Month: February 2017

All Things Caps

Shattenkirk To the Caps: Good Trade?

At around 10:00 last night Caps’ fans Facebook groups were buzzing with the news of Kevin Shattenkirk being traded to the Capitals from the St. Louis Blues. Shattenkirk is a depth defenseman which was one of our greatest needs as we get closer to the playoff games. This isn’t the first important Blues player we’ve […]

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Breaking News

Shattenkirk to Caps Strengthens Cup Run; First Look Against NYR Tonight

Opinion Piece by Chris Cleveland Kevin Shattenkirk to the Caps means it really is Stanley Cup or bust this year. As the trade deadline winds down, the Washington Capitals shocked us all and made what could be the trade that puts them over the top and finally brings the Cup home to DC. The Caps sent […]

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Caps Post-Game Highlights
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Lucky Number 13

Last night the Caps tied the franchise record for consecutive home- wins at 13. It was a low scoring game with the final score being 2-1. Tom Wilson scored early in the 1st period while Justin Williams scored the game- winner late in the 3rd. It was also the Caps “You Can Play” night and […]

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A “Zebra” in the East: Capitals Fall to the Red Wings and Then Rangers

After the bye week for the Capitals, things weren’t as the expected for return. The  Red Wings who ranked last in the Eastern Conference and 27th overall opened a 2-0 advantage, saw the Caps raise in the game and tied in in the third. However, The Rangers managed to win in the shootouts and accomplish the […]

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Caps Practice Shots
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Hello Caps; 1st Practice Photos After Bye Week

Man has this been a lonnnnggggg week with no Washington Capitals Hockey. Most of the players enjoyed their week off catching some rays. Two separate  groups of players and their families traveled together, as we saw from Lauren Oshie and Tom Wilson’s Instagram posts: Friday they were back at Caps Kettler Iceplex for a hard […]

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Tips for Dealing with the Bye Week

This week we are all struggling through the bye week. This is the first time bye weeks has  been enforced. I, as well as many Caps fans, are agonizing through Capitals withdrawal. I have a few tips that have made the bye week more bearable. The timing for the bye week is very unfortunate in […]

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Caps Post-Game Highlights

Washington Capitals Top Week 6-4 Over Ducks (A Few Photos)

Saturday night in Washington DC the Capitals downed the Anaheim Ducks in their last home game before the mandatory ‘bye week.’ The Ducks are in a pretty good position in the Pacific Division, sitting in third place just behind their rivals the LA Kings. Goalie John Gibson has been having an ok year with a […]

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The Week That Was

Rocking the Hometown: Capitals Win all Four: Streak Totals 12

The Washington Capitals had a four-game homestretch and won all of them. In total, they’re 12 games undefeated at Verizon Center and 11 of those with five goals or more. The Caps won the first two games with shutouts, by 5-0 over the LA Kings and Carolina Hurricanes.  In the last two, the Capitals scored six […]

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Happy Belated Birthday from Brazil, Bonzai!

Our favorite Slovak Caps ever turned 49 last Tuesday, Feb. 7. I wanted to write about it at the day, but some obligations changed my plans. Drafted in 1990, Peter Bondra is one of the Caps legends and my favorite player ever. In 1,081 games played in the NHL, he recorded 892 points, with 503 goals and […]

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Caps Wins Keep Coming; Red Wings & Caps in Photos

Photos by Mel Abernethy Once again the Washington Capitals skated off the home ice winners with a 6-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings. This time 11 players recorded points. Brett Connolly continues his trend, with a third night of finding the back of the net and it the fifth game with a point. Before […]

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