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Holtby Gunning for 200th NHL Win as Capitals host Penguins on Friday Night

Photo: Nick Wass/AP The Washington Capitals will host the Pittsburgh Penguins for the second time this season and the last time at home. Pittsburgh prevailed 3-2 in the first meeting between these two back on October 11. These two teams … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz: “I’m Confident Our Guys Will Be Ready”: Capitals Coach Meets with Media Prior to Tilt With Buffalo

Barry Trotz addressed the media prior to tonight’s game against the Buffalo Sabres. Among the topics were injury updates, who starts in goal, and how the team looks to reverse their current back-to-back trend. This is the fourth time the … Continue reading

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Capitals Fans are Invited to Participate in “Strollin’ with Nolan” Best Buddies Walk

Photos:Katherine Frey/The Washington Post When then-Nashville Predators head coach Barry Trotz and his wife Kim gave birth to Nolan, they soon found out he was born with down syndrome. While his son was growing up in school, Barry helped found … Continue reading

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Capitals defeat Blues 4-3, End Preseason on High Note

The Capitals’ preseason wrapped up this afternoon with a 4-3 win against the Blues at Scottrade Arena in St. Louis this afternoon. 

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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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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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Capitals to start training camp on Friday, September 15th

The Washington Capitals announced today that training camp will open on Friday, September 15th at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Virginia. That will also be the first day of the season that coaches, management, and players are open to the … Continue reading

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Is This Barry Trotz’s Last Stand?

Washington Capitals’ head coach Barry Trotz is entering the fourth and final year of his original four-year deal with the club. With no signs of a new contract on the immediate horizon, Trotz’s future with the Capitals following this season … Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? Another Bizarre Coach Split: Why Did the Coyotes and Dave Tippett Break Apart the Day Before the NHL Draft?

Ross D. Franklin/The Associated Press On Thursday evening, the Arizona Coyotes decided to mutually part ways with Head Coach Dave Tippett.  Tippett has been the Head Coach of the Coyotes since 2009.  Despite several seasons without making the playoffs, Tippett … Continue reading

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