Daily Archives: November 11, 2017

Hershey Bears Blast Lehigh Valley Phantoms 6-1

Photo: AHL The Hershey Bears (6-6-0-2) beat the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 6-1 Saturday night at the Giant Center in Hershey. This was the Bears third consecutive win. The Bears are back at it on Sunday when they host the Scranton-Wilkes/Barre … Continue reading

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Why Protecting Nate Schmidt in the Expansion Draft Over Dmitry Orlov May Not Have Been As Risky A Move As it Seems

Photo: Patrick Smith With the Capitals facing an upcoming Expansion Draft and a multitude of pending free agents potentially and likely hitting the open market, the Capitals had decisions to make. Among the key defensemen lost over the summer was … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Players Are Participating in the 2017 Karjala Cup

Alex Brandon/Associated Press The Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) is currently on break from November 8-12 so that players can participate in international competition during that time frame. One such competition is the Karjala Cup, which is the first leg of … Continue reading

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Capitals Unveil Stadium Series Logo

Photos: NHL and Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals unveiled the 2018 Stadium Series logo during halftime of the Navy college football game. Defensemen Matt Niskanen and John Carlson were there for the release. 

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After rough start, Lucas Johansen coming into his own

Photo: Tori Hartman The first professional season for Hershey Bears rookie defenseman Lucas Johansen didn’t start anywhere near how he wanted it to. In his first American Hockey League (AHL) game, he was welcomed to the pro game with a … Continue reading

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Notes from Capitals’ Saturday Morning Practice: Turning a Corner

The Capitals, fresh off their resounding 4-1 beating of the Pittsburgh Penguins Friday night, held an optional skate at Kettler on Saturday morning. 

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Braden Holtby Gets 200th Win in 4-1 Victory over Pittsburgh on Friday

Braden Holtby made 27 saves en route to a 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night at Capital One Arena. The win marked his 200th of his NHL career. 

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Capitals Re-Assign Liam O’Brien to Hershey

Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan announced on Saturday morning that Liam O’Brien has been re-assigned to the Hershey Bears. His re-assignment could indicate that Brett Connolly could play tomorrow night. Connolly suffered an upper-body injury in a loss in … Continue reading

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