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Wilson Ready to Make Strong Impact This Season

Wilson Ready to Make Strong Impact This Season

September 17th, 2017 BALLSTON - Upon his return to Kettler Capitals Iceplex for his fifth NHL season, Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson affirmed that one of the best parts of the start of training camp is reuniting with his team. "It's probably one of the highlights when you come back after the summer," Wilson...
From Australia to DC, Nathan Walker Closing in on NHL

From Australia to DC, Nathan Walker Closing in on NHL

September 16th, 2017 At the age of two, Nathan Walker and his family moved from the United Kingdom to live in Sydney, Australia. Though the nation has just 30 ice rinks, this was where Walker found his love and passion for hockey, through watching his older brother play and seeing the 1992 movie, "The Mighty...

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Capitals Forwards to Watch at Training Camp

As the offseason winds down, the Washington Capitals are kicking off the 2017-18 campaign with a completely different-looking roster. Washington lost a number of key players this offseason; Justin Williams, Kevin Shattenkirk, Karl Alzner and Daniel Winnik opted for free agency, Nate Schmidt was... September 5th, 2017

Less Pressure Will Equal Capitals Playoff Success

Pressure is defined as "the stress or urgency of matters demanding attention"  in Merriam-Webster's dictionary. Successful teams in the NHL are measured by how well they deal with pressure, especially in the playoffs. A sense of urgency and dealing with stress may seem so simple to accomplish... August 30th, 2017

Washington Capitals: 2017-18 Bold Predictions

Over the next couple of months, The Hockey Writers will be releasing a series of bold predictions. Team by team, this series will take shape as we look at some of the more questionable possibilities that could come into fruition during the 2017-18 season. For two years in a row now, the... August 28th, 2017

Can Vrana Earn a Permanent Spot in Washington?

Jakub Vrana is perhaps the Washington Capitals' top forward prospect, but he hasn't been able to fully adjust to the NHL level and become a permanent fixture in the lineup. That could change this season. The former 13th overall pick has taken the time to develop and transition to the North... August 28th, 2017

What It Will Take for Tom Wilson to Move Up?

The Washington Capitals may have lost key players to free agency this offseason, but they believe the pieces they already have can help carry them closer to the Stanley Cup. Coming into this season, Washington will be relying on their roster, as well as their prospects, to step up and fill the... August 24th, 2017

Kuznetsov Could Become the Capitals' First-Line Center

When it comes to the Washington Capitals' roster, the team has strong depth down the middle. Not only do they have one of the league's top centers in Nicklas Backstrom leading the charge, but they also have a young star in Evgeny Kuznetsov, who is on the rise and already ranking among the NHL's... August 22nd, 2017