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Capitals Alumni Profile: Mike Green

Younger and newer Caps fans are very familiar with defenseman Mike Green who patrolled the Capitals blueline from 2005 to 2015. This is the second of two Alumni Profiles on two former Caps with the last name Green. 

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Despite His Impressive Overall Numbers, Ovechkin is Struggling More than You Think

For the past four years, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has won the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy as the league’s leading goal scorer, and each time,  he’s done so with 50 or more goals. However, The Great Eight is on pace … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Rick Green

In the history of the Washington Capitals, there were two notable defensemen with the surname Green. Most younger or newer fans remember Mike Green, who played with the team from 2005-2015, but there was also another defenseman named Green who spent time with the Caps, … Continue reading

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“I’m going to the Bahamas”: Nicklas Backstrom Talks his Scoring Streak and His Plans During the Bye Week

There’s no denying it: Nicklas Backstrom is the hottest player in the entire NHL right now. He has recorded more points than anyone in the entire league since the beginning of the New Year, and after reaching 700 career points in last … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-assign Zach Sanford to Hershey

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images The Washington Capitals have re-assigned forward Zach Sanford to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

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Zach Sanford Scores First NHL Goal, Game Winner

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images Even before Andre Burakovsky was sidelined by a broken hand in the Capitals’ game against the Detroit Red Wings, rookie Zach Sanford had been patiently waiting for game action since being recalled. And in his … Continue reading

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What Does the Future Hold For Philipp Grubauer?

Nick Wass/Associated Press Goalie Philipp Grubauer has quietly had a spectacular season in his second season as backup to Braden Holtby. But having proved himself worthy of a starting job and with his contract due to end at the end … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Prospect Connor Hobbs Continues to Rack-up Points

Hobbs, the Caps fifth-round draft pick (143rd Overall) in 2015, is racking up points for his Regina Pats in the Western Hockey League (WHL). Hobbs is currently the top-scoring blueliner in the WHL.

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Meet the Prospects – Djoos is Loose (and out of the cage)

Christian Djoos is enjoying his best professional season to date. The 22-year-old native of Gothenburg, Sweden, is in his second full season as a defenseman for the Hershey Bears. A year ago, Djoos was one of three rookie defensemen who … Continue reading

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Capitals Recall Zach Sanford

The Washington Capitals have recalled forward Zach Sanford from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. 

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