Category Archives: Editorial

What’s Wrong with Hershey?

What is wrong with Hershey? After a solid start to the season, the Bears have been limping out of the gates in 2017. They have lost six of the seven games they have played so far this January, including last … Continue reading

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No Matter What You Might Think, the Capitals Are Not Peaking Too Early

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images  There is no such thing as peaking too early. Let’s just get that out of the way. That’s a phrase, however, that is very popular around the Washington Capitals right now. 

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Alex Ovechkin Does NOT Need A Stanley Cup To Make Him One Of The Greatest Of All Time

 This has got to stop. I don’t know how we got here but at some point in sports history we decided that to be one of the greatest players in any sport, you have to win championships. If you’re an … Continue reading

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Whip-Shawed: NHL Commits Unforced Error With Shaw Suspension

Photo: Washington Post   It’s one of the favorite pastimes amongst sports fans: debating suspensions. No matter what the sport or the infraction, there is never universal agreement when it comes to either the decision to or extent of suspending a … Continue reading

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What Gives in Dmitry Orlov Contract Situation?

Washington Capitals At the beginning of last week, the Capitals had two key players that remained unsigned in the forms of restricted free agents (RFAs) Marcus Johansson and Dmitry Orlov. While Johansson has since been signed, talks of a new … Continue reading

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Decoding the Capitals: A Look at the Past, Present, and Future

An objective look at the mess of the Washington Capitals. Why have the Capitals fallen short in the playoffs for 2 years in a row? Continue reading

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Despite Their Importance, the Capitals Should Not Have Compromised the Health of Their Top Players

Rob Carr/Getty images  While excuses are nonexistent with the Capitals right now after their devastating second round series loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, the news that came out of Kettler Capitals Iceplex today was shocking and a little … Continue reading

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What is Michael Latta’s Future in Washington?

Elsa/Getty Images At many times this season, Capitals forward Michael Latta had to watch games from the press box, as the acquisition of veteran Mike Richards midway through the season forced head coach Barry Trotz to sit youngsters Latta and … Continue reading

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Calling All Russians: Where have they Gone?

Drew Hallowell/Getty Images  During the regular season, the Capitals saw consistent production from Russian superstars Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov en route to their first Metropolitan Division championship and the President’s Trophy. 

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