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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 watching the Capitals hoist the Stanley Cup in Las Vegas. In his spare time, he enjoys travel, photography, and hanging out with his two dogs. Follow Harrison on Twitter @HarrisonB927077

2019-20 Metropolitan Division Trade Deadline Preview

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images With just over a month left before the 2020 NHL Trade Deadline, teams from around the Metropolitan Division are looking at how best to position themselves for a postseason run or over the long run. While … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Prospect Connor McMichael Gets Fifth Hat-Trick Of The Season

Photo: NHL.com Washington Capitals‘ prospect Connor McMichael continued his magical homecoming after winning gold with Canada at the 2020 World Junior Championships earlier this month. On Sunday afternoon he recorded another hat-trick, his fifth of the season, in the OHL’s … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Ilya Samsonov Becomes First Goalie In NHL History To Win His First Nine Road Games

Photo: Mike Stobe/Getty Images Washington Capitals goaltender Ilya Samsonov became the first goaltender in NHL history to win his first nine road games on Saturday afternoon when he made seven saves in the third period of the team’s 6-4 comeback … Continue reading

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Capitals Stun Islanders, 6-4, With Five-Goal Third Period; Alex Ovechkin Scores Eighth In Three Games

Photo: Mike Stobe/Getty Images Despite trailing 4-1 in the third period, the Washington Capitals defeated the New York Islanders by a score of 6-4 at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday afternoon. The victory extended the Capitals’ lead for first in the … Continue reading

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Washington at New York Preview: Capitals Clash With Islanders On Saturday Afternoon

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals visit the New York Islanders for the second and final time and for the third meeting overall between the two teams this season on Saturday afternoon. After the Capitals beat the Islanders by … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Has Hot Hand For Capitals

With goaltender Braden Holtby set to become an unrestricted free agent at the season’s end, Ilya Samsonov is using this year to make his case as an option for the Washington Capitals’ top goaltender next season. So far, he has … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Announce Dougie Hamilton Suffered Broken Left Fibula Against Blue Jackets Thursday Night, Will Have Surgery

Photo: USA Today The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Friday that defenseman Dougie Hamilton will undergo surgery after he broke his left fibula in the team’s 3-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night.

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Capitals Down Devils, 5-2; Alex Ovechkin Nets Hat Trick

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the New Jersey Devils by a score of 5-2 at Capital One Arena on Thursday night. The win propelled the Capitals six points ahead of the Pittsburgh Penguins for first place in … Continue reading

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Capitals Have Yet To Decide Which Game Alex Ovechkin Will Sit For Skipping NHL All-Star Game, Make No Line Changes: Devils at Capitals Pregame Notebook

The Washington Capitals will not make any line changes against the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington), head coach Todd Reirden said after their optional morning skate at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. Goaltender Ilya Samsonov … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom: “I Had One Goal In Mind And That Was To Stay Here”

Photo: NBC Washington Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom held a press conference with GM Brian MacLellan and Team President Dick Patrick on Tuesday afternoon after he inked a five-year contract that carries a cap hit of $9.2 million.

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