Tagged: ‘Alex Ovechkin’

One More at the Joe
February 17th, 2017 at 1:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** Joe Louis Arena opened its doors on December 12, 1979; two months later, the Capitals made their first visit to the new building on the bank of the Detroit River. This weekend marks the 40th - and final - appearance for the Caps at this landmark of Detroit...

Friday Caps Clips: Bye Bye, Bye!
February 17th, 2017 at 7:14 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images Your savory breakfast links: Comparing this year's Capitals to last year's. [Rink, NoVa Caps] With Andre Burakovsky out long term, who is the better choice to replace him in the lineup going forward - ... Read Original Post...

Thursday Caps Clips
February 16th, 2017 at 7:44 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images Your savory breakfast links: How does this year's Capitals compare with the juggernaut that was the 2015-16 squad? [Rink] "We have a trade to announce..." Welcome to the Capitals organization, Tom Gilbert. Caps GM Brian MacLellan announced...

Wednesday Caps Clips
February 15th, 2017 at 7:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Your savory breakfast links: It turns out the Caps are good. Which allows them to be lucky. Which is good. And probably lucky. [FiveThirtyEight] The methodology and parameters used to derive this chart are explained here, along with...

The Noon Number: Forward Motion
February 13th, 2017 at 12:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Elsa/Getty Images 5 - Number of Capitals' forwards who have scored at least 15 goals this season, tied with Pittsburgh, Minnesota and Winnipeg for the most in the League. All five of those players - Alex Ovechkin (26), T.J. Oshie (23), Marcus Johansson (19),...