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The KHL Season Is Quickly Deteriorating Due To COVID-19; Should The Capitals Prospects Exit From The League?

The KHL season is rapidly falling apart. Just three weeks into the season COVID-19 is wrecking havoc on the league, with many players testing positive, the better part of three full teams in quarantine and 13 games postponed… so far. … Continue reading

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Kevin McCarthy: A Look At Potential Assistant Coaching Candidates For The Capitals

Peter Laviolette stated in his introductory press conference on September 15 that he hadn’t even begun thinking about a coaching staff. While the Capitals new bench boss is in the process of reviewing existing Capitals’ staff and interviewing potential coaching … Continue reading

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Penguins Acquire Mike Matheson, Colton Sceviour from Panthers In Exchange For Patric Hornqvist

Photo: The Rat Trick The Pittsburgh Penguins sent forward Patric Hornqvist to the Florida Panthers in exchange for defenseman Mike Matheson and forward Colton Sceviour on Thursday evening. The trade broke on Wednesday but took a day to process because … Continue reading

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Report: No Traditional “Day With The Cup” For Stanley Cup Winners

Photo: @Capitals NHL insider Pierre LeBrun of TSN and The Athletic is reporting that this year’s Stanley Cup winners won’t get their traditional “day with the Cup” as has been the tradition in recent years.

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A Deep Dive Into Peter Laviolette’s Coaching Resume

Photo by Jacob Kupferman On September 15th, the Washington Capitals announced the hiring of former Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette as the 19th head in franchise history. Coming off of a disappointing 2019-20 season with the Predators, Laviolette looks to … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Sign Caleb Herbert To One-Year Deal

Photo: @Capitals The Hershey Bears announced on Tuesday the signing of Caleb Herbert to a one-year American Hockey League (AHL) contract.

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7 Teams That Missed 2019-20 NHL Postseason May Be Allowed To Hold Longer Training Camps

Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images If the 2020-21 NHL season starts as currently planned, teams that didn’t participate in the 2019-20 post-season will be looking at nearly nine months away from the game. That’s concerning to those teams.

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Alex Alexeyev’s KHL Coach, Two Teammates Test Positive For COVID-19

Photo: Salavat Yulaev Ufa The head coach of Salavat Yulaev Ufa, Tomi Lamsa, and two of the team’s players – Markus Granlund and Danil Bashkirov – have tested positive for COVID-19. You may recall that Washington Capitals’ defensive prospect Alex … Continue reading

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Oilers’ Leon Draisaitl Wins 2019-20 Hart Memorial Trophy, Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Finishes Tied For 13th

Graphic: Oilers Leon Draisaitl of the Edmonton Oilers was named the winner of the 2019-20 Hart Memorial Trophy on Monday night. The trophy is awarded annually to the NHL’s most valuable player. Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche finished second … Continue reading

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Oilers’ Leon Draisaitl Wins 2019-20 Ted Lindsay Award

Grpahic: Oilers Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl was selected as the 2019-20 Ted Lindsay Award winner on Monday night. The award is given each season to the league’s most outstanding player in the NHL as voted by members of the … Continue reading

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