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Washington Capitals Fri Dec 15 2017 22:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- The Washington Capitals extended their domination of the Boston Bruins to an eleventh straight game on Thursday night when they defeated the Bruins, 5-3, at TD Garden in Boston.  The 11 straight wins against the Bruins is one short of the cl
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!The Washington Capitals, fresh off their fourth straight win on home ice a 5-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night try to break out of a road slump when they head to Boston to take on the Bruin
The Washington Capitals bounced back from their 3-1 loss to the New York Islanders on Monday night with a convincing 5-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.  First PeriodIt did not take the Capitals too long to open the scoring
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!It has been almost two months since the Washington Capitals played consecutive games against Metropolitan Division rivals.  That streak will end on Monday night when, following up on their 4-2 win
For the Washington Capitals, Week 10 was the best week of the year, a perfect 3-0-0 week that represented their first unbeaten week since going 2-0-0 in Week 1.  They scored early, scored late, beat teams from three different time zones, and
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!The Washington Capitals wrap up their five-game home stand on Friday night when the New York Rangers visit Capital One Arena.  It will be a contest of two teams on fire.  Washington will t
The Washington Capitals made it seven wins in a row on home ice against the Chicago Blackhawks when they took down their Windy City visitors by a 6-2 margin on Wednesday night in a nationally televised game.The teams felt each other out over the firs
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!Fresh off an impressive 4-1 win over the San Jose Sharks, the Washington Capitals return to Capital One Arena ice on Wednesday night against another Western Conference opponent.  The Chicago Blackh
The Washington Capitals took the ice with a rarely-faced rival on Monday night in the San Jose Sharks, but by the time the contest was over, a well-earned hatred might have set in between the clubs in the 4-1 Capitals win.It started late in the secon
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!After a brief departure in the recent schedule that allowed the Washington Capitals to take on a Metropolitan Division rival over the weekend a 4-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Caps go back to fa
The Washington Capitals had a light workload in Week 9 with just two games on the docket.  It was a test, nonetheless, as the two teams the Caps faced the Los Angeles Kings and the Columbus Blue Jackets were teams that finished the week amon
Six inches.  That was the difference on Saturday night for the Washington Capitals as they hung on for a 4-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets in a surprisingly high-scoring game at Capital One Arena.  Those six inches came late in
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!The Washington Capitals kicked off their five-game home stand by kicking away a chance to climb closer to the leaders in the Metropolitan Division with a 5-2 loss to the Los Angeles Kings.  They lo
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!The Washington Capitals follow up one of their longest off-ice stretches of the season five days (matching a stretch they had in late October) with their longest home stand of the season, starting with a co
Week 8 was not a perfect week for the Washington Capitals, but it was a good week.  A very good week.  Arguably their best week of the season.  Because as much as the how many, it was the how, and as much as the how, it was
The Washington Capitals prepared an early Thanksgiving feast for their fans, disposing of the Ottawa Senators, 5-2, in a solid effort from 18 skaters and Braden Holtby in goal over 60 minutes in the sort of game that provides a look at how good this
Competition is at the core of sport.  Whether against an opponent at an individual or a team level, or with oneself to be better than you were yesterday, competition is the engine that drives sport.  Hockey is no exception in that s
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!The Washington Capitals hit the ice for the third of their four-game home stand when they host the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night at Capital One Arena. The Caps will be looking to prevent suffering cons
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!The Washington Capitals will skate the second game of their four-game home stand on Monday night when the Calgary Flames visit Capital One Arena.  For the Caps, it is a chance to extend their home
Week 7 was a lesson in the kinds of games the Washington Capitals need to play to win and the kinds of games that can ruin their season. In the first and last games they played opponents close, were opportunistic on offense, and got fine goaltending.
