Category Archives: Players

Capitals Acquire Jakub Jerabek from the Montreal Canadiens

Source: Last Word on Hockey The Washington Capitals acquired defenseman Jakub Jerabek from the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday afternoon. Washington sent their 2019 fifth round pick to Montreal for the 26-year old blueliner. 

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In a Groove: What’s Next for Philipp Grubauer?

Photo: Yahoo Sports The Capitals, at times this season, have struggled in games and many fans or analysts tend to point at one thing or another as the source of the problem. Goaltending has been a relatively stable position all … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Lightning @ Capitals

Can the Washington Capitals keep their winning streak alive as they face off with the Tampa Bay Lightning? Continue reading

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Capitals Acquire Defenseman Michal Kempny from the Chicago Blackhawks

 In need of some NHL-ready defensive depth with two rookies (Madison Bowey and Christian Djoos) playing in their top four, the Washington Capitals acquired defenseman Michal Kempny from the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday afternoon. 

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Capitals Prospect Ilya Samsonov Participates in KHL Tournament During Olympic Break

While the KHL has taken a break for the Olympics, Ilya Samsonov and the Metallurg Magnitogorsk hockey club did not take a break from hockey.  The team, sans its Olympians, participated in the Davos Hockey Summit, a tournament held at … Continue reading

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Former Capital Viktor Kozlov Talks His Playing Career, Coaching Career, and the Olympics in Interview with Russian Media

Photo: Washington Capitals In the middle of January, the media of his team, Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the KHL, conducted a long interview with Viktor Kozlov, the former Washington Capitals forward who is currently the Head Coach of Metallurg.  Many of … Continue reading

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The Last 92: A Look Back at Michael Nylander’s Capitals Career

Photo: Getty Images In the 43-year history of the Capitals, just three players have worn No. 92 on the back of their sweaters. While budding superstar Evgeny Kuznetsov is the most recent and current owner of the number, longtime NHLer … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Division Trade Deadline Primer: Buyers, Sellers, and Team Needs

What will the Metropolitan Division clubs do at the 2018 NHL Trade Deadline? Continue reading

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The Capitals Need to Find Effort and Focus on This Central Road Trip

The Washington Capitals are 4-3-3 in their last 10 games. Continue reading

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Brett Connolly to the Second-Line! (Dilly Dilly?)

Photo: Getty Images Earlier today, the Capitals’ lines for tonight’s game against the Winnipeg Jets were announced. It came as a surprise to some that right wing Brett Connolly had been placed on the second-line rather than in the bottom-six, … Continue reading

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