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Marshall Pirate

  • joined Jun 11, 2009
  • last login Dec 05, 2011
  • posts 43
  • comments 255

I am writing for the blog Rock the Red.

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Bruce Boudreau's First Ducks Game

When I first heard the news of Coach Bruce Boudreau's firing from the Washington Capitals, I cursed my fortune to pick that week to go to Anaheim for my day job. As it happens, I was in the right...

Matt Cooke speaks!

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He tries to justify his behavior. It sounds pretty weak to me.

FBI vs. Secret Service Hockey

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"I bet the Secret Service is really good at blocking slap shots." From CNN.com, re-linked on Uni Watch Blog.

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Eric Fehr's Contract

From A Capital Offense: Now that Washington Capitals General Manager George McPhee has signed his top priority this offseason in Nicklas Backstrom, he can begin to focus on his other pieces.

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Nicklas Backstrom's Worth

From A Capital Offense: Capitals #1 center Nicklas Backstrom is due a big pay raise come July 1 when he becomes a restricted free agent.  Talks on a new contract are in progress and the two sides...

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Mathieu Perreault's Faceoffs

-Mathieu Perreault continues to make his case:  he already has as many goals (4) and points (9) this season as Alexandre Giroux has in his entire NHL career.  I think I know which one won't be ...

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Capital Acquisitions (Updated)

The Capitals have acquired RW Scott Walker from the Carolina Hurricanes for a 2010 7th round draft pick [story].  The Capitals have acquired C Eric Belanger from the Minnesota Wild for a 2010 2nd...

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Caps Trade Prospects: Forwards (Updated)

Here is the second half of my trade prospects summary:  Forwards.  I believe there are several forwards that might interest the Capitals and I'm going to run down the list of who I think is of...

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Caps Trade Prospects: Defense (Updated)

There is a lot of talk about the upcoming trade deadline, so I thought I would give my 2 cents.  I think the Capitals are in great shape going into the playoffs if they don't change anything at the...

By the Numbers: Boudreau is the Best Coach

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Sorry if this is a repeat post, but I found this interesting. Scroll down a ways and see that Boudreau give his team the most extra standings points per game. We really do have an amazing coach.

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Capitals in the NHL Coaching Ranks

In the morning roundup, J.P. mentioned that a full 20% of NHL head coaches have donned a Capitals sweater at one point in the NHL careers. I took it upon myself to compile a list of all NHL coaches...

Vote for Alex Snovechkin's Revenge!

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The Capital Weather Gang is taking a poll to name a storm that hasn't even arrived yet. Alex Snovechkin's Revenge is one of the choices! Vote Now!

Neuvirth Injured

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I wonder for how long. What will we do in the meantime?

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Jose Theodore for Masterton

If you're a family person like I am, you know that it must be a difficult time in Jose Theodore's life right now.  He's had his issues this year with family and hockey is not just his job, it's his...

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Do We Really Need a Defenseman?

There has been a lot of talk surrounding the Washington Capitals and their defense, lack of defense, improved defense, lack of a top defenseman, and so forth.  For the record, the Capitals are 11th...

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Will Holtby get some game action?

Now that Braden Holtby has been recalled for the third time this season, I think this post should be revisited. He has proven himself more than capable at both the ECHL and AHL levels, I think it...

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Chimera's First Gordie Howe & Stats

It is nice to see Jason Chimera doing what we expected him to do when we traded for him:  play a solid physical game, fight occasionally, and chip in on offense from on a fairly regular basis.  He...

Jeff Schultz, The Capital Sand Defenseman

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I know it's just a misprinted caption, but it was too good to pass up.

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Capitals Trade Possibilities

I am revisiting my FanPost from last month on defensemen the Capitals might be interested in trading for.  I’ll add a couple and subtract a couple, and I’ll dangle new trade bait out there and...

Montreal Defense Leads in Giveaways

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Montreal has 5 of the top 9 Defensemen in total giveaways. Ouch.

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More Defensemen to Trade For

The Washington Capitals have cap space for a change, and they have the potential to make a few trades for some good players at the trade deadline.  I think the forwards are set, barring an injury,...

Varlamov THN's Top Rookie

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Looks like someone appreciates Varly.

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Caps Scoring Balance and Defense

I love how people say the Capitals are a one man team and have no defense.  Just to prove a point, I did what I do best, a little research.

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