Tag Archives: 2016 All-Star Game

NHL Decides to Limit Fans Input on All-Star Selections – Bad Move or Necessity?

Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports  There is no question that last year’s All-Star game was interesting. The new three game, 3 on 3 format was quite the change from what hockey fans had become accustomed to, but it seemed to work … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Vacation Photos from All-Star Break

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Best and Worst: 2016 NHL All-Star Game

Photo: NHL The NHL All-Star Game has wrapped up after a long weekend in Nashville.  Country music, John Scott, and 3-on-3 hockey were the main headlines during this event.  The fans in Nashville were fantastic, and the players all seemed … Continue reading

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Best and Worst Moments: 2016 NHL All-Star Skills Competition

Graphic: @goaliesrule On Saturday in Nashville, hockey fans were treated to a slew of events throughout the day. The NHL’s biggest stars displayed their skills at the NHL All-Stars Competition. The fans who watched in person or on television received … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Is Hurt. Should Caps Fans Be Worried?

Greg Fiume/Getty Images  It was a rare disappointing evening for the Capitals on Wednesday night. The Capitals lost 4-3 in overtime to the Philadelphia Flyers, and some sad news came out after the game ended. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported that … Continue reading

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Ovechkin Suffering From Lower Body Injury – Will Miss All-Star Weekend

Photo: Sporting News On the eve of the All-Star break, the Washington Capitals announced that star left-wing forward Alex Ovechkin will not be attending the All-Star game in Nashville, TN because of a lower body injury. “He’s been dealing with … Continue reading

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Swede in the Spotlight: Nicklas Backstrom Will Finally Get the Recognition He Deserves

 Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom is a player who, whenever possible, tries to avoid the spotlight. A quiet and humble player off the ice, the 28-year old Backstrom lets his play ON the ice do the talking for him.

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Washington Capitals Daily Report (01/06/15)

Photo: @ikhurshudyan The Capitals remained in Boston last night following their win against the Bruins.  The team practiced at Agganis Arena at Boston University this morning, before leaving for New York this afternoon. The Capitals  will face the Islanders on Thursday night … Continue reading

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Captain Metro: Alex Ovechkin Voted the Metropolitan Division Captain for the ASG

Whether one voted for the NHL All-Star Game captains or not, Capitals Nation should be happy: Alex Ovechkin has been elected captain for the Metropolitan Division!

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