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Crystal Palace vs Arsenal Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction

Crystal Palace vs Arsenal Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal head into their London derby on Saturday one point outside of the top four and with both Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool breathing down their neck. Arsène Wenger’s side must see this match almost as a must win before their thoughts turn to AS Monaco on Wednesday...
Via Soccerlens
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 57, a (sarcastic) recap of Penguins vs the Coward Ovechkin (and the Capitals) by @DXTraeger

The Resemblance is...RemarkablePerhaps it's only fitting that on "Charity Bag" night, the Penguins met up with one of the NHL's perennial charity cases, the Washington Capitals.The two teams have met twice this season, both ending with the Capitals shutting the Penguins out by 3-0 and 4-0 counts.The Penguins went into the contest looking to break Braden Holtby's shutout streak while...
Via PensInitiative
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Colligan: 5 Questions on Facing Washington, Crosby’s Struggles, and the Trade Deadline

This a column by Mike Colligan that appears every Monday morning on The Pensblog. You can find more of Mike’s work at his site, ColliganHockey.com. (1) Can the Penguins handle the Capitals’ third line? It feels like no one is talking about the Capitals. Sure, they’re hanging onto a wild card spot, but they are the one Eastern Conference team I would not want to face in April...
Via The Pensblog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Crystal Palace 1-2 Liverpool match highlights

Liverpool exorcised some demons at Selhurst Park by reaching the FA Cup quarter-finals with an impressive win against Crystal Palace. Brendan Rodgers' side returned to south London in Saturday's late kick-off looking to avoid another horror show at the ground where last season's title dreams went up in smoke before then suffering a 3-1 loss this term. An early Fraizer Campbell goal...
Via World Soccer Talk
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Liverpool rally vs. Crystal Palace to book spot in FA Cup quarters

Liverpool exorcised some demons at Selhurst Park by reaching the FA Cup quarterfinals with an impressive win against Crystal Palace. Brendan Rodgers' side returned to south London in Saturday's late kick-off looking to avoid another horror show at the ground where last season's title dreams went up in smoke before then suffering a 3-1 loss this term. An early Fraizer Campbell goal...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals-Kings Preview

It's been nearly three months since the Los Angeles Kings have to put together a winning streak this long, but now is as good of a time as any for a club still sitting on the outside of the playoff picture. The Kings seek a fourth consecutive victory Saturday night as they host a surging Washington Capitals team that shut them out a week and a half ago. Los Angeles (24-18-12) sits...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals edge Sharks on Ward's goal in overtime

  Joel Ward scored with 2:18 remaining in overtime to lift the Washington Capitals past the San Jose Sharks 5-4 on Wednesday night. Jay Beagle scored twice and John Carlson and Troy Brouwer also scored for the Capitals, who have won four of their last five. Brent Burns scored twice, Logan Couture and Joe Thornton also got goals as the Sharks lost their third straight and fifth in...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ward scores winner for Capitals, 5-4 in OT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Joel Ward scored with 2:18 remaining in overtime to lift the Washington Capitals past the San Jose Sharks 5-4 on Wednesday night. Jay Beagle scored twice and John Carlson and Troy Brouwer also scored for the Capitals, who have won four of their last five. Brent Burns scored twice, Logan Couture and Joe Thornton also got goals as the Sharks lost their third...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Hockey Strategy: February 6th

Source: Vincent Pugliese/Getty Images Normally I start these posts off with the same canned explanation of the player value chart that is usually included at the bottom of the post. But I’m not including a value chart in today’s post because I didn’t get home from the Stars-Lightning game until 11:00 p.m. and the chart takes forever to do. However, I also didn’t include...
Via The Fantasy Fix
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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
January 26, 2015  |  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
January 20, 2015  |  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
January 10, 2015  |  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
January 10, 2015  |  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
January 10, 2015  |  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
January 10, 2015  |  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
January 10, 2015  |  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

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

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
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