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Capitals Release New Third Jerseys

Photos: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals released their much anticipated third jerseys on Monday morning. Key design elements include the W with the Washington Monument integrated as part of crest and blue jersey color.

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Peter Laviolette Sees Both Sides Of The Coin In Sunday’s 4-3 Shootout Loss To Sabres

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette sees both sides of the coin when it comes to Sunday’s 4-3 shootout loss to the Sabres. He realizes the team left a point on the table, and that stings him, considering the team … Continue reading

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“I Wish You Continued Success and Many More In A Capitals Jersey”: Peter Bondra Congratulates Nicklas Backstrom On Passing Him in Franchise Games Played

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images While the NHL debut of top prospect Connor McMichael in the Washington Capitals’ 4-3 shootout loss to the Buffalo Sabres was one of the most-talked about moments of the game, star center Nicklas Backstrom also … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Connor McMichael: “This Is What You Work For Your Whole Life … I Had A Lot Of Fun”

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images After finishing his NHL debut with two penalty minutes, one shot, and a 100% winning percentage at the faceoff dot in 9:54 worth of ice time during the Washington Capitals’ 4-3 shootout loss to the Buffalo … Continue reading

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A Pair of Points from No. 2: Justin Schultz Scores First Goal And Points As a Washington Capital

Rob Carr/Getty Images When the Washington Capitals signed him to a two-year, $8 million contract in free agency this past offseason, the hope was that in addition to adding depth to a defensive corps that struggled a season prior, he … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall To Sabres, 4-3 In Shootout; Connor McMichael Makes NHL Debut

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 (SO) Sunday afternoon at Capital One Arena. The loss drops the Capitals record to 3-0-3 (9 points) on the season. The Capitals will return to the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Tom Wilson Out vs. Sabres, Connor McMichael To Make NHL Debut

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette announced on Sunday afternoon that forward Tom Wilson (lower-body injury) will miss the team’s game against the Buffalo Sabres (3 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). Center Connor McMichael will … Continue reading

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Changes To Defense, Tom Wilson Is Listed As “Day To Day” And Daniel Carr, Connor McMichael and Martin Fehervary Skate With Main Group: Saturday’s Practice Report

The Washington Capitals were back to work Saturday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex following their 4-3 shootout victory over the Buffalo Sabres last night at Capital One Arena. The Sabres and Caps wrap-up their two-game set on Sunday with puck-drop … Continue reading

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Report: Blue Jackets Acquire Patrik Laine, Jack Roslovic From Jets For Pierre-Luc Dubois, Third-Round Pick

Photo: NHL via Getty Images According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, the Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired forward Patrik Laine and center Jack Roslovic in exchange for center Pierre-Luc Dubois and a third-round pick. Roslovic, who was a restricted free agent, … Continue reading

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Capitals Hold Off Sabres, 4-3, In Shootout; Jakub Vrana Gets Two Points

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the Buffalo Sabres by a score of 4-3 in a shootout at Capital One Arena on Friday night. The win lifted the Capitals to a 3-0-2 record this season, which is good … Continue reading

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