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A look at the Capitals Defensive Pairings – To Tinker or Not to Tinker?

(Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images) Last season we were lucky enough to see the best Capitals defense we’ve seen since the peak of the Bruce Boudreau era.  Last season, the Caps achieved a 2.43 goals against average (GAA) ranking them 7th in … Continue reading

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A Look at the Capitals’ New Penalty Kill Unit

Now that we’ve looked at the changes on the power play, let’s take a look at the penalty kill as well.  First, what did we lose?  Taking a look at our top 12 in shorthanded ice time, the biggest loss … Continue reading

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A Look at the Capitals 2015-2016 Power Play Units

(Photo: Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post) Over the last few seasons there can be little argument that the Capitals power play has been the best in the NHL. How good?  25.3% last season, 23.4% the previous season and an eye-popping … Continue reading

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Why this Capitals Team Can Win it All – By a 40-year Fan

I’ve been a Washington Capitals fan since 1976.  I was just 7 years old at the time and they were the “new” thing in the DC area.  Those early teams were horrible, but they were the home town team, and … Continue reading

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