Washington Capitals

Just two weeks ago, the Washington Capitals defeated the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place with a dominating 5-2 victory. Sunday marks the second and final time these two teams face off against each other this season. “Everything’s still fresh,” Capitals forward T.J. Oshie said. “I’m sure there’s still emotions from what’s left over from that
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Though Washington Capitals forward Jay Beagle has suited up for a number of rivalry games over his 10-year NHL career, he said the anticipation and excitement of each one never fade, not even with time. “It’s always exciting to play against these guys. It’s always a good game,” Beagle said. “You know that they always
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As they push for success to kick off the month of October, the Washington Capitals will square off against the Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday, with their ongoing rivalry and memories of Game 7 still fresh in mind. “Just hatred,” Barry Trotz jokingly said when asked what the Capitals face heading into Wednesday’s matchup. “You hate the
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BALLSTON – For the Washington Capitals, there is no such thing as easing into training camp. Once the clock hit 9:30 a.m. Friday, the first group of Capitals skaters found themselves on the ice and jumping straight into drills. By the end of the first day of camp, there was a broken pane of plexiglass
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With training camp around the corner, the Washington Capitals find themselves with questions. Can their young, promising prospects fill the voids on their main roster left by high-scorers like Marcus Johansson and Justin Williams? And more importantly, if they can’t, what’s the next step? For general manager Brian MacLellan, the answer lies in professional tryouts.
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As the offseason winds down, the Washington Capitals are kicking off the 2017-18 campaign with a completely different-looking roster. Washington lost a number of key players this offseason; Justin Williams, Kevin Shattenkirk, Karl Alzner and Daniel Winnik opted for free agency, Nate Schmidt was taken by Vegas in the expansion draft and Marcus Johansson was
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This past season was one that definitely seemed like “the year” for the Washington Capitals. Not only did they clinch their division and the Eastern Conference, dominating all of their opponents throughout the year, they also took home their second consecutive Presidents’ Trophy. Despite all of their regular season accomplishments, Washington’s historic year came to
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This off-season the Washington Capitals lost a number of their players to free agency and the trade market. However, no area of the team suffered more than their blue line. The Capitals lost long-time defenseman Karl Alzner and puck-mover Kevin Shattenkirk to free agency and lost one of their most promising blueliners in Nate Schmidt to
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The Washington Capitals and goaltender Philipp Grubauer have agreed to terms on a one-year contract worth $1.5 million as reported by Isabelle Khurshudyan on Thursday. Grubauer was eligible for arbitration but elected to forego that process as he and the team were already close to a deal. Additionally, as Khurshudyan mentioned, Grubauer did not want the
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In a late trade on Sunday, the New Jersey Devils have acquired former Washington Capital Marcus Johansson for a second round pick (previously owned by Florida) and third round pick (previously owned by Toronto). Capitals trade forward Marcus Johansson to the Devils for 2nd & 3rd round picks. More: https://t.co/ar4JW6NYxy pic.twitter.com/3yx1X4S66E — TSN (@TSN_Sports) July 3,
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The Washington Capitals kicked off development camp at Kettler Capitals Iceplex Tuesday, showcasing their prospects and newer draft picks for the first time this offseason. With this year’s camp comes a wave of returning players and newcomers, and each of them come with something to prove. While big-name prospects like Madison Bowey and Christian Djoos are
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The Washington Capitals and forward T.J. Oshie have agreed to terms on a contract extension that will keep the veteran forward in Washington for the next eight years. The deal comes with a cap hit of $5.75 million and takes one of the top potential free agents from July 1 off the board just ahead
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The Washington Capitals unveiled their expansion protection list Sunday, and though they have protected many of their superstars, they still had to leave a number of critical players exposed. Alex Ovechkin, Flyers vs Capitals, Dec. 21, 2017 (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) The Capitals prioritized protecting their stars, Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Evgeny Kuznetsov,
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It’s going to be a busy couple of weeks in Washington. Today we’re covering the Capitals on our list of players that fans of the Golden Knights should know. We didn’t include Alexander Ovechkin, whose name has been linked to a new club every couple of days or so. Vegas general manager George McPhee made
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From the eighth seed in the Western Conference to the Stanley Cup Final, the Nashville Predators have provided hockey fans with a wild ride through the 2017 NHL Playoffs. In doing so, the Predators have received contributions from just about everyone in the lineup en route to the franchise’s first chance to take home the
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Another playoff series between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins has come and gone, and once more the Penguins won and advanced. Phrases such as, “They’ve got the Caps’ number” abounded in the aftermath, as did observations like, “Alex Ovechkin just can’t win the big one.” It is hard to argue otherwise, given the history
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