Tag Archives: 2019-2020 Washington Capitals

Television Ratings For All Sports Are Down, But Experts Advise, Don’t Read Too Much Into it…Yet

Graphic: Media.com As we reported last month, ratings for the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs were down significantly this year. However, the NHL’s drop in viewership was not alone. In fact, it was very much the norm.

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Review Of Washington Capitals Injuries From the 2019-20 Regular Season

Fortunately for the Washington Capitals, they were the healthiest team in the NHL last season when it comes to total man-games lost. Unfortunately for the Capitals the healthy season and opportunity was ultimately squandered in the postseason. Here is our … Continue reading

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Free Agent Radko Gudas Was Pleasantly Surprised By The Toronto Experience, Details Life Inside The Bubble

Photo: iDNES.cz Washington Capitals free-agent defenseman Radko Gudas has returned to his home country of the Czech Republic. Prior to departing for bubble life in North America, Gudas  voiced his concerns about playing hockey in the midst of a global pandemic. Gudas … Continue reading

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Michal Kempny: “It’s Possible That Further Changes Will Come”

Screen cap: Nova Sports The Washington Capitals were once again one of the favorites in this year’s postseason fight for the Stanley Cup, but for the second straight season their playoff journey ended in the first round. Capitals’ defender Michal … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Is A Game-Time Decision, Martin Fehervary Is Out For Game 5

 Washington Capitals’ head coach Todd Reirden met with the media this afternoon following the team’s game-day morning skate at the Ford Performance Centre in Toronto. Reirden provided an update on the Capitals current injuries.

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Reirden: “It’s Going To Be Our Best Effort Of The Year Tomorrow … I Believe In Them”

The Washington Capitals held a partial practice on Monday following their 2-1 overtime loss to the New York Islanders Sunday afternoon. Head coach Todd Reirden met with the media early Monday afternoon following the practice.

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NHL Announces Start Time For Game 4 of Capitals-Islanders Series

Photo by Elsa/Getty Images Monday morning the NHL announced the start time for Game 4 of the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders first round best-of-seven series. The two teams will battle in prime time Tuesday night.

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Postgame Analytics: Capitals Now on the Brink, Dominated at Even Strength Again

Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden made several lineup tweaks prior to Game 3 against the Islanders today, but those tweaks came to no avail, with the Caps losing 2-1 in overtime.

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Siegenthaler, Kempny Benched; Fehervary, Gudas In; Boyd Out, Pinho In; Backstrom Out: Line Changes For Game 3

Trailing 2-0 in their first round best-of-seven series with the New York Islanders, Capitals head coach Todd Reirden felt it was time to make some changes with his starting lineup.

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Postgame Analytics: Despite Strong Start, Capitals Turn in Clunker and Lose Game 2, 5-2

Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals rushed out to a quick 1-0 lead in the first period with Alex Ovechkin scoring his first of the playoffs 56 seconds in, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the Islanders’ … Continue reading

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