Month: April 2017

Playoff 2017

Capitals and Fans in Shock

We knew it would be tough against the Penguins, again. We believed the Capitals could take them. We felt confident in two home wins. And we sure had no doubts about Braden Holtby. And then Thursday happened (3-2 Pens) and we gulped. We made excuses. The players had some strong words themselves.  And we still […]

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Playoffs

Caps-Pens: The Challenge of Captains & Goalies

Here we are again friends – Capitals versus Penguins in the second round of the NHL Playoffs. Fans on both sides are betting on their team. Thursday night we had the first glimpse of what lies ahead this series. One thing we know is it’s gonna be physical and there is no telling who will […]

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Playoffs

Why The Caps Are Perfectly Capable of Beating the Pens in 5 Games

An opinion piece by Chris Cleveland We all know the playoffs have never been good to the Capitals but this year is different. The Caps survived a really tough test in the first round from a young Maple Leafs team that really pushed the Caps with our speed. The Penguins first round series was a […]

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Playoff 2017

Keys to Beating the Penguins

Opinion Piece by Chris Cleveland Now that the Caps have survived the Maple Leafs and are on to the Round Two, it’s time to tackle what it is they need to do to finally get over that second round hump–for the first time in a long time. Lets look at what’s ahead. First, the Penguins […]

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Caps Head Back to Toronto after OT Win at Home

One more overtime win and the Caps have taken the lead in the round 3-2. And Friday night was as tough as the previous four games. The night started off well enough with Oshie warming up the puck and then shooting on a power play to put the Caps up 1-0. And of course there […]

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Playoffs

Chandler Stephenson: Back in the NHL

We were all very freaked out to hear that Chandler Stephenson was called up from Hershey due to the fact we assumed that a center was injured. Barry Trotz has confirmed the call-up and he has also made it clear that no center was injured.  77th pick overall, Chandler Stephenson is just there as a […]

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Playoffs

Should We Give up on the Caps?

An opinion piece by Lily Rosenberg Frustration and the playoffs go together like peanut butter and jelly. Stress, frustration, distrust, and scared describes so many Caps fans during the playoffs. Every year I look on the Caps Facebook groups and I see how many fans don’t believe. We can be down three games to one, […]

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Caps Post-Game Highlights

The J-Will and Willy Show

There were three bright points in the Washington Capitals game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The first was Justin Williams aka J-Will aka The Stick and his two goals. And then there was the ever delightful Tom Wilson and his OT game winning goal. And of course there is always Braden Holtby. GO C A […]

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The Morning After: Caps Hockey Hangover

Thursday night the Caps played their first Stanley Cup Playoff game at home against the Toronto Maple Leafs. It was not always a pretty game, and it went into overtime, which means the early-working ladies of FiCP didn’t get a game recap out in time. So here are some of the highlights of the game, […]

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More Caps Jerseys Off Their Backs Photos

Photos by Mel Abernethy and Brittney Marcum Following the end of Sunday nights last regular season game, Caps players continued  long-standing hockey tradition of giving their jersey to select fans. The guys always have such a good time and the fans are thrilled for the personalized sweater and photo. Here are some of our favorite […]

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