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The Best Season Through the Lens

So many incredible moments in this whirlwind of a season, and sometimes there are no words. As the saying goes “a picture is worth a thousand words.” And well, we have plenty so without further ado we have thousands of words to share. We had happy boys:   And of course, we have those lovely […]

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The Engine That Could

As many of you know, we here at FICP are partial to having fourth liner Michael Latta in the lineup for the Caps. He is not only an excellent forward for the team, he gets chippy when he needs to and stands up for his teammates. The past two games Latts has had the opportunity […]

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Williams and Richards: Back in the City of Angels

Social media and the press are buzzing about the ’emotional’ return of Justin Williams and Mike Richards to Los Angeles when the Washington Capitals meet the Kings at Staples Center tonight. Having just gone through the emotional visit of Brooks Laich when his new team played at Verizon, we get the buzz. However, we think […]

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Kings of a Different Suit

The Washington Capitals are enjoying sunny southern California and tonight they meet the Pacific Division second place team—the Los Angeles Kings. We will be looking for some consistency in the lines now that Trotz’s Boyz have had a few games to settle into a new rhythm. The Kings have been fighting the Anaheim Ducks and […]

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Depth Scoring Helps Caps Defeat Pens

This was the first of two make-up games from  January. The  Pittsburgh Penguins came to Verizon Center to play the league-leading Washington Capitals. Defenseman Mike Weber also made his debut as a Capital. First Period: Another Slow Start The Penguins scored first on 2-on-1. The Caps first shot on goal came at 8:53 in the first. […]

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Mike Richards Making the Most of His Second Chance

Monday, 22 February. Remember that as the day Caps fans everywhere celebrated Mike Richards! Richards, who joined the team on 6 January 2016, scored his first goal in a red sweater. And the crowd at Verizon Center went nuts with not one, but two, standing ovations for the former Stanley Cup winner. About a year […]

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Mike Richards and the Capitals Defeat the Coyotes

  The Arizona Coyotes start a lengthy road trip with a trip to Verizon Center for a meeting with the NHL’s best team. Rookies Max Domi, Anthony Duclair and Louis Dominque have been solid for the Coyotes and of course the Capitals have their own share of young superstars. Marcus Johansson did not play in […]

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Capitals and LA Kings Pregame Update & Line Projections

GAME TIME IS 7 pm ET Washington Capitals: 40-10-4 LA Kings 33-19-9 Watch on CSN and listen 106.7 The Washington Capitals welcomes the LA Kings to Verizon Center tonight. Caps Forward Lines Ovechkin (8) Backstrom (19) Oshie (77) Burakovsky (65) Kuznetsov (92) Williams (14) Chimera (25) Johansson (90) Wilson (43) Laich (21) Richards (10)  Latta (46) […]

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Pre-game Musings: Caps and LA Kings

  GAME TIME IS 7 pm ET Washington Capitals: 40-10-4 LA Kings 33-19-9 The Washington Capitals and LA Kings, who meet for the first time this season, are top of their divisions and both teams lost their last game—also both away games. That’s where the similarities end. The Caps, as we know, also lead their […]

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Caps Cruise Past Rangers

The Washington Capitals came home to greet the New York Rangers  for a 5pm puck drop at Verizon Center. Mike Richards made his home debut as a Washington Capital centering for Brooks Laich and Stanislav Galiev. Michael Latta and Zach Sill were healthy scratches. Richards was phenomenal tonight and is starting to mesh with the team—he […]

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