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Caps fans should be united during this playoff run Some of you won’t know what this post is about, but if you’re a hockey fan in this area, particularly a Caps fan like I am, you know exactly what this is about. I absolutely despise elitist caps fans. I swear this is the only hockey market in the country where the fans get mad at the other fans for simply not having followed this team since the 1970′s and not knowing what an “eagles nest” ticket is. You thumping your chest and talking about “bandwagon” fans gives the real fans a bad name. SHUT UP! Just because you know who Peter Bondra and Joe Juneau are doesn’t make you more educated or entitled to being a FAN of a team. Shut up and watch the damn game. At this point with the Caps in the playoffs, all fans should be united in sticking together and supporting the team. Your knowledge of the team’s history has ZERO relevance towards the present and by no means does it affect the outcome of the game. Why don’t you just embrace the fact that this a good team with a tremendous core and their popularity is bringing more credibility and national exposure towards this franchise? Give it a damn break. Okay, pointless and meaningless rant over. LET’S GO CAPS! Related posts: Why Caps Fans Shouldn’t Panic Great 8: Ovechkin Shirt For Caps Fans 4 Reasons Why The Caps are on Fire
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The Washington Capitals now have a commanding 2-0 series lead over the New York Rangers, thanks to Mike Green's overtime power-play blast the only goal that was able to solve either goalie in this Saturday afternoon matchup.The bounce-back season from Alex Ovechkin has been well documented. I mean,Ovechkin has been on a goal per game pace for his past 24 contests. For me however...
Green fiiiiires....SCAAAR! (Greg Fiume, Getty)
The Washington Capitals won game two of their 2013 Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series against the New York Rangers on Saturday afternoon, prevailing 1-0 in overtime on a Mike Green power play goal. Both teams generated chances constantly during the game and the only reason that the contest remained scoreless as long as it did...
It’s a queer feeling, moving about Washington in this the season of the calendar of our perpetual discontent, and actually feeling good about the Capitals’ chances. This morning, well post cherry blossoms, I have a startling message to convey: We ought to be optimistic. Not cautiously optimistic, but full-blown optimistic.
There are a handful of key attributes to the very winning...
As an athlete, there are certain teams you just feel more comfortable playing against. And for the Capitals Jason Chimera that team is the New York Rangers.
According to Stephen Whyno at the Washington Times, Chimera's game winner that somehow slipped past Henrik Lundqvist last night was his sixth goal in just 13 playoff games against the Rangers. He has just two goals in...
Say what you want about Washington Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin, this video leaves little doubt that his reemergence into a dominant offensive force during the regular season apparently has him feeling fairly loosey-goosey heading into his team’s Game 1 showdown against the New York Rangers on Thursday night in the rivals’ Eastern Conference quarterfinals match-up.
TSN is holding its Play of the Year bracket, which includes Eric Fehr's heroic overtime goal against the Bruins in March.
Mike Wise of The Washington Post:He heard every knock, every stereotype, including the most disturbing: that a flamboyant, Russian player who speaks broken English did not have the qualities to galvanize all those gritty North Americans into becoming a special team, even though the Swedish-born Nicklas Lidstrom became the first European NHL captain to hoist the Stanley Cup in 2008...
by Richie Katz, TiqIQ To begin the shortened NHL season, The Washington Capitals won only two of their first 11 games. The playoffs seemed to be out of the question. That is until someone turned the switch on Alex Ovechkin. In the month of April alone, he scored 14 goals in 13 games. Eventually outdueling [...]
The New York Rangers visit the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center for Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals match-up starting at 12:30 p.m. The Capitals lead the series 1-0. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
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TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Washington Capitals tonight at Verizon Center (7:30 p.m. — TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7), in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal matchup. On Saturday, the Blueshirts defeated the New Jersey Devils, 4-0, in their regular season finale. New York posted a record of 10-3-1 in [...]
A defensive lapse and a fluky bounce proved to be the difference in the Washington Capitals' 3-1 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. For a full box score, click here.
-- The talk leading into the game was about staying out of the box against a dangerous Capitals' power play. :34 seconds in and the Rangers take a mindless...
Photo courtesy of Bill Kostroun/Associated Press
By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo)
The puck will drop on Thursday night between the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals for the 20th time in the last five postseasons, the last time taking place just a year ago in the 2011-2012 Conference Semifinals in which the Blueshirts eliminated the Capitals in game seven to advance to the Eastern...
#6 New York Rangers at #3 Washington Capitals (27-18-3)
Location: Verizon Center
Time: 7:30 PM
TV: Local: Comcast SportsNet, National: NBC Sports Network, Canada: TSN
Radio: 1500AM & 820AM
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