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What IIHF World Shows Caps About RFA’s Kuznetzov and Orlov

The NHL season didn’t end so well for the Capital’s Russian players Evgeny Kuznesov and Dmitry Orlov. As another year ended at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins and fellow countryman Evgeny Malkin, Kuzy and Dima made plans to join Team Russia for the IIHF Worlds in Germany and France. Yesterday, the Russian national team […]

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Team Europe Surprise Defeat over Team USA WCH2016

We’ll keep this short: Team Europe managed to get around goalie Jonathan Quick. Team USA, with 35 shots on goal, couldn’t break through the Wall of Halak. Some have said USA seemed to lack a sense of urgency or desire to win. We think their shots show the opposite. We actually think it may be […]

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Photo Highlights of Team USA from WCH2016

Team USA plays Team Europe at 3:30 EST. Washington was treated to a great pre-tournament match between Team USA and Team Finland. The night was extra special because three Washington Capitals’ players are on the team. We had a chance to wave the flag, sing our anthem,and chant “USA, USA” for a few hours. It […]

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USA-Finland World Cup of Hockey Third Period Wrap

Back to the third period with a stong USA lead over Finland. Finland put up a good fight against Team USA closing the gap to 3-2 as USA takes the win. Pretty uneventful 10 minutes until USA Justin Abdelkader was called for slashing- Finlnd to the PP again.  Finally Finland’s Patrik Laine got one on […]

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USA-Finland World Cup of Hockey 2nd Period Around  the Glass

Second period started with USA power play but no conversion.  Ryan Kesler fires a powerful shot past Finland goalie Pekka Rinne. USA leads 2-0.  In a blink of an eye Derek Stepan slides one in the net with a John Carlson assist! 3-0 USA Penalty called on Jack Johnson for cross check gave Finland the […]

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USA – Finland World Cup 1st Period Round the Rink

Verizon Center is rocking!! Wes Johnson was in his rightful spot and Slapshot was all patriotic waving the flag!!! TJ Oshie was first to score! Go Caps!! Power play for USA but nothing makes it to the goal. PP for Finland with a little more than two minutes left and with only one SOG, they […]

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