Predicting the likeliest first round opponents for Capitals

On this day two years ago, the Capitals ended a 26-year championship drought that had plagued the city of Washington, winning the first Stanley Cup in franchise history. The team met a disappointing end in the first round of their title defense last year, and with the pandemic shutting down the NHL season nearly threeContinue reading “Predicting the likeliest first round opponents for Capitals”

The Pohory-list: Top 10 Rival Cities

By: Joe Pohoryles Red Sox-Yankees. Ohio State-Michigan. Chestnut-Kobayashi. In every sport, rivalries enhance the viewing experience for sports fans. It can add stakes and bragging rights to otherwise inconsequential games. It bands a fanbase together against a common enemy. Rivals are the players/teams that you love to hate. The Washington teams have plenty of rivals,Continue reading “The Pohory-list: Top 10 Rival Cities”

Caps Free Agency Preview

By: Joe Pohoryles With all sports stopped, there is little certainty about if/when the NHL season will continue. As we sit and wait for things to return to normal, now is an opportunity to look forward to some names for the Caps to go after as they will be tasked to re-tool in 2020 freeContinue reading “Caps Free Agency Preview”

Caps look to end skid with acquisition of Dillon

By: Joe Pohoryles It seems like every season in recent years, the Capitals will start the season hot and roll for a few months, hitting a bump here and there, before they inevitably hit a midseason skid. For fans, it’s as if the sky is falling. The year the Caps won the Cup, people wereContinue reading “Caps look to end skid with acquisition of Dillon”

Proposal for changing the ‘Redskins’ team name

By: Joe Pohoryles Hail to the Redskins. For nearly 90 years, football fans in Washington have echoed the fight song celebrating the Washington Redskins’ triumphs. It is still played at FedEx Field after every touchdown. The Redskins’ fan culture was so prominent in the glory days of the 1980s that high schools across the countryContinue reading “Proposal for changing the ‘Redskins’ team name”