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  1. The dirty “T” word: Capitals to further tweak their defensive trap

    Sep 11, 2011, 11:12 AM EST

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    Bruce Boudreau

    A surprisingly tough defensive Washington Capitals team will get a further tweak to their strategy this year. It might be time for other teams to worry even more.

  2. Hall Of Famer Rod Langway thinks the Caps are close to being a Stanley Cup winner

    Sep 8, 2011, 9:50 AM EST

    Rod Langway

    Former Capitals great and Hall Of Fame defenseman Rod Langway thinks the Caps are close to being a Stanley Cup winner. Finally.

  3. David Steckel calls Matt Bradley’s criticisms of Alexander Semin ‘not shocking at all’

    Aug 31, 2011, 4:41 PM EST

    bradleysteckel

    Many people were surprised by Matt Bradley’s comments about his former Capitals teammates, but another former Washington grinder David Steckel echoed many of his sentiments today.

  4. Capitals bits: Tomas Vokoun talks about taking less money, Jason Chimera asks for patience

    Aug 30, 2011, 10:00 AM EST

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    Washington Capitals v Florida Panthers

    Jason Chimera asks the hockey world to be patient about the Capitals, but Tomas Vokoun and many other Washington players would surely benefit from more immediate results.

  5. Matt Bradley assesses Washington Capitals, says former teammate Alexander Semin ‘just doesn’t care’

    Aug 17, 2011, 12:39 PM EST

    Washington Capitals v Pittsburgh Penguins

    Matt Bradley wasn’t afraid to give an honest assessment of his former team, the Washington Capitals. In the process, he backed up many common criticisms of the team, with Alexander Semin receiving the harshest critiques of them all.

  6. Eastern Conference players who will be under big-time pressure next season

    Aug 16, 2011, 6:16 PM EST

    bradrichardsgetty

    NHL.com provided a list of 15 players from the East who will under big-time pressure next season, but here’s nine more who will face intense scrutiny.

  7. The NHL’s best bargain contracts: Southeast Division

    Aug 14, 2011, 11:00 AM EST

    Washington Capitals v Florida Panthers

    With all the attention spent on players who get paid too much, there isn’t as much focus on the league’s best bargains. PHT will take a team-by-team look at non-rookie contracts that are great values, finishing with the Southeast Division.

  8. Capitals owner Ted Leonsis thinks team’s Stanley Cup window will be open for ’10-15 years’

    Jul 14, 2011, 11:32 AM EST

    Ted Leonsis

    The Capitals are wise to resist the urge to “blow things up” after a few disappointments, as owner Ted Leonsis points out that their window to win a title could be open for “10-15 years.”

  9. Ales Hemsky tests his surgically repaired shoulders, hopes for healthy 2011-12 season

    Jul 5, 2011, 11:24 PM EST

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    Bruins Oilers Hockey

    After years as cellar dwellers, the Oilers hope to begin their turnaround next season. A healthy Ales Hemsky would help improve their chances, but he needs to recover from two shoulder surgeries to make that happen.

  10. Capitals try to add playoff toughness by signing Joel Ward and Roman Hamrlik

    Jul 1, 2011, 3:56 PM EST

    Nashville Predators v Vancouver Canucks - Game Five

    After adding Joel Ward and Roman Hamrlik, the Capitals took another step toward being the playoff-proven team that critics demand.

  11. What Went Wrong: Washington Capitals

    May 5, 2011, 12:21 PM EST

    Alex Ovechkin

    Another year, another playoff failure for the Washington Capitals. Just what went wrong this time around? We take a look at the numbers and misery in D.C.

  12. Shocker: Tampa Bay sweeps top seeded Washington out of playoffs with 5-3 win

    May 4, 2011, 11:26 PM EST

    Sean Bergenheim

    The Caps are done getting swept out of the playoffs after a 5-3 loss to Tampa Bay. The Lightning are very real and now they wait for their next opponent in the Eastern Conference final.

  13. Your primer for tonight’s three playoff games

    May 4, 2011, 6:12 PM EST

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    Joe Thornton, Patrick Eaves, Brian Rafalski

    Want the lowdown on tonight’s three playoff games? This post covers all of your Flyers-Bruins, Capitals-Lightning and Sharks-Red Wings needs.

