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Alex Ovechkin shines on All-Star Weekend for a different reason

  Good Guy Ovi was back at it again on All-Star weekend. Heading into the festivities, Alex Ovechkin wanted a car pretty badly and there were two ways to do it: First, get picked last during the Fantasy Draft on Friday, winning the “Mr. Irrelevant” for the night and being given a brand new Honda for that honor. Heck, Ovi even campaigned for it on his Instagram, with a hand...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Hockey Strategy: January 20th

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Below I’ve got a discussion of the best matchups and potential stacks of the day followed by cash game rankings for DraftKings contests. At the bottom of the post I’ve embedded my research chart for the day. Here is just a snippet of the chart I’ll use to explain what you’re looking at. First the colors. Blue is amazeballs, green is great, yellow...
Via The Fantasy Fix
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals down the Red Wings 3-1

The Washington Capitals remain on a surge, defeating the Detroit Red Wings at home tonight 3-1.  The Caps have not lost in regulation since December 23rd and improve to 9-1-3 over their last 13 games. Tory Brouwer scored the only goal of the first period, notching his 12th goal on the season on the Caps power play.   Brouwer took a steal of the puck and tapped in the puck to right...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings fall on road to Capitals

WASHINGTON (AP) -- John Carlson and Joel Ward scored in the second period, Braden Holtby stopped 26 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 Saturday night. Troy Brouwer also scored for Washington, which improved to 12-1-4 in its last 17 games. Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard, named to his second NHL All-Star game earlier Saturday, left early in the first period...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals stay hot with win while Red Wings lose game, Howard

  John Carlson and Joel Ward scored in the second period, Braden Holtby stopped 26 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 Saturday night. Troy Brouwer also scored for Washington, which improved to 12-1-4 in its last 17 games. Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard, named to his second NHL All-Star game earlier Saturday, left early in the first period with a groin...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals keep up strong play with 3-1 win over Red Wings

WASHINGTON (AP) John Carlson and Joel Ward scored in the second period, Braden Holtby stopped 26 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 Saturday night. Troy Brouwer also scored for Washington, which improved to 12-1-4 in its last 17 games. Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard, named to his second NHL All-Star game earlier Saturday, left early in the first period...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings fall on road to Capitals

WASHINGTON (AP) -- John Carlson and Joel Ward scored in the second period, Braden Holtby stopped 26 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 Saturday night. Troy Brouwer also scored for Washington, which improved to 12-1-4 in its last 17 games. Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard, named to his second NHL All-Star game earlier Saturday, left early in the first period...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Crystal Palace-Aston Villa Preview

Both Aston Villa and Crystal Palace will be hoping to start 2015 with three points after a disappointing end to the year. Neither Villa nor Palace have recorded a win so far in the busy Christmas period, but the meeting at Villa Park on New Year's Day will be seen by both teams as a chance to get back on track at the halfway point of the season. Visiting Crystal Palace sacked manager...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Crystal Palace Table £6million Bid for Swansea Striker Bafetimbi Gomis, Says Report

Neil Warnock has admitted that Swansea striker Bafetimbi Gomis could hand Dwight Gayle a Crystal Palace lifeline. Palace are understood to have tabled a £6million bid for France forward Gomis, but face competition from at least five Premier League rivals. Manager Warnock believes a more “physical presence” like Gomis could add “another dimension” to his Selhurst Park strike...
Via World Soccer Talk
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Gossip column: Cole, Sneijder, Hazard, Di Maria, Ward

Ashley Cole Roma’s former England defender Ashley Cole, 33, has dismissed reports linking him with a return to the Premier League with Crystal Palace.(Daily Express) But Palace manager Neil Warnock has confirmed his interest in signing Cole.(Daily Star)  Southampton boss Ronald Koeman is trying to sign Galatasaray midfielder Wesley Sneijder, 30.(Daily Mirror) Queens Park Rangers...
Via Ghanasoccernet
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

At the Quarter Mark, and Goodbye For Now

One of these players is not like the others. (Caps.com) It’s been far too long since I was able to sit down and write about this team in a way that I wanted to. A combination of factors has kept me from doing so, but let’s get right to it. Can you tell I hate writing introductions? 1: When the Capitals went on their spending spree on July 1, many people saw what was perceived...
Via Rock the Red
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps beats Isles 5-2 at Verizon Center

The Washington Capitals got a much needed Metro Division win with a 5-2 win over the New York Islanders.  The win evenly splits a home and home series with the Isles. The Capitals drove up a 2-0 lead in the first period, before collapsing late, and heading into the first intermission in a 2-2 tie and feeling deflated.  Andre Burakovsky scored his 4th of the season on the Washington...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 11/28/14

