Capitals Daily Report: Dads Everywhere as Caps Prepare for Blues Tonight

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The Capitals landed in St. Louis yesterday, and held a morning skate at Scottrade Center this morning (Thursday). The Caps are set for their tilt with the Blues tonight. Puck drop is at 8:00 PM on CSN.  Continue reading

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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 night’s 5-3 loss to the Penguins after they stormed back to tie the game in the third period. Additionally, in the last seven games, they suffered back-to-back overtime losses to Utica and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Ironically, those two points they earned for getting to overtime have kept them in fourth in the Atlantic Division. 
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Is The Capitals 4v4 Play Something To Worry About?


It’s a game that can’t seem to get out of the headlines. Crazy 8-7 overtime games like the Capitals-Penguins showdown on Monday night will probably stick in the memory of hockey fans for a while, especially for the fans of the two teams that participated in the game. Commentators, writers and fans can talk all they want about the goals and missed penalties, but there may be something that goes under the radar in this game.  Continue reading

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Game Preview: Capitals @ Blues


After suffering their first loss after a nine-game winning streak in a controversial game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Capitals head to St. Louis to face the Blues in the first game of the team’s annual fathers’ trip, and for the second and final time this season. Continue reading

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Is Justin Williams A Hall of Famer?

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Even before signing with the Caps on July 1, 2015, forward Justin Williams was a proven winner. Three Stanley Cups, a Conn Smythe Trophy, and over 10 seasons of experience were just a “few” of the reasons the Caps brought him on board. And after 1,044 games played and nearly 700 points, the question that has to be asked is, “Is Justin Williams Worthy of a spot in the Hall of Fame?”.  Continue reading

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Capitals Daily Report: Still No Carlson, Caps Prep for St. Louis and Annual Dads Trip


The Capitals hit the ice on Wednesday morning at Kettler for a brief session before departing for St. Louis. The Caps take on the Blues Thursday night with puck drop at 8:00 PM.  Continue reading

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NHL Goalie Equipment Changes Beginning February 4th


After significant delay, the NHL has decided to begin rolling out the new goalie gear. Rather than wait until next season, the NHL has decided to begin gradual rollout in mid-season, raising an eye-brow for many. Continue reading

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Examining the Calls and Non-Calls from the Wild 8-7 Penguins Win Over the Capitals

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On Monday night, the stage was set in Pittsburgh as the Penguins squared off against the Washington Capitals.  The Capitals rode a 9-game win streak heading into Pittsburgh, and had the hopes to extending their streak to 10 games. Continue reading

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Five Positives From a Wild One In Pittsburgh

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There are a truckload of aspects of last night’s game that make me scratch my head, or could tick me off, but I thought I’d take the high-road on this one. Here are a few of the obvious positives. Continue reading

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What To Take Out Of The Capitals’ 8-7 OT Loss To The Penguins

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opinion After last night’s Penguins-Capitals game, most Caps fans would likely want to talk about anything else, and it’s hard not to see why. It was a bad game, for many, many reasons. There was awful defense, bad goaltending and atrocious officiating.  Continue reading

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