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HBK Line, Capitals’ Edition? Carl Hagelin’s Addition to the Caps Could Make a Difference Come the Start of the Playoffs

Photo: Getty Images What might have gone down as a minor depth trade for the Washington Capitals right before the 2019 Trade Deadline could end up paying huge dividends. Forward Carl Hagelin was flailing with the Los Angeles Kings after … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Hurricanes – Inside The Numbers: Taking Care Of Business

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Carolina Hurricanes came into Capital One Arena tonight lined up to play against the Washington Capitals in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, at least as the standings dictated. So … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Flyers – Inside The Numbers

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHL via Getty Images The Capitals’ 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday wasn’t the most high-scoring affair, but an ultimately crucial one for the Caps in their push for the Metropolitan Division title. In this piece, … Continue reading

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Travis Boyd Getting the Job Done For the Capitals in Relatively Unstable Role

Heading into to this season, the Capitals had somewhat of a logjam on their fourth-line with a number of players vying for regular playing time. Over the course of the season, the team has often rotated several players on the … Continue reading

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Tale of the Tape: A Statistical Comparison Between This Season and Last Season

The Capitals are 53 games into their 2018-2019 campaign. We decided to take a quick look at the teams current basic stats and compare them to last season (after 53 games) and provide a brief analysis. A number of the … Continue reading

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Travis Boyd Is Bringing Offensive Flair And Adding To the Capitals’ Depth

It took awhile but it looks like Travis Boyd has finally cemented himself on the Capitals roster. Going from a sixth-round pick, to two promising American Hockey League seasons, to now finding himself on a steady scoring pace for the … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Ducks – A Look At The Numbers: Embarrassing

Photo: @Capitals Well that’s embarrassing. After taking a 5-1 lead half way through the game the Capitals completely gave up and the Anaheim Ducks rallied to score five unanswered. There’s really nothing good to see here. 

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Washington Capitals vs New Jersey Devils – A Look At The Numbers: A Wild Dance With The Devils

Photo: @Capitals That was an eventful game. Everything from the fast-paced play to the Tom Wilson’s hit that has caused an uproar. It wasn’t exactly a well-played game by the Washington Capitals, but when you have a goalie like Braden Holtby, … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals at New York Rangers – A Look At The Numbers: Rally on the Road

After finishing the game yesterday around 630PM, taking down the red hot Detroit Redwings 3-1, the Washington Capitals were able to make their way to the “Big Apple” and beat the New York Rangers 5-3 before 430PM rolled around. That’s a … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Penguins: A Look At The Numbers

The Washington Capitals won a decisive home opener for the first game of the season with a 7-0 blasting of the Boston Bruins. The next night they were part of another seven goal game, but this time on the wrong … Continue reading

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