1. NHL Playoffs 2011: 5 Keys to Washington Capitals' Game 1 Victory vs. NY Rangers

    Tonight the Washington Capitals can begin to exercise the demons of playoffs past. It will not be easy as they encounter the New York Rangers ...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 355 reads 0 comments

  2. NHL Playoffs 2011: Game 1 Is a Must-Win for Bruce Boudreau's Washington Capitals

    The Washington Capitals enter the 2011 NHL playoffs as the No. 1 seed for the second consecutive season. Last season the Capitals entered the playoffs as the highest scoring team since the mid-1990's...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 667 reads 9 comments

  3. NHL Playoff Predictions 2011: Projecting Winners for the Entire NHL Playoffs

    It took until the last scheduled game of the NHL regular season to complete this year’s Stanley Cup playoff picture, but it is fair to say that after last year’s tournament, no one should be counted out...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 2,903 reads 5 comments

  4. Washington Capitals Claim Eastern Conference Title, No. 1 Seed in NHL Playoffs

    Thanks to the Buffalo Sabres' overtime victory against the Philadelphia Flyers last evening, the Washington Capitals were able to clinch their second straight eastern conference title and No...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 514 reads 0 comments

  5. Washington Capitals Control Their Own Destiny, Green Playing in Season Final

    The Washington Capitals must love playing hockey this late in the season. For the fourth straight game, the Capitals needed more than regulation to decide their game...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 521 reads 0 comments

  6. Washington Capitals Need to Finish off Divisional Business with Win over Leafs

    It is this simple, Caps fans. A win in Toronto tonight and the Washington Capitals will clinch their fourth straight Southeast division title...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 249 reads 0 comments

  7. Baltimore Orioles: Buck Showalter Has Birds Playing the Oriole Way

    The Baltimore Orioles are off to a 4-0 start for the first time since their wire-to-wire AL East winning season of 1997...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 1,045 reads 6 comments

  8. Dialed in Uses Long Distance to Win Florida Derby in Come From Behind Fashion

    I just finished watching the 10th video replay of yesterday's Florida Derby and I see the same thing every time. Soldat was handled easily today and Dialed In is for real...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 630 reads 1 comments

  9. Washington Capitals vs. Buffalo Sabres: Powerplay Comes Through Neuvirth Doesn't

    The Washington Capitals have for the moment, climbed into the top spot in the NHL 's Eastern Conference. Alex Ovechkin scored at 3:19 into the Caps' third straight overtime game, lifting his team to a 5-4 victory over the Buffalo Sabres ...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 499 reads 2 comments

  10. The Florida Derby Is Arguably the Deepest Field of Any Kentucky Derby Prep Race

    The 60th running of the Florida Derby on Sunday afternoon will either legitimize potential Kentucky Derby contenders or make pretenders out of some...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 498 reads 1 comments

  11. NHL: For the Washington Capitals to Win the Stanley Cup, Power Play Must Improve

    Through 77 regular season games, the Washington Capitals ' power play is not playoff ready. In fact, it is in the playoffs where the power play disappeared last season. After flying through the regular season ranked No...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 426 reads 0 comments

  12. Washington Capitals: A Peek Ahead to 3 Potential First-Round Matchups

    With just five games remaining in the NHL's regular season and last night's shootout loss to the Hurricanes, the Capitals now trail the Philadelphia Flyers by three points...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 888 reads 0 comments

  13. Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadiens: Braden Holtby Leads Caps D in Shutout

    Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby idolized Hall of Fame goalie Patrick Roy in his youth. Roy, who spent a little over 10 seasons in Montreal , led the Canadiens to a Stanley Cup title in 1986 and then again in 1993...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 282 reads 2 comments

  14. Washington Capitals: How Does This Trap Stack Up to the Devils and Red Wings?

    While the phrase, "And down the stretch they come,” conjures up thoughts of another great spring time rite of passage, I'm speaking of the final two weeks of the NHL 's regular season...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 485 reads 0 comments

  15. Washington Capitals Earn Playoff Berth with Shootout Win vs. Philadelphia Flyers

    This could almost certainly be the year Caps fans. This could be the year that fate finally drops the Stanley Cup onto the lap of the Washington Capitals ...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 257 reads 3 comments

  16. Richmond, VCU, George Mason and ODU Further Proof Maryland's Gary Williams Must Go

    In response to my recent article calling for the firing of Gary Williams as Maryland's men's basketball coach, Matthew McNab published a good article but one that simply provides ...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 1,711 reads 18 comments

  17. Alex Ovechkin To Miss Big Eastern Conference Showdown With Philadelphia Flyers

    In a move that appears to be similar to that of the Colts or Patriots resting Peyton Manning or Tom Brady in Week 17 or 18 of the NFL season, the Washington Capitals have announced ...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 412 reads 8 comments

  18. Washington Capitals Assign Braden Holtby to Hershey of the AHL

    The Washington Capitals have assigned 21-year-old goaltender Braden Holtby to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today...

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  19. Michael Neuvirth Earns 4th Shutout to Get Washington Capitals Back on Track

    Stop the season and let the playoffs begin. Last night, Michael Neuvirth earned his fourth shutout of the season and his young career, leading the Washington capitals to a 3-0 victory over the surging but desperate New Jersey Devils ...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 286 reads 0 comments

  20. Washington Capitals Win 9th Consecutive Game Despite Mounting Injuries

    Of the eight previous wins during the Washington Capitals ' now nine-game winning streak, last evening's 4-2 triumph over the hot Montreal Canadians was undoubtedly their most impressive...

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  21. Maryland Terrapins Need to Send Williams Down the Road with Friedgen

    I wanted to write this article so badly following the Terps final three regular-season games but figured I would wait until the end of the season...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 1,332 reads 20 comments

  22. Washington Capitals Win Eighth Straight Game Beating Chicago Blackhawks in OT

    Before another sell out crowd and national TV audience, the Washington Capitals defeated the defending Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks , 4-3 in overtime today. The win extended Washington 's winning streak to eight games, a season high...

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  23. Washington Capitals: Goaltending Situation a Coach's Dream or a Big Nightmare?

    The Washington Capitals are on a seven-game winning streak and have won 10 of their last 12 contests. Many would believe that head coach Bruce Boudreau has a problem that every coach at any level of hockey would die to have...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 1,111 reads 14 comments

  24. Washington Capitals vs. Carolina Hurricanes: Braden Holtby Leads Way in Caps Win

    Prior to last evening's contest against the Washington Capitals , the Carolina Hurricanes were one of 11 NHL teams that were undefeated when leading after two periods...

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  25. Washington Capitals vs. Edmonton Oilers: Caps Play Well in a Shutout Win

    The Washington Capitals are beginning to have that look. The look of a team that may be starting to hit their stride at just the right time. A team that is hampered by injuries to its star players but does not seem to be missing a stride...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 451 reads 2 comments