August 26th, 2016 In News, Washington Capitals 0 comments

Two-time Stanley Cup and Gagarin Cup champion, Slava Kozlov played his farewell game in his hometown Voskresensk a few days ago but guess who stole the show in spite of the presence of a number of NHL superstars?Alex Ovechkin, of course. Kozlov organized a lineup full of current and past NHL stars and decided to give all the game's proceedings...

August 14th, 2016 In News, Top Stories, Washington Capitals 0 comments

It’s been nearly 11 years since Alex Ovechkin first suited up for the Washington Capitals to make his NHL debut. After being drafted by the Capitals first overall in the 2004 NHL Draft, he debuted with the franchise in the 2005-06 season playing 81 games that season notching 52 goals and 106 points - eventually going on to win the Calder trophy...

August 12th, 2016 In Capitals Transactions, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The warning signs for the looming end of Michael Latta’s time with the Washington Capitals came early when he became a healthy scratch when other Caps players came back onto the roster after recovering from injuries. When he stopped seeing ice time in late February, it was clear that the Caps hadn’t found a spot for him in their lineup and...

August 9th, 2016 In Capitals Management, Long Read, Washington Capitals 0 comments

A few weeks ago, reports came out that new Las Vegas General Manager George McPhee sought Washington's permission to interview Ross Mahoney for the vacant assistant general manager position. Considering that McPhee was the Capitals' General Manager for 17 years before current GM Brian McClellan, it would be understandable why getting Mahoney would...

August 9th, 2016 In Washington Capitals 0 comments

The offseason is winding down, and the Washington Capitals have had a quiet, but productive one. They've acquired Lars Eller, who should slot in as their third-line centre, and the additions of Brett Connolly and Brad Malone should fill out the bottom-six. However, they have one piece of unfinished business, and that is re-signing defenseman...

July 27th, 2016 In Capitals Management, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The 2016 NHL off-season is just about halfway over at this point in July, and the Washington Capitals seem poised to enter the season with the roster that they have made minor adjustments to this summer. The organization made one major trade, acquiring their much-needed third-line center in Lars Eller from the Montreal Canadiens. They made several...

July 26th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The Washington Capitals made an easy selection in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, taking sharp-shooting Russian Alex Ovechkin first-overall. Since then, he's gone from a young, bright-eyed sniper to a reckless, unpredictable and dynamic goal scorer, as well as the face of the Capitals' franchise. With messy hair, a full beard, a missing tooth and...

July 24th, 2016 In Capitals Management, Editor's Choice, Top Stories, Washington Capitals 0 comments

When the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft rolls around following the 2016-17 season, the Capitals and 29 other current NHL organizations will lose one player to the new franchise based in Las Vegas, Nevada. For the Capitals, however, their biggest loss may come off of the ice. On Friday, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman shared some news that many...

July 22nd, 2016 In Capitals Management, Washington Capitals 0 comments

In the midst of a relatively quiet off-season, the Washington Capitals already have a pretty good idea of what their lineup will look like heading into the 2016-17 season. This is perfectly understandable given that their season ended at the hands of the eventual Stanley Cup champions, after a hard-fought series between arguably the league's two...

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