1. Washington Vs. Tampa: Capitals Are Rewarded for Hard Work with Lucky Breaks

    Please somebody pass the butter—the Washington Capitals are officially on a roll. The Capitals won their fifth-straight game last night by defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in a skills competition the NHL calls a shootout...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 326 reads 6 comments

  2. Washington Capitals Win Fifth Game in a Row, Beat Lightning in Shootout

    The Washington capitals won their fifth straight game, leave the sunshine state with all four possible points, and now lead the NHL ’s Southeast division by two points over the Tampa Bay Lightning ...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 528 reads 13 comments

  3. Washington Capitals vs. Tampa Bay Lightning: Showdown for Southeast Supremecy

    With first place on the line in the NHL 's Southeast division, the Washington Capitals travel to Tampa to play the second place Lightning tonight...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 598 reads 0 comments

  4. Alexander Semin's Overtime Goals Lifts Washington Capitals Back into First Place

    I hope that tonight's 3-2 overtime victory over the Florida Panthers will be the Capitals ' worst game during this visit to the Sunshine State...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 184 reads 2 comments

  5. Washington Capitals Could Be a Few Hours from First Place After Lightning Loss

    The Washington Capitals have somehow managed to scratch and claw their way through the middle portion of their schedule...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 302 reads 1 comments

  6. Washington Capitals Arnott Fancy but Win Third in a Row Over St.Louis Blues

    It only took three days but the Jason “Arnott” headlines can begin in earnest. The Caps wesbite led with "Ready Arnott"...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 283 reads 2 comments

  7. Washington Capitals Avoid Shutout No. 10 With Late Victory Over Islanders

    While three new players made successful debuts for the Capitals last night, it was their team captain who once again willed Washington to a victory they were fortunate to earn...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 254 reads 4 comments

  8. NHL Power Rankings: Can Vancouver Canucks Hold on for a Second Straight Week?

    Welcome to the fourth installment of the BCS (Bowl Championship Series) style NHL Power Rankings. Just a quick recap, this is a ranking system designed and based on a point system...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 862 reads 5 comments

  9. Washington Capitals: Does Yesterday Mean They'll Win a Cup?

    Every so-called expert, me included, has been blistering the Capitals this season for their lack of scoring, their apparent lack of leadership and their struggling power play...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 562 reads 3 comments

  10. Washington Capitals Continue to Deal, Add Second-Line Center, Jason Arnott

    Washington Capitals GM George McPhee continues to wheel and deal at the NHL 's trade deadline. According to NHL.com and the Washington Post, the Capitals have added a potential No...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 526 reads 3 comments

  11. Washington Capitals Acquire Florida Panthers Defenseman Dennis Wideman

    After claiming Marco Sturm off waivers on Friday, the Capitals have not let the trade deadline come and go without making a deal. Washington acquired defenseman Dennis Wideman from the Southeast division-foe Florida Panthers today...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 418 reads 0 comments

  12. Washington Capitals Earn Tough Road Win After Busy Front Office Day

    How would the Washington Capitals respond after being thrashed by the New York Rangers 6-0 on Friday night? Ultimately well enough to earn a 3-2 come from behind victory over the New York Islanders ...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 431 reads 4 comments

  13. Washington Capitals Quit in Another Shutout Loss to New York Rangers

    The Washington Capitals ' all-or-nothing season continued on Friday night, as the nothing side of the equation reared its ugly head once again. For the ninth time in the past 41 games, the Washington Capitals failed to score a goal...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 500 reads 7 comments

  14. Washington Nationals: Bo Knows Coaching, Nats Third Base Coach Bo Porter

    My goal today was not conduct a walk and talk, but seek out the part of the field where Nationals third base coach Bo Porter was conducting base running drills and simply listen...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 342 reads 0 comments

  15. Washington Nationals Spring Training Report: A Day of Bryce Harper

    What a difference one week makes. Last week at this time, I knew everyone by name walking around the Nationals Spring Training complex in Viera, Florida. Today, I hardly knew anyone...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 383 reads 2 comments

  16. Washington Capitals Shut Out Pittsburgh Penguins for the 2nd Straight Game

    If the Washington Capitals had shown up in Pittsburgh to play on Monday night and mailed the game in, thinking about returning home and having four days off, possibly getting beat 3-2 or even 4-2, not many in DC would have blinked an eye...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 349 reads 12 comments

  17. Philadelphia Flyers or Vancouver Canucks: Who Tops the BCS NHL Power Rankings

    What a great day for hockey in all of North America. The United States celebrated "Hockey Day in America" and of course the Heritage Classic was played in Calgary tonight...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 1,286 reads 3 comments

  18. Washington Capitals Scratch and Claw Their Way To Victory Over Buffalo Sabres

    I never question faith, especially on Sunday. Nevertheless, had the Washington Capitals lost to the Buffalo Sabres today, I would be asking the hockey gods for answers, probably demanding them...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 289 reads 10 comments

  19. Washington Nationals Spring Training Diary Day 3: Walk and Talk Jordan Zimmerman

    The realization began to sink in a bit today that while spring training is a glorious time of year, it is monotonous, and with just pitchers and catchers cycling through the drills, ...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 455 reads 5 comments

  20. Washington Nationals: A Walk and Talk With Nats Potential Closer Drew Storen

    If the good Lord picked one weather day to represent Spring Training for every baseball team spread out over Florida and Arizona , he would have chosen today...

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  21. Washington Capitals Bitten in Loss to San Jose Sharks

    Well that didn't take long. In less than 24 hours, the Washington Capitals went from scoring a touchdown and an extra point to scoring a safety or less for the 27th time this season in losing 3-2 to the San Jose Sharks ...

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  22. Washington Nationals: Spring Training Diary from Viera, Fla.

    Let's just get right down to business. The current temperature in Viera, Fla. is 74 degrees and articles are popping up in all the local papers about Spring Training and spring break...

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  23. Washington Capitals Win Wild One As Alexander 'Hat Trick' Semin Re-Emerges

    If you have been watching the Washington Capitals this season, then you know that it is all or nothing when it comes to scoring goals...

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  24. Washington Capitals Fall To Phoenix Coyotes: Same Old Issues

    The Washington Capitals continue to make excuses and seem to remain content with out-playing or out-shooting the competition and losing...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 269 reads 1 comments

  25. BCS Style NHL Power Rankings, Second Edition

    Welcome to the second edition of the BCS style NHL power rankings. I have done a little tweaking since the first edition. The link below is that of the first edition. I will post this poll every Sunday by 11:00 p...

    Alan Zlotorzynski Written by Alan Zlotorzynski about over 3 years ago 834 reads 3 comments