Daily Archives: May 12, 2018

Defensive Dynamo: While John Carlson Will Surely be The Capitals’ Offseason Priority, Michal Kempny Shouldn’t Be Far Behind

Rob Carr/Getty Images Coming into the 2017-18, the biggest weakness for the Capitals was arguably their defensive corps, which suffered the significant losses of stalwarts Karl Alzner and Nate Schmidt to free agency and the Expansion Draft, respectively. Despite remaining … Continue reading

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Closer Look At Capitals New Signee Maximilian Kammerer

Photo: Imago Recently the Washington Capitals signed 21-year-old European free agent Maximilian Kammerer from the German league DEL. Not much is known about the young C/LW. He has great speed and nice hands, but not overtly physical. So basically like … Continue reading

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The Capitals Look to Continue to Defuse the Lightning for Game 2

The Washington Capitals look to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning Continue reading

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Road Warriors: Capitals have Dominated this Postseason Away from DC

Photo: Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images There’s nothing like the atmosphere at an NHL game, especially in the playoffs. And when teams are playing on their home ice there’s a comfort factor knowing the crowd is cheering for them. Make … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Hope Prospects Can Aid in Turnaround

Coming off their worst season since 2002-03, change was inevitable for the Hershey Bears. It started with the Washington Capitals not renewing the contracts of Hershey head coach Troy Mann and assistant coach Ryan Murphy. (Mann and Murphy’s replacements have … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Lightning – Game 1: A Look At The Numbers

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Who would have predicted that the Washington Capitals first game in the Eastern Conference Finals would go like that. The Caps came out flying and took a 4-0 lead after just two periods and eventually … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz Updates Media on Status of Nicklas Backstrom

The Capitals have the day off today and will reconvene for a morning skate Sunday prior to Game 2 Sunday night. However, Capitals bench boss Barry Trotz held a brief press conference this morning at the team’s hotel in Tampa.

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How a Big Call in the First Period Was a Turning Point for the Capitals in Game 1

Photo: Mike Carlson/Getty Images The Washington Capitals headed into Friday night’s Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals with a sky-high confidence and swagger after having knocked off the back-to-back Stanley Cup Champion Penguins four nights ago. Yet another tough … Continue reading

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