When the Washington Capitals fell behind 3-0 to the Boston Bruins in the first period, it looked like it was going to be another one of ‘those nights’. Fortunately coach Adam Oates didn’t see it that way, managed to keep his team focused, and was rewarded with a sensational comeback from his team when Eric Fehr scored a beautiful goal in overtime to steal the two points. Read the rest of this entry »
As each week goes by, a playoff berth is looking more and more realistic for the Washington Nationals.
The pessimistic D.C. sports fan in me always errs on the side of caution when it comes to expecting postseason production out of the local teams. For the past two decades, the Redskins average one playoff appearance every four years. The Capitals have turned second round playoff appearances into a common occurrence over the past five years. Advancing to the Eastern Conference Finals has been another task altogether. The Wizards had a good run by tinkering with the first round several times in the mid-2000’s prior to Gilbert Arenas’ firearm catastrophe. D.C. United has been Washington’s most successful pro sports franchise since their inception in 1996 but given the level of popularity of soccer in the area in contrast to the “big four” sports, that success doesn’t resonate quite like the rest.
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Check out interviews from Washington Capitals Alex Ovechkin, Brooks Laich, Braden Holtby and Dale Hunter following the team’s 5-1 loss to the Buffalo Sabres. Read the rest of this entry »
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Below are interviews from Washington Capitals Jeff Halpern, Braden Holtby, Alex Ovechkin, Troy Brouwer, and Dale Hunter following the team’s 2-1 shootout loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. Read the rest of this entry »
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Below are interviews from Washington Capitals Brooks Laich, Karl Alzner, Alex Ovechkin, Troy Brouwer, and Dale Hunter following the team’s 3-2 overtime win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
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