The period of time between the trade deadline and early April is when NHL teams hope that their players will either continue already-strong play, or improve upon play that hasn’t been satisfactory. Atop the Metropolitan Division, this is especially true for everybody in the Washington Capitals dressing room, but specifically for goaltender Braden Holtby. Holtby […]
As known every time the NHL trade deadline looms, teams have a few options in order to give them the best odds, whether it be for the present, future, or both. Some teams are sellers, and look to trade away valuable players in hopes of large returns, which usually involves an array of draft picks […]
The NHL All-Star break is a time for many teams to look back on their season thus far, and to search for new ways to improve their game as the entire league begins its push toward a playoff spot (or a lottery pick). From October 5th, (the first game of the season) all the way […]
There’s something special about going to a game as an away fan. You’ll get dirty looks. You’ll get heckled. You’re outnumbered. In short, it’s incredible. Before this game, I had only gone to an away Flyers game once before. Back in the magical 2009-10 season, the Flyers met the Devils in the first round of […]
As the All-Star break approaches each season, it seems that fans argue over which players have earned the right to be in the conversation for various awards.
One of the things that the Washington Capitals’ organization does the best is develop goaltenders.
A weekly look at the Washington Capitals | Week of Dec. 11
The Capitals, like most teams, have some players that have stepped up in big ways and proved to be very valuable, and others that have underperformed and not met expectations.
Washington is undefeated in the month of December so far, with wins against Columbus, San Jose, Chicago, and the New York Rangers. They will face the Islanders tonight trying to extend the streak to five consecutive wins.
A weekly look at the Washington Capitals | Week of Dec. 4