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Washington Capitals (9-3-0) vs. Dallas Stars (10-3-0) Location: Verizon CenterTime: 7:00 PMTV: Comcast SportsNet (HD) (Game On!)Familiar Faces of Former Caps: Krys Barch (1998 Draft Pick) Former Stars: Jeff Halpern (140 GP, 2006-08), John Erskine (107 GP, 2001-06)Our Bloguin Partner: Stars of Big D
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The Washington Capitals, owners of the second-best winning percentage in the league (.750), take to the ice tonight to become #1. Tonight's battle pits the top-two teams in the NHL against each other, and it should be an excellent match-up. The Capitals are the second-highest scoring team in the league (3.92 GPG) behind the Flyers, they have the 4th best powerplay (25%), and they have the best winning percentage in the league when their opponent scores first (.857), better than their percentage when they score first (.600). The Caps are strong on all 4 lines, on defense, and in goal, and are an excellent match for the Stars.
BEST OF MAXIM
Jamie Benn and Loui Eriksson are developing quite a connection.
Benn scored twice, including a short-handed tally, and two of Eriksson's three assists came on his goals, leading the Dallas Stars to a 5-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes in the clubs' only meeting of the season Sunday.
''I think we're just feeding off each other and have got good chemistry...
Mike Knuble chewed his gum and mulled over the question for a good five seconds. There was no rapid-fire answer to explain the frustration the Capitals felt after a 5-2 loss to the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night, especially after a team-wide commitment to defense over the past 11 months. ...
Sniper Dragging His Heels
While much has been made of the Washington Capitals captain's slow start, the truth of the matter is that with 13 points in 12 games, it's not exactly like the fire in Alex Ovechkin's game has gone dormant.
Yes, dealing with lower ice-time totals and learning to become a responsible player have taken away from Ovechkin's former one...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Dallas Stars have put together a convincing argument in an effort to prove their surprising start is not a fluke.
Michael Ryder scored twice, Adam Burish had the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Stars beat Washington 5-2 Tuesday night to snap the Capitals' six-game home winning streak.
Dallas finished in the Pacific Division cellar...
… not to sure about who Bouchard is but I see the Rangers have finally given up on Kundratek. During the 2006-07 QMJHL season, Bouchard led the league in points with 125.
A pair of first-place teams will meet tonight in Washington, as the Capitals host the Dallas Stars in an interconference showdown from the Verizon Center.
Michael Ryder scored twice, Adam Burish had the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the surprising Dallas Stars beat Washington 5-2 Tuesday night to snap the Capitals' six-game home winning streak.
WASHINGTON (AP) Michael Ryder scored twice, Adam Burish had the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the surprising
Dallas Stars beat Washington 5-2 Tuesday night to snap the Capitals' six-game home winning streak.
Michael Ryder scored twice, Adam Burish had the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the surprising Dallas Stars beat Washington 5-2 Tuesday night to snap the Capitals' six-game home winning streak. Kari Lehtonen stopped 30 shots for the Stars, who have won four straight and own the best record in the NHL (11-3-0).
The injury-plagued Rangers acquired minor league forward Francois Bouchard from the Washington Capitals for minor league defenseman Tomas Kundratek.
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Jamie Benn scored twice, including a shorthanded goal, to lead the Dallas Stars to a 5-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday.