Category Archives: Goaltending

Potential, Pressure, and Change: Despite His Promising Future, Ilya Samsonov Faces More Than Just Expectations This Season

There was once a time when Evgeny Kuznetsov was the toast of the Capitals’ prospect pool, and when the time finally came for the former first-round pick to come to Washington, expectations were abound for the long-awaited Russian to show … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Gets First NHL Bucket

Photo: Sportsnet Washington Capitals‘ goaltending prospect Ilya Samsonov debuted his new goalie mask, his first as an NHL goalie, on Friday. The 21-year old will play his first season in North America this upcoming season and will likely start with … Continue reading

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2018-19 Metropolitan Division Preview

Will the Washington Capitals remain on top of the Metropolitan Division? Continue reading

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With Training Camp Approaching, Will The Capitals Sign Anybody To a PTO?

Photo: NHL via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals set to begin their quest for a repeat in three weeks as training camp comes around, it’s time to look at potential PTO (professional tryout) candidates. The Capitals have signed three players … Continue reading

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Refresh and Rebound: Which Capitals Need to Bounce Back in 2018-19?

Which Capitals need to rebound in 2018-19? Continue reading

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Bears Announce Two Free Agent Signings

Photo: The Wheeling Nailers The Hershey Bears announced on Friday that they have signed goaltender Adam Morrison and defenseman Logan Pyett to one-year AHL contracts. 

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Even As Stanley Cup Champions, The Capitals Can Still Tweak Their Game to Improve

What areas can the Capitals improve their game on the ice? Continue reading

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Biggest Challenges Facing the Capitals As They Head Into 2018 Training Camp

The Washington Capitals will be tested as they enter 2018 Training Camp. Continue reading

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Looking At The Potential Training Camp Battles For The Capitals

Photo: Washington Post With center Jay Beagle signing with the Vancouver Canucks and goaltender Philipp Grubauer traded to the Colorado Avalanche, a couple of roster spots will be up for grabs next month, when training camp begins. In this post, NoVa … Continue reading

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The Biggest Eastern Conference Threats to the Washington Capitals in 2018-19

Which teams in the Eastern Conference will pose the biggest threat to the Washington Capitals in 2018-19? Continue reading

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