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Fantasy Hockey Spin on Coaching Changes, Stars

Monday, November 28, 2011

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Fantasy Hockey Spin on Coaching Changes, Stars

Dale Hunter Hired, Bruce Boudreau Fired At approximately 8:17 AM, a press release from Sergey Kocharov hit our inbox, announcing the Washington Capitals hired Dale Hunter as their head coach. The former legend and icon in the Nation’s capitol, Hunter left the London Knights for a prestigious job on his former club. As my colleague…

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Fantasy or Fiction: Will Boudreau’s Benching Spark Ovechkin?

Thursday, November 3, 2011

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Fantasy or Fiction: Will Boudreau’s Benching Spark Ovechkin?

I was sitting on my couch last night, taking in the final few minutes of the Anaheim Ducks and Washington Capitals game Tuesday night, when all hell broke lose.  Not the typical kind you’re thinking, with fighting majors and misconducts being dolled out in double figures of a game whose result is no longer in…

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Struck By Lightning: Boudreau’s Future In Doubt After Latest Caps Collapse

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

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Struck By Lightning: Boudreau’s Future In Doubt After Latest Caps Collapse

It’s becoming an all-too-familiar pattern in Washington. Another great regular season, followed by another playoff catastrophe for the Capitals. Let the finger pointing begin. The easiest and most obvious target seemingly is captain Alex Ovechkin. After taking a week off near the end of March, Ovechkin vowed to be ready to lead Washington deep into…

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Looking at the Beasts of the East

Thursday, April 28, 2011

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Looking at the Beasts of the East

The Eastern Conference, much like the Western Conference, displayed a few entertaining battles. Unlike the wild wild west, three of the four series went to seven games with only my hometown New York Rangers taking a bow in less. Last night we saw both the Montreal Canadiens and Pittsburgh Penguins eliminated even though they were…

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Caps Need Semin, Green to Get/Stay Healthy

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

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Caps Need Semin, Green to Get/Stay Healthy

According to Sky Kerstein at 106.7 The Fan, right wing Alexander Semin will return to the Washington Capitals’ lineup tonight. Shortly following practice head coach Bruce Boudreau confirmed his talented forward would return after missing 12 games and exactly a month. To make room for Semin, the club reassigned forward Jay Beagle to the Hershey Bears…

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Update: Ovechkin Says He’s Playing Tonight (He Won’t)

Saturday, November 14, 2009

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Update: Ovechkin Says He’s Playing Tonight (He Won’t)

Ovechkin will not be playing tonight as reported by NJ.com.  Keep him benched. 

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Goalies On the Hot Seat: Preseason Edition

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

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Every year, no matter how certain an NHL team’s starting goalie situation is, there’s always a chance that a backup goalie playing way over his head (or finally living up to his hype) could overtake the starting position.  Last year we saw Jonas Hiller finally overtake Jean-Sebastien Giguere in Anaheim, rookie Steve Mason dazzled in…

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Boudreau: Theodore Still #1

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

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The Washington Post reports Capitals  coach Bruce Boudreau has named Jose Theodore the team’s starting goalie for the upcoming season.  The news comes as a surprise after Theodore lost the starting job in the playoffs last season to 20-year old Semyon Varlamov.  The former Hart Trophy winner, Theodore had a 2.87 GAA and a .900…

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