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Washington Capitals Alumni Profile: Adam Oates

Photo:Doug Pensinger/Allsport While right wing T.J. Oshie has donned the number 77 for the Washington Capitals the last five seasons, he is not the most offensively productive player to don the double-seven on a Washington sweater. That distinction belongs to … Continue reading

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Mikhail Tatarinov – A Rocky Life: From A Rocket Shot In The NHL, to Prison Time For Murder

Photo: NHL via Getty Images With hockey on hiatus in the KHL, the Russian sports publication, Sports Express, is running a series of articles on hockey players who ultimately failed to live up to their potential. 

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Ward In Washington: Capitals Alumnus Joel Ward Participates In Street Hockey Clinic, Ceremonial Puck Drop Before Capitals’ Black History Game

Washington Capitals alumnus Joel Ward was back in the District this weekend taking part in a street hockey clinic on Saturday and participating in a ceremonial puck drop before the Capitals’ Black History Game on Sunday. Washington hosted the Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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Ward In Washington: Capitals Alumnus Joel Ward To Participate In Street Hockey Clinic On Saturday, Ceremonial Puck Drop Before Capitals’ Black History Game On Sunday, February 23

Photo: Dennis Wierzbicki/USA TODAY Sports Washington Capitals alumnus Joel Ward is back in the District this weekend taking part in a street hockey clinic on Saturday, February 22 and participating in a ceremonial puck drop before the Capitals’ Black History … Continue reading

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Former Capital, Baltimore Skipjack Steve Seftel Details Struggle With Mental Illness and Hockey Career in New Book

Photo: Blair Adams/Kitchener Today Hockey is by no means an easy sport, and the effect it can have internally on a player has been well-documented, with many players opening up about mental illnesses or issues brought on by the long … Continue reading

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Sutter: A Hockey Family History – Part 1

Photo: Philip Pritchard/@KeeperOfTheCup In the third round of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, the Washington Capitals selected forward Riley Sutter (93rd overall pick). Riley is the son of Ron Sutter, who is one of six brothers that played in the NHL, … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Alumni Profile: Brooks Laich

Photo: Greg Flume/Getty Images Come the 2019-20 season, offseason acquisition Garnet Hathaway will suit up for the Capitals donning No. 21 on his sweater. While he will (presumably) keep the number for the duration of his four-year contract, in this … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Phil Housley

Photo: Getty Images Over their 45-year history, the Capitals have seen a number of notable defensemen don their sweater, with names such as Rod Langway, Al Iafrate, Calle Johansson, Sergei Gonchar, Mike Green, and John Carlson among the many who … Continue reading

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A Look Back on “Paralyzer”: Reflecting On Matt Hendricks’ Capitals Career

Photo: Elsa/Getty Images North America Earlier this week, former Capitals forward and longtime NHL grinder Matt Hendricks announced his retirement from the NHL after parts of 11 seasons in the league. A fan favorite during his time in Washington, he … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Craig Berube

Craig Berube is currently the Head Coach of the St Louis Blues, one of the participants in the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals.  However, before he became a coach, he had a long career as an NHL player for numerous teams … Continue reading

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