Month: April 2016

All Things Caps
Playoffs

Carlson: Caps Special Weapon

John Carlson has been the defenseman stars of the playoffs since the first game. Carly is back to his old self after missing a total of 26 games during the regular season for lower-body injury. He is often called “the most under-rated” defensemen in the NHL; that is until the playoffs. He has averaged 25 minutes on the […]

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Around the NHL

BB on the Move Again

Bruce Boudreau has once again been released from his duties as an NHL head coach. We’re actually pretty surprised that Anaheim hung in there as long as they did this season. General Manager Murray said about BB’s firing: “In no way, shape or form is this pointing a gun at Bruce’s head. Let’s make that […]

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Caps Game Preview
Playoffs

Caps Look to Keep Pressure on the Pens in Game 2

What a first game of the series! T.J. Oshie arrived and showed the D.C. area fans why trading for him was a great choice this past offseason by scoring a hat-trick and overtime winner 4-3. Caps fans were celebrating and had many reasons to be overjoyed with the start of this series. But in reality, […]

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Caps Practice Shots
Playoffs

Fleury Pranks Orpik and FiCP gets Caught in the Crosshairs

Ok, we admit it. We are a little fanatical when it comes to standing up for our Boyz. We always ask our followers to respect the players and their vehicles–don’t stalk them to their cars and respect their privacy. So when we saw a Penguins bag of unknown origin – we figured it was a […]

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Caps Post-Game Highlights
Playoffs

O what a Night-Oshie and the Caps take Down Pens in OT

The night started with lightups and loud, and we mean, LOUD fans. And thankfully the house was pretty red–hardly a Pens jersey could be seen! Well done friends!!!! The game started like we expected, physical and fast.  Andre Burakovsky got things going with a little help from is friends Jason Chimera and John Carlson put […]

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All Things Caps
Playoffs

Round Two Stimga: Caps Keep Coming Back

Yea, we all know the Caps history. We use the appearance of their star player Alex Ovechkin in 2005 as a starting milestone since many of our friends think the team’s success rests on the shoulders of Ovi. So, here’s where they stand: They have made it to round 3 conference finals, oh never… They have […]

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All Things Caps

Finally, Holtby Named Vezina Finalist

We knew it was coming but it sure is great news that Capitals goalie Braden Holtby has been nominated for the Vezina Trophy. The Trophy is awarded to the player who the NHL managers vote as :the goalkeeper adjudged to be the best at his position.” Also nominated are Ben Bishop (Tampa Bay Lightning)  and […]

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Caps Game Preview
Playoffs

Caps-Pens Renew Playoff Rivalry in Game 1

Alex Ovechkin has one simple request for fans and the media: don’t make this about Alex Ovechkin vs. Sidney Crosby. The Caps face off against their arch rivals from Pittsburgh in the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals for the first time since 2009, when both Sid and Alex scored hat tricks in Game 2 of the series. Caps friends will […]

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Caps Practice Shots
Photo Gallery
Playoffs

Caps NHL Playoffs Round2 Practice in Photos

The Washington Capitals hit the ice again in front of a crowd of excited fans on Tuesday. We had a lot of fun capturing the best players the league: Tom Wilson was all coy skating by himself on the ice while he waited for his teammates to join him. Evgeny Kuznetsov thought it was hilarious […]

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All Things Caps
Playoffs

Worried about Kuzy?  Not Us.

At the end of the first round of the NHL Playoffs there was a lot of discussion about Evgeny Kuznetsov and his seemingly lack of play during the playoffs. Some sportscasters expressed extreme worry–others said it highlights his inexperience. Ok – so lets look at the numbers. In six games he scored one goal on a power play. In […]

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