Category Archives: Jason Chimera

What Joel Ward Says Changed About His Game

Joel Ward, who finished Sunday’s game with a goal and an assist and leads the Capitals in goals this season, talked about what’s changed, if anything, from his game last year: “Once your linemates kind of have a good trust … Continue reading

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Taking a Punch or Two for the Team

The New York Rangers looked like they came ready to hit Wednesday night—not necessarily ready to win. For the Capitals, who got an early lead on an Alex Ovechkin power play goal, that meant they needed to be cautious about … Continue reading

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A Priceless Goal

Early in the third period Sunday, Capitals forward Jason Chimera made a move up the left wing into the Carolina Hurricanes’ zone. Usually, his speed means he’s there by himself, but today, thanks to what seemed a more deliberate pace, … Continue reading

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Are Slightly Shorter Shifts Helping the Caps’ Third Line?

For the first quarter of the Capitals’ 2011-2012 season, there was much deserved attention around what started out as the third line of Jason Chimera, Brooks Laich, and Joel Ward.  Chimera is leading the team in goals, and, when giving … Continue reading

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Caps Players (Try To) Remember Their First Opening Night on an NHL Roster

Oct. 5, 2006. Oct. 8, 2010. Those were the dates Mike Green and John Carlson made their NHL opening night debuts on an NHL roster (both with the Capitals). Green played over  17 minutes in his game. Carlson played over … Continue reading

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Jason Takes Manhattan

Due to licensing issues, the Capitals can’t release the video that was shown before Game 5’s Opening Video. But Caps Fan “LuvdCaps” has everyone’s back. Though not the same quality had the Caps Game Entertainment staff been able to release it, it’s not bad. Enjoy. And thanks, LuvdCaps. Continue reading

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A Special Night’s Imagery in Old Media

A tale of two much different looking front pages for big dailies on Thursday, with the Washington Post offering a rare but much welcomed exhibit of Capitals’ playoff triumph above the fold, in glorious color, while the New York Daily … Continue reading

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Comeback Caps: Caps 4 / Rags 3 – 2OT

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A Bad Matchup Indeed — for New York

This Rangers club was supposed to be a bad matchup for these Capitals. Big up front, racsally around the net, opportunistic offensively, a good defensive club backstopped by a premiere netminder. Turns out, the Capitals are a very bad matchup … Continue reading

Posted in Dennis Wideman, Eastern Conference, Jason Arnott, Jason Chimera, John Carlson, John Erskine, Karl Alzner, Marcus Johansson, Michal Neuvirth, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, New York Rangers, NHL playoffs, Washington Capitals | 11 Comments

The Good, the Bad, and the Bloody

After John Erskine and Jared Boll dropped the gloves Thursday, a quality fight’s memory got lost in the aftermath of Erskine leaving the game in the next period as an injury “precautionary” measure, according to Bruce Boudreau, which forced the … Continue reading

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