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About Harrison Brown

Harrison is a diehard Caps fan and a hockey fanatic with a passion for sports writing. He attended his first game at age 8 and has been a season ticket holder since the 2010-2011 season. His fondest Caps memory was seeing T.J. Oshie's hat-trick​ during Game 1 of the Caps' second round playoff series against Pittsburgh in 2016. In his spare time, he enjoys travel, photography, and hanging out with his two dogs. Follow Harrison on Twitter @HarrisonB927077

How Important Is Pheonix Copley to the Capitals?

When the Capitals acquired Kevin Shattenkirk from the St. Louis Blues at the trade deadline they were not only keeping an eye on the chances they had at bringing Lord Stanley’s Cup for the first time to DC, they were … Continue reading

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NHL Centennial Exhibit stops in Washington

On Friday and Saturday, the NHL’s Centennial Fan Arena made a pit stop in the nation’s capital. Fans were able to visit the exhibit Friday and Saturday to play hockey, go inside the Centennial truck — a traveling museum of … Continue reading

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Update: Wilson Suspended 2 Preseason Games for Hit on Blues’ Thomas

The NHL Department of Player Safety announced this afternoon that Capitals’ forward Tom Wilson has been suspended for two preseason games for a late hit he delivered on Blues’ forward Robert Thomas in Washington’s 4-0 loss to St. Louis on Friday. 

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Tom Wilson to receive​ Player Safety Hearing for Hit on Blues’ Robert Thomas

Tom Wilson will get a player safety hearing for the hit he delivered on Blues’ forward Robert Thomas in Washington’s 4-0 loss to St. Louis on Friday. Wilson did not get penalized for the hit in the game, but Blues’ … Continue reading

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Capitals Announce First Round of Roster Cuts

The Washington Capitals made their first round of cuts today. Coach Barry Trotz announced that Damian Riat (Geneve-Servette), Dmitri Zaitsev (Moose Jaw), Tanner Jeannot (Moose Jaw), Brendan Semchuck (Vancouver Giants), Garrett Pilon (Hershey), Beck Malenstyn (Calgary Hitmen), Jimmy DeVito, Robbie Baillargeon, … Continue reading

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Projecting the Caps’ Opening Night Lineup through Week 1 of Training Camp

So far the Capitals have played two preseason games, and pundits are already putting together potential lineups for Opening Night on October 5 in Ottawa. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ contributor Harrison Brown takes a look at what the Capitals … Continue reading

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Preseason Game Preview: Capitals @ Canadiens

Photo: NHL The Capitals preseason officially started on Monday in Newark against the New Jersey Devils. Unfortunately for the Caps, they fell 4-1 in their preseason opener despite scoring first. 

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Capitals announce 2017-18 Promotional Calendar

Today, the Washington Capitals announced their promotional calendar for the upcoming season. The Capitals have three new fan giveaways as well as several cultural theme nights that they have used in seasons past. 

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Lucas Johansen set to make preseason debut tonight against Devils

In June, Lucas Johansen was in Nashville with his injured brother Ryan Johansen watching the Nashville Predators take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Stanley Cup Final. “He unfortunately got injured right when I got to Nashville. It’s a pretty … Continue reading

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It’s All Fun and Games for Dmitry Orlov and Evgeny Kuznetsov on the Eve of Training Camp.

The Washington Capitals are preparing for the start of training camp tomorrow. All of the players attending this year’s camp reported to Kettler Capitals Iceplex today for pre-camp physicals and an internal media day. All the returning members from last year’s … Continue reading

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