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How Lucky We Are – The Great Eight

 Growing up, many of us sports fans heard stories from our fathers, mothers, grandparents, and extended family about who they saw play in their day.  Iconic athletes that are now legends, including greats like Joe Montana, Ted Williams, Bobby Orr, … Continue reading

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Silent D-stroyer – The Capitals Defensive Corps.

The Caps have long been known as an offensive locomotive, and are still very much so. With weaponry such as Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, TJ Oshie, and a handful more, the NHL’s defenses have long feared the firepower that they … Continue reading

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Fan Behavior II – The Caps need YOU.

 I’ll say it outright.  During Caps games, the Verizon center is way too quiet.  Not to knock the fans, because we are some of the best in the NHL, but my goodness, soft-spoken much? (Part I here).

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Growing Up – The Evolution of Tom Wilson

Lots of Caps fans might be saying “what happened to Tom Wilson?” There isn’t a freight train derailing opponents on his every shift, and his fists aren’t being thrown on a regular basis. Where did the favorite bash brother disappear … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov: Long Slump? Tired? Overrated? Confidence Issues? What Are Your Thoughts?

After last years’ ridiculous breakout performance, expectations for Russian stud Evgeny Kuznetzov are at an all-time high. Through over a quarter of the year, the star has produced well below forecasted, and the struggles have only seemed to snowball. 

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Just’in Time: Justin Williams Finally Breaks Through

Just what he needed.  When absolutely nothing seemed to be going his way, and age seemed to be catching up, Justin Williams found his game against Boston. 

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Giving Thanks: The NHL versus Other Professional Sports

 In a time of disarray, when all hell seems to be breaking loose, when it seems like negativity and worry have consumed the country, there is an escape.  When the media outlets have been flooded with torrential and depressing information, … Continue reading

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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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Fan Fouls: An Opinion on Game Behavior

Photo: Washington Capitals  I may catch some flak for this, but I feel it needs to be said. I’ve been watching the Capitals for over 24 years, and have witnessed an incredible fan base blossom in support of a great … Continue reading

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Home At Last: How the West Was Won

Photo: Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals are back home after a West Coast road swing, and they should feel good about it.  Road trips are tough, but there’s always an extra challenge when you travel over 4,000 miles … Continue reading

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