Category Archives: Players

Bears Brothers: Liam O’Brien and Riley Barber Find Lifelong Friendship with Hershey Bears (Part 2)

Photos: Tori Hartman HERSHEY, PA. — In the Internet era, consumers always want to read a review of products and places, whether that’s a new restaurant or a new book. Well, what if like Rate my Professor, one had rate … Continue reading

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Contract Checkup: How Are John Carlson & Tom Wilson Living Up To Their New Contracts?

The Washington Capitals had a very busy summer. Between winning the Stanley Cup, celebrating with the Stanley Cup, and drinking half the world’s supply of alcohol out of the Stanley Cup, they also had to re-sign some key players to … Continue reading

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Left-Handed Overload: What Should The Caps Do With All Of Their Southpaw Defensemen?

The Washington Capitals have a problem. Since the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, the Capitals have selected eight left-handed defensemen and acquired two more through trade and free agency (Michal Kempny and Kris Bindulis, respectively). Some of these selections have been … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Records 300th NHL Point in Win Over Red Wings

Photo: Carlos Osorio/Associated Press While the Capitals ended their three-game losing streak with their 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday evening, superstar center Evgeny Kuznetsov reached a milestone of his own, recording his 300th career NHL point … Continue reading

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Bears Brothers: Liam O’Brien & Riley Barber Find Lifelong Friendship with Hershey Bears (Part 1)

Photos by Tori Hartman and Joe Noyes HERSHEY, PA. — Did we just become best friends? Yep! Much like Dale and Brennan in the movie “Step Brothers,” it seems like a friendship between Hershey Bears’ forwards Liam O’Brien and Riley … Continue reading

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Nic Dowd, Dmitrij Jaskin Get Back In The Lineup in St. Louis; Vladimir Tarasenko Game-Time Decision For Blues

Photo: @JoeBpXp The Washington Capitals and St. Louis Blues clash for the first time this season at Enterprise Center in the first game of the Capitals’ three-game road trip. Action from St. Louis can be seen on NBC Sports Washington … Continue reading

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Capitals Defensive Prospect Alexandar Alexeyev Makes Defenseman Fall Down, Scores Goal In Russia’s Game vs. Slovakia at World Junior Championships

Washington Capitals defensive prospect Alexandar Alexeyev scored in the Russian’s game vs. Slovakia on Wednesday night. The goal was the Russians’ third in a span of 2:13 and chased Slovak goaltender Samuel Hlavaj out of the net. 

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Take A Second Look: Those Who Think Alex Ovechkin Doesn’t Deserve to Skip the All-Star Game Need to Think Again

Photo: Greg Fiume/Washington Capitals When the news broke that Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin would sit out the 2019 NHL All-Star Game (to which he was elected as the Metropolitan Division team captain) to conserve energy and recuperate for another Capitals’ … Continue reading

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NHL Announces All-Star Rosters; Braden Holtby and John Carlson Will Represent Capitals In San Jose

Photo: Sporting News The NHL released the rosters for the 2019 All-Star Game prior to NBC Sports Network’s broadcast of the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers game on Wednesday Night Hockey. Goaltender Braden Holtby and defenseman John Carlson will … Continue reading

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A Comparison of The Washington Capitals’ “Young Guns” Era with Today’s Toronto Maple Leafs

Photo: NHL There was a time when Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom were not the experienced, well-rounded leaders that led the Capitals to the team’s first championship this past spring, but young players with a thirst for the Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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