Daily Archives: July 5, 2018

Chris Bourque leaves legacy of excellence in Hershey

Chris Bourque sent a heartfelt “thank you” to Hershey Bears fans via his Twitter account on Thursday. The farewell tweet signals the end of the left winger’s tenure with the Bears. Bourque leaves quite a legacy in Chocolate Town. 

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Contract Conversation: A Look At Why Tom Wilson Has Not Signed A New Deal

Heading into the 2018 offseason, the Capitals’ to-do list mountain was one many believed would be difficult to climb, with the likes of John Carlson, Michal Kempny, and Devante Smith-Pelly (among others) in need of new contracts after outstanding 2017-18 … Continue reading

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Dave Marin’s Day With The Stanley Cup in Arlington, Virginia

Photo: @keeperofthecup On July 5th, Dave Marin, Capitals Assistant Equipment Manager, had his day with the Stanley Cup in Arlington, Virginia. (Reminder, you can find the latest schedule of dates for Capitals players “day with the Stanley Cup” right here.) 

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T.J. Oshie, Shane Gersich Will Share Cup Day; Expected To Bring Stanley Cup To Grand Forks

Photo: Boston Herald Capitals‘ forward T.J. Oshie is expected spend his day with the Stanley Cup in Grand Forks, North Dakota, the Grand Forks Herald reported last evening. His day with the Cup will be on Tuesday, July 24. 

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44 Players Elect Salary Arbitration; Liam ‘O’Brien is Only Capital To File

The deadline for NHL players to file for salary arbitration was 5:00 pm today. 44 players elected to submit for arbitration, with Liam O’Brien being the only Capitals restricted free agent to file. Most notably not on the list was … Continue reading

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It Has Been A Busy Summer for the Capitals, But the Club Remains A Strong Contender For 2018-19

The Washington Capitals have a strong blueprint that is built for long-term success. Continue reading

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One Thing to Reach the Promised Land—Another Thing to Stay There

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images Fortunately for you, I’m a hockey fan. Not a quantum mechanics physicist. Nor a thermodynamicist. But I very well might be the first to apply one of the universal natural laws to explain, at least … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Prospect Review and Forecast: Chase Priskie

Image: Quinnipiac Hockey We continue our prospect review and forecast series with a review and forecast for Chase Priskie. (You can access all of our Capitals Prospect Reports and player analysis on our “Prospects” page in the top menu bar … Continue reading

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