Tag Archives: 2016-2017 Schedule

Complete Schedule for the First Round of the Playoffs

The first round series is set. The Capitals will face the Toronto Maple Leafs, beginning this Thursday at Verizon Center. The first round schedule: 

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Opponent and Schedule for the Capitals’ First Round of the Playoffs

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports It’s hard to believe that the 2016-2017 NHL regular season draws to a close on Sunday. Fortunately for the Caps faithful, the Caps are heading to post season play while 14 other teams start dusting off … Continue reading

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What’s Different From Last Season? Breaking Down the Last 20 Games

This may come as a bit of a surprise to some, but should the Capitals win their final two games this season, Washington would exactly match last season’s record of 56-18-8 (120 points). So what’s different between the two seasons? … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Division Rivals and their Upcoming Schedules

Nick Wass/Associated Press The Washington Capitals have had a relatively easy time this season when it comes to holding on to their spot at the top of the Metropolitan Division, being one of the NHL’s best teams throughout the 2016-17 … Continue reading

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Capitals Do Whatever It Takes for Two Points: A Look At The Remaining Schedule

The 2016-17 edition of the Washington Capitals has varied in performance, but the common denominator throughout the year is winning. Here are insights into how the second half of the season has unfolded, and what we should expect in the regular season games that … Continue reading

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Bye Week Teams Have Not Fared Well, Can The Capitals Buck This Trend?

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals are about to start playing hockey once again. Thanks to the new bye week that the NHL and NHLPA implemented, it’s been about a week since Washington’s team has hit the … Continue reading

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“Re-Entry” for the Capitals Could Be Dangerous

The Capitals are beginning to wrap-up their league-required bye-week this week, and will “re-enter” the race to the regular-season finish line on Saturday. But with just 26 games remaining, getting back to winning ways may not be so easy. 

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Back-To-Back Games and the Capitals’ Homestretch

Simon Bruty for Sports Illustrated  This is the second of several musings during the capitals current bye-week. The first article discussed Coach Trotz’s midas touch, including his key effort to get Caps players to always embrace a “defense first”, and … Continue reading

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4 Reasons why the remaining schedule favors the Capitals

This season’s NHL schedule may be the craziest of all time. The implementation of new features such as the “compressed schedule” and the “bye-week”, coupled with typical NHL scheduling insanity, has resulted in a schedule that’s left many wondering if … Continue reading

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A Breakdown of the Capitals Remaining Schedule

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports That was a good breather and an entertaining All Star game, wasn’t it? Now it’s time for the Capitals to get back to work. On Monday afternoon the Capitals reconvened at Kettler and got ready for the … Continue reading

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