Capitals Practice News Roundup: Tom Wilson Continues To Take Steps

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The Washington Capitals held a morning skate at MedStar Capitals Iceplex prior to their game against the Detroit Red Wings. Puck drop from Capital One Arena can be seen on NBC Sports Washington or NBCSN starting at 7:30 PM. Here are all of the news from the team’s morning skate:  Continue reading

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Travis Boyd Is Bringing Offensive Flair And Adding To the Capitals’ Depth

It took awhile but it looks like Travis Boyd has finally cemented himself on the Capitals roster. Going from a sixth-round pick, to two promising American Hockey League seasons, to now finding himself on a steady scoring pace for the defending Stanley Cup Champions, is Boyd has certainly had quite the pro career to this point. He hasn’t been a consistent presence in the lineup, but when he has been, his tenacity and passing ability has really stood out, and he’s showing the coaching staff that he deserves to be on the ice. Continue reading

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The 2018 Stanley Cup Tour Stops At The Salamander Resort In Middleburg, Virginia

The Stanley Cup is back in town, and Monday night it spent time at the Salamander Resort in Middleburg, Virginia. The resort is owned by Sheila Johnson, who is vice president of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, and is also a part owner of the Washington Capitals.  Continue reading

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Detroit at Washington Preview: Capitals Return Home To Face Red Wings

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The Washington Capitals host the Detroit Red Wings for the second of three meetings between the two teams on Tuesday night. The Capitals beat the Red Wings 3-1 back on November 23 at Capital One Arena the first time the teams clashed. Action from the District can be seen on NBC Sports Washington or NBCSN for those outside of the DMV.  Continue reading

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New Holiday Design For That Special Stanley Cup Champion Capitals Fan In Your Life

Celebrate the Stanley Cup Champions this holiday season with this festive Christmas shirt just for Caps fans! Order here!  Continue reading

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Former Capitals’ Forward Zach Sanford Gets Into Fight in Practice With Teammate Robert Bortuzzo

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Former Washington Capitals‘ forward Zach Sanford got in a fight with teammate Robert Bortuzzo in the St. Louis Blues’ practice on Monday.  Continue reading

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Images From Washington Capitals Practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex: T.J. Oshie Returns! [Photos]

The Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Tuesday for their first practice on home ice over week. NoVa Caps’ photojournalist Joe Noyes was on hand to capture a few of the images this morning. Be sure to check out all of Joe’s excellent work on his Instagram page (here), or check out his website (here).  Continue reading

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Capitals Practice News Roundup: With Oshie Returning, Burakovsky Looks Like The Odd Man Out

The Washington Capitals practiced on Monday morning in preparations for their game against the Detroit Red Wings tomorrow night at 7:30 PM. Action from Capital One Arena can be seen on NBC Sports Washington or NBCSN for those outside of the DMV. Here are all of the news from Monday’s practice:  Continue reading

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What the Vegas Expansion Draft Tells Us About What to Expect in the Seattle Expansion Draft in 2021

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After watching the Vegas Golden Knights‘ improbable run to the Stanley Cup Final a season ago, teams are rethinking their expansion draft strategies as they prepare for Seattle’s entry into the league in 2021. Anxious to avoid giving up potential superstars before they break out, teams are going to give players bigger roles sooner in their careers to see what kind of talent they really have. In this piece, NoVa Caps takes a look at the side deals made with Vegas and the players left exposed that those teams almost certainly regret not protecting now. Obviously, hindsight is 20/20, and Vegas seems to have come back to Earth this season (though they are still very good), but teams are sure to rethink their strategies next time around.  Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Drop Shoot Out to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (Photos)

HERSHEY, PA — I feel like I’ve been starting a lot of these recaps posts this way, but I’ll say it again, that was a tough one. The Bears were in Hershey taking on their rival the WBS Penguins. Hershey lead the entire game until the Penguins’ Ethan Prow would tie it at 4-4 with the extra attacker at 19:18. The Bears couldn’t get the job done on a power play in overtime and ended up losing in a nine-round shoot out to the Penguins.  Continue reading

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