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”

One-Year Wonders: Redskins

By: Joe Pohoryles I recently evaluated the longest- and shortest-tenured players for each DC sports team, and in a similar fashion, I will begin looking at a middle ground of sorts: the best one-year wonders for each team. A one-year wonder in a sports context can be defined as a player who only had oneContinue reading “One-Year Wonders: Redskins”

Skins Free Agency Update

By: Joe Pohoryles Piggybacking off of yesterday’s post about Austin Hooper and Ereck Flowers, I will continue to break down the Redskins’ signings (and missed chances), as there is not much else to cover in the sports’ world these days. Since yesterday’s post, the Redskins have been a bit busier, but maybe not as muchContinue reading “Skins Free Agency Update”

Chasing Gretzky II: The Gr8est Month Ever

By: Joe Pohoryles In 1999, the greatest player to ever grace the ice hung up his skates. At 38 years old, after over 20 years of dominance, Wayne Gretzky retired with 61 NHL records, and he still holds or shares those records today. One of those records is for most career goals. Gretzky finished withContinue reading “Chasing Gretzky II: The Gr8est Month Ever”