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Braden Holtby Expected To Start, Travis Boyd In For Chandler Stephenson: News From Morning Skate In Toronto

Photo: @SamanthaJPell The Washington Capitals season-long five-game, 10-day road trip comes to a close tonight in Toronto when the Capitals and Maple Leafs square-off at Scotiabank Arena. Puck drop is set for just after 7:00PM. Here is the latest news … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Have Decided “To Be Patient” With Nicklas Backstrom And Braden Holtby Contract Decisions

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals have decided to be patient in contract negotiations with center Nicklas Backstrom and goaltender Braden Holtby, who can each become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, according to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun. Backstrom and … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby To Start Tonight, Ilya Samsonov Tomorrow in Vancouver; Another Maintenance Day For Tom Wilson, Will Play Tonight

Photo: CTV News The Capitals are in Edmonton tonight for the third stop of their current five-game road trip. Puck drop against the Oilers is set for just after 9:00 PM. (Preview). The Oilers (7-2-1) have just two goals in … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Doesn’t Think Contract Situation Impacted Braden Holtby’s Slow Start

Photo: NBCS Washington Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman wrote in his weekly “31 Thoughts” column on Sportsnet on Thursday that Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan told him that he doesn’t think goaltender Braden Holtby’s contract situation affected his play to start the … Continue reading

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Cause for Concern? Is Braden Holtby’s Slow Start a Career Trend, Or An Aberration?

There have been quite a few questions regarding Braden Holtby’s performance through his first five starts this season. Yes, he’s struggled to start to the season, but is this what we can expect from Holtby, based off of his October … Continue reading

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Capitals To Start Ilya Samsonov vs. Maple Leafs On Wednesday Night

The Washington Capitals will start goaltender Ilya Samsonov against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) after Braden Holtby allowed three goals on three shots and was pulled in the team’s 6-3 loss to … Continue reading

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Reliving the Avalanche First Period Massacre: The Capitals Are Too Loose Defensively

What went wrong for the Washington Capitals in the first period against the Colorado Avalanche? Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Capitals Practice Notebook: Starting Goalie Against Maple Leafs Has Yet To Be Decided

Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny will not play against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night (7 PM, NBC Sports Washington), according to head coach Todd Reirden, but he said that he’s hopeful that Kempny will play when the Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Practice Photos From MedStar Capitals Iceplex

After a day off on Sunday, the Capitals were busy at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Monday. The team held their photoshoot for the annual “Caps Canine Calendar” due out on November 27. Prior to the shoot, the team held their … Continue reading

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Capitals Hold Annual Canine Calendar Shoot At MedStar Capitals Iceplex

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, not the holidays. Monday was the annual “Caps Canine Calendar” photoshoot at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. This year’s annual shoot included the latest superstar at MedStar, none other than “Captain”, the Capitals … Continue reading

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