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Photos: Visiting The 1932 And 1980 Winter Olympic Ice Rinks In Lake Placid, New York

Last week, I had the pleasure to visit Lake Placid, New York, home to the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics Games. While there, I got a chance to visit the ice rinks where the Games took place, including the historical … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Will Retire Chris Bourque’s No. 17 Next Season: “The Best Part of My Career Was Playing in Hershey”

Sean Simmer/The-Patriot News The Hershey Bears, American Hockey League affiliate of the Washington Capitals, announced on Saturday that the team would be retiring the No. 17 jersey during the 2022-23 season for forward Chris Bourque, the son of NHL great … Continue reading

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Dainius Zubrus: Washington Capitals Alumni Profile

Photo: Mitchell Layton/Getty Images Danius Zubrus played for the Washington Capitals from 2001 through 2006 and was one of the Capitals players who was with the team when Alex Ovechkin made his NHL debut back in 2005.

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Key Stats To Watch For Martin Fehervary And Axel Jonsson-Fjallby At The Start Of The 2022-23 Season

Yesterday we brought you the first in a series of articles that assess the Capitals youngsters performance during last season and identified key stats to watch for each of the players this coming season. The stats are intended to be key … Continue reading

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Key Stats To Watch For Connor McMichael and Joe Snively At The Start Of The 2022-23 Season

It’s a new day, a new season. A chance for young players to modify and enhance their games in advance of the approaching campaign. Younger players in particular have the capability of showing the greatest improvement from year one to … Continue reading

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Capitals Defensive Prospect Martin Has Will Join Former Capitals Jakub Vrána And Vitek Vanecek In Tribute To 20 Years Of HC Letci Letňany

Washington Capitals defensive prospect Martin Hugo Has will participate in an exhibition game to celebrate HC Letci Letnany’s 20th anniversary. The game will include former Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrána and goaltender Vitek Vanecek. All three players have gone through … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin To Host “OviCyberCup” ‘NHL 22’ Tournament In Russia On August 13

Image: @pavelheadcoach Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, in association with the Department of Sports for the City of Moscow, the International Hockey Academy, the Moscow Computer Sports Federation and the Fonbet betting company, is holding an NHL 22 tournament with … Continue reading

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Capitals Forward Prospect Ludwig Persson Records Two Goals, Assist In 2023 World Junior Championship Preparation Game

While the rescheduled 2022 World Junior Championship is set to start next week in Edmonton, Alberta, national teams are also busy beginning preparations for the 2023 World Junior Championship, set for December in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Moncton, New Brunswick.

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Capitals Will Hold “Rookie Camp” In Lieu Of Participating In Prospect Tournament Prior To Capitals Training Camp

A source with the Washington Capitals tells NoVa Caps that the team will hold a “rookie camp” (date/location-TBA) before the Capitals open training camp in September, but will not participate in a rookie tournament in advance of the 2022-23 season.

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Watch Alex Ovechkin In A 5,000 Seat Arena? Yes Please

Image: Arizona Coyotes For many, the thought of an NHL game being played in a 5,000 seat arena is a travesty. An extremely poor look. How could this be an NHL arena? For others, it could be an opportunity. A … Continue reading

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