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Capitals Close Out Homestand against League-Leading Lightning

Photo: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals will play their annual Black Friday late matinee against the Tampa Bay Lightning. These two teams played earlier this year when the Lightning came back from a 3-1 hole to win the game 4-3 … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Injury Report: November 24th, 2017

The Washington Capitals continue to get healthy, with Christian Djoos and Andre Burakovsky the only players currently (officially) dealing with injuries. Here is the latest injury report as of Thursday, November 24th at 9:00 PM.

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10 Reasons Why Capitals Fans Should be Thankful

Photo: Washington Capitals In honor of Thanksgiving day, there are several things Capitals fans should be thankful for. Here are 10: 

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Nicklas Backstrom Turns 30

30 years ago today, November 23, 1987, Capitals’ star center Nicklas Backstrom was born in Valbo, Sweden to Anders and Catrin Backstrom.  Anders was a longtime defenseman for the Brynas IF hockey team in the Swedish Elite League.

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Springfield Thunderbirds Defeat Hershey Bears 2-1

Photo: Tori Hartman While their parent club came away with a decisive win on Thanksgiving Eve, the Hershey Bears dropped a close game against the Springfield Thunderbirds, losing 2-1. The loss ended the Bears’ seven-game winning streak against the Thunderbirds.

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Vrana Sends Capitals Past Senators

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals were back in action after losing to the Flames by a 4-1 count on Monday against the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday at Capital One Arena. The Capitals defeated the Senators by a final … Continue reading

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The Capitals Look to Cut Inconsistencies Against Senators

The Capitals continue their four-game homestand with their annual Thanksgiving eve contest at Capital One Arena. A mere one point separates these teams in the standings for the final wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference. The Capitals will host the … Continue reading

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Highlights from Barry Trotz’s Radio Interview on the Sports Junkies

Capitals head coach Barry Trotz was a guest on 106.7 The Fan’s “Sports Junkies” on Wednesday morning. On the show, Trotz talked about a variety of topics including why he hasn’t placed Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin on the same … Continue reading

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Ten Years Ago – Capitals Appoint Boudreau Head Coach

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images When November 22 rolls around each year, most Americans above a certain age associate the day with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  It is also a day that is close to Thanksgiving, either on the … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears’ Player Report Cards: At the Quarter Pole

Photos: Tori Hartman The Hershey Bears came out of the gate slowly in the 2017-18 season, winning just one of their first seven games. The slow start was not totally shocking considering the Bears had several new faces, a young … Continue reading

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