  14. Lightning take a shocking 3-0 series lead; Who’s to blame in Washington?

    May 3, 2011, 10:07 PM EST

    malonewinsit

    The Lightning continued their streak of strong play in third periods by stunning the Capitals to take a 3-0 series lead. This post answers your natural question: what’s wrong with Washington?

  15. New system, same results? Caps new defense-first approach under scrutiny if they lose

    May 3, 2011, 1:17 PM EST

    Alex Ovechkin, Bruce Boudreau

    With so much being made of the Caps move to a more defensive style of hockey, bowing out in the second round wouldn’t exactly justify doing that now would it?

  16. Vincent Lecavalier scores twice, Lightning stun Capitals in OT to take 2-0 series lead

    May 1, 2011, 10:52 PM EST

    Vincent Lacavalier, Teddy Purcell

    The Lightning rode great performances by Dwayne Roloson, Martin St. Louis and Vincent Lecavalier and some lucky bounces to a 3-2 OT win against the Capitals. The Bolts go back to Tampa Bay with a shocking 2-0 lead in the series.

  17. Video: Pierre McGuire catches up with Capitals’ defensive duo of John Carlson and Karl Alzner

    Apr 23, 2011, 6:59 PM EST

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    John Carlson

    Pierre McGuire interviews Washington’s excellent young defensive pairing of Karl Alzner and John Carlson in this video.

  18. Three things the Rangers need to avoid elimination

    Apr 23, 2011, 2:40 PM EST

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    Brandon Dubinsky

    If the Rangers want to keep their series with the Capitals alive and hold out hope of upsetting the top seeded Caps, there’s a few things they’ll need to do today to make it happen.

  19. Washington aims for a zen-like approach up 3-1 in their series with New York

    Apr 22, 2011, 9:24 PM EST

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    Washington Capitals v New York Rangers - Game Four

    For the second playoffs in a row the Capitals find themselves up 3-1 in the series against the eighth seed. Last year’s failure to win might linger in the fans’ minds, but not in the locker room.

  20. Capitals erase a 3-0 deficit, beat Rangers 4-3 in double overtime to take 3-1 series lead

    Apr 21, 2011, 12:29 AM EST

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    Washington Capitals v New York Rangers - Game Four

    The Rangers held a 3-0 lead in Game 4. Once the third period rolled around, the Caps took over and showed the heart of a team gearing up for a deeper run winning in double overtime thanks to Jason Chimera… And Marian Gaborik.

  21. PHT Predicts who wins the Stanley Cup

    Apr 13, 2011, 3:29 AM EST

    Henrik Sedin, Alex Ovechkin

    Time for us to put our money where our mouth is and our mouth and our money are banking on chalk to carry the day into the Stanley Cup final where one team will win their first ever Stanley Cup.

  22. Five players who have the most pressure to win the Stanley Cup

    Apr 12, 2011, 11:47 PM EST

    Roberto Luongo

    There are five players who have a lot more pressure on them to win the Stanley Cup this year. Which five are they? You know you want to know.

  23. PHT Predicts: Capitals vs. Rangers – Who do you have?

    Apr 11, 2011, 5:16 PM EST

    Alex Ovechkin,  Artem Anisimov

    The Rangers and Capitals get it on again in the playoffs only this time some of the players and the circumstances have changed. We take a look at who we think wins this series and want to know who you think takes it.

  24. Alexander Semin will miss tonight’s game for a ‘maintenance day’

    Apr 5, 2011, 11:54 AM EST

    Alexander Semin

    Alexander Semin won’t play for Washington against Toronto tonight, but all indications point to this being an opportunity to rest rather than a reason to be concerned.

  25. Caps blue line hurting again: Dennis Wideman week-to-week with lower body injury

    Mar 31, 2011, 11:28 AM EST

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    Dennis Wideman

    Dennis Wideman was acquired to help the Caps take the heat off with Mike Green out. Now they’re back to square one with Wideman out injured week-to-week.

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