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Barry Trotz to Coach in 1,500th Career Game, Fifth Coach Ever to Do So

While the Capitals will be looking to win their second straight game tonight in Chicago against the Blackhawks, tonight’s game will mark Head Coach Barry Trotz’ 1,500th NHL game coached of his career. In doing so, Trotz will become just … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Washington Capitals and the Lack of Shots on Goal

Do the Washington Capitals still have a problem generating shots on goal? Continue reading

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Barry Trotz: “I Think it Would Be Criminal if John Carlson is Not in the All Star Game”

Barry Trotz was a guest on 106.7 The Fan’s Sports Junkies on Wednesday morning. Fresh off a win over the Canucks the night before, Trotz talked about Philipp Grubauer’s performance against Vancouver, Devante Smith-Pelly sticking up for Brooks Orpik, whether … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz Continues to Climb the Coaching Wins Ladder

The Capitals closed out 2017 with a big win over the Devils which put them back into first place in a tight Metropolitan Division race. The victory was not only significant for standings points, it was significant for their coach, placing him … Continue reading

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After Two Games, the Alex Ovechkin-Nicklas Backstrom Line Reunion Might Be Spark Capitals Needed

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images When the Capitals lost a tough contest to the Calgary Flames Monday night, some Caps fans were beginning to panic. Many thought the Capitals finally hit their stride not too long ago when they … Continue reading

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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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