Category Archives: Players

Capitals Hold Morning Skate and Scrimmage Ahead of Preseason Home Opener

Photo: @Capitals Capitals players took to the ice Friday morning at Kettler to either prepare for the third preseason game tonight against the Blues or continue to try to impress the coaches for a spot on the roster. With the … Continue reading

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Which Capitals Prospects Are Sticking Out in the Preseason? And, What is With All of the Preseason Penalties?

Which Capitals prospects have performed well early in the preseason? Continue reading

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Capitals Announce First Round of Roster Cuts

The Washington Capitals made their first round of cuts today. Coach Barry Trotz announced that Damian Riat (Geneve-Servette), Dmitri Zaitsev (Moose Jaw), Tanner Jeannot (Moose Jaw), Brendan Semchuck (Vancouver Giants), Garrett Pilon (Hershey), Beck Malenstyn (Calgary Hitmen), Jimmy DeVito, Robbie Baillargeon, … Continue reading

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Why T.J. Oshie is the Heart and Soul of the Capitals

When the Capitals acquired him two years ago in a trade with the St. Louis Blues, right wing T.J. Oshie was viewed as a complimentary piece to the Capitals’ Stanley Cup puzzle, a player who could hopefully help get the … Continue reading

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Projecting the Caps’ Opening Night Lineup through Week 1 of Training Camp

So far the Capitals have played two preseason games, and pundits are already putting together potential lineups for Opening Night on October 5 in Ottawa. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ contributor Harrison Brown takes a look at what the Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals announce 2017-18 Promotional Calendar

Today, the Washington Capitals announced their promotional calendar for the upcoming season. The Capitals have three new fan giveaways as well as several cultural theme nights that they have used in seasons past. 

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Andre Burakovsky Practices on Top Line with Backstrom and Oshie

When the Capitals were facing a 3-1 series deficit to the hated Penguins, Barry Trotz had to make an adjustment and he had to make one fast. Trotz opted for a switch in lines, as he moved young left winger … Continue reading

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Capitals Preseason Opener Features Slew of Penalties

Photo: NHL As the Capitals and Devils dropped the puck to the excitement of the fans at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, the vibe of excitement quickly changed with the whistles coming from those in the zebra stripes on … Continue reading

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Crikey! Nathan Walker is on the Cusp of NHL History

Photo: Washington Capitals From the moment he was drafted, Capitals prospect Nathan Walker literally made history. As the first Australian-born player taken in the NHL Entry Draft (89th overall in 2014), Walker put himself in a good position to (hopefully) … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Has Arrived to Training Camp With A Purpose

Photo: Washington Capitals After a 2016-17 season that saw Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin score just 33 goals, General Manager Brian MacLellan made it clear that the soon-to-be 32-year old left wing (September 17) would need to change his conditioning and … Continue reading

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