Tag Archive: Caps

May 08

Puck Daddy: Stanley Cup Playoffs: Hey, look, actual celebrities are watching NHL Playoffs

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Illustrated swimsuit model Kate Upton. She’s, like, famous and stuff, and she digs hockey. She can also out-chirp Sean Avery, which ranks at least third or fourth among her greatest assets. Thanks to the New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings excelling in the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs, we’ve been blessed with a higher amount …

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Mar 10

Capitals’ Mike Green suspended 3 games for head shot on Lightning’s Brett Connolly

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As expected, Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green earned a suspension for his hit to the head of Tampa Bay Lightning forward Brett Connolly on Thursday night, as Connolly was being checked along the end boards by Green’s teammate Dmitry Orlov. It was just a question of how many games; the answer from Brendan Shanahan and …

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Nov 28

Breaking: Dale Hunter as Capitals coach and the demise of Bruce Boudreau

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Can Dale Hunter lead the Washington Capitals deeper into the playoffs than Bruce Boudreau? That’s the essential, and frankly the only, question that needs to be asked as Bruce Boudreau was fired Monday morning, about 12 hours after Sportsnet speculated this move could happen. Can Dale Hunter, who has coached the London Knights of the …

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Oct 29

Fantasy Hockey: West Line Combo Look – Ryan, Duchene, Potter, Fisher, Clutterbuck…

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Welcome to LCL where we take a look around the league for recent changes to line combos or power play set ups. I’m using quite a few resources to put this post together.  FH911 (who power our Latest NHL Line Combo page) and Left Wing Lock are the two key ones.  You should check them …

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Oct 20

Ovechkin scores 2 goals as Caps top Flyers

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Ovechkin, the two-time league MVP, was off to a slow start with only one goal in the first five games. He ended that slump with goals in the first and third periods to lift the Capitals to a 6-0 start for the first time in team history. Washington had never started better than 4-0.

The Capitals stormed into Philadelphia and roughed-up Ilya Bryzgalov(notes), scoring three goals in a 2 minute, 54-second s[...]

Oct 13

Capitals Vs. Penguins: Washington Wins In Overtime, 3-2

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Quite the game went down in Pittsburgh Thursday night, as the league’s best current rivalry got off to an intense start for the ’11-’12 season that saw the Washington Capitals win in overtime, 3-2, over the Penguins.

The game itself was ugly, for the most part, as both the Penguins and Capitals struggled to cohesively move the puck amongst themselves, but what [...]