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Missing: How Tom Wilson’s Absence Is Affecting the Capitals

Most of the hockey world is aware that Capitals top-line right wing Tom Wilson was recently suspended for 20 games due to a hit on the St. Blues’ Oskar Sundqvist. Controversy over the hit and suspension aside, this is a … Continue reading

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Assessing the Lars Eller-Brad Marchand Fight and the Bigger Issues at Hand

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports On Wednesday, the Washington Capitals opened their Stanley Cup title defense with a near-flawless dismantling of the Boston Bruins. Goaltender Braden Holtby was rarely tested, and the Caps high-flying offense picked up where it left off … Continue reading

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Capitals Milestones Achieved on Opening Day 2018-19

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images Wednesday was Opening Day of the 2018-2019 season for the Washington Capitals.  It was most notable for the Pre-game ceremonies, including player and staff introductions, display of the Stanley Cup, and the raising of the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Stars Dominate in Home Opener

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images Maybe it’s the new banner, maybe it was the adrenaline or maybe just maybe the Capitals’ top six are still hot from last season. Tonight’s home opener was a complete showcase in how the Washington … Continue reading

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Capitals Blast The Bruins 7-0 in Season-Opener

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 7-0 Wednesday night at Capital One Arena. Moments after raising their first championship banner, the Capitals started denting the scoreboard, and would never take their foot off of … Continue reading

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Capitals Opening Night Delight! : A Look at what Washington has in Store for Game 1

Image: Associated Press They’ve each had their day with the Stanley Cup. They now have their names engraved upon Lord Stanley himself, and have rings on their fingers. And now, your reigning, defending, undisputed Stanley Cup Champions, the Washington Capitals, … Continue reading

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Banner Night Preview: Capitals Begin Quest For Repeat Against Bruins on Wednesday

The defending Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals will begin their quest for a repeat when they host the Boston Bruins in the 2018-19 season opener at Capital One Arena on Wednesday night. The game will be televised on NBC Sports … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins – October 1, 2009

Elsa/Getty Images With the Washington Capitals playing the Boston Bruins in their inaugural game of the 2019-20 season on October 3, 2018, it almost coincides with another Opening Night contest between the two teams in 2009.  While the opener in … Continue reading

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Around the Metro: Carolina Hurricanes to Wear old Hartford Whalers Jerseys in the 2018-19 Season

For the first time since the franchise’s relocation in 1998, the Carolina Hurricanes, formerly the Hartford Whalers, will reprise the jerseys worn by the team when they were rooted in the Constitution State. Most notably, these jerseys were worn by … Continue reading

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Capitals to Host “Rock The Red Carpet” Event on Opening Night

The Washington Capitals will host Rock the Red Carpet on F Street in front of Capital One Arena from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3, prior to the Capitals Banner Raising Night presented by GEICO. (Photo set from … Continue reading

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