Caps strum the right chord by selecting Hendrix Lapierre in 2020 first round

The Capitals didn’t have the 2020 playoffs they hoped for, but now all focus will be on the 2020-21 season. The first offseason move comes in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, where the Capitals traded up to the 22nd overall pick and used it to select forward Hendrix Lapierre. While the Caps may have snaggedContinue reading “Caps strum the right chord by selecting Hendrix Lapierre in 2020 first round”

Capitals offseason preview

The tumultuous time in the Toronto bubble has to come to an end for the Capitals after being brushed aside by the New York Islanders in five games. The team walks away with a lot of questions and concerns as it now prepares for the 2020-21 season trying to keep the championship window open. HereContinue reading “Capitals offseason preview”

‘Sh*t happens’: the bubble Caps are on on the ropes

“Sh*t happens,” was Alex Ovechkin’s response when asked about missing a wide open net on the power play while the team was losing 3-2 in the second game of their First Round series against the New York Islanders. The tone was resigned, and many took it as a sign of apathy. However, Ovechkin is oneContinue reading “‘Sh*t happens’: the bubble Caps are on on the ropes”

Looking at the ‘Black Aces’ for Capitals’ playoff run

The Capitals recently announced their 34-man roster for the NHL return consisting of 20 forwards, 10 defensemen and four goaltenders. Postseason rosters are expanded every year, but this year we’ll be seeing even more reserve players than usual. Well, scratch that. We won’t really be seeing much of these extra players, unless things go horriblyContinue reading “Looking at the ‘Black Aces’ for Capitals’ playoff run”

Alex to Alex: An all-time Capitals first round

The 2020 MLB Draft took place a few days ago, where the Nationals welcomed six new prospects. The NBA draft will not take place until October, while the NHL’s draft date is still up in the air. In any case, following up on my recent all-time Redskins first round, I have assembled an all-time CapitalsContinue reading “Alex to Alex: An all-time Capitals first round”

The Pohory-list: Top 25 under 25

By: Joe Pohoryles Entering 2020, the Big Four DC sports teams are in vastly different positions. The Capitals and Nationals are enjoying great success, coming off recent championships and in great position to capture a second. The Wizards and Redskins, however, are in dark days, and are already looking to build a brighter future. TheContinue reading “The Pohory-list: Top 25 under 25”