Daily Archives: February 9, 2018

From Hartford to Hershey: A Closer Look at the New Bears in Town

Earlier today, news broke that the anticipated rebuilding “trade sale” of the New York Rangers had official begun. While they didn’t add any household names like Ryan McDonagh or Rick Nash, the Capitals have already come to terms with New … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Blue Jackets 4-2, Sweep Two-Game Set

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals downed the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 Friday night at Capital One Arena. John Carlson notched the game’s first tally early in the first period, but the Jackets would quickly respond to tie things … Continue reading

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Caps Casino Night Auction Winners Have Fun Experiences with Players

Photo: @msefoundation Last month, Capitals players and fans “went all in” for a fun night of games all in the name of charity. Caps Casino Night is an annual hit that allowed fans to mingle with their favorite players, play games … Continue reading

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Capitals Acquire Joe Whitney and Adam Chapie from New York Rangers in Exchange for John Albert and Hubert Labrie

Photo: AHL The Capitals bolstered their forward depth today, acquiring forwards Joe Whitney and Adam Chapie from the New York Rangers in exchange for forward John Albert and defenseman Hubert Labrie.

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Swede Scorer: Nicklas Backstrom’s Milestone Goals

With Nicklas Backstrom recently scoring his 200th career goal, it’s time to look back on other milestones in his career. While Backstrom, as a playmaking center, is more notable for his playmaking abilities than for his goal-scoring, scoring 200 goals is … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Friday’s Capitals Morning Skate: A Bad Birthday Present

The Washington Capitals hit the ice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Friday morning to prepare for their second matchup this week with the Columbus Blue Jackets. After defeating the Blue Jackets on Tuesday night in thrilling fashion, the Capitals look … Continue reading

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