Tag Archives: Defensive Lines

Settling Down: Trotz’ “Random Line Generator” and the Method to His Madness

The Capitals 2016-2017 season commenced with a bit of uncertainty for Caps Nation. The team seemed to be out of kilter, with many of the top stars getting off to sluggish, if not poor starts. Now that things have settled down, … Continue reading

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Healthy Defense, Deep Defense

The Capitals have the healthiest roster they have had all year.  For the first time they have their full set of defensemen and two NHL caliber reserves on the roster.  How will this found depth and health payoff in the … Continue reading

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Blueline blues: Capitals have survived numerous defensive line changes

Photo: NHL Coming into the 2015-16 season, the Capitals defensive corps remained one of the deepest in the NHL. With a Top 4 of John Carlson, Brooks Orpik, Karl Alzner, and Matt Niskanen, a bottom pairing of promising youngsters Nate … Continue reading

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Line Projections for Capitals’ Opening Night

I think we can all say that the Capital’s 2015-16 Roster is shaping up to be an impressive one.  With a nice blend of youth, veteran players, playoff experience and leadership, the sky is the limit for the Capitals next … Continue reading

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