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Is a Caps-Knights Rematch More Appealing Than A Caps-Pens Game? Television Ratings Say Yes

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Capitals-Knights Stanley Cup Final rematch lifted NHL ratings double-digits on NBCSN. Up double digits from last year’s Capitals-Penguins game. 

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Range for Next Year’s NHL Salary Cap Released, And Decisions Facing the Capitals

At the Board of Governors meeting last week, the NHL provided 2019–20 cap estimates ranging from $81.4 million (no NHLPA inflator) to $85.4 million (the full five per cent). (The players committed to 1.25 for 2018–19.). The current NHL salary … Continue reading

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The Time Alex Chiasson Went Missing For a Few Minutes The Morning After the Capitals Won The Stanley Cup

In the latest edition of Elliotte Friedman’s “31 Thoughts” (here) Friedman shares a story about then Capitals forward Alex Chiasson and events related to the team’s departure from Las Vegas the morning after the Capitals won the Stanley Cup. It … Continue reading

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Images From 2018 Caps Casino Night (Photos)

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Well, maybe the second most wonderful, next to hockey in June. But anyway, Sunday night was the annual “Caps Casino Night”, the night were the boys get all gussied up to mingle … Continue reading

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10th Anniversary: A Look Back at the Washington Capitals’ 2008-09 Season

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The 2008-09 season began with much hope for the Washington Capitals, despite the fact, they were eliminated in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs the season before.  There were many reasons for that: 

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Rockford IceHogs Beat Hershey Bears 5-2; Bears Drop To 0-5 On The Season

Photo: Rockford IceHogs The Hershey Bears fell to the Rockford Ice Hogs 5-2 Sunday evening at the BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford, Illinois. With the loss, the Bears record drops to 0-5-0. The Bears are back in action Wednesday … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospect Riley Sutter Scores Twice (Again)

Photo: Everett Silvertips On September 29, the day Riley Sutter signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Washington Capitals , he potted a pair of goals and an assist in Everett’s win over the Tri City Americans (here). Saturday night Sutter continued … Continue reading

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Capitals Assign Jayson Megna to Hershey

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images The Washington Capitals have assigned forward Jayson Megna to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.  

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Hershey Bears Fall 5-1 to Milwaukee Admirals in Lopsided Contest

Photo: Milwaukee Admirals Unlike their parent club, the Hershey Bears’ start to the 2018-19 season hasn’t been a great one, as entering Saturday, they were 0-3-0 in their first three games. And after Saturday night’s contest against the Milwaukee Admirals, … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Fall to Toronto Maple Leafs, 4-2

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 Saturday night at Capital One Arena. The loss dropped the Capitals record to 2-2-1. The Capitals now have an extended break and will next be on the … Continue reading

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