Category Archives: Big Picture

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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Maybe Boudreau Should Sit Down Ovechkin or Semin!

By Rodger M. Wood Although the Caps are 1-4-1 in the past six games, not all is bleak with the Capitals nowadays. They started the season off with 7 straight wins, have won 10 games of 17 for the season, and are tied with the lowly Florida Panthers for the Southeast Division lead with 21 […]

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Caps Win with Heart, Determination and Stifling Defense

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Finding His Game, Alex Semin Helps Avert A Lightning Strike

Alex Semin powers down the ice earlier in the season against the Toronto Maple Leafs. “Semin was the best player on the ice sheet last night, and his game-tying goal late in the final frame seemed in its virtuosity and swagger to assure the Caps of leaving town with two points. The Capitals are a […]

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Great Defense but No Goals!

By Rodger M. WoodThe Caps played good defense against Atlanta last night, but couldn’t buy a goal to save their souls.And this has been the story the past two games. The Capitals have held opponents to a goal each in regulation, but scoring only a goal themselves both games, lost to the Rangers Monday night […]

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