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Breaking Down Games 3 And 4 Of The Capitals-Panthers Series: By The Numbers

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images Home ice advantage has shifted back to the Florida Panthers after squeaking out a 3-2 victory in Game 4 in overtime. The OT loss washed out a tremendous effort by goaltender Ilya Samsonov and sends … Continue reading

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Breaking Down The First Two Games Of The Capitals-Panthers Series: By The Numbers

Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images After a…humbling experience in a Game 2 Thursday night against the Florida Panthers, the series is headed back to DC knotted up 1-1. Through the first three and a half periods of the series against … Continue reading

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A Closer Look At The Capitals Recent Surge In Performance

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Since the beginning of March, the Washington Capitals‘ level of play and overall success has taken a step up, posting a 15-5-2 record down the stretch. Prior to this improved stretch run, it … Continue reading

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Deep Dive On The Capitals’ 2022 Trade Deadline Acquisitions: Marcus Johansson and Johan Larsson

The Washington Capitals and General Manager Brian MacLellan were one of many teams to make transactions today ahead of the 3:00 PM ET trade deadline. Most notably, the Capitals brought back former Cap Marcus Johansson from the Seattle Kraken (at … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall Short Against The Leafs, Five-On-Five Struggles Continue: By The Numbers

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals are having their fair share of struggles recently, falling for the third-straight game after losing to the Toronto Maple Leafs, 5-3 Monday night. Ultimately, struggles winning puck battles along the boards and beating Toronto’s forecheck … Continue reading

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Another Sleepy 1st Period Dooms Capitals Against Lowly Flyers: By The Numbers

Photo: @Flyers There seems to be a motif to the Washington Capitals‘ play this season: sleepy, slow starts that result in digging out of deficits that are too deep to recover from. That was certainly the story today against the … Continue reading

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A Deep Dive On The Capitals Potential Trade Deadline Acquisitions

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals were recently rumored to be considering three forwards to add to the roster ahead of the upcoming trade deadline on March 21: Andrew Copp, Calle Jarnkrok, and Artturi Lehkonen.

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Capitals Bounce Back In Nashville: By The Numbers

Photo: NHL via Getty Images After a measly performance at home against the Ottawa Senators on Super Bowl Sunday, the Capitals bounced back in Nashville, an arena the Capitals haven’t fared well in recent years. Entering tonight’s matchup, the Capitals … Continue reading

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Slow Start Dooms Capitals Against Senators: By The Numbers

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals had a sleepy start to their Super Bowl Sunday matinee against the Senators, falling into a two-goal deficit by the end of the first period. There’s a greater trend of the Capitals having a lack … Continue reading

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Blueline Progress Report: How Is The Capitals Defense Performing After A Strong Start To The Season?

Photo: Justin Tiang/The Canadian Press via AP Back in October, we dove into the statistical performances of the Capitals’ blue line through the first eight games of the season, where the Washington Capitals started 5-0-3. So, how have things gone … Continue reading

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