Tag Archives: 2008-09 Season

A “Hot Stick” in the Sunshine State – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning – March 19, 2009

Photo: AP/Mike Carlson In mid-March of the 2008-09 season, Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin was chasing the 50-goal milestone for the third time in his career, in his fourth season in the NHL. At that time, the Capitals were … Continue reading

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Russian Goalie Memories: A Recall From Deep in the Heart of Texas and A Dazzling Debut

Christine Muschi/Reuters Capitals backup goaltender Ilya Samsonov is in his first season in the NHL and is seen as the future in net for the team going forward. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle takes a look back at … Continue reading

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