Bobby_orr

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  • joined Nov 26, 2008
  • last login Mar 23, 2014
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Do Coaching Changes Really Make a Difference?

At the end of last Saturday’s Japer’s Rink Radio, Pepper said that he hoped Bruce would be fired if for no other reason than it would give him hope for next season. And that got me to wondering,...

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Does Boudreau have enough experience to win a Cup?

In all the discussions/explanations as to why the Caps have failed in the playoffs over the past three seasons, experience (or lack thereof) always seems to be in the forefront. Whether it’s that...

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Why this year's team is better prepared for the playoffs

While the Caps made a decent playoff run last season, the feeling among many was that they were still a little too young and overmatched against the Penguins' age and playoff experience. In other...

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Is the President's Trophy a Jinx?

  You hear it all the time. Don't win the President's Trophy, it's the kiss of death. And to support their argument, the critics point to the San Jose Sharks who finished first overall last year...

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All DirecTV subscribers, time is running out

The NHL is mounting a big campaign to bring direct pressure from fans on DirecTV to end this stallmate with Versus. In case you're not aware, the Caps opening game against Boston is exclusively on...

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It's Official: Caps working on deal to move Nylander to Europe

Michael Nylander has arrived, according to Coach Bruce Boudreau. But how long the veteran will remain in Washington is unclear. Boudreau acknowledged that Nylander and the Caps are actively...

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Nylander house in Potomac is on the rental market

The discussion in this morning's Friday Clips about Nylander got me wondering if his home was still for sale. Sure enough, it apparently is . However, in my search for the real estate listings I...

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Backstrom isn't a top 50 player...at least according to Fanhouse

  If you’ve been following AOL’s Fanhouse countdown of the top 50 players in the NHL, you’ve probably been wondering where our Nik Backstrom was going to end up. After Alex Semin came in at 28 and...

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Eric Fehr, a Corsi Superstar

First off, a big h/t to The Puck Stops Here (TPSH) on Kukla’s Korner for all this data. I’m hardly an expert on Corsi Ratings, but they do seem to present a different perspective that a lot of...

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Why the Pens win should make Caps fans happy

In his Ted’s Take blog, Leonsis loudly declared that Pittsburgh’s Stanley Cup win meant nothing to the Caps. Maybe he was just trying to lessen the sting of the Pens victory, but, in reality,...

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Jay Leach leaves Caps

We talked about the possible replacement of one or both of Bruce's assistants in an earlier  Fanpost and it looks like the Caps were listening. Assistant Coach Jay Leach will not return to the...

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Is it time to change assistant coaches?

Yesterday, I posted the column from Kevin Paul Dupont suggesting that it might be time for Bruce Boudreau to go, which just about everyone, including myself, thought was absurd. So now, I'm going...

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Time for Bruce to Go?

The reviews are starting to come in on Bruce's coaching in the Pens series and some of them are downright ugly. I usually like what Kevin Dupont writes but I can't agree with his take which is...

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Ovechkin Talks Smack on King Henrik

"He won three games and I think it's nuts for him," Ovechkin said Monday. "He can't win every game like that if the team doesn't help him. It's going to be hard for him to stop the puck and have...

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If the Caps need inspiration, they can look to their farm team

"One week ago at this time, things were looking bleak for the South Carolina Stingrays. After procuring nine wins in their final ten regular season contests, including four straight against their...

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Who'd Have Thunk It? The Caps have been playing good hockey.

You'd never know it from all the fan carping (myself included) , but it turns out that the Caps have been pretty damn good over the last month of the season. Based on these stats laid out by Mike...

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Should we be worried how the Caps are finishing the season? History says "maybe not".

The big worry in DC these days is that the Caps are coasting into the playoffs and, consequently, won’t be able to turn on the intensity once the second season begins. With that in mind, I thought...

Bradley's Revenge

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Bradley's Revenge

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Guess the Team

"Last night, the ***** showed they're a more desperate bunch than the suddenly soft *******. The **** had more team speed. They blasted the ******* off the puck. Most important, they dominated the...

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