capitals owner Ted Leonsis and president Dick Patrick will join Ovechkin’s wife Nastya Ovechkina, … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Wednesday’s Capitals Practice at Kettler: Trotz Talks About his Goalie and Defensive Plans

The Washington Capitals are about to embark on a stretch of three games in four nights, all against teams within the Metropolitan Division. First up is a back-to-back affair against the New York Islanders and then a Sunday evening contest … Continue reading

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Charting and Analysis of Zone Exits and Zone Entries for Jets at Capitals

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images As we continue our season-long look at Capitals possession characteristics within a game, we shift our focus to varying methods utilized for puck control and puck movement for zone transitions. This post is the first in a … Continue reading

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