Category Archives: Anaheim Ducks

Backstrom Ties, Wins Game: Caps 5 / Ducks 4 – OT

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Hats Off for Duck Season: Caps 7 / Ducks 6

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Caps’ Overtime Loss: Good Enough to Halt a Slump?

On this edition of OFB TV, we discuss the Capitals’ seventh consecutive loss, missed scoring chances, and how head coach Bruce Boudreau described the game helping the psyche of the team. Guest contributor Ted Starkey gives us his take on … Continue reading

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Single Bullet Theory

How long have goalies lodged water bottles atop their cages — at least 20 years now? And during that time we’ve come to distinguish exceptional marksmanship principally by a shooter’s ability to dislodge a netminder’s water bottle from its perch. … Continue reading

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Talking Points: Winning Like It’s 1989

With their 5-1 victory over Anaheim last night the Capitals won their eighth consecutive game, a feat last accomplished by this organization in March of 1989. That’s bypassing two full decades to get back to. As winter was transitioning to … Continue reading

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Duck Season: Washington 5 / Anaheim 1

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What To Expect When the Winged Wheelers Roll into Washington

Being from Detroit I have a some fluency with what is happening this season to Motown’s Winged Wheelers. The back-to-back defending Western Conference champions have had their share of struggles, but they are not a team to overlook. Despite their … Continue reading

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Code of Conduct

Page 32 of Ross Bernstein’s The Code: “For the most part, fighters are there to keep the peace and protect their skill players. For teams to have success, they have to put the puck in the net, and that requires … Continue reading

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No Jet Lag for Game One Out West: Caps 6, Ducks 4

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Hockey Sweater Obsessives, Your Ship Has Arrived

Paul Lukas of Uni Watch fame has published his NHL preview, chock full of hockey uniform photos from new sweaters, to memorial patches, to the sneaky “C” that Roberto Luongo added to his mask since by NHL rules no goaltender … Continue reading

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