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  1. Need to know: Southleast curse prevails

    Scott Burnside

    At the beginning of this lockout-shortened NHL season, we projected the Southeast Division to be among the most interesting divisions in the game. Carolina and Tampa appeared to have improved, while defending champion Florida and perennial Stanley Cu...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  2. Head-scratchers continue for Blue Jackets

    Scott Burnside

    PITTSBURGH -- Still don't quite get the plan for the Columbus Blue Jackets, unless it's to ensure another season of mediocre hockey that will leave them far removed from a playoff berth yet again. A team that has struggled mightily to draft and de...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  3. 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: Washington Capitals' familiar end ...

    Scott Burnside

    For all the goodwill that hung around the Capitals this spring, another season without a Cup will nonetheless bring another offseason with significant questions, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2012
  4. First-round preview: Boston Bruins versus Washington Capitals

    Scott Burnside

    Now this is a rather interesting first-round series that you probably didn't envision way back in September, given the Capitals' dominance of the Southeast Division in recent years. But the season didn't play out the way either of these teams thought...

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2012
  5. With Bruce Boudreau out, how will Alex Ovechkin respond?

    Scott Burnside

    When Washington Capitals GM George McPhee fired coach Bruce Boudreau on Monday morning and replaced him with hard-as-nails Dale Hunter, McPhee played his final card. McPhee has handed over the keys to one of the league's most talented and successf...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  6. 2011-12 NHL season preview -- Should Bruce Boudreau be given anot...

    Scott Burnside

    After the Capitals made another early playoff exit, most believed Bruce Boudreau was done. So, how exactly did he survive to coach another day in D.C.?

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  7. 2011 NHL draft: Wrapping up the trades, trends and talk from NHL ...

    Scott Burnside

    From player trades to free-agency talk, we wrap up the action from draft weekend in St. Paul.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2011
  8. Stanley Cup playoffs: Only thing left to say after another early ...

    Scott Burnside

    Despite all of their talent and all of their expectations, the Washington Capitals again failed to deliver in the playoffs. The only thing left to say is, what a waste.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2011
  9. Stanley Cup playoffs: Washington Capitals melt when game heats up...

    Scott Burnside

    The Lightning seem to be getting stronger with every shift, as the Capitals are slowly disintegrating before our eyes.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2011
  10. Stanley Cup playoffs: Is struggling power play a sign of things t...

    Scott Burnside

    As the Capitals trail 2-0 in their series against the Lightning, it's difficult not to see similarities to last season's first-round debacle.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2011
  11. Stanley Cup playoffs: Lack of scoring weighs on Washington Capita...

    Scott Burnside

    It is the unforgiving nature of the postseason to single out the struggles of a single player as the reason for his team's failures, and Nicklas Backstrom's lack of scoring for the Capitals has been frustrating for all involved.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2011
  12. Stanley Cup Playoffs: Tampa Bay Lightning still try to proclaim W...

    Scott Burnside

    Even after shutting down the Capitals' power play and stealing home-ice advantage with a Game 1 victory, Lightning coach Guy Boucher wants everyone to think the Capitals are the superior team.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2011
  13. Second-round breakdown: Washington Capitals versus Tampa Bay Ligh...

    Scott Burnside

    You're going to hear a lot about demons being exorcised as the second round of these playoffs starts. Vancouver hopes it's gone all William Peter Blatty on the Chicago Blackhawks. The Nashville Predators did some hocus pocus on Anaheim in getting out...

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2011
  14. Stanley Cup playoffs: Washington Capitals' sloppy play gives New ...

    Scott Burnside

    New York's dramatic 3-2 victory had two faces: a smiling Rangers' face and a Capitals' face that gave away far too much.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2011
  15. New line combos for Capitals in Game 3?

    Scott Burnside

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Don't be surprised if the Washington Capitals' line combinations look a little different for Game 3 on Sunday afternoon. As he has done in the past to try and give his top players a spark, Washington coach Bruce Boudreau moved to...

    Blog | April 16, 2011
  16. Stanley Cup playoffs: Time for Washington Capitals to prove they ...

    Scott Burnside

    The Capitals have been up in a playoff series before. Now they have a chance to prove they have become a team that doesn't just talk about getting the job done, but gets it done.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2011