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Ovechkin vs. Lundqvist: Game 7’s Tale of the Tape

Lundqvist vs Ovechkin(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Lundqvist vs Ovechkin(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Henrik Lundqvist and Alex Ovechkin are truly two of the best at their respective positions. The beauty of this confrontation is simple, there is no lineup matchup here to worry about or any other issues that would not have these two face-off for every minute that Ovechkin hits the ice. Read more

Washington Capitals make a complete turnaround from last season

Ovechkin scores on Al Montoya (CSN Washington)

Ovechkin scores on Al Montoya (CSN Washington)

Last season was the first in six seasons that the Washington Capitals did not qualify for the playoffs. They ended their campaign with a 38-30-14 record. This year the Caps came back to finish second on the Metropolitan Division and will face the New York Islanders in the first round of the playoffs. They even pushed to the 100 point threshold for the first time since Bruce Boudreau was the Caps coach. Read more

Virtually locked up Eastern Conference is all about positioning now

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Price is screened by Helm (Photo: Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

The 8 teams that currently hold playoff spots today, will likely be the same ones holding them at the close of the regular season.
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HBO sorely missed as low ratings put a damper on a great Winter Classic

Capitals celebrate game winner at Winter Classic (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Capitals celebrate game winner at Winter Classic (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

12.9 seconds were all that was left on the clock when Troy Brouwer beat Corey Crawford and sent the Caps to victory. It was a wonderful hockey game, a classic if you will. Alex Ovechkin would put Washington up 2-0 only to see Brandon Saad tie it in the second period. It was everything you wanted in a marquee event and the NHL delivered.
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Jackets climb out of the basement: Metro Division Weekly Recap

 

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Another week has passed, and the Metropolitan Division continues to boast top, yet mediocre, talent. The Penguins have assumed full control of first place in the division, while the Blue Jackets have leapfrogged from the bottom to the middle of the pack. Read more

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