Capitals Prospect Ilya Samsonov’s KHL Season Officially Comes to an End

Former Capitals forward Stan Galiev and Ak Bars Kazan defeated Metallurg Magnitogorsk 3-1 in KHL playoff action on Friday. The loss means that Metallurg’s and Capitals’ goalie prospect Ilya Samsonov’s season has come to an end. It also means that Samsonov’s current KHL contract will also be coming to an end. His contract is set to officially expire on April 30th. Continue reading

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Madison Bowey, Connor Hobbs, & Adam Carlson Practice with Hershey Bears (Photos)

HERSHEY, PA – Madison Bowey was assigned to Hershey last week and picked up some games with the Bears last weekend. He practiced with the team this morning, as well as some injured Bears who we haven’t seen in awhile like Connor Hobbs and Mathias Bau. Goalie Adam Carlson was also with the team this morning due to Pheonix Copley’s recall to Washington. Check out some of the photos from practice below!  Continue reading

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Capitals Re-Assign Travis Boyd to the Hershey Bears


The Washington Capitals sent forward Travis Boyd down to the Hershey Bears on Friday morning, general manager Brian MacLellan announced. This moves comes after Shane Gersich was signed and with progress in Evgeny Kuznetsov’s recovery from an upper body injuryContinue reading

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Capitals Sign Shane Gersich

The Washington Capitals have signed forward Shane Gersich to a two-year entry-level contract beginning this season, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.  Continue reading

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Brett Connolly’s Third Period Goal Gives Capitals 1-0 Win Over Red Wings

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The Washington Capitals got their three-game road trip off to a great start, defeating the Red Wings 1-0. The game was scoreless through the first 46 minutes until a 2-on-0 breakaway goal by Brett Connolly gave the Capitals all they needed to escape from the Motor City. This was Philipp Grubauer’s third shutout of the season as he stopped all 38 shots he faced.  The Capitals will now head to Montreal to take on the Canadiens on Saturday night.  Continue reading

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Capitals Sign Defenseman Tobias Geisser to Entry-Level Contract

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The Washington Capitals signed defenseman Tobias Geisser to a three-year entry-level contract on Thursday. His contract kicks in at the start of next season. His cap hit will be $867K.  Continue reading

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Capitals Recall Pheonix Copley From Hershey


The Capitals recalled goaltender Pheonix Copley from the AHL’s Hershey Bears, the team announced today.  Continue reading

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News and Notes from Thursday’s Capitals Morning Skate at Little Caesars Arena: Is Evgeny Kuznetsov “Hot-N-Ready” for Game Action?

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After a thrilling win over the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night to put a big monkey off their back the Washington Capitals headed to Detroit. On Thursday night, the team will begin a three game road trip in the newest arena in the NHL. It’ll be their second time playing there this season, but the first time back in October was certainly memorable. The team held a morning skate at Little Caesars Arena prior to the matchup.  Continue reading

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Big Dollar Defenseman: John Carlson’s Career Season Could Make Re-signing Him A Pricey Challenge for the Capitals

The 2017-18 season has been one in which the Capitals have performed relatively above expectations, something that has been very true for defenseman John Carlson, who has stepped up and become one of the best players on the team. Earlier in the season, NoVa Caps looked at Carlson’s worthiness for the Norris Trophy (best defenseman). Several weeks later, his climbing statistics and overall performance not only make him a serious contender for the Norris, but the pending unrestricted free agent’s price tag is climbing just as quickly as his point totals. Continue reading

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Capitals Rock Their Way to Detroit to Begin Road Trip Against Red Wings

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The Washington Capitals and Detroit Red Wings will close out their season set on Thursday night at Little Caeser’s Arena in Detroit. The two teams split the first two meetings with each prevailing in overtime on the other’s home ice. The Capitals took the first meeting of the season 4-3 in overtime in Detroit on October 20 and the Red Wings responded by winning a 5-4 meeting in overtime at Capital One Arena on February 11, despite giving up a 4-1 lead heading into the third period. Puck drop is 7:30 p.m. and will be televised on NBC Sports WashingtonContinue reading

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