Daily Archives: September 19, 2017

Capitals announce 2017-18 Promotional Calendar

Today, the Washington Capitals announced their promotional calendar for the upcoming season. The Capitals have three new fan giveaways as well as several cultural theme nights that they have used in seasons past. 

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Andre Burakovsky Practices on Top Line with Backstrom and Oshie

When the Capitals were facing a 3-1 series deficit to the hated Penguins, Barry Trotz had to make an adjustment and he had to make one fast. Trotz opted for a switch in lines, as he moved young left winger … Continue reading

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During Preseason Action, What Are Some Things Barry Trotz is Looking For In Players that Are Hopeful to Crack the Opening Night Roster?

What will Barry Trotz be looking for in the preseason as he fills the remaining holes in the Capitals roster? Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News: Backstrom and Ovechkin Split

‘Wizard of Auz’ is close to making the Caps, NHL begins cracking down on faceoff and slashing violations, Caps release promotional schedule, bad news for former Cap Zach Sanford, preparations for the Canadiens game, separating Ovechkin and Backstrom and more … Continue reading

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Under Pressure: Increased Pressures Face Ovechkin and Kuznetsov This Season

Photo: Washington Capitals Barry Trotz stated Tuesday after practice that the Capitals will likely split Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom to start the season. The initial plan will be to join Ovechkin with Evgeny Kuznetsov on one line and Backstrom … Continue reading

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Inside the Numbers: How the First Preseason Game Affects the Capitals’ Training Camp Battles.

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Last night the Washington Capitals played their first pre-season game against the New Jersey Devils. It ended up 4-1 for the bad guys, but it’s worth noticing that the Devils were playing their four best forwards … Continue reading

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