Washington Capitals goaltender Justin Peters whiffed on an attempt to clear the puck from behind his own net, leaving it open for St. Louis Blues forward David Backes to score an easy goal to open the third period of Saturday night's game at the Scottrade Center.Peters made contact with the puck, but ended up hitting it right to Backes in front of the goal. Peters tried in vain...
In their annual three-game slate in Western Canada, the Washington Capitals showed perhaps their best and worst performances of the 2014-2015 season so far. The Caps finished the weekend 1-2, slipping by the Calgary Flames but dropping contests to Edmonton and Vancouver.
In the final game of their trip, an Oct. 26 match-up against the Calgary Flames, the Caps had their poorest performance...
So far this season, Caps goalies Braden Holtby and Justin Peters are playing well. (Caps Outsider) The Washington Capitals (3-0-2, 8 pts) won their second game in a row by a final score of 2-1 after a shootout, when they played the Florida Panthers (1-2-2, 4 pts) on Saturday night. The offense slowed down a […]
The Capitals scored on all three shots in the shootout, and Justin Peters made 20 saves in his start this season to lift Washington over the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Saturday night.
Jason Chimera scored his first goal of the young season for the Capitals (3-0-2), who improved to 10-0-1 in their last 11 meetings against their former division rival.
Brad Boyes' power play goal for...
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October 18, 2014
Goaltender Justin Peters has signed a two year contract with the Washington Capitals. Peters posted a 7-9-4 record with a .919 save percentage and a 2.50 goals-against average in 21 appearances with the Hurricanes this year. Following the season, Peters joined Team Canada as the third goalie at the World Championships, but didn’t see any ice time. Follow me on [...]
Something that I have learned from years of watching hockey and doing statistical analysis is that tryign to predict goaltending is losing a battle. Their performance is such so random on a year-to-year basis and every single one of them is prone to ups-and-down. Some are more extreme than others, but the model remains true for just about every goaltender in the league. A fine example...
The Carolina Hurricanes have spent a good portion of the past two weeks on the road and had mixed results.
They're headed home for a long break with a nice road win, thanks to their top line.
Eric Staal had a goal and two assists, Jeff Skinner scored for the third straight game and the Hurricanes ended a four-game road trip with a 3-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night...
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December 15, 2013