Daily Archives: March 7, 2017

Stars of the Week in Hershey – How Do You Pick Just 3 and Can We Pick Beaker?

They aren’t making this easy anymore – and Bears fans LOVE it! This week, any number of players could have made it as one of NoVa Caps Bears Stars of the Week. Heck, Dan “Beaker” Stuck should probably be on … Continue reading

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Why Nicklas Backstrom is a Future Hall of Famer

When the Capitals drafted center Nicklas Backstrom fourth overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, they envisioned him as their top center of the future. Fast forward almost 11 years, and the 29-year old Backstrom is quietly building a career … Continue reading

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Westward Ho! Images from Practice At Kettler (Photos)

The Capitals held one final practice on Tuesday before they depart for California first thing on Wednesday morning. NoVa Caps photographer Debbie Pierce was on hand to capture a few of the images from the practice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. You … Continue reading

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Capitals Daily Report: Caps Head West while Burakovsky Remains in DC

After their 15-game home winning streak came to an end at the hands of the Stars last night, the Capitals returned to the practice rink on Tuesday morning to put it behind them and focus on the upcoming road trip. … Continue reading

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Capitals Sign Kris Bindulis and Hampus Gustafsson

The Washington Capitals have signed Kris Bindulis to a three-year, entry-level contract and forward Hampus Gustafsson to a two-year, entry-level contract beginning with the 2017-18 season, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Both Bindulis and Gustafsson … Continue reading

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Meet the Prospects – Pheonix Rises Again in Hershey

This guy put all Hershey Bears fans on a pretty cool, yet terrifying rollercoaster. With his return to Hershey in the Shattenkirk trade, the Bears got the #1 goalie they desperately needed, but in his first start Friday night, Pheonix … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-assign Carey to Hershey

Photo by Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals have re-assigned forward Paul Carey to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. 

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Meet the Man Behind the Capitals’ Goalie Masks: Catching Up With David Gunnarsson

If there’s one thing hockey fans can agree on, it’s that goalies hold a special place in our heart. Opposing players can’t touch, snow or even so much as breathe on our goalie. Maybe it’s that they have a unique … Continue reading

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Week 20 Brings Hope in Hershey (and Help in Goal – Copley’s Back)

What a week it was for the Hershey Bears. First Pheonix Copley returns in a trade deal, he starts in Syracuse and goes down, he rises again to start against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (and was named first star in both games as … Continue reading

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