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NHL Postseason Inconsistencies: The Performance of the On-Ice Officials Is An Eyesore to the League

The NHL’s postseason officiating has been poor and changes must be made. Continue reading

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Checking In With Old Friends: Philipp Grubauer Is Taking the Colorado Avalanche to the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Former Washington Capitals netminder Philipp Grubauer is taking the Colorado Avalanche further into the postseason. Continue reading

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Playoff Drama: Early Storylines Through the First Couple of Playoff Games

After two games of each playoff series, the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs are looking a bit unpredictable. Continue reading

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2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Primer

The 2019 NHL Playoffs begin on April 10. Continue reading

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The Tom Wilson Effect: How One Player Lives in the Minds of His Opponents

Photo: Joe Sargent/NHLI Via Getty Images Capitals right wing Tom Wilson is a lot of things to the Capitals as a player: a hard worker, fantastic teammate, physical presence, defensive commodity, and offensive weapon. But to other teams, their players, … Continue reading

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Super Sunday Hockey: A Look at the Capitals’ Performance on Super Bowl Sunday Over the Years

Photo: Mitchell Layton/NHL via Getty Images While Tom Brady and the New England Patriots and Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams will be hoping to come out with a win on Sunday, the Capitals will also be hoping to … Continue reading

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What the Vegas Expansion Draft Tells Us About What to Expect in the Seattle Expansion Draft in 2021

Photo: The Athletic After watching the Vegas Golden Knights‘ improbable run to the Stanley Cup Final a season ago, teams are rethinking their expansion draft strategies as they prepare for Seattle’s entry into the league in 2021. Anxious to avoid … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the NHL and its Fans Regarding the “Wilson Effect”

Photo: Sportsnet Capitals right wing Tom Wilson has endured his fair share of drama over the course of the 2018-19 season, from an initial 20-game suspension that ended up being reduced, to being ejected from a game for an innocent … Continue reading

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Sophomore Success: Capitals’ Jakub Vrana Continues to Find Success in His Second Season in the NHL

Photo: Washington Capitals Capitals forward Jakub Vrana showed flashes of his tremendous potential in his rookie season in 2017-18, recording 27 points in 73 games played in the team’s Stanley Cup-winning season. And his offensive talent has been on full … Continue reading

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A Pattern That Repeats: The Capitals Are Surrendering Goals in Bunches and Squandering Points Away

The Capitals are surrendering goals in bunches and blowing leads late in games. Continue reading

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