Capitals Prospects Weekend Recap: Connor McMichael, Alaksei Protas Remain Hot In CHL Action


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It’s been a busy month of September for many of the Washington Capitals prospects. Most began the month in Nashville competing in the rookie showcase, then reported directly to MedStar Capitals Iceplex for the start Capitals training camp on September 13. For most of the prospects that were reassigned on the first cut-down day on Thursday, it meant returning to their junior teams and jumping right into game action. Here are the highlights from their first weekend of play. Continue reading

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Capitals Announce Second Round Of Roster Cuts

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On their second day off of the 2019-20 season, the Washington Capitals spoiled it for some players as they cut nine from their roster, though there were few surprises. Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Hurricanes 3-2 In Final Home Preseason Game; Brian Pinho Scores Twice

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The Washington Capitals downed the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 Saturday night at Capital One Arena. The Capitals posted first period goals from Brett Leason and Brian Pinho to jump to an early 2-0 lead, and added another goal from Brian Pinho in the third period and held on for the victory. The Capitals now hit the road for the final three games of preseason, with their first stop in Chicago Wednesday night. Puck drop is just after 8:00 PM eastern. Continue reading

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Hurricanes at Capitals Preview: Preseason Rematch

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The Washington Capitals play their third and final preseason home game Saturday night as they take on the Carolina Hurricanes. The Capitals defeated the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues and are looking to go 3-for-3 in home games before taking the final stretch of the preseason on the road. Action from Capital One Arena starts at 7 PM ET on NBC Sports Washington. Continue reading

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Capitals’ Prospect Alexander Alexeyev Skates For First Time Since Suffering Upper-Body Injury In Prospect Tournament

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Washington Capitals defenseman Alexandar Alexeyev skated for the first time since suffering an upper-body injury (possibly a concussion) in the 2019 NHL Prospects Tournament on September 8 with equipment on but did not do any drills on Saturday. Head coach Todd Reirden said this is just the first step for the 19-year old, who was advised by a trainer while skating. Continue reading

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Bears Invite Dillon Fox To Training Camp

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The Hershey Bears announced today that Hummelstown, PA native Dillan Fox has been invited to the team’s 2019 Training Camp. The forward will take the ice for the Chocolate and White on Monday as the team opens camp at Giant Center at 10:30 a.m. Continue reading

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Capitals, Monumental Sports Network Hold “Brews + Bites” Event At MedStar Capitals Iceplex

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While MedStar Capitals IcePlex is all business by day during training camp, with the 2019-20 season right around the corner, it was abuzz with high spirits Friday evening, as the Capitals and Monumental Sports Network hosted fans for “Beers + Bites”. Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Training Camp Notebook For Friday: Injury Updates; Preparation For The ‘Canes

After a day off on Thursday, the Capitals returned to training camp activities on Friday at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The Capitals wrap-up their slate of preseason home games on Saturday when they host the Carolina Hurricanes at Capital One Arena. Puck drop is set for just after 7:00 PM. Here’s the latest from day nine of Capitals training camp. Continue reading

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USA Warriors Hockey Hosts Screening of “Miracle”, Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin Moderate Q&A With “Miracle” Actor Patrick O’Brien Demsey

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“Miracle on Ice” is perhaps the most famous moment in the history of United States hockey, when the USA Men’s Olympic Hockey Team upset the powerhouse Soviet Union en route to a Gold Medal win in the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. Next February will mark 40 years since the historic victory, and USA Warriors hockey, whose team consists of injured or wounded veterans, recently hosted a special event to celebrate. Continue reading

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William Nylander and Nicklas Backstrom: The Latest Addition To The “Bromance”

I’m not even gonna try to hide it. I can’t get enough of these two, on the ice, as well as off the ice. This is probably most evident by the #NylanderToWashington hashtag I’ve been half-jokingly championing on twitter for the last few years. Salary cap, schmalery cap. This needs to happen…..at some point…..please? Continue reading

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