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What Will the 2020-21 Capitals Roster Look Like?

Prior to the shutdown of NHL operations due to COVID-19, there were reports that the salary cap ceiling could increase to a value between $84M and $88.2M. Given the fact that the NHL may lose revenue from the key stretch … Continue reading

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Examining the Capitals’ Backup Netminder Position for the 2020-2021 Season

Photo: Bridgeport Sound Tigers As we sit and wait to see what the future brings with regards to the conclusion of the 2019-2020 hockey season, we have some time to assess a few of the pressing roster issues that will … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby and His Wife Brandi Donate 25,000 Meals Through Capital Area Food Bank

Photo: @bbholtby Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby and his wife Brandi are doing great things during a time of uncertainty. Inspired by Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle and his wife Eireann, the Holtbys are committed to donating 25,000 meals through Capital … Continue reading

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Play For a Purpose Online Silent Auction Features Washington Capitals Memorabilia; Proceeds to Benefit Players Against Hate Initiative

Photos: @playforapurpose/Instagram Washington Capitals memorabilia are featured in an online silent auction hosted by Play for a Purpose, a charity hockey event to raise money for the Players Against Hate initiative that increases awareness and stops racism and name-calling by … Continue reading

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Michal Kempny Appears To Be Scratched vs. Flyers; Braden Holtby To Start For Capitals: Tuesday’s Practice Notebook

Defenseman Jonas Seigenthaler will draw back into the lineup when the Washington Capitals host the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night (7 PM ET, NBCSN) in favor of defenseman Michal Kempny after head coach Todd Reirden had a discussion with Kempny … Continue reading

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While Braden Holtby Remains The Capitals’ No. 1 Goalie, Ilya Samsonov Needs To Be Tested Down The Stretch

Photo: @Capitals Goaltender Braden Holtby has secured the top spot in net for the Washington Capitals after rebounding from struggles throughout January when he went 2-6-0 with an .843 save percentage (the second-worst in the league during that period) and … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Ilya Samsonov To Start For Second Time In Seven Games At Jets: Wednesday’s Practice Notebook

Goaltender Ilya Samsonov, who is 16-5-1 with a .916 save percentage, a 2.41 goals-against average, and one shutout this season, will start in goal when the Washington Capitals visit the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday (8 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). … Continue reading

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Ilya Kovalchuk Starts On Third-Line; Richard Panik Demoted; Braden Holtby Starts: Jets at Capitals Pregame Notebook

Photo: @Capitals Forward Ilya Kovalchuck, who was acquired in a trade that sent a 2020 third-round pick to the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday night, will make his Washington Capitals‘ debut against the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday (7 PM ET, NBC … Continue reading

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Capitals Shuffle Lines & Pairs; Prepare For New Jersey Devils (Photos)

The Washington Capitals‘ practice saw a slight shakeup in offensive lines and defensive pairs on Friday. With goaltender Ilya Samsonov in net for Saturday’s matinee at Prudential Center against the New Jersey Devils, the Capitals are looking for a solid … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov In, Brendan Leipsic Out; Brenden Dillon To Start With John Carlson – Canadiens at Capitals Pregame Notebook

Center Evgeny Kuznetsov will return against the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally or NBCSN nationally) after missing the Washington Capitals’ three-game road trip with a lower-body injury. He will play in his normal … Continue reading

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