Capitals Ups and Downs: Week 6

The latest edition of our weekly look at individual Washington Capitals ups and downs.

The (Many) Trouble(s) with Evaluating Goalies

How should we evaluate how goalies are playing when short-term data is so variable and uninformative?

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Capitals-Islanders: The Night in Pictures

35 smile filled shots of the Caps defeating the Islanders

[Bits] Gone in (what felt like) 60 Seconds

News for New York Islanders fans. Recaps of Tuesday night's wilting in Washington, Tyler Seguin's return to Boston, a possible move for Brodeur and other links.

Wednesday Clips: Wilson Gets One, Caps Get Six

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Recaps of last night's big win, Alex Ovechkin returns, Tom Wilson gets his first and more.

Caps 6, Isles 2: 'Most important PKer' fails

The Washington Capitals reeled off four goals in a five-minute span, torching the Islanders' penalty kill and making Evgeni Nabokov look like a junior goalie thrust into NHL-level shooting.

Second-Period Barrage Helps Caps to Second Place

Alex Ovechkin and the extra-man attack power Washington over New York

Caps-Isles Preview: Behold, prodigal Patrick bros

The Caps meet the Islanders for the first time under the new alignment, with transient-November second place in the Metro on the line, and Alexander Ovechkin expected back in the lineup.

The Noon Number: Isle Believe It When I See It

A look at the Caps' netminders' success against New York

[Bits] Vanek Bonds, Cable Conundrum, Mascot Attack

NHL news for New York Islanders fans. Thomas Vanek bonds with his new teammates, the Islanders and NHLPA argue over their cable bill and a beloved mascot gets abused.

Tuesday Caps Clips: Isles @ Caps Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Previews of Caps/Isles, Jason Chimera is a star, Friday Fight Night fallout and more.

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