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Corey Masisak

Corey Masisak

Articles by Corey Masisak

Semin, Vanek among NHL elite

Any list of the NHL's most gifted offensive players will include the usual suspects - Alex Ovechkin, Sidney Crosby, Vincent Lecavalier. Published November 1, 2008

Capitals’ Poti gets back on the ice

Washington Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau would like to limit Mike Green's time on the ice - at least a little bit - but that probably isn't possible until Tom Poti returns. Published October 31, 2008

Patient Nylander boosts Caps

Michael Nylander waited and then waited some more, playing a game of chicken with Nashville Predators goaltender Dan Ellis. Published October 29, 2008

Semin salvages road swing

Alexander Semin is now tied with countryman Evgeni Malkin for the NHL scoring lead with 14 points, and none has been bigger than No. 14. Published October 26, 2008

Caps’ struggles start with Ovechkin

When Bruce Boudreau watched video of his team's recent loss in Calgary, he noticed something when Alex Ovechkin had the puck. Published October 25, 2008

Cap can take punch

Bradley's tough play helps Washington rebound. Published October 23, 2008

Slow start no problem

Caps' Backstrom says scoring slump will end soon. Published October 22, 2008

Long journey worth it for Caps’ Sloan

Tyler Sloan's father, Fred, drove 36 hours from the family's home in Calgary, Alberta, to Hershey, Pa., to spend a few days watching his son play in the American Hockey League. Published October 21, 2008

Johnson’s efforts not quite enough

Thanks to Brent Johnson's stellar goaltending, the Washington Capitals held a lead into the third period Saturday night. Published October 19, 2008

Penalty-kill woes plaguing Capitals

Before Friday night, no team in the NHL had allowed more power-play goals than the Washington Capitals. Published October 18, 2008

Caps rally for ‘character’ win over Penguins

Alex Ovechkin has been through plenty of painful losses to the Pittsburgh Penguins, so when his team completed an improbable rally from three goals down to win Thursday night, he was ready to celebrate. Published October 17, 2008

In NHL, Keeping players is tough

First, the hometown kid and the cult hero left town. In the following days, the prize fighter, the agitator, the backup goalie who saved the season, the training camp long shot and the captain's high-flying sidekick all joined the exodus. Published October 16, 2008

Luongo is no match for Capitals

Some nights, Roberto Luongo is good enough to lead his Vancouver Canucks to victory despite a large disparity in shots. Published October 14, 2008

Capitals try a different kind of hat trick

Brooks Laich sat at his stall, surrounded by about a dozen media members shortly after Saturday night's 4-2 win over Chicago at Verizon Center. Published October 13, 2008

Team on the rebound

The Washington Capitals put last season behind them and earned their first win of this season. Published October 12, 2008

The time is now for Capitals to win big

There is no new practice facility to move into or jerseys to unveil this season. There are no new coaches and systems to adapt to or playoff jitters to overcome. Published October 10, 2008

Capitals’ Ovechkin rising in world fame

At 23, the kid from Moscow isn't a kid anymore, and he is fast on a path to becoming more than just one of the world's top hockey players. Published October 9, 2008