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Alex Ovechkin may be headed to the Draftstreet E.R. - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Three Capitals Will Play in Sochi, Who Got Snubbed?

It won’t come as a surprise to anyone, but there will be three Washington Capitals participating in what may very well be the last Olympic games where NHL stars are […]

by · January 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Buffalo Sabres: The Week Ahead

Buffalo Sabres: The Week Ahead

It’s weird, a team can feel like it’s making huge strides yet not moving forward at all. The Sabres seem to be a much better team of late, going 5-3-2 […]

Capitals Yet to Beat Quality Opponent

Capitals Yet to Beat Quality Opponent

The Washington Capitals have yet to beat a quality team eleven games into the season. They have a chance to correct that tonight at the Vancouver Canucks, but will need […]

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The Manic Depressive Capitals, and the Slow Road to Recovery

When Bruce Boudreau was named Head Coach of the Capitals in the Fall of 2007, it marked the beginning of a new era in Washington: An Era of Extremes. From […]

by · October 18, 2013 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Caps Can’t Coast in Metropolitan Division

Caps Can’t Coast in Metropolitan Division

One of the greatest mysteries of the past few years in the NHL was how the Washington Capitals could experience such amazing regular season success only to collapse in new […]

by · October 15, 2013 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
Capitals defenseman Jack Hillen leaves a game due to injury on October 3rd, 2013.

Braden Holtby Still The Capitals Starter, Hillen Injured

The Washington Capitals (1-1) erased a 4-1 deficit Thursday night, picking up their first win of the season in their home opener in a victory over the Calgary Flames. Captain […]

by · October 4, 2013 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Ovechkin's Capitals have posted a 5-6-1 record against the West this season (Tom Turk/THW)

Washington Capitals Roster Preview: Forwards

The Washington Capitals begin their 2013-14 regular season with a tough loss in Chicago against the Blackhawks. They boast a strong group for forwards this year, with two above average […]

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 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Looking Back On Round 1 As NY Prepare For B’s

It was a frightening first round series for New York Ranger fans. Down 2-0 to start the series, and down 3-2 after a game five OT loss, the Rangers found […]

by · May 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers
Alex Ovechkin may be headed to the Draftstreet E.R. - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Washington Capitals Player Grades: April 2013

The Washington Capitals first round series against the New York Rangers is off to a thunderous start, with the team from the nation’s capital taking the first two games in […]

by · May 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals Clinch Division, Ovechkin Stays Hot

Washington Capitals Clinch Division, Ovechkin Stays Hot

It was the 175th consecutive sell-out crowd at Verizon Center. Everyone in attendance was well aware of what was at stake; if the Washington Capitals knocked off the Winnipeg Jets […]

by · April 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals
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Ovechkin Scores Twice, Capitals Control Their Own Destiny

After jumping out to a 4-0 lead for the third time in their last four games, the Washington Capitals held on to beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-1 in Quebec Saturday […]

by · April 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Washington Capitals