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29 min ago | BleacherReport

Ranking the 10 Worst-Managed Teams in the NHL

Several NHL teams currently bear the dubious honor of being among the league's worst managed.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, Brooks Orpik, NHL Players, Semyon Varlamov, Florida Panthers, Tomas Fleischmann

4 hrs ago | Defending Big D

Referee Review - Example 2

Stanley Cup Playoffs, Round 1, Game 6 Washington Capitals at Montreal Canadiens Montreal 4 - Washington 1 04/26/2010, Versus feed Referees: #9 Dan O'Rourke and #20 Tim Peel Note: Because I highly suspect there are some cumulative calls in this game, I'm going to transcribe my notes as directly as I can and not editorialize about them until those ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, NHL Southeast Division, Montreal Canadiens, Dallas Stars

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Washington Post

Capsa Carlson excited about new regime

The new coaching staff was upstairs at Washington's practice facility, another morning preparing for the upcoming season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, John Carlson, NHL Players, Steven Oleksy, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Chris Brown, Karl Alzner

Japers' Rink

Re-thinking Zone Starts

It's not as simple as "start offensive players in the offensive zone and defensive players in the defensive zone."

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Henrik Sedin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Ice Hockey, NHL Hockey

Japers' Rink

The Noon Countdown: Brouwer Power

Counting down the days until the 2014-15 season with a look back at a big year for a secondary scorer ... Troy Brouwer 's career-high point total, set in 2013-14.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

Japers' Rink

The Capitals' Top 25 Under 25: 2014-15, Part I

When Brian MacLellan took over as the Caps' general manager earlier in the summer, he inherited a cupboard full of young players that would appear to be on the rebound after some relatively lean years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Zachary Sanford, NHL Players, NHL Hockey

Tue Aug 26, 2014

CBS Local

5 Reasons to be Excited About the 2014-15 Capitals

The official start of the 2014-15 NHL season is Oct. 8, and we have the five reasons to be excited about the upcoming Washington Capitals' season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Brooks Orpik, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division, Nashville Predators, NHL Central Division, Barry Trotz

BleacherReport

Predicting the Statistical Leaders for the Washington Capitals in 2014-15

After arguably the franchise's most disappointing season of the last decade, the Washington Capitals enter the 2014-15 campaign in search of redemption.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, NHL Players, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Joel Ward, Eric Fehr

Japers' Rink

How Many Goals Against Will the Caps Allow in 2014-15?

The team should be able to cut down on shots against, but may not be able to improve its save percentage... and that would be okay.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Brooks Orpik, NHL Players, Justin Peters, Braden Holtby, Philipp Grubauer

Japers' Rink

That Time When the Caps Played Musical Goalies

Let's try to change that. This is Throwback Tuesday... because who wants to wait 'til Thursday? If the Washington Capitals of the 1970s were some of the worst teams in NHL history, the 1970s Montreal Canadiens were among the League's best.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Japers' Rink

The Noon Countdown: Close But No Cigar

Counting down the days until the 2014-15 season with a look at how the Caps fared in one-goal games in 2013-14 ...the number of one-goal games the Caps played in 2013-14, fourth-most in the League .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Five For Howling

Is Martin Erat poised to have a bounce-back season?

With 29 days left until the 2014-15 NHL preseason begins, we take a look at last year's late addition who put up today's number in total points for the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Pacific Division, Martin Erat, Phoenix Coyotes, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division

Blackhhawk up

Sunday Morning Power Rankings-Top 5 NHL story Lines

Jun 24, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Los Angeles Kings former player Luc Robitaille, left, poses with current Kings players Dustin Brown, center, and Anze Kopitar, and the Kings mascot "Bailey," while holding the Stanley Cup on the red carpet of the 2014 NHL Awards ceremony at Wynn Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division, Luc Robitaille, Dustin Brown, Anze Kopitar, NHL Players

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Broad Street Hockey

Flyers hire Ian Anderson as Director of Hockey Analytics

This apparently happened back in July, but we learned today that the Flyers have hired Ian Anderson as a Director of Hockey Analytics.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ron Hextall, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division, Philadelphia Flyers

Japers' Rink

Mailbag: The Fourth Line, The Bird and More

Taking a closer look at the bottom-three, Winter Classic angst, how many goals an average Joe might give up and more in this week's edition of "you ask, we answer."

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Chicago Tribune

Ex-Blackhawk Troy Brouwer selling Chicago condo

Former Chicago Blackhawks right wing Troy Brouwer, who now plays for the Washington Capitals, has a contract pending to sell his penthouse condo in Roscoe Village.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Troy Brouwer, NHL Players, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Southeast Division, NHL Central Division

Wed Aug 20, 2014

BleacherReport

Ranking the 10 NHL Teams Most in Need of More Changes in 2014 Offseason

Most of the 30 NHL teams made moves this summer via free agency, trades and the draft to address their respective roster needs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Buffalo Sabres, Jamie McBain, NHL Players, Mike Green, NHL Southeast Division, Minnesota Wild

Japers' Rink

The Noon Countdown: Ready, Aim, Fire

Counting down the days until the 2014-15 season with a look at a couple of half-century shot totals.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

Japers' Rink

Net Assessment: Marcus Johansson

The Washington Capitals will see a lot of competition for ice time among the top-nine forwards.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Marcus Johansson, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division

PennLive.com

Hershey Bears add former Washington Capitals draft pick Joel Broda

As a 2008 fifth-round draft pick, Joel Broda participated in development camps with the Washington Capitals but never signed a contract with them.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division

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