Category Archives: Players

Even As Stanley Cup Champions, The Capitals Can Still Tweak Their Game to Improve

What areas can the Capitals improve their game on the ice? Continue reading

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The Cupless Caps: An Open Letter to the Former Caps Who Just Missed the Glory

Paul Sancya/Associated Press We’ve all thought about it at one point or another since June, “I wish _____ had been on the team when the Capitals won the Stanley Cup”. It’s common to grow a personal fondness to certain players, … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals and Woodworking: Two Loves Together as One

Photos: @dbswoodworking Tradition; the handing down of information, beliefs and/or customs from generation to generation by word of mouth or practice. 

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Shane Gersich Scores Two in Da Beauty League Game

Photo: SportSpyder Washington Capitals forward Shane Gersich was in action in a Da Beauty League game Monday night in Minnesota. Da Beauty League is a camp for NHL players from Minnesota. 

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Biggest Challenges Facing the Capitals As They Head Into 2018 Training Camp

The Washington Capitals will be tested as they enter 2018 Training Camp. Continue reading

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Looking At The Potential Training Camp Battles For The Capitals

Photo: Washington Post With center Jay Beagle signing with the Vancouver Canucks and goaltender Philipp Grubauer traded to the Colorado Avalanche, a couple of roster spots will be up for grabs next month, when training camp begins. In this post, NoVa … Continue reading

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Backing up the Holtbeast: With Grubuaer Gone, Pheonix Copley Must Prove Himself At the NHL Level

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images For the past three seasons, Capitals’ starting goaltender Braden Holtby was backed up reliably by the play of former fourth-round pick Philipp Grubauer, who proved himself worthy of becoming a number one netminder in the … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson Determined To Make a Difference After Signing Long-Term With Capitals

Photo: NBC Sports On Monday afternoon, Washington Capitals‘ forward Tom Wilson met with the media via conference call to discuss his new contract, his day with the Stanley Cup, and being a part of the team’s core. 

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Physical Value: Tom Wilson, Fisticuffs, and a Personal Look Back

At one time, fighting was a common and nightly occurrence in the NHL, with players dropping the gloves seemingly on a night-to-night basis. Over the years, however, physicality has become secondary in importance to skill and there few players in … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Doug Mohns

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images In the Capitals’ 44-year history, 14 players have had the captain’s “C” adorn their sweater. In their tumultuous and disastrous inaugural season (1974-75), the “C” was worn by longtime NHLer Doug Mohns. In this latest … Continue reading

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