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Washington Capitals Season Preview: Not There Yet

The Washington Capitals missed the playoffs by three points last season under former coach and player Adam Oates, three measly standings points. There’s a lot that has changed in the […]

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Final Impressions From the Washington Capitals Preseason Games

The Washington Capitals have concluded the 2014 NHL preseason.  The games that ultimately did not matter are in the history books and now the upcoming games starting Thursday against Montreal […]

by · October 6, 2014 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: Filling Out the Defense

The Washington Capitals have nine healthy defensemen entering their final preseason game against the Carolina Hurricanes Sunday night. Russian born blue liner Dmitry Orlov will miss the start of the […]

by · October 5, 2014 · 2 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals Prospect Report: September 2014

The National Hockey League regular season gets underway Wednesday night in Boston, along with a few other games on the docket. Other leagues have gotten started prior to the NHL, […]

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

Brooks Laich: Washington Capitals 2014-15 Player Preview

Brooks Laich played two straight full 82 game seasons prior to the NHL lockout from 2010-12. The 31 year old Canadian averaged 16 goals per season and totaled 89 points […]

by · October 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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The Solution to the Washington Capitals Second Line Centre Hole: Bobby Ryan

Should the Washington Capitals Trade For Bobby Ryan? Bobby Ryan is one of the NHL’s most electric players.  The 27-year old Cherry Hill, NJ native was drafted second overall in […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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5 Things You Must Know About the Winter Classic

Last September, the NHL announced the Washington Capitals would host the 2015 Winter Classic. A long waiting period ensued until the Chicago Blackhawks were named the Capitals’ opponent in June, […]

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2014-2015 Washington Capitals Player Projections: Defensemen and Goaltenders

How Will the Washington Capitals Defensemen and Goaltenders Perform in 2014-2015? We are in the midst of training camp for the Washington Capitals.  The preseason has already begun and the […]

by · September 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: Five Things To Watch During Preseason

The Washington Capitals preseason schedule began Sunday afternoon at Verizon Center, as Barry Trotz made his debut behind the Washington bench. This preseason doesn’t have an enormous amount of open […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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John Carlson: Washington Capitals 2014-15 Player Preview

Consistency is something that is valuable in the NHL.  If there has been one bright spot on the Capitals blueline for the past several years, it has been John Carlson.  […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Nicklas Backstrom: Best Contract in the NHL?

Locking up your best players is a priority for every National Hockey League General Manager. The Chicago Blackhawks recently extended forwards Jonathon Toews and Patrick Kane to mega contracts this […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
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Mike Green: Washington Capitals 2014-15 Player Preview

It was a slow year for Mike Green in 2013-2014.  After a few years of shortened seasons due to injuries, Green was only twelve games shy of playing an entire […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals