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Rob Parker

  • joined Jan 23, 2009
  • last login Jul 31, 2014
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Longtime hockey fan, Caps fan, and Steelers fan. Got called up to the big leagues to write for Japers' Rink.

Follow me on Twitter @RobParker_JR

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Second Period Open Thread

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An entertaining back and forth period leaves the Caps down one. Ovechkin looks into it, let's see if he can keep it up and bring some more Super Bowl Sunday magic.

Winnin' and Grinnin'

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Caps fight out a win against the Flyers to stay out of the Eastern Conference basement. Next up: More wins. We hope.

Third Period Open Thread

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Caps come out with a two man advantage to start the third. Looking for a win, it might be helpful to do something with it. Alright boys, show us what you got...

Second Period Open Thread

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Two teams in the midst of disappointing starts played a spirited, but scoreless, first period. Ovechkin involved all over the ice, for better and worse, Hendricks' night is over, Simmonds' bloody...

Tonight's Lines: Ovechkin with a playmaker, Holtby

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Caps fans get their wish... Alex Ovechkin plays with the team's leading assist man...

Caps (Finally) Get Into The Win Column

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Alex Ovechkin finally gets on the score sheet, and the Washington Capitals skate away with their first win on the season.

On Tracking Scoring Chances, Part III

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Tracking scoring chances in hockey: is it worth the effort? Well, yes and no. We take a look at the issues in a three-part series, with some thoughts on final thoughts in Part III.

On Tracking Scoring Chances, Part II

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Tracking scoring chances in hockey: is it worth the effort? Well, yes and no. We take a look at the issues in a three-part series, with some thoughts on specific plays in Part II.

On Tracking Scoring Chances, Part I

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Tracking scoring chances in hockey: is it worth the effort? Well, yes and no. We take a look at the issues in a three-part series, starting with some general thoughts in Part I.

2011-12 Rink Wrap: Mathieu Perreault

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A look at Washington Capitals forward Mathieu Perreault's 2011-12 season, with an eye on 2012-13.

2011-12 Rink Wrap: Marcus Johansson

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A look at Washington Capitals forward Marcus Johansson's 2011-12 season, with an eye on 2012-13.

2011-12 Rink Wrap: Matt Hendricks

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A look at Washington Capitals forward Matt Hendricks' 2011-12 season, with an eye on 2012-13.

Rink Roundtable: Looking Back at the 2011-12 Season

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Looking Back at the 2011-12 Washington Capitals Season and taking a look at what went wrong and what went right.

2011-12 Rink Wrap: John Carlson

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A look at Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson's 2011-12 season, with an eye on 2012-13.

2011-12 Rink Wrap: Nicklas Backstrom

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A look at Washington Capitals center Nicklas Bacsktrom's 2011-12 season, with an eye on 2012-13.

2011-12 Rink Wrap: Keith Aucoin

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A look at Washington Capitals forward Keith Aucoin's 2011-12 season, with an eye on 2012-13.

Recap: Capitals 3, Rangers 2

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[GameCenter - Ice Tracker - Game Summary - Event Summary - Faceoff Summary - Play-by-Play - Home TOI - Visitor TOI - Shift Charts - Head-to-Head - Fenwick/Corsi - Zone Starts - Fenwick Timeline] T...

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Third Period Open Thread

A couple horrific defensive efforts lead to the Caps blowing their 10th and 11th leads of the playoffs (in 11 games). Expect at least one of them to get the Bourne treatment. On the plus side, Nick...

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Second Period Open Thread

Caps dominated the Rangers in the first. They'll probably be a little disappointed it's only a one goal lead, but at least it's a lead. Gotta be ready for the Rangers to push back coming out of the...

Recap: Rangers 3, Capitals 1

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[GameCenter - Ice Tracker - Game Summary - Event Summary - Faceoff Summary - Play-by-Play - Home TOI - Visitor TOI - Shift Charts - Head-to-Head - Fenwick/Corsi - Zone Starts - Fenwick Timeline] T...

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Third Period Open Thread

The story of the first 19:55 of the second period was a horribly ineffective Caps power play followed by a third line goal for the Rangers, facing the Caps top line. And then Chimera turned on the...

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Second Period Open Thread

As predicted, the first period of the series was a tight-checking defensive battle. And if you thought the chirping was fun last series, Torts is already working the refs before the first period...

Get to Know the Rangers: The Match-Ups

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As we draw closer to the second round series between the Caps and Rangers, a look at the key match-ups to watch for.

Get to Know a Ranger: Chris Kreider

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A look at Rangers' forward Chris Kreider ahead of the second round playoff series between New York and Washington

Get to Know a Ranger: Carl Hagelin

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A look at Rangers' forward Carl Hagelin ahead of the second round playoff series between New York and Washington

Capitals/Bruins: Revisiting the Match-Ups

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The first round series between the Capitals and Bruins has been filled with intriguing match-ups - here's how they've shaken out so far.

Recap: Bruins 4, Capitals 3 (OT)

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[GameCenter - Ice Tracker - Game Summary - Event Summary - Faceoff Summary - Play-by-Play - Home TOI - Visitor TOI - Shift Charts - Head-to-Head - Fenwick/Corsi - Zone Starts - Fenwick Timeline] T...

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Overtime Open Thread

The teams trade goals late in the period, sending the game to overtime. In a series this close, it's only fitting. Go score the next goal, Alex.

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Third Period Open Thread

For 19+ minutes both teams lamented wasted opportunities. Then Brad Marchand got caught diving and Tim Thomas got caught overly aggressive, tie game. 20 minutes left, win one period.

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