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The Puzzling Tale of Ex-Capital Alexander Semin

Former Washington Capital Alexander Semin is a puzzling yet talented player. When he was 100 percent focused and firing on all cylinders for the Capitals, Semin was amazing. Unfortunately, he […]

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Does Garrett Mitchell Have NHL Potential?

The Washington Capitals and GM Brian MacLellan completed their first free agency move on Tuesday, re-signing forward prospect Garrett Mitchell to a two-year, two-way contract. Mitchell has yet to appear […]

by · June 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Holtby, who started in Mar. 26 game against the Sabres (Tom Turk/THW)

How much is Braden Holtby Worth to the Capitals?

The Washington Capitals have some economic work to do this month. The team has a group of players due to become free agents on July 1– and the one they […]

by · June 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington’s Six Most Important Free Agents

Even as we hit the two week anniversary of the New York Rangers advancing to the third round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, it still hurts. All the Capitals needed […]

Brooks Laich in action on April 4th vs the New York Islanders. Tom Turk/THW

2 Capitals Facing Uncertain Futures: Brooks Laich and Joel Ward

Two crowd favorites for the Washington Capitals must now cautiously ponder the coming months for two different reasons. Right wing Joel Ward has the business of landing a new contract […]

by · May 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals Hindered by Limited Picks at NHL Draft

The Washington Capitals are in a pretty good spot. They just finished a good, but not great season under first-year head coach Barry Trotz and GM Brian MacLellan. Their farm […]

by · May 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: Joel Ward is Expendable

Joel Ward is set to hit free agency in a less than impressive 2015 class and will undoubtedly receive significant offers. First-year Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan needs to prioritize his […]

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Capitals’ Tom Wilson Should Quickly Reinvent Himself

The NHL is a tough league and every team needs an enforcer. The Washington Capitals have utilized a few enforcers over the years, but the current guy for the job […]

Mike Green (Anna Armstrong)

Why Washington Capitals Won’t Keep Mike Green

Defenseman Mike Green will be the best free agent option available on defense when NHL free agency gets underway on July 1st at noon. He made just over six million […]

by · May 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Even Without Championships, Alex Ovechkin Can Hold Head High

Not all redemption stories can have happy endings. This is a reality in life that seems unfortunate, but is a necessary byproduct of a system such as modern sports, where […]

Troy Brouwer might not be the flashiest player on the ice, but he certainly gets the job done. (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Troy Brouwer: Stanley Cup for Capitals ‘Hopefully Next Year’

An improved Washington Capitals player this term over last was Troy Brouwer – one of only two current Caps players who have lifted the Stanley Cup (the other is defenseman […]

by · May 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Looks to Improve Top-Six Forwards

It’s been almost exactly a year since Brian MacLellan became general manager of the Washington Capitals. The season was successful even though it ended in agonizing heartbreak. “It’s been a […]

by · May 18, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Washington Capitals