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Washington Capitals Alumni Profile: Dave Christian

Photo: Monumental Network Over the years, the Capitals’ roster has featured players that represented their respective countries in the Winter Olympics (when the NHL allowed player participation), whether during their respective careers in Washington or before or after. One such … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Kevin Hatcher

Just over 25 years ago on January 23, 1993, former Capitals defenseman Kevin Hatcher scored his 20th goal of the 1992-93 season to help the Caps beat the then-expansion Ottawa Senators by a score of 6-4 at the Capital Centre. … Continue reading

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Brian Bellows – A Short But Memorable Capitals Career

Photos: Getty Images Brian Bellows spent the last part of the 1997-1998 season and the entire 1998-1999 season with the Washington Capitals.  The Caps turned out to be the last team for which he played.  While his tenure with the … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile – Dale Hunter

Photos: Getty Images With the Capitals recently going to Brooklyn to play the New York Islanders, their fans had one more opportunity to become riled up at Tom Wilson.  It was back in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs between the … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Bengt-Ake Gustafsson

The Capitals have had a number of great centers in their 43-year history in the NHL. One of those centers was Swede Bengt Gustafsson. In NoVa Caps’ latest Capitals Alumni Profile, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle takes a look back at … Continue reading

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The Mask: The Short, Eventful Capitals Career of Jim Carey

Photo: Washington Capitals Throughout their 42-year history, the Capitals have had their fair share of one-hit wonders, players who have tremendous seasons and become a household name one year, only to regress and fall into anonymity. Jim Carey was one … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile – Larry Murphy

Photo: Sports.ru The current generation of Capitals fans are very familiar with the exploits of left winger Alex Ovechkin who wears No. 8 on his jersey and will likely one day be elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame. They also … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile – Brendan Witt

Photo: NHL Younger Capitals fans are familiar with jersey No. 19 being worn by top center Nicklas Backstrom. However, there was another Capital, who was a member of the Capitals not too long ago who wore No. 19 before it belonged to Backstrom. It was … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Alumni Profile – Alan Hangsleben

Photo: Washington Capitals Most modern-day fans of the Washington Capitals may know that forward T.J. Oshie attended high school in Warroad, Minnesota, which was the hometown of his father, Tim. Longtime Caps fans may recall Dave Christian from his time in D.C. in the 1980’s, and a member … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Rick Green

In the history of the Washington Capitals, there were two notable defensemen with the surname Green. Most younger or newer fans remember Mike Green, who played with the team from 2005-2015, but there was also another defenseman named Green who spent time with the Caps, … Continue reading

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