Capitals Re-assign Jakub Vrana to Hershey

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The Washington Capitals have re-assigned forward Jakub Vrana to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.  Continue reading

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Capitals’ Goal and Point Projections for the Season

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With 58 games officially in the books, final scoring totals are starting to take shape for each of the players on the Capitals team. So what will the final totals look like? We take a look at the final projections, and break-down a few of the numbers. Continue reading

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Capitals Fall to the Rangers, 2-1

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The Capitals fell to the New York Rangers, 2-1 Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. The loss dropped the Capitals record to 39-12-7 (85 points). The Capitals Next face the Flyers in Philadelphia on Wednesday. Puck drop is 8:00PM, and will be televised on NBC as their “Wednesday Night Rivalry” game of the week. Continue reading

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Game Preview: Capitals @ Rangers

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After losing to the Red Wings in a shootout, the Capitals will look for their first post-bye week win on Sunday afternoon. Washington departed Detroit for New York and will take on the Rangers at MSG. Puck drop is at 12:30 PM and you can catch the game nationally on NBC.  Continue reading

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Zach Sanford Is Finding His Way

Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) skates with the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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Zach Sanford has had an interesting year since participating in the Capitals Development Camp back in early July. Planning to return for his junior year at Boston College, Sanford would be offered a contract from the Capitals immediately following camp, and ultimately land an opening night roster spot to start the season with the Capitals. However, after 20 games without scoring a goal, on November 30th, Sanford was reassigned to HersheyContinue reading

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Capitals Fall to Red Wings, 3-2 in Shootout

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The Capitals fell to the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 Saturday afternoon at Joe Lewis Arena. The loss dropped the Capitals record to 39-11-7 (85 points). The Capitals are now en route to New York City for their tilt against the Rangers on Sunday at Madison Square Garden. Puck drop is 12:30PM.  Continue reading

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Game Preview: Capitals @ Red Wings

The Washington Capitals have won six games straight but are also coming off their bye-week, as they make their final trip to Joe Louis arena, ever. Detroit will call Little Caesars, a new midtown arena, home next season. Puck drop is at 2 PM on CSN.  Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Continues to Shine, Shuts-Out Traktor

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Washington Capitals goalie prospect Ilya Samsonov stopped all 31 shots he faced for a 1-0 shutout over rival Traktor in KHL action on Friday night. The win raised Samsonov’s overall record to 15-3-5 for the season.  Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Mike Green

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Younger and newer Caps fans are very familiar with defenseman Mike Green who patrolled the Capitals blueline from 2005 to 2015. This is the second of two Alumni Profiles on two former Caps with the last name Green.  Continue reading

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Bye Week Teams Have Not Fared Well, Can The Capitals Buck This Trend?

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The Capitals are about to start playing hockey once again. Thanks to the new bye week that the NHL and NHLPA implemented, it’s been about a week since Washington’s team has hit the ice for a game. Whether you like the bye week or not, it’s irrelevant right now. It’s here and it’s happening. Fans probably aren’t crazy about it, coaches aren’t high on the idea but players love it, who wouldn’t love five days off from work?  Continue reading

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