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A Comparison of U.S. and Canadian Hockey Media

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Barr) — (Caps Outsider) University of Maryland graduates and Capitals Outsider contributors Ben Barr and Cate Kinlein recently completed a research project focusing on the similarities and difference of...
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Rink Roundtable: At the Quarter Mark

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Weighing in on the Caps' play through a quarter of the 2014-15 season, and what that tells us about the road ahead. When the Caps play host to the Buffalo Sabres Saturday night, it will be...
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On road trip, Capitals brought back the rookie dinner, with eight splitting the bill

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — DENVER – The Capitals hadn’t had a rookie dinner for several years, due to crammed schedules and the lockout season, so several players long past being officially classified as such by the...
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The Noon Number: 'Tis Better to Give and Receive

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — A look at the Caps captain's propensity to spread the wealth 144 - Number of regular season games in which Alex Ovechkin has registered at least one goal and one assist,  most in the League...
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Over past five games, Braden Holtby among NHL’s best goaltenders

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — DENVER – Little had changed over his past five games, Braden Holtby insisted, and yet the statistics tell a different story. Since Nov. 7, when Holtby ended a miserable, confidence-threatening...
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Friday Caps Clips: Rocky Mountain High

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Recaps of last night's win in Denver as Holtby stones the Avs, Ovechkin lights 'em up and the Caps leave the joint with two points. Your savory breakfast...
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Postgame: Capitals deem road trip ‘pretty successful’ with second straight win

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — DENVER – The lingering taste of their road trip had pivoted on a fortunate slashing penalty, a herculean goal by their captain and a stingy final six minutes, so the Washington Capitals could...
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Capitals vs. Avalanche Recap: Stars Shine as Caps Top Avs, 3-2

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — The top line steps up big and Braden Holtby stands tall as the Caps squeak out a 3-2 win over the Avalanche. [ GameCenter - Ice Tracker - Game Summary - Event Summary - Shot Report - ...
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Capitals vs. Avalanche QuickCap: Top Line Puts Caps on Top, 3-2

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — The Caps wrap up their three-game road swing with a big performance from their big guns and a bigger two points in the standings. [ GameCenter - Ice Tracker - Game Summary - Event Summary ...
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Capitals vs. Avalanche Third Period Thread

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — The Caps and Avs exchange tallies to open the period, Jason Chimera - yes, really - puts the Caps on top, and it's 2-1 Washington after two. Third period ahead... Tweets from...
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Capitals vs. Avalanche Second Period Thread

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — A sleepy period of hockey is in the books, with one fruitless power play and a couple of close calls but not much else. Caps and Avs locked up at zero after one, second period ahead... Tweets...
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Capitals at Avalanche: Game 19 discussion thread

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — DENVER – Two games and 30 minutes removed from the quarter mark of their 2014-15 season, the Washington Capitals (8-7-3) conclude a six-day road trip high near the Rocky Mountains, looking...
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Tonight's 8-Bit Lines: Fourth-Line Flip

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Per Mike Vogel , Barry Trotz takes another stab at his fourth line, swapping out Chris Brown in favor of Michael Latta as the Caps get ready to face the Avs. With the rest of the forward...
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Capitals vs. Avalanche: Game 19 of 82

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — The Caps head to the Mile-High City with an eye towards rolling over the Avalanche Click to enlarge Keep up with the latest Caps-related Tweets right here: Tweets from...
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Capitals seeking more production from Ovechkin, Backstrom on top line

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — DENVER – Over their past three games, the Capitals, hamstrung against tight-checking teams and jammed neutral zones, have scored two regulation goals. All three total goals against Arizona, St....
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At 5,200 feet, Capitals focus on shorter shifts to handle Colorado altitude

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — DENVER – The Washington Capitals stood along the boards Thursday morning at Pepsi Center, their second day here in the mountains, and wondered how to handle an altitude known for shredding lungs....
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The Noon Number: Killin' It

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — A look at a vastly improved Washington penalty kill 43.9 - Shots allowed per sixty minutes of four-on-five hockey by the Capitals ,  fourth-lowest in the League . (they rank  12th and  19th...
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After game-winner, Eric Fehr tries to stay ‘even keel’ during ‘tough’ early season

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — DENVER – This was not how he expected the season would unfold, because who forecasts such unpredictability? “Definitely isn’t the way I drew the year up,” Eric Fehr said, “but that’s the way...
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Thursday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Avalanche Game Day

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The team is in Denver to take on the 'Lanche, Orlov is getting closer to a return (and maybe Laich is too), Freddy Cassivi got the call to the Hall, and...
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Brooks Laich (shoulder) wants to be patient after setback following rushed comeback from injury

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — DENVER – The uncertain timetable for his recovery from a left shoulder injury remained even as Capitals forward Brooks Laich began practicing again, but the lessons learned from rushing back too...
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