Monthly Archives: December 2017

December 12, 2008: Capitals’ Website Producer Suits Up as Backup Goaltender

Photo: Mitchell Layton/Getty Images Nine years ago, Capitals’ goaltender Jose Theodore left the Capitals’ game against the Ottawa Senators because of a hip flexor injury he sustained during the Capitals’ morning skate. Former-Capitals goalie Semyon Varlamov, now with the Colorado Avalanche, … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Capitals’ Morning Skate: Duck-Hunting

The Capitals return home on Saturday night to host the Anaheim Ducks after a 5-3 win over the Bruins in Boston on Thursday. The Capitals begin a stretch where they play four straight games against Western Conference foes and play their … Continue reading

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The Carlson Crossroads: Approaching the Intersection of Family Street and Business Way

It’s difficult to dispute. He’s loved by most of Caps Nation and a fan-favorite of many. Heck, he’s “Captain America”, for Pete’s sake. During his time in Washington, John Carlson, a first-round draft pick in 2008 (27th overall), has become … Continue reading

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Capitals Have a Saturday Night Date with Ducks

The Washington Capitals will host the Anaheim Ducks in the first of two meetings this season on Saturday night at Capital One Arena. Last year, the Capitals and Ducks split the season series with the home team prevailing in each … Continue reading

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Bears Look to Redeem Themselves Against the Providence Bruins in a Saturday Night Showdown

Photo: Tori Hartman Coming off a 3-0 loss at Giant Center to the Providence Bruins (17-6-2-0), the Hershey Bears (12-13-0-3) are ready for vengeance Saturday night. The Bears have a schedule advantage, not playing until Saturday night’s matchup, while the … Continue reading

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After Plenty of Roster Turnover, the Youth Movement is Beginning to Pay Off For the Capitals

The Washington Capitals are getting plenty of contributions from their young newcomers. Continue reading

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News and Notes from Friday’s Capitals Practice: Did T.J. Oshie Fully Participate? Where’s Brooks Orpik?

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals picked up a big 5-3 win last night over Boston to continue their dominance over the Bruins. Prior to the game Barry Trotz said that there was a possibility that T.J. Oshie would fully participate in … Continue reading

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Capitals Bake Bruins in Beantown, 5-3

Photo by Brian Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals continued their dominance of the Bruins, posting their 11th straight win against Boston, winning 5-3.  The Bruins entered the contest with four straight wins and an 8-2 record in their … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Goaltending Depth Quickly Becoming an Organizational Strength

Photo: Washington Capitals The Capitals have always had strong, overall depth within in the organization, and like any NHL team, the positional strength varies from season-to-season. Over the last several seasons, the Capitals’ seemingly biggest strength has become its goaltending. … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Unveil Jerseys for the 2018 Capital BlueCross Outdoor Classic

Photo: Hershey Bears In the midst of their 80th season in the American Hockey League, the Capitals’ AHL affiliate Hershey Bears unveiled their jerseys for the 2018 Capital BlueCross Outdoor Classic, which the Bears will host at HersheyPark Stadium on … Continue reading

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