Tag Archives: Tim Foisie

Playing “Big” in Big Moments: I’m Orlovin’ it

As one would expect, game outcomes are becoming more hotly contested around the NHL as the regular season grows older. Numerous players on all 30 teams are stepping up at the right moments. The Capitals’ impactful player has been left-handed defenseman Dmitry Orlov. … Continue reading

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What the Will Over Skill Robe Tells Us

Photos: Washington Capitals As you can see, the Will Over Skill robe is not a fashion statement unless the Capitals are outfitting Santa’s wardrobe on the side.  They adopted the Will over Skill slogan at the beginning of this season. … Continue reading

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Daniel Winnik on the edge of becoming Caps’ next double digit goal scorer

Above: Daniel Winnik at Kettler Capitals Iceplex practice. A month ago, NoVa Caps’ Michael Fleetwood did this excellent profile on Daniel Winnik. Here are some more tidbits on the Capitals left winger. 

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Home Ice Advantage Tie-Breaking Status

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images This article is updated to reflect results through March 28th.  The table below summarizes the status of tie-breakers for home ice advantage throughout the playoffs from a Washington Capitals perspective. 

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Game Preview: Blue Jackets @ Capitals

The Capitals look to extend their winning streak when they face off against the Columbus Blue Jackets Thursday night at Verizon Center. Puck drop is at 7 PM ET on CSN and the NHL Network. A preview of this game, … Continue reading

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These Jackets are Tailor-Made for a Long Playoff Run: A Look At the Columbus Blue Jackets

Nick Wass/Associated Press To hell with the bye week blues. If NHL teams are supposed to incur a post bye week letdown, someone forgot to tell the Columbus Blue Jackets. This is the fourth article on potential postseason opponents of the … Continue reading

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What to Expect From the Capitals For the Rest of Their Regular Season

Alex Gallardo/Associated Press As winter haphazardly turns to spring, many Caps fans, myself included, have been known to get the jitters brought on by the team’s average results beginning in late February, much like the 6-6-2 record the Capitals have most recently … Continue reading

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Capitals Do Whatever It Takes for Two Points: A Look At The Remaining Schedule

The 2016-17 edition of the Washington Capitals has varied in performance, but the common denominator throughout the year is winning. Here are insights into how the second half of the season has unfolded, and what we should expect in the regular season games that … Continue reading

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Pick your poison: No easy match-up is likely for the Caps in any round of the Stanley Cup playoffs

AP Photo/Alex Brandon You’ve gotta love Brian MacLellan’s pick-up of Kevin Shattenkirk by the trade deadline. I wanted it well before it even happened, but I love it even more now as I survey likely opponents the Caps will face … Continue reading

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The Borough Blues – The Capitals’ Battles Against NYC

CBS/New York Recently we took a look at the test the Capitals face when playing the Penguins in the playoffs. This piece looks at the challenge the New York Islanders and New York Rangers pose to the Caps in the … Continue reading

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