Alexander Semin Got The Message

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This past Friday, Washington Capitals coach Dale Hunter sent the message to Alexander Semin that he had to step his game up. Hunter relegated Semin to the fourth line for a practice. According to Hunter, he was just mixing up […]

Has Alex Ovechkin Become Too Predicatable?

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The doubts and whispers began last season when Alex Ovechkin finished with career lows in goals (32) and points (85). Had the world’s most dynamic hockey player already passed his prime, at the young age of 25? Or was Ovechkin […]

Have The Washington Capitals Turned The Season Around?

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The Washington Capitals have climbed back into the race for their fifth consecutive Southeast Division title with three straight victories. But where has this come from? Why have they been winning consecutive games now? Was it a second-intermission rant coach […]

Tomas Vokoun Absent From Practice

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Washington Capitals goaltender Tomas Vokoun was absent from the Capitals practice this morning due to an apparent lower-body injury. The team has not recalled a player, goaltender to be specific, from the AHL Hershey Bears. Instead of recalling the Bear’s […]

At The End Of The Day, It’s The Same Washington Capitals

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After a slow trade deadline day across the NHL, it was completely silent in Washington D.C. The Capitals are ninth in the Eastern Conference, only one point out of the eighth place, and only three points behind the Southeast Division […]

Washington Capitals Place Nicklas Backstrom On Long Term IR

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The Washington Capitals have placed their top center Nicklas Backstrom on the long-term injured reserve list as of this morning. This move frees up approximately $6.7 million additional cap room for the Capitals to potentially make a deal. The move […]

Should The Washington Capitals Be Buyers Or Sellers At The NHL Trade Deadline?

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With less than a week left before the NHL Trade Deadline, and the Capitals losers of five of their last six, the question needs to be asked: Should General Manager George McPhee be a buyer or a seller? At the […]

Alex Ovechkin Questionable For Tonight’s Game

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Washington Capitals head coach Dale Hunter made it clear today that Alex Ovechkin is questionable for tonight’s game against the Ottawa Senators. He told reporters this morning that Ovechkin is suffering from a lower-body injury. Ovechkin appeared to injure either […]

Tomas Vokoun Does Not Want To Play Catch Up

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The Washington Capitals goaltender Tomas Vokoun knows a thing or two about playing catch up in the final stretch of the NHL season. During his time in Florida, the Panthers only came close to making the playoffs once, in 2009. […]

Kris Versteeg Fined For Cross Check On Jeff Halpern

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Late in regulation of Friday night’s Washington Capitals 2-1 victory over the Florida Panthers, tempers were flaring on both sides of the ice. In the final seconds, Capitals center Jeff Halpern took a faceoff and subsequently fell on the puck […]

Mike Green Could Return To Washington Capitals Lineup Tonight

Washington Capitals superstar defenseman Mike Green took part in an optional skate this morning in Tampa at the Tampa Times Forum. He was one of four players who took part of the optional practice. This marked the fifth straight day […]

Did The Washington Capitals Save Their Season Friday Night?

Friday night, the Washington Capitals climbed two points closer to the Southeast Division lead with a huge 2-1 win over the Southeast leading Florida Panthers. The win brought the Capitals to within two points of the Panthers, with the Capitals […]