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Capitals Re-assign Jakub Vrana to Hershey

The Washington Capitals have re-assigned forward Jakub Vrana to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. 

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Capitals’ Goal and Point Projections for the Season

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images With 58 games officially in the books, final scoring totals are starting to take shape for each of the players on the Capitals team. So what will the final totals look like? We take a look … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall to the Rangers, 2-1

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Capitals fell to the New York Rangers, 2-1 Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. The loss dropped the Capitals record to 39-12-7 (85 points). The Capitals Next face the Flyers in Philadelphia on Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Capitals @ Rangers

After losing to the Red Wings in a shootout, the Capitals will look for their first post-bye week win on Sunday afternoon. Washington departed Detroit for New York and will take on the Rangers at MSG. Puck drop is at … Continue reading

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Zach Sanford Is Finding His Way

AP Photo/Nick Wass Zach Sanford has had an interesting year since participating in the Capitals Development Camp back in early July. Planning to return for his junior year at Boston College, Sanford would be offered a contract from the Capitals immediately … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall to Red Wings, 3-2 in Shootout

Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images The Capitals fell to the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 Saturday afternoon at Joe Lewis Arena. The loss dropped the Capitals record to 39-11-7 (85 points). The Capitals are now en route to New York City for … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Capitals @ Red Wings

The Washington Capitals have won six games straight but are also coming off their bye-week, as they make their final trip to Joe Louis arena, ever. Detroit will call Little Caesars, a new midtown arena, home next season. Puck drop … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Continues to Shine, Shuts-Out Traktor

Washington Capitals goalie prospect Ilya Samsonov stopped all 31 shots he faced for a 1-0 shutout over rival Traktor in KHL action on Friday night. The win raised Samsonov’s overall record to 15-3-5 for the season. 

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Mike Green

Younger and newer Caps fans are very familiar with defenseman Mike Green who patrolled the Capitals blueline from 2005 to 2015. This is the second of two Alumni Profiles on two former Caps with the last name Green. 

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Bye Week Teams Have Not Fared Well, Can The Capitals Buck This Trend?

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals are about to start playing hockey once again. Thanks to the new bye week that the NHL and NHLPA implemented, it’s been about a week since Washington’s team has hit the … Continue reading

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