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Alex Ovechkin Participates In Opening of New Branch of Avangard Hockey Academy

Photo: Kuzmin Yuri On August 15, before a pre-season exhibition game between Avangard Omsk and Moscow Dynamo of the Kontinental Hockey League, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, fresh off a trip to China, participated in a ceremonial puck drop before the … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson Will Look To Pick-Up Where He Left Off

“It’s going to be a goal to pick up where I left off,” Tom Wilson told the media during the Washington Capitals’ exit interviews back in April. The 25-year-old forward posted a career high 40 points (22 goals) in the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Christian Djoos And Nicklas Backstrom Participate In Annual Brynäs Black White Game

Photo: @BrynasIF Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom and defenseman Christian Djoos participated in the annual Brynäs Black White charity hockey game at Gavlerinken Arena in Gavle, Sweden on Thursday. The event featured pregame activities, an autograph session for fans, and … Continue reading

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Ovi-shop: NHL Asks Fans to “Send” Alex Ovechkin Anywhere in the World After The Great Eight’s Trip to China

Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin recently spent several days in China as an ambassador to an NHL initiative to raise awareness and support for hockey and the league in China. Among the many stops The Great Eight made was the iconic … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Films New CCM Commercial in Moscow, Russia

Photo: @maria11021985 Alex Ovechkin took part in the filming of a new commercial for CCM Hockey Tuesday morning at the Apia Arena in Moscow.  The commercial included Ovechkin and two teams of children, one group dressed in red uniforms and … Continue reading

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A Look Around the Metropolitan Division: Which Teams Will Rise and Fall in 2019-20?

How will the Metropolitan Division shake out in 2019-20? Continue reading

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Proposing New Forward Lines For Capitals In 2019-20

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images After undergoing some changes to the offense in the offseason, the Washington Capitals‘ forward lines will have a different look this season. But how will they look when the team takes the ice on October 2 … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov In Chicago Filming “Wednesday Night Hockey” Promo, “The Bird” Celly Makes An Appearance

Photo: Charles P. Grendys With hockey season roughly two months away, promotional clips and commercials will be needed for any major broadcaster holding NHL rights. As the sole holder of national broadcasting rights of the NHL, NBC (whose contract expires … Continue reading

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Avalanche’s Andre Burakovsky To Capitals Fans: “You’re Still In My Heart”

Photo: Washington Times Colorado Avalanche forward Andre Burakovsky had a chance to speak directly to Washington Capitals fans on Friday night for the first time since the team dealt him to the Avalanche in exchange for second- and third-round picks … Continue reading

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Caps in Da Beauty League: Shane Gersich Tallies Again, Travis Boyd Notches A Goal in Wednesday Night Action

Photo: Nick Wass/Associated Press In a recent post, NoVa Caps brought an update on some action from “Da Beauty League” summer league action in Minnesota in which Capitals Nick Jensen and Shane Gersich each tallied on the scoresheet. Last night, … Continue reading

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