  What everyone is talking aboutThere was only one game yesterday. It was between the Predators and Oilers. This is a very Predators-Oilers themed Dump. Most of the national networks couldn’t care less about the game. Thank goodness for Canada, who provided a couple of stories on the game. Read them here if you are desperate. CBC, TSN. ScoreboardNashville 1, Edmonton 0 (OT) –...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Crystal Palace vs Liverpool Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction

Crystal Palace vs Liverpool Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Liverpool return from the international break to face struggling Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. The Reds blew a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 here late last season and their form to start 2014-15 has been anything but top four contention – 14 points from 11 games and in 11th position...
Via Soccerlens
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals-Coyotes Preview

Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz talked about a need for change after watching his team blow a two-goal lead against the Arizona Coyotes earlier this month. They still have a ways to go if their last two games are any indication. Washington tries to avoid a third consecutive loss and fourth in a row at Arizona as these team close their season series Tuesday night. The Capitals...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Chelsea to offer Schurrle in part-exchange for Dortmund ace Reus

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Liverpool are stepping up their efforts to land 17-year-old Fulham wonderkid Patrick Roberts. Everton striker Arouna Kone could be set for a January move back to former club Levante. Louis van Gaal admits...
Via Fox Sports
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps rally from 2-0 deficit to beat the Blackhawks

The Washington Capitals rallied from a 2-0 deficit to gain a much needed win and snapping a five game skid in defeating the Chicago Blackhawks on the road.  The big praise goes to Braden Holtby’s stellar play between the pipes, repelling 38 of 40 shots on net to lead the Caps to the win.  Holtby’s play was inspiring in the net, turning aside several Chicago barrages. Washington...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals snap five-game losing streak with three-goal flurry

The Washington Capitals snapped a five-game losing streak, rallying past the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2. The Capitals erased a two-goal deficit with three goals in the second period, including two goals in the last 47 seconds of the period. INFOGRAPHIC:#CapsHawks Final: pic.twitter.com/Nh6NjcOqz3 — Washington Capitals (@washcaps) November 8, 2014 The scoring flurry started with...
Via KCM Sports
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps score three goals late in 2nd period to beat Blackhawks

  Andre Burakovsky, Marcus Johansson, and Joel Ward scored in a 4:52 span late in the second period, and the Washington Capitals rallied to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 Friday night, ending a five-game losing streak. Braden Holtby made 38 saves for the Capitals, who were 0-4-1 since winning at Calgary on Oct. 25. Brandon Saad and Duncan Keith scored for Chicago, which led 2-0...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps score 3 goals late in 2nd to beat Blackhawks

CHICAGO (AP) Andre Burakovsky, Marcus Johansson, and Joel Ward scored in a 4:52 span late in the second period, and the Washington Capitals rallied to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 Friday night, ending a five-game losing streak. Braden Holtby made 38 saves for the Capitals, who were 0-4-1 since winning at Calgary on Oct. 25. Brandon Saad and Duncan Keith scored for Chicago, which...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames-Capitals Preview

Since winning at Calgary more than a week ago, the Washington Capitals have yet to post another victory, drawing the ire of coach Barry Trotz. The Capitals will try to avoid a fifth consecutive defeat Tuesday night against a Flames club looking to extend its success on the road. Washington (4-5-2) held Calgary to 21 shots and got two goals from Joel Ward in a 3-1 victory Oct. 25...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals-Canucks Preview

With star Alex Ovechkin mired in a minor scoring drought, new fourth-liner Joel Ward provided a spark to wake the Washington Capitals' slumbering offense. That certainly doesn't bode well for the Vancouver Canucks, who have been having a tough time keeping the puck out of their own net. As the Canucks look to avoid a fourth loss in five games, the Capitals will have to overcome nearly...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps End Road Trip in Vancouver

Braden Holtby had an impressive outing against Calgary. (Caps Outsider) The Washington Capitals (4-1-2, 10 pts) defeated the Calgary Flames (5-4-1, 11 pts) Saturday night to avoid losing two games in a row to start off their Canadian road trip. The two goal scorers in this one for the Caps were Joel Ward who had […]
Via Capitals Outsider
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ward scores 2, lifts Caps to 3-1 win over Flames

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Joel Ward scored twice - including the game-winner - to lead the Washington Capitals to a 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night. Ward's second of the night 5:31 into the second period broke a 1-1 tie and gave the Capitals a lead they wouldn't relinquish. The goal was set up by rookie Michael Latta, who carried the puck in deep before centering...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals week in review, Week Two (2-0-1; 3-0-2)

Photo cred: photos.nj.com San Jose Sharks vs. Washington Capitals (L, 6-5 SO) A key for the Capitals to win this game was to have a quick start. Unfortunately, the Caps didn’t do that. In the first 10 minutes of the first period, Braden Holtby let in 3 goals on 7 shots. After the third goal, Barry Trotz had seen enough and pulled Holtby for back-up goalies Justin Peters. Peters...
Via DC Sports-Kings
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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