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Zac Boyer

Zac Boyer

Zac Boyer is a sports writer at The Washington Times. Before joining in October 2013, he covered the Washington Redskins for The Free Lance-Star in Fredericksburg, Va. for parts of three seasons and spent the previous five years at the Hartford Courant. A University of Connecticut graduate, he can be reached at zboyer@washingtontimes.com.

 

Articles by Zac Boyer

Washington Capitals center Jay Beagle, right, celebrates his goal with Jason Chimera (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche, Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Resiliency late in games becoming key to Capitals' torrid pace

With a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday, Washington won a game in regulation by one goal for the fifth time since Dec. 4, when it began its current stretch of earning a point in 17 of its last 18 games. Published January 13, 2015

Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt will miss six-to-eight weeks with a broken left shoulder blade following a collision while playing for the Hershey Bears on Sunday. (Associated Press)

Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt to miss 6-to-8 weeks

Defenseman Nate Schmidt will miss six to eight weeks after being diagnosed with a broken left shoulder blade following a collision while playing for the Hershey Bears on Sunday, the Washington Capitals announced. Published January 12, 2015

**FILE** Members of the Washington Nationals warm up at Space Coast Stadium during spring training baseball, Thursday, March 1, 2012, in Viera, Fla. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

New Nationals spring training site gains traction after land swap

The mayor of West Palm Beach announced Monday that the city will negotiate a land swap with greater Palm Beach County that could allow the Nationals and Astros to begin planning the construction of a long-awaited spring training facility. Published January 5, 2015