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Let’s Change The Capitals Losing Formula

By Rodger M. Wood The Caps looked like they wanted to beat the Panthers last Tuesday at the Verizon Center. They dominated the opponent with outstanding forechecking, goal tending, power play, penalty kill, hard play, demonstrating all of the elements necessary for a NHL team to win the big games. With the 4-0 win, they […]

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Should the Caps Be Buyers or Sellers

By Rodger M. Wood After losing to Tampa in overtime and Florida in regulation last Tuesday and Wednesday, and falling out of first place in the Southeast Division into 9th place in Eastern Conference playoff hunt, Caps management faces the dilemma of should they become buyers or sellers before the NHL February 28th trade deadline. […]

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Caps Lose Two On West Coast

By Rodger M. Wood Looking good after starting the New Year off with a four game winning streak against the Rangers, Sabres, Blue Jackets, and Flames, the Caps couldn’t continue their winning ways on the road against tough Western Conference competition, losing back to back games 5-2 to San Jose and Los Angeles. With 44 […]

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Is Hunter Making The Right Moves!

By Rodger M. Wood Even though they’re only a modest 3 – 3 W- L under his tenure, Coach Hunter has pushed the right buttons to jump start the Caps onto a winning streak the past two games at Ottawa 5-3 and home with Toronto 4-2. Midway through the second period of the Ottawa game, […]

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Get Rid of the Real Problem

By Rodger M. Wood Newly Announced Washington Capitals Coach Dale Hunter    Image by Rodger M. Wood After a debacle 5-1 loss to the Buffalo Sabres Saturday night, GM George McPhee announced 200 NHL-game winner Coach Boudreau had been fired and named former Capital forward Dale Hunter to take over the team. McPhee was quoted as […]

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