Tag Archives: Mike Green

A Comparison of The Washington Capitals’ “Young Guns” Era with Today’s Toronto Maple Leafs

Photo: NHL There was a time when Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom were not the experienced, well-rounded leaders that led the Capitals to the team’s first championship this past spring, but young players with a thirst for the Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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John Carlson Passes Mike Green for Fifth All-Time in Scoring for Capitals Defensemen

Photo: Greg Fiume/Getty Images Over the last five seasons, Capitals defenseman John Carlson has evolved into one of the NHL’s best offensive defensemen, finishing in the Top 10 in Norris Trophy voting in two of them (including a career-high fifth-place … Continue reading

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10th Anniversary: A Look Back at the Washington Capitals’ 2008-09 Season

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The 2008-09 season began with much hope for the Washington Capitals, despite the fact, they were eliminated in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs the season before.  There were many reasons for that: 

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A Look Around the Atlantic Division: Stock Up, Stock Down, Stock Unchanged

Which Atlantic Division teams will be improved and which teams will be worse in 2018-19? Continue reading

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All-time Caps to never win a Stanley Cup?

Photo: NHL/Getty Images While still basking in the silver shine of a Stanley Cup victory, the attention of many Capitals fans has shifted to looking ahead to the future.  There are contracts to sign and coaches to choose.  Young players … Continue reading

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Red Reflection: Despite the Playoff Failures, the Young Guns Era Certainly Left Me With Some Memories

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images I have been a Capitals fan all my life ( I was born just days after the Capitals lost Game 4 of the 1998 Stanley Cup Final) and while I may not remember the first Caps game … Continue reading

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Contract Conversation: A Look at this Offseason’s Defensemen Entering Unrestricted Free Agency [Readers’ Poll]

As the 2017-18 regular season begins to wind down, Washington Capitals’ management is surely starting to look at the cap space they have and who they might be interested in re-signing, trading (if any), or signing in free agency. A … Continue reading

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Capitals Rock Their Way to Detroit to Begin Road Trip Against Red Wings

Photo: Washington Times The Washington Capitals and Detroit Red Wings will close out their season set on Thursday night at Little Caeser’s Arena in Detroit. The two teams split the first two meetings with each prevailing in overtime on the … Continue reading

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Collector’s Corner: Caps Fan Shows Off His Collection from Mike Green’s 2009 Scoring Streak (Video)

Nine years ago, former Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green did something unprecedented for a blueliner. From January 27, 2009 through Valentines Day, Green scored a goal in eight consecutive games, setting the NHL record for most consecutive games scoring by … Continue reading

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Should the Capitals Consider A Reunion with Mike Green?

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images With the NHL Trade Deadline just a few weeks away, teams around the NHL will be scouting out potential acquisitions that could help bolster their chances of making the playoffs, or in some cases, selling off veteran … Continue reading

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