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The logo and paint is now on the Winter Classic rink (JJohnson/THW)

Washington Capitals To Host 2015 Winter Classic

On Saturday morning, the Washington Capitals announced they will host the NHL Winter Classic during the 2014-15 season. Majority Owner Ted Leonsis made the formal announcement, but the Washington Post […]

by · September 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News, Washington Capitals
Philipp Grubauer has definitely earned his shot at goaltending duties in Washington, especially with Braden Holtby and Michal Neuvirth struggling. (M. Richter-Capitals Outsider)

Hershey Bears Announce Training Camp Schedule

The Hershey Bears announced their training camp schedule Friday afternoon, as NHL camps near closure. On Monday, September 23rd, Bears’ players will take physicals and have a team meeting, but […]

by · September 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Hershey Bears, Washington Capitals
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Andre Burakovsky’s Impact On Martin Erat’s Future

Every trade has its risks and rewards. Washington Capitals General Manager George McPhee made a huge one last summer when he acquired Nashville Predators forward Martin Erat for a controllable […]

by · September 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Prospects, Washington Capitals
Marcus Johansson should see ample time on offense this season as a fixture on Washington's top line. (Tom Turk/THW)

Washington Re-Signs Marcus Johansson, Capitals Current Depth Chart

Heading into training camp, the big question on Washington Capitals’ fans minds was when would RFA forward Marcus Johansson be re-signed and what would be the cost? General Manager George […]

by · September 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Hershey Bears 2013-14 Schedule: Five Great Promotions

The Hershey Bears regular season kicks off on October 5th at home, against the Adirondack Phantoms, the AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers. Giant Center has proved to be a […]

by · August 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Washington Capitals
Chara shakes hands with the winning goal scorer Ward (Greg M. Cooper-US PRESSWIRE)

Washington Capitals: Five Games To Watch in 2013-14

The Washington Capitals regular season gets started on October 1st in Chicago, as Alex Ovechkin and Braden Holtby begin the season against the Stanley Cup Champion Blackhawks. The Adam Oates […]

by · August 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Caps Back to Early Playoff Exit Status with Grabovski Signing

The DC fan base exploded with joy this past week over the Grabovski signing.  While this is an improvement in the current roster, Grabovski does nothing more that put the […]

by · August 25, 2013 · 15 comments · News, Washington Capitals
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Power Ranking the No. 1 Overall Picks From 2000-2009

Since the inception of the NHL Entry Draft, every decade has had their share of booms and busts at the No. 1 overall pick. The 80’s produced household names such […]

Pittsburgh Penguin Tanner Glass (Photo By Andy Martin Jr)

Sizing Up the Penguins’ New Divisional Foes

Though it establishes what has to be considered the most abysmal moniker in all of professional sports, the NHL’s new Metropolitan Division (hard to say it with a straight face, isn’t […]

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Capitals’ prospect Kuznetsov, already looking for exit door

With the 26th overall pick in the 2010 National Hockey League Entry Draft, the Washington Capitals are proud to select, from Chelyabinsk, Russia, Evgeny Kuznetsov.  That was then, it’s 2013 […]

by · August 1, 2013 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals: Eight Olympic Invitees To Watch

Eight Washington Capitals’ players will take part of the 2014 Winter Olympics this winter, as the hockey tournament takes place in Sochi, Russia. The Olympic break is set to run […]

by · July 30, 2013 · 1 comment · News, Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals NCAA Prospects Review

As development camp came to a close earlier this month, Washington Capitals’ fans saw a glimpse of potential NHL stars. Highlighted by forwards Tom Wilson and Riley Barber, along with […]