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Washington Capitals: Filling Out the Defense

The Washington Capitals have nine healthy defensemen entering their final preseason game against the Carolina Hurricanes Sunday night. Russian born blue liner Dmitry Orlov will miss the start of the […]

by · October 5, 2014 · 2 comments · Washington Capitals
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Washington Capitals in Contract Years: Part 1

Predictions for the Washington Capitals’ upcoming season are commonplace, and most of them revolve around the opening night lineup. However, the roster could look radically different this time next year. […]

by · August 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Trotz and Orpik Versus Capitals Fans and Media

The Case of Barry Trotz and Brooks Orpik Versus the Capitals Fans and Media video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player There has been lots of controversy lately in Washington as the […]

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Washington Capitals Extend Braden Holtby, John Erskine

The Washington Capitals announced on Monday that they have resigned goalie Braden Holtby and defenceman John Erskine. What does this mean for the others?

by · February 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Trades Contracts and Transactions, Washington Capitals
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Mike Knuble Once Again Flourishing With Flyers

When Scott Hartnell went down with a foot injury last month, the Philadelphia Flyers were left with a hole at the forward position.  After learning Hartnell would be out for […]

by · February 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
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Capitals Defensemen John Erskine Will Sit For Three

When the Washington Capitals welcome Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Verizon Center at 12:30pm today, they will do so without veteran defensemen John Erskine. The 32 year […]

by · February 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Suspensions, Washington Capitals
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It Could Be Worse: Caps Still Have Improvements, Yet Ways To Go

Not that the world is in need of a reminder here, but the Caps have struggled heavily of late and are now on a four-game losing streak after a 2-1 […]

by · December 1, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals
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Capitals Hockey, It’s Still Not Cup Or Bust

The Caps have more flexibility with their contracts. In signing his players, McPhee has built himself out-clauses of sorts by the timing and length of the deals. The young defensemen can get contracts as the older ones move out, and the core pieces of the offense are already locked up.

by · October 21, 2011 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals