Washington Capitals Must Solidify Their Defense To Win a Stanley Cup

John Carlson

The Washington Capitals will probably enter the new season with limited changes to their personnel and the defense will likely be untouched, unless a rookie is promoted out of training camp. The blue line guys have taken some heat in […]

Measuring How Much the Washington Capitals Will Miss Mike Ribeiro in 2013-14

Mike Ribeiro

Center Mike Ribeiro spent one spectacular season with the Washington Capitals, but became an unrestricted free agent on July 5 and quickly signed with the Phoenix Coyotes. The Caps will miss his talented play in the 2013-14 NHL season, but […]

Mathieu Perreault Will Have Best Season Yet as a Washington Capital

Mathieu Perreault

Washington Capitals center Mathieu Perreault is the kind of player that every NHL team should have. He’s a steady and solid performer who plays extremely well without a ridiculously high price tag. Perreault, 25, excels in any line (including the […]

Re-Signing Marcus Johansson Was A Good Move For The Washington Capitals

Marcus Johansson

The Washington Capitals inked forward Marcus Johansson to a two-year, $4 million deal on Saturday. Re-signing the promising young player was an important and sensible decision. Johansson was the final holdout from last season, and the Caps will enter training […]

Troy Brouwer is the Washington Capitals’ Most Underrated Player

Troy Brouwer

The Washington Capitals will enter the new NHL season with the usual high octane stars Alex Ovechkin, Mike Green and Nicklas Backstrom all taking center stage. However, let’s give a shout out to Troy Brouwer. He’s an important—and often underrated—piece […]

7 Washington Capitals Players Who Need to be Magnificent in 2013-14

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Washington Capitals Goalie Braden Holtby Ready to Shine in 2013-14 NHL Season

Braden Holtby

Washington Capitals No.1 goalie, Braden Holtby, is primed for a spectacular 2013-14 NHL season. He has the makings of someone who could become a household name along with Henrik Lundqvist and Martin Brodeur. The Capitals promoted Olie Kolzig to head […]

Brooks Laich is a Natural Second-Line Center for the Washington Capitals

Brooks Laich

The Washington Capitals’ Brooks Laich should start the new season as the second-line center. Since 2009, the Caps employed eight different players to fill the position, so it’s clear they need stability in this department. Mike Ribeiro was the guy […]

Alex Ovechkin, Mike Green and Nicklas Backstrom are Key to Washington Capitals’ 2013-14 Season

Alex Ovechkin - Mike Green - Nicklas Backstrom

The Washington Capitals need a standout season from their three big stars if they want to make the playoffs after a season in the newly minted Metropolitan Division. Alex Ovechkin, Mike Green and Nicklas Backstrom all need to find their […]

Looking Forward to John Carlson’s Best NHL Season with the Washington Capitals

John Carlson

All the ingredients are in the mix for Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson to have a stellar 2013-14 NHL season. He is coming off of his best season as a Capital, a season in which he matured, and played bigger […]

Alex Ovechkin Must Excel for Washington Capitals’ 2013-14 NHL Season

Alex Ovechkin

With the awful Southeast Division gone and the Washington Capitals about to begin life in the awfully named Metropolitan Division, there is one Cap who must shine during the 2013-14 NHL season: Alex Ovechkin. No longer are the Caps plying […]