Daily Archives: July 7, 2018

The Capitals Come to Washington: Expansion of the Washington Hockey Franchise

On June 4, 1972, the National Hockey League (NHL) board of governors awarded Washington, DC and Kansas City expansion franchises who would be the 17th and 18th franchises in the NHL. 

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A Gr8 Day for the Capitals: A Recap of Alex Ovechkin’s Day with the Stanley Cup

Photo: @Capitals It’s been just over three weeks since the Capitals were crowned the 2018 Stanley Cup champions and since that time the team has been enjoying the first month of a celebratory summer with family and friends, and for … Continue reading

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Back to the Future: The Washington Capitals in 1974 and 2018

Photos: NHL Via Getty Images Imagine you fell asleep in 1974, the Caps’ first year of existence. You reawakened in June of 2018, the year the Capitals won their first Stanley Cup. 

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How Will The Capitals Replace Brooks Orpik?

Photo: NHL.com The Capitals have done a great job of keeping the core pieces intact from their Stanley Cup run by re-signing key players such as defenseman John Carlson, defenseman Michal Kempny, and forward Devante Smith-Pelly, but they had to … Continue reading

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