Washington Capitals: It’s Time To Bring Back The Patrick Division

February 10th, 2011 by Alan Zlotorzynski Leave a reply »
What a great night to sit back with a remote control and watch a couple of true great rivalries battle each other. There was Duke and North Carolina in college basketball and then there was the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins.

Watching the Habs and Bruins “duke” it out got me thinking about my own team, the Washington Capitals.I realized that this has been missing for quite some time in DC.

I concluded that either the rivalry with the Pittsburgh Penguins needs more games or the Capitals need to establish more rivalries within their own division.

Since the Pens and Caps play in separate divisions, for now, the NHL must work on adding more games for divisional opponents to play against each other.

The Caps rivals as of right now, are of course, the Pittsburgh Penguins. Save it Pens fans, I know you do not consider us a rival. You have reminded us repeatedly. Funny thing is, watching how many of you I infuriate when I blog about a Caps-Pens game and what a cheap shot artist Matt Cooke is, anyway, back to my point.

While I hate the Penguins and love it when the Caps beat them, their rivalry does not ...

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