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Part 4: WAR! What Is It Good For? Projecting the Pacific Division Standings by Expected WAR Standings Point Projections

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images In part four of our series on projecting the 2019-20 NHL divisional standings by the “WAR” statistical metric, we’ll be taking a look at the Pacific Division.  If you missed the first three parts, here … Continue reading

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The Year In Review: Grading Each Pacific Division GM’s Performance Over The Last Year

Photo: CBC General Managers around the NHL have been busy in the past year with free agency, trades, and the draft. While some teams like the San Jose Sharks and Vegas Golden Knights have added superstars such as defenseman Erik Karlsson and … Continue reading

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Puck-Watching and Bad Line Changes Have Contributed to the Capitals Inconsistencies on the Ice

The Washington Capitals are losing games because of their own miscues. Continue reading

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Ducks Dodge Capitals, 5-2, With Two Power-Play Goals In The Third Period; Alex Ovechkin Hits 40-Goal Mark And T.J. Oshie Leaves With Lower-Body Injury

Photo: @AnaheimDucks The Washington Capitals fell to the Anaheim Ducks, who entered the game with a 3-16-4 record in their last 20 games heading into the game, by a score of 5-2 on Sunday night at Honda Center. The loss dropped … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Goal for His 10th 40-goal Season; Joins Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, and Marcel Dionne As the Only Players Ever to Do So

Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images In the Capitals’ Sunday night game against the Anaheim Ducks, captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 40th goal of the season, his 10th 40-goal season of his career.

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Washington at Anaheim Preview: Capitals Take On Slumping Ducks on Sunday

Photo: Getty Images The Washington Capitals face the Anaheim Ducks for the second and final time this season when the two face off against one another on Sunday night. Despite having a 5-1 lead in the second period, the Capitals … Continue reading

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Road Warriors: An Early Look at the Washington Capitals Six-Game Road Trip

The Washington Capitals are set to head West during this lengthy six-game road trip. Continue reading

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A Pattern That Repeats: The Capitals Are Surrendering Goals in Bunches and Squandering Points Away

The Capitals are surrendering goals in bunches and blowing leads late in games. Continue reading

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Ducks Score Five Unanswered Goals, Rally to Down Capitals 6-5; Tom Wilson Scores Again

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals fell to the Anaheim Ducks 6-5 Sunday afternoon at Capital One Arena . The loss ended the Capitals winning streak at seven games and dropped the Capitals record to 15-8-3 on the season. The Capitals … Continue reading

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John Carlson Passes Mike Green for Fifth All-Time in Scoring for Capitals Defensemen

Photo: Greg Fiume/Getty Images Over the last five seasons, Capitals defenseman John Carlson has evolved into one of the NHL’s best offensive defensemen, finishing in the Top 10 in Norris Trophy voting in two of them (including a career-high fifth-place … Continue reading

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