Author: Bryce Jurkovac

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Beware, Blue Jackets pick up Matt Duchene

This morning, the Columbus Blue Jackets announced that they have traded Vitali Abramov, Jonathan Davidsson, and two conditional 1st-round draft picks (2019/2020) in exchange for the Ottawa Senators’ top center Matt Duchene and Julius Bergman. While this isn’t necessarily Caps news, it is something to be aware of. Columbus is going all-in. We could potentially have a […]

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A Couple of Caps Firsts in Columbus

Last night was a special game for two guys: Dmitrij Jaskin and Travis Boyd. Image from the NHL Jaskin, after being claimed off waivers by the Caps from the Blues, sought to reignite his NHL career with the Capitals. Finding himself in a well spot on the 4th line with Nic Dowd, he has established […]

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Ryan Reaves blindsides Tom Wilson in Vegas

Now, I’m not going to sit here and preach how much we dislike Ryan Reaves or how dirty the hit was on Tom Wilson. I am going to give my honest analysis of the hit, the disciplinary action given, and my final thoughts. Image from The Athletic Last night in Las Vegas, Reaves was ejected […]

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Capitals 7th Defenseman, Who should It Be?

The Washington Capitals six active defensemen are probably already decided, but questions loom on whom head coach Todd Reirden should choose as a “depth guy” for the blue line. So far this preseason, a few have plead their case on why they should be the one if they don’t sign someone off the free agent […]

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What about Christian Djoos?

The Washington Capitals solidified their defensive core this off-season with the return of veteran blue liner Brooks Orpik and the new contract extension of Madison Bowey, but where does Christian Djoos fit in? Djoos played last year on the third pair with Orpik in the Stanley Cup playoffs and worked well using his speed and heads-up play from the blue […]

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Battle for the Dot – Capitals Faceoff

The battle for the dot, the fight within the circle. The faceoff is only the beginning of the fight that goes on the ice once the puck drops. So many characteristics go within the art of the faceoff, and I will break them down for you here. What Happens in the Circle? When two players […]

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Walker the Walk-On

Last week, I ran a fan poll on Twitter asking you guys where you think Nathan Walker will be within the Caps organization this season. After one week with a total of 47 voters, the results are in! 55% voted that he would earn a spot amongst the Caps as a depth forward, much like he […]

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Caps Polls: The Sixth Defenseman

This past week, I ran a fan poll on Twitter asking who you think General Manager Brian MacLellan and newly appointed Head Coach Todd Reirden will pair with Christian Djoos on the third defensive pair. Here are the results: Majority of voters chose Madison Bowey. He made his initial NHL appearance last season in 51 […]

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Caps Polls: Centerman Openings

Last week, I ran a fan poll on who would be good candidates for filling-in as the fourth line center if Jay Beagle were to leave (which he did). Here were the results:60% of voters picked veteran Hershey forward Travis Boyd, who played depth in the Caps’ playoff-run this season. Boyd has had many successes […]

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Caps Polls: Re-signing the Boys

The summer is a very interesting time for the NHL. Players are on the move, discussing contracts and searching for other options and career-boosting opportunities. With the Caps winning their first Stanley Cup, they intend on keeping the core guys together as any team would. Last week, I ran a poll on Twitter asking the […]

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