Tag Archives: 2017-2018 Washington Capitals Season

Jakub Vrana, A Young Kid on the Rise

Photo: Upper Deck As you may know, there are many new faces on the Washington Capitals this season. Aside from the core of Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, T.J. Oshie, Braden Holtby, and a few other returning players, the team is primarily … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News Links: Shooting for History

Kudos for Alex Ovechkin, preparations for the Tampa Bay Lightning, starters for tonight’s game in Tampa, an historical look at past goal-scoring dominance, Nathan Walker reflects on the last week, catching up with Evgeny Kuznetsov and more in this evening’s … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Named NHL’s “First Star” of the Week

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been named the NHL’s “First Star” for the week ending Oct. 8, the NHL announced today. 

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Game Preview: Washington Capitals @ Tampa Bay Lightning

Photo: @Capitals In their home opener on Saturday, the Capitals gave fans something to remember, as captain Alex Ovechkin had four goals, including his second consecutive hat trick to start the season. Ovechkin and the Caps now look to continue their strong … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Practice Schedule – 10/8 thru 10/17

Below are the scheduled times for the Washington Capitals upcoming practices and morning skates. All practices and morning skates are open and free to the general public. Please be advised that practice times are subject to change. 

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Washington Capitals Evening News Links: Home, Sweet Home!

Photo: Capitals Nathan Walker, Australia set to make NHL debut, Peter Bondra returns to the Caps, prep for home opener against the Canadiens, Karl Alzner returns to the District and much more in this evening’s Capitals links: 

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G’day Nate: Fellow Aussies Wish Nathan Walker Luck ahead of his NHL Debut

Diversity is a big thing in sports today, especially in the NHL. This is a league with many great names from different countries playing the sport we all love. From Canadiens, to Russians, to Swedes, and even Americans, each athlete … Continue reading

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For Nathan Walker, the Road to the NHL Has Been Anything But Easy

Photo: Courier-Mail While getting to the NHL is hard enough, getting to the NHL after growing up in Australia brings a whole new set of challenges. For Capitals forward Nathan Walker, he did both  by making the Capitals’ Opening Night … Continue reading

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Stats From The Capitals 5-4 Shootout Win Vs Ottawa

We are officially underway. The puck has dropped on the 2017-18 Washington Capitals season. After a subpar preseason the Capitals were looking for a good start to the regular season. They got it. 

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Capitals Beat Senators 5-4 (SO), Ovechkin Tallys 18th Career Hat Trick

The Capitals beat the Senators 5-4 (SO) Thursday night at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa. The Capitals head home for their home opener Saturday night when they host the Montreal Canadiens at Capital One Arena. Puck drop is 7:00PM. 

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