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Video: Moving Past an Ugly Loss

In the second edition of our daily video updates, Tarik discusses the news out of Kettler Capitals Iceplex following the Capitals' 4-3 loss to the Rangers in Game 1, including a tough decision ahead for Coach Bruce Boudreau.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  April 16, 2009; 2:41 PM ET
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Hey, when's the first game of the playoffs?

Man, the saintex misses windjammer.

Posted by: saintex | April 16, 2009 2:42 PM | Report abuse

mikebrady1 also misses windjammer, but not necessarily the 21 game salute. And defensive man...still laughing!

Posted by: mikebrady1 | April 16, 2009 2:47 PM | Report abuse

Great Story...Compelling and Rich

Posted by: SA-Town | April 16, 2009 2:48 PM | Report abuse

Tarik, why would Bruce announce the goalie starter, even if he knew who it was? Why not keep the Rangers on their toes?

Posted by: alagarts | April 16, 2009 2:52 PM | Report abuse

@Mike Brady

Oct 10 Atl 7-4
Oct 28 Dallas 6-5
Nov 18 5-6 NJ
Nov 19 6-4 Anaheim

I stopped there because it was a waste of my get the trend though

Posted by: lylewimbledon | April 16, 2009 2:52 PM | Report abuse

Remember when we lost 7-1 in Philly? That was great. The world ended. I don't remember anything that happened after that...thinking, thinking...

Posted by: saintex | April 16, 2009 2:54 PM | Report abuse


Well, if I take you literally -- you still have only cited one example of the 6-5 win variety and none of the 7-6. But I'll concede the general point you were making, just cause I should.

Posted by: mikebrady1 | April 16, 2009 2:57 PM | Report abuse

I like Tarik and everything, but can you guys get Katie todo the WebCam updates :)

Posted by: TJ2008 | April 16, 2009 2:59 PM | Report abuse

And defensive man...still laughing!

Posted by: mikebrady1 | April 16, 2009 2:47 PM |

Do you have something to say?

Posted by: richmondphil | April 16, 2009 3:06 PM | Report abuse

Good luck, Caps, in game 2. Yes, I'll admit I'm worried since Murphy's Law seems to have affected the team since I've started following them (since 1975).

With a morning of perspective, I recall some other teams that Murphy's Law seemed to affect also. Boston Red Sox who seemed to make losing 7 game World Series into an art form. Hadn't won a series in a century. Then they were down 3 games to none to none other than the hated Yankees. My elder daughter, at Boston U at the time, was saying the Sox would come back and win. And they did. It was poetic justice. And now one of the teams they blew a series to, the NY Mets, have choked two years in a row.

Ane then there was the California Angels. They always seem to miss out on the series. Plus they were dogged by injuries and had more players die in car accidents, shootings, and the like. And then they finally won a series and beat the hated Yankees to get there.

Things have to turn around for the Caps. In an ironic note, Varlamov shares the same uniform number as one of my all time favorite California Angels players (#40) along with Slavic heritage.

Posted by: CapsFan75 | April 16, 2009 3:11 PM | Report abuse


Here are my thoughts on your web cam broadcasts:

Your first one was good, this time you were too close to the camera. I think if you even be father than in the 1st, it would be better.

If you have time, would be nice to make it more interactive, like Katie asking you questions.

I think the distance to camera that Vogel and Scretch have is good, but you can be closer. This time it was too close. Get another mic and put it on your shirt so that you don't have to speak into the camera.

Posted by: CodePoetry | April 16, 2009 3:12 PM | Report abuse

judging by the video "quality", the Post couldn't spring for a web cam over $30?! jeez...

Posted by: sargeantmofo | April 16, 2009 3:37 PM | Report abuse

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