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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
Joel Ward

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 […]

John Carlson has quietly been building a name for himself as a very dependable d-man for the Washington Capitals.(Bridget Samuels/Flickr)

NHL’s Most Underrated Defenseman: Capitals’ John Carlson

Washington Capitals’ defenseman John Carlson made a major name for himself as a junior. Who can ever forget his amazing goal from the point in the 2010 World Junior Hockey […]

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Braden Holtby’s Contract and Other Capitals Offseason Chores

Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby just concluded the best NHL season of his career. The 25-year-old Saskatchewan native finished the regular season with a 2.22 GAA and a save percentage […]

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Don’t Blame Washington Capitals’ Stars for Series Loss

In Washington’s seven game second round playoff series defeat against the New York Rangers, a lot went according to plan. Goaltender Braden Holtby was phenomenal in net again and shined in the […]

by · May 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Mike Green (Anna Armstrong)

Where will Mike Green end up Next Season?

Mike Green’s season finished last night at Madison Square Garden, and the rumors about whether the defenseman will ink a new deal with the Washington Capitals or if he’ll get […]

by · May 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Ovechkin’s Humble Pie is Bittersweet as Capitals Bow Out in Style

What’s next for Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals after their agonizing 2-1 overtime loss to the New York Rangers in Game 7 of their Stanley Cup second round series? […]

Washington defenseman Brooks Orpik (Tom Turk/THW)

4 Reasons Why The Washington Capitals Will Beat The Rangers

The Washington Capitals take on the New York Rangers (again) Wednesday, in Game 7 of a Stanley Cup playoff series (again) but will they clam up and lose (again)? This […]