1. TJ Houshmanzadeh Returns to AFC North, Signs With Ravens

    Pro Bowl wide receiver TJ Houshmandzadeh has agreed to a one-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens, says NFL.com insider Jason LaCanfora. Houshmandzadeh spent the past season with the Seattle Seahawks...

    Sam Snyder Written by Sam Snyder about 4 years ago 216 reads 1 comments

  2. Sami Salo Injury: Bieska Off The Market For Caps?

    Over a month ago, Canucks defenseman Sami Salo tore his Achilles' Tendon. The injury may have occured a long time ago, but it still has its repercussions, and not just for the Canucks...

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  3. Capitals Seem Content With Current Goalies

    In all the goalie free agency madness this year, the Capitals seem to be happy with who they have now. Semyon Varlamov has supplanted Jose Theodore in the playoffs two straight years ...

    Sam Snyder Written by Sam Snyder about 4 years ago 236 reads 1 comments

  4. NHL Free Agency: Tomas Fleischmann To Be Traded?

    After the Washington Capitals re-signed Czech center/winger Tomas Fleishmann to a $2.6 million contract, rumors have circulated that they are planning to trade him...

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  5. Washington Capitals' Fate Rests On Young Defensemen

    After the Capitals' playoff collapse, falling to the eighth seeded Canadiens in seven games while blowing a 3-1 series lead, questions arose. The vast majority of questions were directed towards the blue-liners and Semyon Varlamov...

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  6. Can D.J. King Become More Than a Fighter?

    The Capitals have recently traded for St. Louis tough guy D.J. King, adding some more muscle to the team. And when I say muscle, I mean serious muscle. King is not one to be messed with...

    Sam Snyder Written by Sam Snyder about 4 years ago 330 reads 4 comments

  7. NFL: Could Contract Arbitration Hearings Help?

    For those who aren't familiar with law or just don't know, an arbitration hearing is a less complicated and less formal court appearance. Each side gets to present its case and it is settled by the court...

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  8. NHL Trade Update: Capitals Swap Left Wingers With Blues

    The Washington Capitals have traded Stefan Della Rovere for veteran tough guy D.J. King. Della Rovere is a young Capitals forward who has yet to play in the NHL. Della Rovere was the Capitals' 7th round pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft...

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  9. Should Evgeni Nabokov Be a Possible Target For the Washington Capitals?

    This afternoon Evgeni Nabokov was told by San Jose Sharks management that they will not offer him a contract. The 35-year old goalie has played for San Jose since 1995—his entire career...

    Sam Snyder Written by Sam Snyder about 4 years ago 661 reads 6 comments

  10. Anton Volchenkov Needs to Be on the Capitals' Radar

    The Capitals' need for a defensive defense-man could not have been more obvious in the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs...

    Sam Snyder Written by Sam Snyder about over 4 years ago 571 reads 4 comments

  11. Alexander Semin or Mike Green: A Trade That Must Happen, Like or Not

    After Montreal's stunning upset of the Washington Capitals, many fans are looking for someone to blame. While no one specifically can be pointed out, it was evident that two players, critical to the Capitals, failed to show up...

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  12. Why Jose Theodore Is the Washington Capitals' Playoff Answer

    Journeyman goaltender and former NHL MVP Jose Theodore has finally emerged as the playoff answer for the Caps in goal. After winning the MVP award with Montreal in 2002, Theodore was traded to Colorado following a drug controversy and NHL lockout...

    Sam Snyder Written by Sam Snyder about over 4 years ago 352 reads 5 comments

  13. JaMarcus Russell's Last Chance?

    In the 2007 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders selected JaMarcus Russell with the first overall pick. Many hoped that he would be the first piece of the puzzle to turning the Raiders' fortunes around...

