Tag Archives: Ernie Mudd

The ‘Coaches Challenge’ Needs Some Changes

 I’m a homer and I won’t pretend to be otherwise. That said, we’ve seen the coaches challenge used four times this season and the Caps are losing at a 75% clip.

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Is Evgeny Kuznetsov The Capitals Best All-Around Player?

 I know, it’s almost sacrilege to even ask the question, but he’s making a race of it. It really comes down to the two other contenders; the reigning champion, Alex Ovechkin, and the perennially underrated Nick Backstrom. So lets take … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals: The Best Is Yet To Come

With the Capitals rolling their way to a 6–1 start and goals piling up, it would be easy to think the Caps are on fire and it can’t get much better (until playoff time). Well I’m here to tell you … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Week In Review – 10/19/2015

We’ll be reviewing the Capitals week by week throughout the season. The week will run from Monday through Sunday. This first edition is a little longer to cover the first game as well. So lets see how we did.

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Benching Ovechkin

The hockey world is abuzz with the news that Alexander Ovechkin was scratched from last nights game versus the San Jose Sharks. “Personal reasons” turned out to be oversleeping and missing the morning skate. As you would expect, the comments around … Continue reading

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Aces Back To Back – The Riches Of The Washington Capitals

We’ve just wrapped up the preseason and have a little pause left before the real fun starts. It’s a great time to do a semi state of the Capitals. Fair warning, the possibilities are the real point we’re looking at … Continue reading

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Six Bold Predictions for the Washington Capitals

Now is the time to make some predictions so that I’ll have something to regret later in the season. The great thing is, I really believe every one of these has a good chance of being correct.

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Predicting the Washington Capitals Final Roster for Opening Night

With just one game remaining in the pre season, it’s time to take a stab at what the final 22 will look like. Keep in mind coach Trotz has said he will carry 22 and not 23, so we’re looking … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Training Camp Progress Report

With 3 of 7 games gone in the pre season, it seems a good time to look at some of the expected issues and battles and see how things are playing out so far. The one caveat is, it is … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals -vs- Carolina Hurricanes Recap

1st Period The 1st period started with an unintended wrinkle and Dan Ellis in net for the first 35–36 seconds of the period. Braden Holtby, apparently the victim of equipment problems, took over from there. Overall the play was high … Continue reading

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