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The Mad Scramble To Find Ice Time For Capitals Prospects Continues

Photo: @Capitals The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect developmental hockey league operations throughout North America. In the last week the AHL, OHL and WHL have formally announced lengthy delays to the start of the 2020-21 seasons, with those dates potentially … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Lars Eller & Wife Welcome Baby Alexander; Eller Returned to Toronto For Quarantine Per NHL Protocol

Photo: @larsellerofficial Welcome to the world, Alexander Eller! Washington Capitals center Lars Eller and his wife Julie welcomed their second child and first boy, Alexander, on Saturday. The Ellers already have a daughter, Sofia, who is seven. Eller did arrive … Continue reading

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Boston @ Washington Preview: Capitals And Bruins Set To Determine Third Place In East In Round-Robin Finale

The Washington Capitals (0-1-1) and Boston Bruins (0-2-0) finish off the Eastern Conference round-robin tournament on Sunday to determine who gets the third seed in the Eastern Conference. The loser will face the Carolina Hurricanes in the first round of … Continue reading

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NHL Announces Start Time And Broadcast Networks For Capitals-Bruins On Sunday

Photo: @winslowtownson The National Hockey League announced updates to the 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers schedule for Saturday, August 8 and Sunday August 9. The Capitals-Bruins round robin game is set for noon on Sunday. The game will be televised on … Continue reading

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Analytical Preview For Capitals’ Round Robin Matchup Against the Boston Bruins

Photo: NHL via Getty Images In the Washington Capitals‘ final round robin matchup of the 2020 NHL Playoffs, they’ll face off against the Boston Bruins, the top team in the Eastern Conference during the truncated 2019-20 NHL Regular Season. With … Continue reading

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A Bear of a Rivalry Brewin’: Stanley Cup Playoff History Between the Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins

Elsa/Getty Images As the Washington Capitals prepare to meet the Boston Bruins on Sunday, August 9, 2020 in their third and final round robin game to determine 2020 playoff seeding, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle takes time to take a quick … Continue reading

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Ratings For The NHL Return Are Up…A Little Bit

Hockey fans have been enjoying as many as six games a day since the NHL rebooted the 2019-2020 season last week. The wall-to-wall action has been a godsend for fans who have been without hockey since March 11th. The barrage … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Re-Sign Matt Moulson

Photo: Micheline Veluvolu/Rochester Americans The Hershey Bears announced on Friday that they have re-signed forward Matt Moulson, agreeing to terms on a one-year, American Hockey League contract. The announcement was made by Hershey vice president of hockey operations, Bryan Helmer. 

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Nicklas Backstrom Misses Practice; Braden Holtby To Start Against Bruins; Lars Eller Still In D.C.

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals returned to practice at noon on Friday following their 3-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers Thursday afternoon. The Capitals face the Boston Bruins in their third and final round robin game on Sunday.

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A Look At The Capitals’ Three Possible First Round Matchups

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images By falling to the Philadelphia Flyers in their second round-robin tournament game by a score of 3-1 on Thursday, the Washington Capitals guaranteed that they can no longer finish higher than the third seed in the … Continue reading

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