Tag Archives: Defensemen

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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Should the Capitals Trade For a Defenseman, Or Is it Best to Let the Kids Figure Things Out?

A few weeks ago, NoVa Caps posed the question as to whether or not the Capitals should pursue a reunion with longtime defenseman Mike Green, who is likely to be a hot commodity come the trade deadline in two weeks, … Continue reading

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Confusion on the Defense at Capitals Morning Skate

When the Washington Capitals were taking their initial rushes at the start of morning skate on Wednesday, there was some confusion on the blue line. One guy was not skating with his familiar partner. Was it because that particular player … Continue reading

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Capitals Defense Faces Challenge in High-Flying Maple Leafs

The Capitals blue line met their doom on Friday the 13th when Matt Niskanen suffered an injury in their game against the Devils. The next night, the Caps  surrendered a snowman in an 8-2 beat down by the Flyers. It … Continue reading

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As Training Camp Nears, Will the Capitals Invite Some Veteran UFA NHL Defenseman?

Will the Washington Capitals invite some veteran UFA NHL defensemen out to training camp on PTOs? Continue reading

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Video Evaluation Of Hershey Bears Players And How They Fit With The Capitals – Part 2: Other Defensemen

Photos: Tori Hartman The Washington Capitals have had a lot of turnover since the end of last season. Marcus Johansson, Justin Williams, Daniel Winnik, Karl Alzner, and Nate Schmidt are all gone. Though it may be sad to see some of them go, it’s an exciting … Continue reading

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Video Evaluation Of Hershey Bears Players And How They Fit With The Capitals – Part 1: Christian Djoos

The Washington Capitals have had a lot of turnover since the end of last season. Marcus Johansson, Justin Williams, Daniel Winnik, Karl Alzner, and Nate Schmidt are all gone. Though it may be sad to see some of them go, … Continue reading

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