The Washington Capitals broke a two-game losing streak by doing what they have struggled doing this season getting ahead of their opponent early scoring first and last on their way to a 3-1 in over the Minnesota Wild at Capital One Arena.First Period
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!Hoping the stink of their 6-3 loss to the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night does not follow them to Denver, the Washington Capitals visit the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night, trying to get back on a
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!Fresh of a sweep of their first home stand of the season ok, two games the Washington Capitals head back out on the road for a two-game roadie beginning with a visit to Bridgestone Arena and the Nashville P
The Washington Capitals closed their two-game home stand on Sunday night with a surprisingly low-scoring 2-1 Gimmick win over the Edmonton Oilers.  It was a game that featured little scoring on both sides, but it was one that the Caps can be
Two straight weeks of taking two of three games in a week last season might have been taken by some Washington Capitals fans as a bit of a disappointment.  This season, it is progress.  It says a lot of the differences between that
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!The Washington Capitals wrap up their first two-game home stand of the season on Sunday when they host the Edmonton Oilers at Capital One Arena.  The Caps are coming off one of their best outings o
It was an historic night in Washington as the Capitals downed the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-1, to give goalie Braden Holtby his 200thNHL win.  The win allowed the Caps to climb over the New York Rangers, New York Islanders (pending their game w
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!Whats that smell?  It smells vaguely like coal ash andherring?  That must mean the Pittsburgh Penguins are coming to town.  Thats right, Caps fans, the dumpy skating penguin logoe
Odd it might seem, but the 2-1-0 record that the Washington Capitals posted in Week 5 was their first winning week since going 2-0-0 in Week 1.  It was a welcome occurrence, even if the week was spent on the margin, all of the decisions comi
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!The Washington Capitals, who have played eight of their first 13 games this season on the road, head back out on that road on Saturday night when they visit TD Garden in Boston to face the Bruins in a battl
The Washington Capitals opened their November schedule on much happier terms than they closed the month of October, rebounding from their month-ending 2-1 loss at the Calgary Flames and breaking a three-game home losing streak with a 4-3 win over the
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!An 82-game season spanning six months will have its ebbs and flows, its intense back-to-back and three-games-in-four-nights stretches, and the calm of days off between games. The Washington Capitals seem to
In sports, you are only as good as the last game you played.  In hockey, you are only as good as the last period you played.  By those criteria, the Washington Capitals are a fine team that had a great week.  Unfortunately,
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!Washington Capitals head back on the road for what will be their longest trip in both games and distance traveled so far this season when they head to western Canada for three games.  The trip begi
The Washington Capitals could not win a game in regulation in Week 3 and sustained a pair of losses that left them in sixth place in the Metropolitan Division and tenth in the Eastern Conference standings to end the week.  By any measure, it
The Washington Capitals took the ice looking to sweep a back-to-back set of weekend games, but they fell behind early, spent too much time in the penalty box, and didnt have enough late in a 4-1 loss to the Florida Panthers. First PeriodIt took the P
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!Fresh off their 4-3 overtime win over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night, the Washington Capitals return to the friendly confines of Capital One Arena on Saturday night to host the Florida Panthers.The P
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!The Washington Capitals take to the road again, dropping in for their first visit to Little Caesars Arena in Detroit to face the Red Wings on Friday night.  Both teams are coming off losses to the
When the Washington Capitals and Toronto Maple Leafs took the ice on Tuesday night, they averaged nine goals a game on offense between them.   That alone made the matchup one that could feature a lot of goals. Things did not turn ou
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!After taking two days to lick their wounds after being throttled by the Philadelphia Flyers, 8-2, on Saturday night, the Washington Capitals return to the familiar ice sheet at Capital One Arena on Tuesday
Last season, the Washington Capitals did not have a losing week until Week 5.  This season, with a 1-2-1 record, the Caps experienced the bitter taste of a losing week in Week 2.  And it Week 2, the Caps issues and problems were on
The Washington Capitals were buried under an orange wave on Saturday night as they dropped an 8-2 decision to the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center.  It was the first time the Caps surrendered eight goals to the Flyers and the first
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!The Washington Capitals wrap up their I-95 back-to-back road trip on Saturday night when they visit that peaceful meadow of brotherly love, Wells Fargo Center, in Philadelphia when they face the Flyers in a
They say we're young and we don't knowWe won't find out until we grow-- Phillip Sonny BonoSure, you recognize that lyric.  Its in that song that gets played over and over in the film, Groundhog Day.  Over and over and over, relentle
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!The Washington Capitals take baggage in hand and head off to Newark, NJ, on Friday night to face the New Jersey Devils as they continue their road-home-road-home-road alternating schedule to start the seaso
The Washington Capitals started the season with an air-tight penalty killing unit, but for the second straight game it let the club down as it gave up all three goals in a 3-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night.First PeriodKris Letang
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!The perpetrator returns to the scene of the crime.  On Wednesday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins return to Capital One Arena, where five months and a day ago, they demolished the Stanley Cup dreams
The Washington Capitals took to the road on Thursday night, visiting the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena.  The Caps got out to a 3-1 lead early in the second period, only to see the Lightning tie it mid-way through the third period to fo
The Peerless Prognosticator is ON THE AIR!!!The Washington Capitals go back on the road on Monday for their only visit to Tampa this season to face the Lightning.  Washington will be looking to extend their winning streak to three games, whi
The Washington Capitals opened their 2017-2018 season this week, and it was something of an historic opening.  From a pair of wins, to a goal explosion, to a debut from down under, it was a Week 1 to remember. Record: 2-0-0The Caps opened th