Monthly Archives: February 2017

Barry Trotz Wins His 700th Career NHL Game

AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File Barry Trotz has been an NHL head coach for 18 years and it all started with the Nashville Predators back in the 1997-98 season. Now the head coach of the Capitals, he has notched his 700th … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Rangers 4-1

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Capitals beat the Rangers, 4-1 Tuesday evening at Madison Square Garden. The win raised the Capitals record to 42-12-8 (91 points). The Capitals next head home for a three-game homestand, starting with the New Jersey Devils Thursday night … Continue reading

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Rejuvenation: How Brian MacLellan Changed the Direction and Attitude of the Capitals

Photo: CSN Midatlantic Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan (a GM of the Year finalist last season) has proven in his three seasons as the personnel decision-maker that he isn’t one to make bad decisions. Since taking over for longtime GM George … Continue reading

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Capitals Daily Report: All In

Photo: Washington Capitals The Capitals held their morning skate today at Madison Square Garden, and finalized preparations for their game against the Rangers tonight. Their newest acquisition, Kevin Shattenkirk, arrived in New York and will suit up tonight. Puck drop is … Continue reading

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Highlights from Brian MacLellan’s Conference Call

Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan held a conference call Tuesday morning. A lot has happened in Caps nation over the last 13 hours. The biggest news of all? Washington acquiring Kevin Shattenkirk and Pheonix Copley from the Blues in exchange for Zach … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye is Hard – Saying Hello is Nerve Wracking

Saying goodbye to a player who was traded is never easy, even if that player has only spent part of the season with an organization. But, as Tom Gilbert reminded me in a post-game interview Saturday night – that’s hockey. 

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They’re Baaaccckkkk – Vrana and Barber Recalled

The Hershey Bears announced via Twitter that Jakub Vrana and Riley Barber have been recalled this morning. 

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Why The Capitals Are Not Finished With Trade Deadline Dealings

Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan may have stolen all of the hockey headlines Monday night when he executed a trade for highly coveted defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk and goalie Pheonix Copley. But his deadline work may not be done, as there … Continue reading

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All Aboard the Shattenkirk Train: How Did the Capitals Do in This Blockbuster Trade?

Analyzing the Washington Capitals trade for Kevin Shattenkirk Continue reading

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Reports: Capitals Acquire Shattenkirk From St. Louis

The Washington Capitals have acquired defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk and goaltender Pheonix Copley from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for forwards Zach Sanford and Brad Malone, the Capitals’ first-round selection in the 2017 NHL Draft and a conditional draft pick(s), … Continue reading

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