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Top Washington Capitals Prospects Yet to Deliver on Their Hype

November 16th, 2013
So far, the 2013-14 season has seen some of the top prospects for the Washington Capitals not only gain valuable experience but also be productive. One of those players is Connor Carrick, a defenseman selected in the fifth round of the 2012 NHL draft by the Caps. Carrick impressed coaches and ...

The 5 Best Washington Capitals of the 1990s

November 9th, 2013
For the Washington Capitals, the 1990s held a bit of everything. The decade began with the Caps coming off their first-ever trip to the then-Wales Conference Final. The Caps had been swept by the Boston Bruins in that playoff series, but there was hope that after so many playoff failures in ...

Solutions to Washington Capitals’ Biggest Problems Early in 2013-14

November 1st, 2013
Let the dissection of the Washington Capitals officially begin. It is time to solve some of the issues that are afflicting this very talented team early in the 2013-14 season. It is important to note that things are not really that bleak in D.C. The Caps held their own on their ...

Buying or Selling Washington Capitals Players’ Hot Starts in 2013-14

October 18th, 2013
For the Washington Capitals, the more things change, the more they stay the same. After a massively underwhelming effort in a 2-0 loss to the rival New York Rangers on Wednesday night, the Caps find themselves mired in another slow start. At 2-5-0, the Caps already trail the division-leading Pittsburgh Penguins ...

Washington Capitals’ Biggest Early Surprises in 2013-14 Season

October 12th, 2013
After a disappointing 3-2 loss to their old, and now new, divisional rival the Carolina Hurricanes, the Washington Capitals are off to a second consecutive slow start to a season. The Caps now find themselves with a record of 1-3-0. They are already tied for last place in the Metropolitan division ...

Odds for Washington Capitals’ 2013-14 MVP

October 8th, 2013
The Washington Capitals might be off to a bit of a slow start for the 2013-14 season, but several players are beginning to build a case, very early on, to be the MVP of the team at season's end. After Saturday's tough 2-1 loss to the Dallas Stars, the Caps find ...

Postive Signs from the Start of Washington Capitals’ 2013-14 Season

October 5th, 2013
After a wild and inspiring comeback victory over the Calgary Flames, the Washington Capitals record stands at 1-1-0. That is a far cry better than last season when it took the Caps five games just to get that first W. Even though only two games have been played, those were two of ...

One Prediction for Each of the Washington Capitals’ Top Stars in 2013-14

October 3rd, 2013
The 2013-14 regular season for the Washington Capitals is now under way, and the reviews from the Caps' 6-4 opening-night loss to the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks are somewhat mixed. The offense looked good and the power play looked great. Mikhail Grabovski looked better than advertised. Alex Ovechkin looked very strong ...

5 Bold Predictions for Washington Capitals’ 2013-14 Season

September 23rd, 2013
With the start of the NHL regular season just one week away, it is now time for predictions of all varieties to start coming fast and furious. The 2013-14 version of the Washington Capitals are going to be a difficult team to try and forecast. On the one hand, they could be ...

The 5 Washington Capitals Records That Will Be Most Difficult to Break

September 21st, 2013
One of the fun things about the start of any new NHL season is to take a look at your favorite team's list of records and try to guess which ones might fall. Invariably, some records look quite breakable while others do not. So it is with the Washington Capitals. There are some ...