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Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke got fired before the season started. Columbus Blue Jackets GM Scott Howson just got the short haircut as new team president John Davidson continued the franchise overhaul.Will Washington Capitals general manager George McPhee be the next NHL executive to pay for his team’s poor play?He selected Adam Oates to replace Dale Hunter as head coach and the move proved disastrous. Oates brought the New Jersey schemes from his stint as a Devils assistant coach – and the Capitals struggled with the Xs and Os.Washington won just two of its first 11 games before mustering a three-game wining streak. Sunday night’s 2-1 loss to the Rangers underscored the team’s early season crisis.The Ottawa Sun notes that the beleaguered McPhee is eager to acquire near-term help via a trade. So he might be willing to part with the rights to top prospects Filip Forsberg and/or Evgeny Kuznetsov make something happen. Of course, more than a few pundits suggested the...
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Probably not, but how else do you explain this picture of Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin's hair standing on end during Thursday night's game against Tampa Bay?
Photo via Mike Brophy.
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Ladies line the Capitals’ locker room at Kettler as part of the organization’s annual Hockey ‘n Heels event.
Even the most diehard Capitals fan could likely have learned something new at the Capitals’ Hockey ‘n Heels event at Kettler Monday evening.
I’ve been covering the team for over three seasons now, and I had no idea, for example, that, along with players’ skates...
Thought your hair was unmanageble?
Check out this photo of Washington Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin during a game against the Tampa Bay Lighting and you'll be thankful for your crazy head of hair:
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Jason Szenes for The New York Times
For the first time this season, the Washington Capitals come to town to square off against our Blueshirts. The Caps weren’t too busy this offseason, but they made two significant moves that altered the makeup of their club. First, they let winger Alex Semin head for Carolina via free agency. Second, they traded for Mike Ribeiro to fill the role...
TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Washington Capitals tonight at Madison Square Garden (6:00 p.m. — TV: NBC Sports Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7), in the second game of their three-game homestand. The Blueshirts currently rank third in the Atlantic Division standings, and rank eighth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 7-5-1 (15 [...]
The New York Rangers (7-5-1) host the Washington Capitals (5-8-1) at MSG starting at 6:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
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