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Sights & Sounds from Capitals’ 2021-22 Media Day

Photos: @Capitals The Washington Capitals’ 2021-22 training camp is almost here! Although the start of on-ice sessions does not begin until Thursday, Wednesday was limited to medical and testing; however, fans were given a glimpse of the action at Medstar … Continue reading

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Wild Re-sign Reigning Calder Trophy Winner Kirill Kaprizov To Five-Year, $45 Million Contract

Image: Mercury News The Minnesota Wild announced that they have re-signed restricted free agent left-wing Kirill Kaprizov to a five-year contract that carries a $9 million cap hit on Tuesday night, just prior to the start of training camp.

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Blue Jackets Rescind Unvaccinated Zac Rinaldo’s Training Camp Invitation

Photo: NESN After signing left-wing Zac Rinaldo to a one-year, two-way contract over the summer, the Columbus Blue Jackets announced on Tuesday that the 31-year-old’s invitation to the team’s training camp has been rescinded after Rinaldo refused to get a … Continue reading

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Capitals Release 2021 Training Camp Roster And Schedule

The Washington Capitals announced on Tuesday the final roster for their 2021 training camp, which begins on Wednesday at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The Capitals training camp will include 30 forwards, 18 defensemen and six goalies, and will be broken up into … Continue reading

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“The Next Few Weeks Are Going to Be Big For Him”: Hershey Bears Head Coach Scott Allen Talks Connor McMichael, Organizational Success, and More

While the Washington Capitals had a relatively well-conducted offseason that included keeping franchise great Alex Ovechkin on a new contract and re-acquiring goaltender Vitek Vanecek from the Seattle Kraken, the loss of Spencer Carbery, the Head Coach of their American … Continue reading

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Capitals Hire Dr. Aimee Kimball as Senior Director of Team and Organizational Development

The Washington Capitals announced on Monday the hiring of Dr. Aimee Kimball as senior director of team and organizational development. In her role, Kimball will provide skilled direction and support in the areas of player development falling outside the standard … Continue reading

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Images From Day 2 Of Washington Capitals Development Camp

Day two of the 2021 Capitals development camp was held Sunday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. A total of 20 players (10 forwards, eight defensemen and two goaltenders), including 13 draft picks, are taking part in this year’s abbreviated development … Continue reading

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“I Have to Get Bigger, Stronger, and Faster”: Capitals Fifth-Round Pick Bear Hughes

Screen cap: @Capitals With the 2021-22 NHL season beginning to commence, the first wave of activity for the Washington Capitals has begun in the form of their Rookie Camp. For the past few days, draft picks and prospects of the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Prospect Hendrix Lapierre: “I Feel Confident In My Abilities And My General Play”

On Sunday, Washington Capitals prospect Hendrix Lapierre spoke to the media following the second day of the 2021 Rookie Camp at Medstar Capitals Iceplex. Lapierre was drafted in the first round (22nd overall) in the 2020 NHL Draft. On October … Continue reading

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Hockey and All That: Pre-Training Camp Edition

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The offseason between the 2020-2021 and 2021-22 seasons continues to be eventful. It has included additional player signings and acquisitions and other news since NoVa Caps’ previous light-hearted summary of the offseason events in early August. … Continue reading

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