1. Alex Ovechkin: Double-Edged Sword

    Alexander Ovechkin has been under quite a bit of scrutiny lately. The franchise superstar and key attraction is running amok, with many fans tired of his play. Coach Bruce Boudreau himself has sat down with the media and called Ovechkin "reckless...

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  2. Do The Conditions At Home Put The Caps Championship Hopes On Thin Ice

    The Washington Capitals are currently sitting second to only the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference. Their pace is record setting - if they continue their 63 points in 47 game ...

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  3. Washington Capitals? Washington Bears Is More Like It

    Ladies and gentlemen, your first-place Washington Bears!Really? No. It's D.C.'s Capitals who are first place in the NHL's Southeast division. But what that doesn't tell you is how they're doing it...

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  4. 2008 NHL Offseason: Washington Capitals

    The Capitals have improved drastically—a new banner being hung in the fall will prove that. How do the Caps plan on taking that next step? By keeping to what they've been doing...

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  5. Washington Capitals: From Worst to First (Or at Least Eighth)

    On Thanksgiving, the Washington Capitals were in last place in the NHL. They had hit rock bottom. Fast forward to today, March 24th, 2008...

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  6. Washington Capitals Trade Deadline: What Happened?

    Two weeks ago, George McPhee told Caps fans that the team was happy with it's roster - and confident enough in it that very few, if any deals would be made...

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  7. NHL Trade Deadline: Washington Capitals Weigh Their Options

    The Washington Capitals are in a head-to-head race in the Southeast division with three other teams—and one just pulled off a big trade...

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  8. Washington Capitals in First Place? Who's Behind it?

    "Worst to first," the headlines read. They aren't kidding. Last in the NHL in late November to first in the Southeast Division by February? Who thought that would happen? But for the Washington Capitals, it is exactly the scenario...

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  9. What Gary Bettman Should Learn from Richard Zednik's Injury

    Richard Zednik will likely go down in history as a Florida Panther. Unless he is traded to another team and single-handedly wins them a Stanley Cup, his blood-soaked away Panther whites are what people will always remember him in...

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  10. What Does a Hockey Fan Do on Super Sunday?

    Hockey fans, the dreaded day arrives soon. The day when no matter what beautiful goal Rick Nash scores, or what great shutout Roberto Luongo makes with 48 dazzling saves, or what huge hit that ...

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  11. In Bruce We Trust: Washington Capitals Thrive Under Boudreau

    After a January 9th win over the Colorado Avalanche, the Washington Capitals are sitting at 18-20-5.Their 41 points leave them tied for third in their division and 12th in the Eastern Conference...

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  12. Washington Capitals: 14 Games into Bruce Boudreau's Season

    The Washington Capitals fired Glen Hanlon on Thanksgiving morning in the US this year. Since then, the team has been playing harder, with more success on the power play and penalty kill, and really developing into a team that scraps and fights...

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  13. Post-Lockout Rule Changes: Scoring Won't Save the NHL

    Since the lockout, the NHL has changed many rules—all in the interest of more scoring. The "ideal" game score has changed from 3-2 or 4-3 to 6-5 or 6-4. But is that good for the league?It would appear not...

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  14. Capitals-Red Wings: Caps Lose Heartbreaker in Shootout

    The Washington Capitals played about as great a road game as a team can against the Detroit Red Wings—but came up just short when the Wings snuck three shots by Olaf Kolzig in a shootout...

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  15. Capitals Shock Senators at Home, Win 4-1

    What makes hockey greater than any other sport is that nothing is a given. People can argue that point. But I'll make the argument that any basketball fan can name 12 teams that this year ...

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  16. 5-9-1: An Improvement for the Washington Capitals

    Last night, the Washington Capitals managed to snag a point in Atlanta. Without it, the Caps would have sole possession of 15th place in the Eastern Conference. As it stands, being tied for 13th (and five points behind fifth) seems far better...

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  17. Washington Capitals: Good News, Bad News After 14 Games

    All right, Caps fans—we're 14 games into the year, and the results are...not what we'd hoped for.At 5-9, the Capitals are struggling after that great 3-0 start...

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