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

Capitals Injury Report

Laich Effect  For some time now, National Hockey League teams have categorized mild to severe injuries as upper and lower body. Sometimes, the full extent of a players’ injury, may […]

by · April 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Ovechkin-Backstrom-Johansson One of NHL’s Best Lines

For a moment, try to forget the fact that Alexander Ovechkin has scored 13 goals in his last 10 games. Forget that he is second in the NHL with 23 […]

by · April 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
Martin Erat (Icon SMI)

Grading Martin Erat’s Debut, Capitals Performance Against the Isles

Martin Erat’s debut for the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center on Thursday evening was just fine. Though he did not tally a point on the stat sheet, his presence […]

by · April 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Capitals Acquire Forwards Martin Erat and Michael Latta from Nashville

The Washington Capitals have acquired forwards Martin Erat and Michael Latta from the Nashville Predators. It was announced late this afternoon by vice president and general manager George McPhee. Erat, […]

by · April 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals Player Grades: March 2013

The Washington Capitals (17-17-2) had a big month of March, as they became playoff contenders on trade deadline day. Captain Alex Ovehckin found his groove like the good old days […]

by · April 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals Closing In On Playoff Spot

The Washington Capitals earned a 5-3 comeback win over the free-falling Carolina Hurricanes Tuesday night, as Nicklas Backstrom recorded four assists and Captain Alex Ovechkin potted two goals and an […]

by · April 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals Sign Schmidt, Re-Sign Hillen

The Washington Capitals made four moves on Sunday, as two will have an effect at the NHL level directly and the other two moves change up the Hershey Bears’ roster […]

by · April 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals Poised to Make a Playoff Push

After a rough start to a year that saw the Washington Capitals begin 2-8-1, the boys from DC only sit four points back of the Southeast Division lead. The Capitals […]

by · April 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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How Will Eric Fehr’s Injury Affect the Capitals?

  When Eric Fehr gets into the goal column on the stat sheet, the Washington Capitals are a tough team to beat. In fact, in 2013, Washington is 5-0-0 when […]

by · March 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Injury Report, Washington Capitals
Mike Ribeiro (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Washington Capitals: Alternatives To Mike Ribeiro

The Washington Capitals (15-17-1) currently find themselves in a bind as the April 3rd trade deadline quickly approaches. The Alex Ovechkin led Capitals trail the eighth seed New York Rangers […]

by · March 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Capital Gains

The writing was on the wall for net-minder Braden Holtby and the Washington Capitals prior to departing for Winnipeg, Manitoba. Somehow, find a way to play the type of hockey that will […]

by · March 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · 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)

The Best Goalie In The AHL Is…

The Washington Capitals have made their mark by drafting goalies in recent years that quickly attain success at the pro level. They are currently led in net by 2008 fourth […]

by · March 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals