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Part 4: WAR! What Is It Good For? Projecting the Pacific Division Standings by Expected WAR Standings Point Projections

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images In part four of our series on projecting the 2019-20 NHL divisional standings by the “WAR” statistical metric, we’ll be taking a look at the Pacific Division.  If you missed the first three parts, here … Continue reading

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Start Fast Or Lose Ground Quickly: The Capitals Need to Have a Strong October in 2019

The Washington Capitals have a tough October slate of games in 2019. Continue reading

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The Year In Review: Grading Each Pacific Division GM’s Performance Over The Last Year

Photo: CBC General Managers around the NHL have been busy in the past year with free agency, trades, and the draft. While some teams like the San Jose Sharks and Vegas Golden Knights have added superstars such as defenseman Erik Karlsson and … Continue reading

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How Are They Doing? Checking In On Philipp Grubauer, Alex Chiasson and Jay Beagle

They will always be a part of our Capitals’ family. A part of the history and lore of the Capitals’ Stanley Cup season. And like (most) family members, we occasionally wonder how they’re doing. Alex Chiasson, Jay Beagle and Philipp … Continue reading

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The Longest Losing Streaks From Most Recent Back-to-Back Stanley Cup Champions

Photo: CBC The Washington Capitals headed into the All-Star Break on a season-high seven-game losing streak (0-5-2), which is also their longest since the 2013-14 season, when they also lost seven in a row and missed the Stanley Cup Playoffs … Continue reading

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Around The League In 31 Days: Radio Host to Visit All NHL Arenas in a Month

It’s a feat that few fans, if any, have ever accomplished. It will be a grueling task, one that will require a firm resolve and that will truly test one fan’s love for the sport of hockey. Many people have … Continue reading

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Cam Talbot on Nicklas Backstrom: “That’s An All-World Pass By One of the Best Playmakers in the Game”

The hits just keep coming from the “silky Swede”, or in the case of Nicklas Backstrom, the mind-boggling, acrobatic, tape-to-tape passes. Backstrom turned in another gem of a dish Monday night in the Capitals 4-2 win over the red-hot Oilers at … Continue reading

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Washington’s 4th Line Effort Helps Caps Overpower Red-hot Oilers

Photo: AP/Nick Wass WASHINGTON — The Edmonton Oilers visited Washington on Monday night to face the Washington Capitals for the second time in less than two weeks. Just 11 days ago, the Oilers handled the Capitals by a final score of … Continue reading

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Oilers at Capitals – Inside The Numbers: Getting Back On Track

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals restored a bit of order Monday night with a convincing 4-2 win over the high-flying Edmonton Oilers. After a sloppy outing against the Dallas Stars on Saturday, the Capitals cleaned-up a majority of the blunders and … Continue reading

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Capitals Down Oilers 4-2; Pheonix Copley Wins His Second Straight Game

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals downed the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 Monday night at Capital One Arena. The win raised the Capitals record to 6-4-3 on the season. The Capitals continue their five-game home stand Wednesday night when they host the … Continue reading

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