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Ovechkin Watch: the 2019-2020 season milestones

It doesn’t matter if you are a fan of Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals or not, this season if you are a hockey fan or have any respect for sports achievements you are going to want to watch what … Continue reading

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Capital Chaos: Roster Contribution

In the noon number discussion on Japer’s Rink revolved around roster contribution to scoring. The original post by Becca was a little vague in terms of understanding the relative contribution by Caps players to scoring as it compared to the … Continue reading

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Capital Chaos: Contemplating the Caps Top Nine

There’s been several suggestions in the media lately about shifting the lines around for this season, NoVaCaps article by Harrison Brown is just the latest incarnation of it. I honestly think it’s a combination of summer doldrums filler writing to … Continue reading

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Capital Chaos: Defining the Defense, Orlov & the New Guys

Orlov article on NBCSW today by J.J. Regan This was my initial thoughts on it as part of an ongoing discussion on a Caps blog I frequent. The second pair had a rough time of it last year, for sure, … Continue reading

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Capital Chaos: In defense of Hags & Gudas

The Capitals just signed deals to bring in on short term Gudas and Haglin. WTF. Seriously, Caps killers from arch rival Philadelpha and Rangers (with a Penguins connection) Ugh, I just threw up in my mouth a little. And, yet, … Continue reading

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Capitals Chaos: Oshie to the 3rd line and other Caps musings

I found the article JJ Regan on NBCSW about moving Oshie to the 3rd line interesting. Seems though like it would be highly contingent on being able to find another top six winger (or high end middle six) to pair … Continue reading

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Ovechkin watch: the great 8’s great 8

THE GREAT EIGHT — This is the reason why I love hockey as an adult. This is part of why my older Padawan enjoys the idea of hockey and I guess why the younger one doesn’t throw a fit when … Continue reading

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