Report: Capitals “Would Entertain” Trade Offers For Eller “If It Could Get Help On Defense”

According to The Athletic’s Eric Duhatschek, Pierre LeBrun, and Michael Russo, the Washington Capitals “would entertain” offers for center Lars Eller “if it could get help on defense” ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline on Friday, March 3 at 3 PM ET. Continue reading

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As Darcy Kuemper Returns to Colorado For the First Time After Winning the Stanley Cup, A Look at His First Season in Washington Thus Far

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After guiding the Colorado Avalanche to their first Stanley Cup championship in over two decades, goaltender Darcy Kuemper entered the free agent market last summer as the top netminding name available to prospective clubs. It was there that the Washington Capitals, in need of a goaltending overhaul, inked the new champion to a five-year contract. Continue reading

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Preview: Capitals Close Out Trip In Colorado

The Washington Capitals will clash with the defending Stanley Cup Champion Colorado Avalanche for the final time this season in the Mile High City on Tuesday night. Colorado shut out Washington, who won 12 of the previous 14 against them, by a score of 4-0 in the first on November 19 at Capital One Arena. Action from Ball Arena can be seen on NBC Sports Washington in-market or ESPN+ out-of-market starting at 9 PM ET. Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Returns To Practice, T.J. Oshie Returns to Washington For Birth Of 4th Child: Notes From Capitals Practice In Denver


The Washington Capitals made their way from Las Vegas to Denver on Sunday following their 6-2 loss to the Vegas Knights on Saturday night. They conclude their western road trip Tuesday night against the Avalanche. Puck drop is set for 9PM ET. Continue reading

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Capitals Weekly Trends: Struggles Continue Over Mixed Statistical Week


Welcome to the 13th installment of our Washington Capitals weekly trends report. The regular feature provides a very brief snapshot of the most relevant statistical trends for the Capitals over the past seven days. Continue reading

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Vancouver Confirms Replacement Of Head Coach Boudreau With Tocchet

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Vancouver Canucks General Manager Patrik Allvin announced today that the club has made multiple changes to its coaching staff (press release). Continue reading

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Trip On The Strip: Capitals Fold In 6-2 Defeat To Vegas At The Fortress

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The Washington Capitals got blown out by the Vegas Golden Knights by a score of 6-2 at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday night. Washington has never won a regular-season game in Las Vegas (0-4-1). Continue reading

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Ovechkin Out Day-To-Day With Lower-Body Injury, Won’t Play In Capitals’ Game In Las Vegas on Saturday

The Washington Capitals announced just prior to puck drop against the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday (10 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington in-market, ESPN+ out-of-market) that captain Alex Ovechkin will miss his first game of the season with a lower-body injury. He is labeled as day-to-day. Continue reading

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Bears Rally Late, Down Senators, 4-2; Beck Malenstyn And Garrett Pilon Score, Ethen Frank Scores Twice

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The Hershey Bears downed the Belleville Senators, 4-2, Saturday night at the CAA Arena in Belleville, Ontario. Ethen Frank scored twice, Beck Malenstyn added a shorthanded goal and Garrett Pilon sniped his 5th of the season, all in the third period, for the comeback win. The Bears record improves to 26-8-4-1 (57 points) on the season. Continue reading

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Evaluating The Performance Of Alex Alexeyev


The situation seemed less than ideal at the start of the season. It appeared young defenseman Alex Alexeyev and the Washington Capitals we’re in a bit of a sticky wicket. 
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