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For Capitals’ Prospect Ilya Samsonov, “The Future Is Now”

For many, the anticipation began building more than four years ago, back in the spring of 2015. Any reasonable hockey fan knew the transition would take time, and patience would be required. The teenage phenom would need to spend two more … Continue reading

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“We Are in Ongoing Discussions”: Brian MacLellan Talks Jakub Vrana’s Status, Braden Holtby And Nicklas Backstrom Contracts, and More

After a day in which the Capitals added to their bottom-six forward corps, General Manager Brian MacLellan spoke with reporters about the additions of Richard Panik and Garnet Hathaway, contract negotiations with Jakub Vrana, contracts for Braden Holtby and Nicklas … Continue reading

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“We Could Have Had…?!”: Washington Capitals Draft Day Regrets – 2000 Through 2010

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Throughout the existence of the NHL, teams and fans have experienced their fair share of draft pick fails, when, at the time of the selection, a team believes they chose the best player available, but as … Continue reading

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One Year Ago: “The Save”, Capitals Win First Stanley Cup Final Game

It is hard to believe it’s already been a year since that insane Game 2 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final. The Washington Capitals defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 at T-Mobile Arena and won their first ever Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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Five Reasons Why the Washington Capitals Should Remain in Playoff Contention in 2019-20

The Washington Capitals should be in the postseason mix for the 2019-20 season. Continue reading

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Summer To-Do List: Capitals Management Has Some Tough Decisions To Make As They Manage the Salary Cap

Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan has a busy summer ahead with key players needing new contracts. Continue reading

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Will Next Season Be Braden Holtby’s Last With The Capitals?

While Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan‘s focus is currently on retaining this summer’s unrestricted and restricted free agents in addition to adding depth to the team’s bottom-six forward group, checking in with goaltender Braden Holtby and center Nicklas Backstrom … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana: What Will His Next Contract Look Like?

Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrana will be a restricted free agent this summer. Continue reading

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Braden Holtby On Possibly Signing A Contract Extension With Capitals This Summer: “I Would Love That.”

Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby said “I don’t think it’s ever easy.,” in reference to how he felt about the team’s season ending. It was a disappointing finish in which Holtby added: “a goal you work towards all year and … Continue reading

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Round 1, Game 7 Preview: The Capitals Will Look to Eliminate the Storm Surging Hurricanes On Home Ice

The Washington Capitals will take on the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 7 on Wednesday evening in Washington D.C. Continue reading

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