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Ovechkin Fight: It’s a Real Head-Scratcher

Guys, it’s easy to be disheartened after a loss like Monday’s thrashing. We get it. It was painful, to be sure, and the frustration was clearly felt by our men in red. And yet… we can’t seem to get over that one-two-three KO Ovi issued to Svenchnikov in the first period. What’s the story with […]

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Fan’s Guide to Amalie Arena

I have a feeling we’re gonna see the Tampa Bay Lightning again in the post-season. Just call it a hunch. I probably have ESPN or something.

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Not Schmidtty!?!

This is not a prank. Nate Schmidt, he of the goofy grin and excellent knowledge of Taylor Swift lyrics, has been suspended 20 — yes, TWENTY — games for violating the terms of the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances Program. We know. We can’t believe it either.

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Wanna Be Like Ovi? Here’s How!

If you’re reading this, you were probably a hockey fan before our beloved Caps won the Stanley Cup this last spring. But for some of you —  because hockey isn’t exactly mainstream in many parts of the world — your fandom may have made you feel like some kind of subversive weirdo.

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Ten Things To Do In the Offseason

When the alcohol-fueled haze of the Stanley Cup celebrations finally wound down (FiCP Editor’s Note: Wait… you aren’t still celebrating? Go get a beer and find a fountain, cuz we are!!) I found myself wondering what to do with all the time I usually spend watching my beloved Capitals play hockey. Sure, there are development camp […]

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Wanna Touch the Cup?…. Too Bad.

Caps Fan Fest is always a good time. We’ve been several years in a row, and there is usually something for everyone: bounce houses, a slapshot “contest,” free prize wheels for people to spin, and all the Dunkin’ Donuts you could ever want. (Nothing’s better than hockey… other than caffeinated hockey.) And today’s Fan Fest […]

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Holtby noooooo!

The men behind the curtain have recalled Phoenix Copley from the Hershey Bears to act as the backup goalie in tonight’s game against the Red Wings.

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Orlov? More like Or-Love!

Dmitry Orlov is having a pretty good year. #caps need him, Osh, and Ovi to keep it up for the playoffs.

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Remember Guys: They’re Only Human

Although as of late we’ve been riding the gravy train of awesomeness (Ovi’s 600th goal! The good games we played against Winnipeg and the Islanders!) there’s been so much talk about Holtby’s troubles with his headspace, and Oshie’s drought that makes the Sahara look like the Everglades, and why in God’s name does Djoos keep […]

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Caps Fans Care

Every now and then, when an opposing team scores – in just about any arena – there are a number of fans who think it’s cool to yell “Who Cares!?!?” as the announcer names the person responsible. It sounds something like this: Announcer: “Washington Capitals Score! Alex Ovechkin scored the goal at 12:55 in the […]

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