Tag Archives: Defensemen

With the 2018-19 Regular Season Inching Closer to an End, the Washington Capitals Are Showing a Well-Balanced Offensive Attack

The Washington Capitals are pushing hard for the postseason with a well-balanced offensive attack. Continue reading

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Backup On The Blueline – Analysis Of The Capitals’ Organizational Depth On Defense

It was no surprise that Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan made a trade for defenseman Nick Jensen days before the deadline last week. The championship-winning GM has made a move for a defenseman in each of his previous four years … Continue reading

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A Look At Defensemen The Capitals Could Potentially Target With Under Two Weeks To Go Until The Trade Deadline

Photo: Los Angeles Daily News With the NHL Trade Deadline less than two weeks away, it’s time to start looking at some potential defensemen that the Washington Capitals could target. We previously looked at possible trade candidates for depth on the … Continue reading

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Left-Handed Overload: What Should The Caps Do With All Of Their Southpaw Defensemen?

The Washington Capitals have a problem. Since the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, the Capitals have selected eight left-handed defensemen and acquired two more through trade and free agency (Michal Kempny and Kris Bindulis, respectively). Some of these selections have been … 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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John Carlson Becomes Highest-Scoring Defenseman Through 22 Games Of a Season In Capitals History

Photo: NBC Sports Washington After a three-assist outing in the Washington Capitals‘ 5-3 win over the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Saturday afternoon, defenseman John Carlson passed current-Detroit Red Wings defenseman Mike Green for the most points … Continue reading

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The Capitals Are Playing Too Loose and Need To Tighten Their Game Up

How can the Capitals adjust their game in the middle of this lengthy home stand? Continue reading

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Three-Season Defensive Outlook For The Washington Capitals

When we recently went over the goalie situation for the Washington Capitals, it was pretty easy to envision the next three seasons, though it still had its difficulties. At first, looking over the next three seasons for the defensive unit, … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at Some of the Top Prospects in the 2018 NHL Draft

Who are some of the big names that will be selected during the 2018 NHL Draft? Continue reading

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Taylor Chorney Placed on Waivers

Following the news that the Washington Capitals traded a third round 2018 entry draft pick to the Chicago Blackhawks for Defensman Mickal Kempny, it was reported that the new blueliner had landed in DC at midnight last night and was … Continue reading

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