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A Deeper Dive On Capitals New Signee Joe Snively

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals announced today that they signed college unrestricted free agent and local kid Joe Snively to a two year contract that starts next season. Snively is a small, like very small, left winger. He clocks in … Continue reading

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Backup On The Blueline – Analysis Of The Capitals’ Organizational Depth On Defense

It was no surprise that Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan made a trade for defenseman Nick Jensen days before the deadline last week. The championship-winning GM has made a move for a defenseman in each of his previous four years … Continue reading

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Insert Here: How Carl Hagelin Fits With The Washington Capitals

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images As the old saying goes, “If you can’t beat em’, join em’.” Well, it isn’t exactly like that, but the Washington Capitals got tired of playing against Carl Hagelin almost every playoffs the last eight years and … Continue reading

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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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