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Washington Capitals Evening News: Jakub’s Ladder and a Resting Beagle

Photo: NHL Prep for preseason game #3, Friday’s camp scrimmage, preseason ponderings, Jakub Vrana will go with another top line, Dmitry Orlov preview, what prospects are shining dyer the first week of training camp and more in this evening’s Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals Hold Morning Skate and Scrimmage Ahead of Preseason Home Opener

Photo: @Capitals Capitals players took to the ice Friday morning at Kettler to either prepare for the third preseason game tonight against the Blues or continue to try to impress the coaches for a spot on the roster. With the … Continue reading

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Projecting the Caps’ Opening Night Lineup through Week 1 of Training Camp

So far the Capitals have played two preseason games, and pundits are already putting together potential lineups for Opening Night on October 5 in Ottawa. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ contributor Harrison Brown takes a look at what the Capitals … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana Steps Up in His First Preseason Game

Photo: Capitals After dropping their first preseason game to the Devils, Washington bounced back with a win at Montreal on Wednesday night. In addition to the win, Caps fans got to see Jakub Vrana‘s preseason debut. Vrana is projected by many … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News: Ready for the Canadiens

Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports Getting ready for the Habs, starting lines for tonight, Jonas Siegenthaler comes to camp prepared, first round of cuts are made, Brett Connolly is looking to move up, Jakub Vrana feels the pressure and much more … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News: Backstrom and Ovechkin Split

‘Wizard of Auz’ is close to making the Caps, NHL begins cracking down on faceoff and slashing violations, Caps release promotional schedule, bad news for former Cap Zach Sanford, preparations for the Canadiens game, separating Ovechkin and Backstrom and more … Continue reading

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Under Pressure: Increased Pressures Face Ovechkin and Kuznetsov This Season

Photo: Washington Capitals Barry Trotz stated Tuesday after practice that the Capitals will likely split Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom to start the season. The initial plan will be to join Ovechkin with Evgeny Kuznetsov on one line and Backstrom … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News Links: Let the Games Begin

Ovechkin turns 32, goalie masks for all of the goaltenders in Caps camp, Siegenthaler loses weight, Capitals schedule for the remainder of camp, first scrimmage, prep for first preseason game and more in this evening’s news links: 

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Alex Ovechkin Has Arrived to Training Camp With A Purpose

Photo: Washington Capitals After a 2016-17 season that saw Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin score just 33 goals, General Manager Brian MacLellan made it clear that the soon-to-be 32-year old left wing (September 17) would need to change his conditioning and … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News: Capitals’ Prospects, PTO’s Bring New Energy to Training Camp

Photo: Washington Capitals Jakub Vrana in the top six, Chiasson and Jokipakka looking for contracts, lineups for first scrimmage, Caps prospects inject new life in training camp, GMBM speaks to the media and much more in this evenings Capitals links: 

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