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(Tom Turk/THW) Eddie Ellis could turn into a similar player to Jeff Halpern.

Halpern enjoyed second stint with Capitals. Set to become UFA

When the Washington Capitals were eliminated by the New York Rangers this past spring in the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, it ended a season full of anxiety, early disappointment, as well […]

by · July 1, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Uncategorized, Washington Capitals
Dennis Wideman is a solid puck moving defenceman (Tom Turk/THW).

Caps Update: Oates In, Wideman Out, Evason to Milwaukee Admirals

Back In The Saddledome Again Caps blueliner Dennis Wideman was traded to the Calgary Flames in return for a fifth round draft pick and the rights to minor league prospect […]

by · June 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals, WHL
If the Capitals commit to defense, the roster has to change (Tom Turk/THW)

Capitals Name Adam Oates Head Coach

From behind the bench during the Stanley Cup Finals as an assistant coach of the New Jersey Devils, to the Hockey hall of Fame all in the month of June, […]

by · June 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
Mike Ribeiro (Dinur/flickr)

Capitals Acquire Ribeiro; Add Skill and Grit in 1st Round

PITTSBURGH — Last night the Washington Capitals traded forward Cody Eakin and a 2nd round pick (54th overall) in this year’s entry draft to the Dallas Stars in exchange for forward […]

by · June 23, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
THW 2012 Mock Draft- Round 1

THW 2012 Mock Draft- Round 1

With the draft fast approaching writers here at THW are getting into draft mode. Our writers are acting as GMs of the teams they cover throughout the season. 1. Edmonton […]

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The Top Five Washington Capitals Goalies

Goaltender has been the weakest position for the Capitals over the course of their existence.  The team has generated Hall of Fame forwards and defenceman. Lamentably, no netminder of superior […]

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What Does Vokoun Trade Mean for Pittsburgh and Fleury?

Tomas Vokoun was signed to a two-year deal worth an average of $2 million annually to provide Penguins management and coaches with options.

Vokoun was traded to the Penguins for a 7th round pick (Tom Turk / THW)

Tomas Vokoun Traded to the Penguins, Signs Two-Year Contract

Tomas Vokoun had made it clear that he would not be returning to the Washingon Capitals next year, so it was really only a matter of time before he was […]

by · June 4, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals
Alex Ovechkin, Brooks Laich, who defines the Washington Capitals? (Tom Turk/THW)

The Top Ten Washington Capitals Wingers

The Caps have had some great wingers in their time. Some are Hall of Famers, some are team record setters while others are current superstars. In compiling and grading this […]

Ilya Kovalchuk was one of Lamoriello's bold moves (Icon SMI)

Kovalchuk is What Ovechkin Needs To Be

Alexander Ovechkin and Ilya Kovalchuk have something in common. They are both left wingers from Russia who were drafted first overall and signed to over decade-long contracts. Strangely enough they […]

Mike Green (Anna Armstrong)

The Top Ten Washington Capitals Defencemen

The Washington Capitals were blessed at the defenceman position. Among their rank are Hall of Famers, a two-time Norris Trophy winner, record setters and men who have made an impact upon the […]

Laich, who scored the game-winner in his 500th career game against the Senators. (Tom Turk/THW)

The Top Ten Washinton Capitals Centers

The Washington Capitals have had excellent talent at center since their inception in 1974. Some were drafted, some came in trades and one was truly home-grown. In compiling and ranking […]