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Contract Checkup: How Are John Carlson & Tom Wilson Living Up To Their New Contracts?

The Washington Capitals had a very busy summer. Between winning the Stanley Cup, celebrating with the Stanley Cup, and drinking half the world’s supply of alcohol out of the Stanley Cup, they also had to re-sign some key players to … Continue reading

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Left-Handed Overload: What Should The Caps Do With All Of Their Southpaw Defensemen?

The Washington Capitals have a problem. Since the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, the Capitals have selected eight left-handed defensemen and acquired two more through trade and free agency (Michal Kempny and Kris Bindulis, respectively). Some of these selections have been … Continue reading

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Travis Boyd Is Bringing Offensive Flair And Adding To the Capitals’ Depth

It took awhile but it looks like Travis Boyd has finally cemented himself on the Capitals roster. Going from a sixth-round pick, to two promising American Hockey League seasons, to now finding himself on a steady scoring pace for the … Continue reading

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Goaltender Domination Reigns In The Metropolitan Division…and Will For Years to Come

Photo: Tori Hartman Henrik Lundqvist, Sergei Bobrovsky, Braden Holtby, Matt Murray, and Cory Schneider. Not only are those goalies some of the top netminders in the league, they are all from the Metropolitan Division. Murray and Schneider may be having … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Ducks – A Look At The Numbers: Embarrassing

Photo: @Capitals Well that’s embarrassing. After taking a 5-1 lead half way through the game the Capitals completely gave up and the Anaheim Ducks rallied to score five unanswered. There’s really nothing good to see here. 

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Washington Capitals vs New Jersey Devils – A Look At The Numbers: A Wild Dance With The Devils

Photo: @Capitals That was an eventful game. Everything from the fast-paced play to the Tom Wilson’s hit that has caused an uproar. It wasn’t exactly a well-played game by the Washington Capitals, but when you have a goalie like Braden Holtby, … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals at New York Rangers – A Look At The Numbers: Rally on the Road

After finishing the game yesterday around 630PM, taking down the red hot Detroit Redwings 3-1, the Washington Capitals were able to make their way to the “Big Apple” and beat the New York Rangers 5-3 before 430PM rolled around. That’s a … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals at Colorado Avalanche – A Look At The Numbers: Rocky Mountain High

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images The Washington Capitals ended a three game in four night stretch with a nail biter. After yielding the tying goal with less than three minutes left, the Caps ended it quickly in overtime with a … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Jets: A Look At The Numbers

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals had every excuse to lay down in their game against the Winnipeg Jets Wednesday night. They were playing tired, had to use their backup goalie, who had all of seven NHL games experience in a … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Penguins: A Look At The Numbers

The Washington Capitals won a decisive home opener for the first game of the season with a 7-0 blasting of the Boston Bruins. The next night they were part of another seven goal game, but this time on the wrong … Continue reading

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