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2012-13 NHL regular season predictions: Eastern Conference

August is the time of the year where things are very slow regarding NHL news, especially since the free agency “frenzy” has cooled down and that NHL training camps are […]

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Washington Capitals Sign 2012 First-Round Pick, Thomas Wilson

With the 16th overall pick in the 2012 National Hockey League Entry Draft, the Washington Capitals are proud to select from Plymouth of the Ontario Hockey League, Thomas Wilson. Such words […]

Washington Capitals move on to Round Two (Tom Turk / THW)

Caps bring back familiar face in Calle Johansson

When the Washington Capitals hired Adam Oates as Head Coach this summer, the search immediately started to find the ideal assistant coaches to ultimately help in guiding Oates through his […]

by · July 19, 2012 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
Mike Green is focused on the task at hand (Tom Turk/THW)

Caps Update: Ribeiro In, Green Signs, Johansson Named Assistant Coach

Takes A Ribbing, Keeps On Ticking The Caps traded yet another draft pick and prospect Cody Eakin to the Stars for veteran center Mike Ribeiro. He had spent the past […]

by · July 19, 2012 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
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Why Alexander Semin Deserves A Second Chance

Follow @DavidOConnor95 There are many question marks surrounding the name of Alexander Semin, and most of them seem to revolve around the word risk. Now, the problem with this risk […]

Washington Capitals Leave Stingrays to Partner With Reading Royals

Washington Capitals Leave Stingrays to Partner With Reading Royals

The eight-year marriage between the Washington Capitals/Hershey Bears and the ECHL’s South Carolina Stingrays has come to an end. The Bears and Capitals are cutting ties with their affiliate and […]

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Semin, Hurricanes Could Be a Good Match

The Carolina Hurricanes are in need of a quality goal-scorer to round out their top-six. Alex Semin is looking for a chance at redemption. Potential risks notwithstanding, bringing these two […]

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Capitals Extend Beagle for Three Years

As much as Beagle enjoyed fine tuning his game under Dale Hunter, he is equally as excited about playing for new head coach Adam Oates.

by · July 7, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals Sign Jack Hillen

The Washington Capitals’ newest acquisition for the Blue Line, Jack Hillen, spoke to the media today of his excitement about joining a winning team in Washington. The Capitals signed Hillen […]

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12 Cool Washington Capitals Trading Cards

It’s All About The Cardboard, Baby The off-season is upon us and with no new games to watch I have found that I am looking for other avenues to feed […]

(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