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Game 6 Preview: Capitals Look To Close Out Columbus

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals can advance to Round 2 to play the Pittsburgh Penguins for the third consecutive season, but first, they will have to win one more game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The game will be telecasted … Continue reading

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Finishing the Job: The Capitals Will Look to Shut Down the Blue Jackets in Game 6

After a thrilling overtime win on Saturday night, the Washington Capitals have now taken their first lead in their first round playoff series against the Columbus Blue Jackets that they earlier trailed 2-0. Now up 3-2 in a series many … Continue reading

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After a Dismal Third Period, Trotz was Pleased with Leadership Shown in Overtime

Photo: Alex Brandon/AP The Washington Capitals entered Saturday afternoon’s Game 5 contest with the Columbus Blue Jackets with the series deadlocked at two games apiece. The first two periods of Game 5 was a back and fourth affair. Then in … Continue reading

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Where the Series Is Won and Lost: What Factors Will Decide the Playoff Series Between the Blue Jackets and Capitals?

What will be the factors that decide the playoff series between the Blue Jackets and Capitals? Continue reading

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First Round Series Preview: Capitals vs. Blue Jackets

Photo: Boston Herald The Metropolitan Division playoff matchups have now been decided and the Capitals will face the Columbus Blue Jackets in a best of seven first-round series. The Capitals and Blue Jackets, two of the hottest teams in the … Continue reading

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The Early Preseason Metropolitan Division Picks and Predictions

Preseason predictions of the Metropolitan Division Continue reading

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Storylines For Each Metropolitan Division Team Heading In to 2017 Training Camp

What are the main storylines for each Metropolitan Division team heading in to 2017 training camp? Continue reading

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A Look Ahead to the 2017-18 Season: Which Metropolitan Division Players Will Be the Most Productive?

Which players in the Metropolitan Division will be the most productive in 2017-18? Continue reading

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2017-18 Metropolitan Division Contenders and Pretenders

Which Metropolitan Division teams are the contenders and pretenders in 2017-18? Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? Some Early Thoughts on the 2017 NHL Playoffs

What can hockey fans expect in the opening round of the 2017 NHL Playoffs? Here are some early thoughts on each series in the first round. Continue reading

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