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Aliaksei Protas Named to WHL Eastern Conference First All-Star Team

Washington Capitals forward prospect Aliaksei Protas was named to the Western Hockey League’s (WHL) Eastern Division first all-star team on Tuesday. Protas led the division in points this season.

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Commissioner Bettman Says NHL Still a Few Weeks Away From Deciding on Season

Photo: NHL via Getty Images NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman appeared on NBC Sports Network’s Lunch Talk Live with Mike Tirico Tuesday afternoon to discuss the status of the 2019-20 season amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kristian Roykas-Marthinsen: Annual Review and Forecast – 2019-2020 Season

Photo: HC Dalen Next up in our annual prospect review and forecast series is Krsitian Røykås-Marthinsen, left-winger for HC Dalen of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). (You can access all of our Capitals Prospect Reports and player analysis on our … Continue reading

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Vegas Odds Now Against Next NHL Game Being Played Before August 1

With no end in sight to the league shutdown that has now stretched into its fourth week, the odds of the next NHL game being played on or before August 1 now sit at a lengthened +100 in NHL futures … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Talks about the Birth of his Daughter, Alizee, Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Nicklas Backstrom was interviewed by Viaplay Sport Live on Monday. In the interview, he was asked about the birth of his third child, Alizee, and what the experience was like at the hospital, amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic. The following is … Continue reading

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How Mike Gartner Chose the No. 11 For the Capitals

Photo: @Capitals The NHL recently interviewed many of the League’s former greats, asking them how they chose the jersey number they are most famously known for. The first series included Mike Gartner, Capitals great for ten years, from 1979 to … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden Discusses Keeping Family Safe During Coronavirus Pandemic, Daily Dose of Hockey, and the State of the Team During the NHL Pause

On Monday morning, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden was on a conference call with the media discussing keeping his family safe and healthy during the Coronavirus pandemic, his daily dose of hockey, and the state of the team during … Continue reading

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Martin Hugo Has: Annual Forecast and Review – 2019-2020 Season

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Next up in our annual prospect review and forecast series is Martin Hugo Has, defenseman for the Guelph Storm of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). (You can access all of our Capitals Prospect Reports and player … Continue reading

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Crossed Hockey Lines, Crossed State Lines, Brought Together Skills, & Helped Each Other Out: How Two Nurses Sewed Over 30 Capitals Masks For D.C. First Responders

Photo: @ChooChooTre Even in the darkest of times, light can still shine. Our communities and our nation are working together to fight this Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Two nurses sewed more than 30 Washington Capitals masks for D.C. first responders. I had … Continue reading

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Alex Kannok-Leipert: Annual Review and Forecast – 2019-2020 Season

We continue our annual prospect review and forecast series with Alex Kannok-Leipert, defenseman and Captain for the Vancouver Giants of the Western Hockey League (WHL). (You can access all of our Capitals Prospect Reports and player analysis on our “Prospects” … Continue reading

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