Monthly Archives: January 2012

Friday the 13th A Bit Scary: Caps 4 / Bolts 3

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A Third Period That Brought Down the House, and Personnel Notes

Take the stats sheet with a grain of salt on this one. Wednesday saw one of the Capitals’ best third period performances, at least effort-wise, so far of the season. Going into that period against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Those Birds Don’t Fly: Caps 1 / Penguins 0

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When Animals in Orange Attack

Last month I intimated that the reconstitution of the Patrick division represented something very special for Capitals fans. But by very special I didn’t mean always uplifting. Dateline, Philadelphia, January 5, 2012. Three Philadelphia Flyers fans are wanted by Philadelphia … Continue reading


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Winning Streak Stays Alive for Capitals: “We’re Getting Our Mood Back,” Says Brouwer

It’s so much nicer to evaluate games when you’re winning. That’s the situation the Capitals find themselves in now after last night’s 3-1 win over Calgary, which extended (to 4) their longest winning streak since they put together 7 at … Continue reading

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Caps Remain Hot Against Flames: Washington 3 / Calgary 1

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