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6 hrs ago | Japers' Rink
During the off-season leading all the way up to opening night on October 1st the over-whelming majority of Capitals fans, writers, bloggers, & hockey analysts had this team pegged as fringe play-off contender .
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10 hrs ago | Washington Times
Capitals goalie Braden Holtby began the season as the organization's clear starter and finished it in limbo, no more certain of his future than his general manager or his coach.
What really happened to Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby this year? And would the New York Islanders truly have interest in rescuing him? Here is the Capitals' former goalie coach, discussing why he was let go last summer, as quoted in Katie Carerra's autopsy of the Capitals for the Washington Post : "Adam did not agree with how I coach, ... (more)
Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Matt Carle scores a goal on Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby during a shootout at Verizon Center.
It will be the first time that the recently named host of the NHL on Rogers will host the annual event.
SECTION 6 PHYSICAL FOULS NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE OFFICIAL RULES 2013-2014 Rule 50 - Kneeing 50.1 Kneeing - Kneeing is the act of a player leading with his knee and in some cases extending his leg outwards to make contact with his opponent.
Successful teams in the salary cap era typically have balanced lineups, with the lesser-known and lower-paid players offering consistently strong performances and the occasional over-achievement to complement the efforts of the top players.
The Nashville Predators made their first trade of the off-season today, sending their 7th-round draft this summer to the Washington Capitals to acquire defenseman Jaynen Rissling .
Alex Ovechkin is expected to join Team Russia at the world championships. Since 2004, he has won two golds, a silver and two bronze medals at the tournament.
The defenseman took the NHL by storm as a faux-hawked dynamo in 2007, his smooth-skating ability and penchant for late-game dramatics leading the Capitals back to respectability from the back end.
Canada's Jason Chimera celebrates his goal against Norway during their World Ice Hockey championship match in the town of Mytischi, outside Moscow, Monday, April 30, 2007.
"I have to take criticism." No matter how a Washington Capitals ' season ends, who the coach is, how the roster is constructed or which way the team is trying to play, the majority of the criticism levied upon the organization is directed toward Alex Ovechkin .
However, in Wednesday night's loss to the Norfolk Admirals at Norfolk Scope, Chandler Stephenson did the same thing in a productive pro debut.