    Sam Snyder Written by Sam Snyder about over 4 years ago 1,016 reads 33 comments

  14. Was Derek Anderson Out of Line?

    Former Browns starting Quarterback Derek Anderson was released yesterday following two dismal seasons as a part-time starter. In 2008 and 2009 he only started a handful of games, losing most of them, before either being benched or injured...

    Sam Snyder Written by Sam Snyder about over 4 years ago 435 reads 4 comments

  15. Ovechkin, Caps Showing Olympic Rust in Three Recent Wins

    The Capitals have won three straight games since the two-week Olympic break, but haven't impressed many in those three wins. The rust that was expected has shown greatly, but as a testament to the Caps, has not impeded the Capitals' ability to win...

    Sam Snyder Written by Sam Snyder about over 4 years ago 95 reads 2 comments

  16. Inconsistency Plagues Ravens and Other Wild Card Hopefuls

    The Ravens, Jaguars, Broncos, Jets, and Dolphins all are in the thick of the race for the AFC wild card spots in the 2009 NFL Playoffs. All of them are in the race because they were too inconsistent to win the division...

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  17. Bruce Boudreau 100 Percent Right About Cheap Shot

    David Koci was clearly upset with his performance or the Colorado Avalanche's performance as they were mopped 6-1 last night by the Capitals in Denver. Koci saw a defenseless Mike Green as a source of venting lat in the second period...

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  18. A Bad Day for the Ravens and AFC North

    The division that looked like the best in the NFL flunked out today in their games. The Bengals, Browns, Ravens, and Steelers all fell in extraordinary fashion, all of them last minute or OT losses...

    Sam Snyder Written by Sam Snyder about almost 5 years ago 111 reads 0 comments

  19. Baltimore Still Feeling Optimistic, Even After Three Heartbreaking Losses

    The Ravens stand 3-3 going into their bye week. Obviously this isn't the ideal start the Ravens had hoped for. But you learn from mistakes, and you can't learn if you don't make mistakes...

    Sam Snyder Written by Sam Snyder about almost 5 years ago 251 reads 0 comments

  20. Joe Flacco, Ravens Receivers Need To Step Up

    Joe Flacco failed to throw the ball down field in Sunday’s 17-14 heartbreaker against Cincinnati, that is why they lost. In order to beat the Vikings, Flacco and the receiver corps needs to bring their A-game...

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  21. Baltimore Ravens Lose Due to Checkdown Obsession, Not Flags

    Say what you want about the refs, but the Bengals beat the Ravens without them. Sure, there were some hysterically ridiculous calls, and some good calls, but the Ravens couldn't get anything going on offense...

    Sam Snyder Written by Sam Snyder about almost 5 years ago 480 reads 5 comments

  22. Ravens-Patriots: Week Four Matchup Could Set Tone For Remainder of 2009

    As I sit here, fasting on a rainy Yom Kippur afternoon, waiting until night to eat for the first time in 24 hours, I can't keep my mind off Week Four's Game of the Week...

    Sam Snyder Written by Sam Snyder about almost 5 years ago 2,437 reads 1 comments

  23. Oh Graham Harrell: Where Art Thou When Needed?

    Does anyone remember Graham Harrell? The former quarterback for the Texas Tech Red Raiders, had an illustrious career as a three year starter for the Red Raiders...

    Sam Snyder Written by Sam Snyder about almost 5 years ago 767 reads 7 comments

  24. Around the League in 60 Seconds

    Week two is already over and I feel like Austin Powers when he lost his mojo. But when it comes to football, this week did not disappoint. Upsets, injuries, and drama found their way into the NFL this week...

    Sam Snyder Written by Sam Snyder about almost 5 years ago 53 reads 1 comments

  25. Face It, Ravens are For Real

    The Ravens have always been disliked, disrespected, and underdogs since their inception in 1996. Now, they aren't disrespected as openly as the Oakland Raiders, but the Ravens are always put down...

    Sam Snyder Written by Sam Snyder about almost 5 years ago 756 reads 2 comments