Tag Archive | "John Carlson"

Caps Need Semin, Green to Get/Stay Healthy

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

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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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Nightly Scrap: Another shutout; Dubinsky leads League in goals?

Saturday, November 6, 2010

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The New York Rangers bounced back from a 4-1 loss against their rival Philadelphia Flyers to beat the snakebitten New Jersey Devils 3-0. This win proved especially important for the team as they not only avoided back-to-back losses but they also stayed within range of the first place Flyers.  Even more interesting was the two…

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Rookie Report: Top Defensemen

Friday, November 5, 2010

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Last year Tyler Myers won the Calder trophy at the age of 20, putting up an impressive 48 points in his rookie season. In recent years, young defensemen like Myers and Drew Doughty contributed in big ways on the blue line.  Let’s have a look at the top rookie defensemen for 2011. John Carlson –…

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Daily Deke: Caps look for fifth straight win

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

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Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will look to win their fifth straight game tonight as they host the Boston Bruins.  Riding the hot hand, head coach Bruce Boudreau will send out Michal Neuvirth for his sixth consecutive start as the Bruins send out Tim Thomas for his third straight. Those two goalies have been…

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Fantasy Week 1 in Review: Welcome to the NHL

Thursday, October 14, 2010

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Welcome to the National Hockey League. Without doubt it is the most demanding league in the world to play in, bringing with it an intensity level that rarely drops, if ever at all. Once the first puck drops, there is no looking back. The players have to instantly perform to their highest capabilities, or meet…

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 1

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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Hello Hockey Fans and welcome to the 2010-11 edition of the Daily Faceoff Heatmap.  Here is a look at some players who are off to great starts in the new season, and some others who are not yet quite up to speed. HOT Derek Roy – Roy hit the ground running, putting up 2 points in his…

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Crashing the Net – Week 1

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

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With the NHL fantasy season in full swing, let’s take a look at some waiver pickups who can not only help replenish your injured roster, but can also be long term options.  Dropping a drafted player for a player with a “hot” hand early is a mistake made by fantasy owners in all sports during…

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Researching the roles of the top NHL prospects (1-25)

Monday, October 11, 2010

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With pre-season predictions becoming stronger and stronger, we turn to one of the most important wildcards in fantasy hockey: the Rookie.  A good rookie can add depth to your squad and in some cases help you win your League.  A personal favorite site of mine, Hockey’s Future, recently released their top 50 prospects for the…

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Nightly Scrap: Caps rebound, rookie shines in debut

Sunday, October 10, 2010

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After last night’s showing, there is no doubt the Washington Capitals will be a powerhouse this season. John Carlson, Alexander Semin, Alexander Ovechkin and Tomas Fleischmann all put together multi-point games as the Caps steamrolled the New Jersey Devils 7-2.  The team forced backup netminder Johan Hedberg to make his Devils debut, chasing Hall of…

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Fantasy Season in Review: Washington Capitals

Monday, August 9, 2010

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