Tag Archives: Hits

Physicality and Hitting was a Major Factor in the Capitals Win Monday Night

The Washington Capitals had their backs against the wall heading into Monday night’s Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Tampa Bay Lightning were determined to end Washington’s season in front of their fans and had a bit of … Continue reading

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After Tom Wilson’s 3-Game Ban, the NHL Needs to Fix Rule 48

The Washington Capitals will be shorthanded for the next 3 games, as forward Tom Wilson was handed a 3-game suspension from the NHL’s Department of Player Safety on Wednesday evening.  The suspension was praised by Penguins fans, and it left … Continue reading

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Positive Player Development: Tom Wilson Is Starting to Find His Offensive Game

Tom Wilson’s offensive development has taken positive steps under Barry Trotz. Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? A Closer Look at the Niskanen-Crosby Hit, and the Shameful Outcry of Reporters

A closer look at the Matt Niskanen-Sidney Crosby collision and the Pittsburgh media Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? The Malkin Hit Versus the Shattenkirk Hit: What’s the Difference?

How does one of these illegal checks receive a suspension, and the other illegal check does not? Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? What Should Hockey Fans Hope For in 2017?

2016 was a memorable year for the NHL. What should hockey fans hope for in 2017? Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? Are NHL GMs Focusing On the Right Things To Improve the Game?

What are the NHL GMs discussing at the meetings in Toronto? What should they be talking about? Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? Another Blindside Hit Goes Unpunished

Did the NHL Department of Player Safety make the right call by not suspending Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri for his hit on Vancouver Canucks forward Daniel Sedin? Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? Did the NHL Make the Right Call On the Kulikov Check on Voracek?

Should Dmitry Kulikov have received a suspension for his hit on Jakub Voracek? Did the NHL make the right call with no suspension? Continue reading

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Caps’ Top Seven Hits from 2014-2015. An August Interlude.

It’s mid August, the “dead of summer” and the dead of the hockey calendar year, so we thought we’d pull together the best hits from this past season, just to keep the juices flowing. Enjoy. Number 7 – Alex Ovechkin … Continue reading

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