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Unlike the Madden Curse, Being Chosen for NHL Cover is a Blessing
August 30th, 2012 at 4:27 PM
At the end of each summer, EA Sports releases two of its most prolific video game franchises in terms of popularity and award-winning staffs: Madden NFL and NHL.  ***PHOTO1*** Surely you've heard of the "Madden Curse", the distinct title given to the NFL player that is showcased on the front of the...

2012 NHL Playoffs: Conference Semifinal Predictions
April 27th, 2012 at 3:44 PM
There are now only eight teams remaining in the quest for Lord Stanley's Cup in the 2012 NHL Playoffs. ***PHOTO1*** Capitals 101 went 5-for-8 in first round picks. Here are the results for the first round. Bold indicates actual result. Italics indicates Capitals 101 prediction. Eastern Conference Rangers over Senators in 7- Rangers in 5 Capitals...

Washington Capitals to Face New York Rangers in Eastern Conference Semifinals
April 26th, 2012 at 9:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** After a 2-1 overtime Game 7 victory over the Boston Bruins last night, the Washington Capitals did not know its opponent for round two. There's no question now. The New York Rangers defeated the Ottawa Senators 2-1 Thursday night at Madison Square Garden, and by doing so earned the right to face...

Dale Hunter is Right: Washington Capitals Should Enjoy Game Seven
April 24th, 2012 at 5:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** This blog will be done in a slightly differing fashion, as it could quite possibly be the last of its kind in the 2011-12 season. One of my favorite writers, ESPN's Matthew Berry, sometimes inserts personal experiences that correlate to the overall theme of his column. Throughout the blog, I...

2012 NHL Playoffs: First Round Predictions
April 11th, 2012 at 6:09 PM
Who will hoist this year's Stanley Cup? ***PHOTO1*** Here are Capitals 101's first round predictions. Feel free to provide your input! Eastern Conference 1. New York Rangers vs. 8. Ottawa Senators: Rangers in 5 John Tortorella was one win away from the club's first President's Trophy since 1993, when the Rangers won the Stanley Cup....

Washington Capitals Conclude Road Trip with Shootout Loss to Philadelphia Flyers
March 22nd, 2012 at 10:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** It was a much-needed point, but we all aren't completely satisfied with it. The Washington Capitals suffered a 2-1 defeat by virtue of a skills competition against the Philadelphia Flyers Thursday night at Wells Fargo Center. While the Caps seized five points on this five game trip to remain in eighth place...

Washington Capitals Conclude Road Trip Against Philadelphia Flyers
March 22nd, 2012 at 2:29 PM
Gametime: 7:00 EST TV: Comcast SportsNet Records: Washington Capitals (37-30-6) 80 points, 2nd in Southeast Division (8th in Eastern Conference)                   Philadelphia Flyers (42-23-8) 92 points, 3rd in Atlantic Division (5th in Eastern Conference) ***PHOTO1*** The Washington Capitals are still in a playoff spot, but just barely. Having split the first four games of a...

Washington Capitals Blanked Again in 1-0 Loss to Philadelphia Flyers
March 4th, 2012 at 9:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** Things just got a whole heck of a lot tougher. The Washington Capitals were shutout for the second consecutive game at home, although it was a battle to the finish this time around as the Philadelphia Flyers outlasted the Caps 1-0 Sunday night in front of a sold-out Verizon Center. The Florida...

Mike Knuble Returns as Washington Capitals Host Philadelphia Flyers
March 4th, 2012 at 2:12 PM
Gametime: 7:00 EST TV: NBCSN Records: Washington Capitals (32-27-5) 69 points, 3rd in Southeast Division (9th in Eastern Conference)                   Philadelphia Flyers (35-21-7) 77 points, 3rd in Atlantic Division (5th in Eastern Conference) ***PHOTO1*** After suffering an embarrassing 5-0 defeat Friday night at the hands of the New Jersey Devils, the Washington Capitals continue...

New Jersey Devils Dominate Washington Capitals 5-0
March 2nd, 2012 at 9:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** That was ugly. After winning three consecutive games, the Washington Capitals laid a goose-egg at the Verizon Center Friday night in a 5-0 loss to the New Jersey Devils, who snapped a four game losing streak. The bad part about this game was that you couldn't even blame the goaltender for a...

Washington Capitals Remain Two Points Outside Playoff Picture Following Overtime Losses by Winnipeg, Toronto
February 21st, 2012 at 11:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** Does anybody want to win the Southeast Division? After yesterday's 5-0 debacle in Carolina, the Washington Capitals will still have a chance to salvage a four game road trip by moving into a playoff spot and tying the division lead with a victory in Ottawa tomorrow night. It may appear bad that...

Washington Capitals Recall Keith Aucoin, Make Minor Trades to Boost Defense
February 3rd, 2012 at 6:39 PM
The Washington Capitals front office made quite a few moves yesterday in the minor league hockey world, but the most notable of all is the recall of Keith Aucoin from the Hershey Bears. Aucoin leads the entire AHL in points scored this year with 70 in just 43 games. He has...

New York Islanders End Washington Capitals Hot Streak in 3-0 Shutout
January 18th, 2012 at 2:46 PM
The Washington Capitals lost at the Verizon Center for the first time since Dec. 13 as they suffered a 3-0 setback to the New York Islanders in front of another sell-out crowd on Tuesday. The Caps have been used to hearing their fans erupt into celebration at home when the...