Monthly Archives: July 2018

The Biggest Eastern Conference Threats to the Washington Capitals in 2018-19

Which teams in the Eastern Conference will pose the biggest threat to the Washington Capitals in 2018-19? Continue reading

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Capitals’ Braden Holtby Realizes Lifelong Dream, Brings Stanley Cup Home to Saskatchewan

Photo: @keeperofthecup After spending the weekend with the Capitals’ Mike Booi, Madison Bowey and Ross Mahoney, the Stanley Cup headed west to Lashburn, Saskatchewan, for a day with Capitals goalie Braden Holtby. (Reminder, you can find the latest schedule of dates for … Continue reading

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Backing up the Holtbeast: With Grubuaer Gone, Pheonix Copley Must Prove Himself At the NHL Level

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images For the past three seasons, Capitals’ starting goaltender Braden Holtby was backed up reliably by the play of former fourth-round pick Philipp Grubauer, who proved himself worthy of becoming a number one netminder in the … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson Determined To Make a Difference After Signing Long-Term With Capitals

Photo: NBC Sports On Monday afternoon, Washington Capitals‘ forward Tom Wilson met with the media via conference call to discuss his new contract, his day with the Stanley Cup, and being a part of the team’s core. 

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Kettler Capitals Iceplex Renamed MedStar Capitals Iceplex

The Washington Capitals announced on Monday that their practice facility in Arlington, Virginia has been renamed to MedStar Capitals Iceplex. It was previously called Kettler Capitals Iceplex. 

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Capitals’ Assistant GM Ross Mahoney, Assistant Athletic Trainer Mike Booi, Have Their Days with the Stanley Cup

Photo: @Keeperofthecup After spending the week in Minnesota with Matt Niskanen, Jason Serbus and T.J. Oshie, and Thursday in Indiana with head coach Todd Reirden, the Cup traveled north to Lake Odessa, Michigan, for a day with Capitals assistant athletic … Continue reading

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Still Time to Grab Our Latest Design! Tom Wilson “Old School Hockey” T-Shirts

If you haven’t heard the great news (where have you been?) Tom Wilson recently re-signed with the Capitals for six more years! So we decided what better way to celebrate Tom “The Bomb” Wilson’s new contract than with a new … Continue reading

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Physical Value: Tom Wilson, Fisticuffs, and a Personal Look Back

At one time, fighting was a common and nightly occurrence in the NHL, with players dropping the gloves seemingly on a night-to-night basis. Over the years, however, physicality has become secondary in importance to skill and there few players in … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Doug Mohns

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images In the Capitals’ 44-year history, 14 players have had the captain’s “C” adorn their sweater. In their tumultuous and disastrous inaugural season (1974-75), the “C” was worn by longtime NHLer Doug Mohns. In this latest … Continue reading

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Capitals Madison Bowey’s Day with the Stanley Cup: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Photo: @TSN1290Radio After spending the week in Minnesota and Indiana, and the day with Mike Booi in Michigan on Friday, the Stanley Cup headed north of the border to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada to spend the day with Capitals defenseman Madison … Continue reading

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