Month: March 2016

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Rocky Mountain High: Caps Travel to Colorado

While the literal circus is in town (Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey is at Verizon Center), the Washington Capitals (54-16-6, 114 points) travel to Colorado (39-4-4, 82 points) where the Avalanche are running out of time and games to catch Minnesota for the final playoff spot. Tough Loss in Philly The Capitals come into this game […]

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Caps Post-Game Highlights

Caps Lose Gritty Game in Philly

The Capitals visited the city of Brotherly Love for the final time in the regular season. The Flyers could be the Capitals’ first round opponent in a few weeks. T.J. Oshie, who was questionable after a lower-body injury, was in the lineup and started on the third line with Jason Chimera and Jay Beagle. There […]

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Playoff Preview? Caps Start Three-Game Road Trip in Philly

Washington Capitals (54-16-5, 113 points, 1st in NHL, Eastern Conference and Metropolitan Division) Philadelphia Flyers (37-25-13, 87 points, 5th in Metropolitan Division, 8th in Eastern Conference) Puck Drop 8 p.m. on NBC-Sports Network’s Rivalry Wednesday In case you missed it, the Capitals checked off another season goal on their list Monday night versus Columbus: win […]

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Caps Post-Game Highlights

Barry Trotz for President!

Strong Third Period Propels Caps Past Jackets On Monday, March 28, 2016, the Washington Capitals took on the Columbus Blue Jackets at home in the Verizon Center. After a horrible outing last game against the St. Louis Blues, the Caps needed to bounce back and attack the offensive zone. Braden Holtby got his 61st start […]

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Caps look to lock up the Presidents Trophy Vs. Blue Jackets

Washington Capitals (53-16-5, 111 points) Columbus Blue Jackets (30-37-8, 68 points) Puck Drop: 7 p.m. Well that game on Saturday was embarrassing. The Capitals were shut out for the first time since November in a 4-0 drubbing by the St. Louis Blues (see post-game article for more.) The team played flat and with no life, looking […]

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Caps Pregame 2016

Caps Need To Capitalize

Brandon’s Predictions The Capitals face an interesting week as they play half of their final eight games with three of them being on the road. First up Columbus Blue Jackets: Monday, March 28, 7:00 pm EDT Columbus has always played the Caps tough and I would expect nothing different on Monday. Something to watch for is the […]

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The Week That Was

Caps Week in Review: The Tumultuous Battle

Capitals’ head coach Barry Trotz often talks about the battle the Caps are in and the need to manage the puck. When the team struggled during their Western Conference road trip, he spoke about fighting through adversity. It seems this week the Caps are back in that spot with two tough losses in four games […]

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Caps Post-Game Highlights

Caps lose, Blues Get Fourth Straight Shutout.

This was a bad one friends. The Caps played well but just could get one in the net. T.J. Oshie missed his second consecutive game due to illness. It should help to have him return. Formen Cap’s player Troy Brouwer returned to the Verizon Center for the first time since being traded to St. Louis […]

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Battle of the Exes

The Washington Capitals faceoff with the St. Louis Blues for the first time this season. They will meet again April 9th in St. Louis. Both teams played games last night. Washington won a snoozer of a game in OT against the NJ Devils and are first in the league and the Metro Division, and St. Louis […]

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Snoozer Game but Caps Win with a Bang in OT

For only the second time this season, the Washington Capitals met the New Jersey Devils, this time in Newark. Caps took the game with a narrow 4-3 win. The Devils were missing Corey Schneider and Scott Wedgewood was in the net. The best hope for the Caps was to draw penalties,  crush the Devils weak penalty kill, and score early. […]

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