Category Archives: Carolina Hurricanes

Orlov’s 1st Career NHL Goal is the GWG: Caps 2 / Canes 1

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Eakin’s First Career Goal Helps Propel Caps Win: Caps 5 / Canes 1

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Game Over Green Returns: Caps 4 / Canes 3 – OT

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Snapshots: High Winds With Some Sunny Skies in Washington

Last night’s 3-2 shootout loss to the Carolina Hurricanes was summed up best by Matt Hendricks when he described it as one that got away. The team had ample opportunity to capitalize on some key chances but were never able to finish. It was that inability to see a play all the way through that ended up costing the Caps a win. Continue reading

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Quick Hits: A Tough Win Against a Tough Rival

Last night’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes felt like another one of “those nights” for Washington where the team doesn’t look interested against a team who is in the bottom part of the league. While several guys had some pretty poor games, I am looking at you Alexander Semin and Jeff Schultz, good thing Braden Holtby showed up though. In a night that seemed to be filled with scoring it was Holtby who made the biggest difference. Continue reading

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Caps Survive a Hurricane of Shots: Caps 2 / Canes 1

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The Matty Diaries, Part II: A Hockey Mom Reacts to the Sight of Her NHL-Battered Son

[OFB Note: In installment II of the Matty Diaries our favorite shinny star takes us through the Winter Classic-threatening hit he endured at the shoulder of Carolina’s Tim Glaeson last Sunday — including the reaction to his badly battered appearance … Continue reading

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Battered Matty, Looking Halloween at Christmas

Courtesy of John Carlson’s Twitter feed, here’s an up-close look at the un-Merry Christmas greeting Carolina’s Tim Gleason administered to Matty last night:

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A Snow Covered 2 Points: Caps 3 / Canes 2

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OFB TV: A Holiday Season Visit with Greg Wyshynski

After Sunday night’s overtime triumph over the ‘Canes, we had a chance to visit with hockey blogger royalty in the form of Greg Wyshynski, aka Puck Daddy, of Yahoo Sports. It was a ripe time to ask Greg to reflect … Continue reading

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