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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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The Capitals Wanted The Fourth Line To Be a Difference Maker. How Is It Doing?

Photo: Getty Images After the Washington Capitals lost to the Carolina Hurricanes in seven games in Round 1 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, GM Brian MacLellan expressed a desire to upgrade the fourth line after it was a revolving … 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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Backstrom, Kuznetsov Switch Lines; Defense Shuffles; Boyd, Gudas Out, Leipsic, Siegenthaler In: News From Capitals’ Practice

The Washington Capitals held a Friday practice ahead of their tilt against the New Jersey Devils on Saturday (1:00 P.M. ET on NBC Sports Washington). Here is the latest from Medstar Capitals Iceplex.

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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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Kuznetsov Participates In Line Rushes On The Third Line; Boyd Draws Onto The Fourth Line For Leipsic; VGK’s Stephenson Comments On Playing Against His Former Team: News From Capitals’ Practice In Vegas

Photo: Samantha Pell/WaPo The Washington Capitals held a Sunday practice ahead of their tilt against the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday (6:00 P.M. ET on NBC Sports Washington locally and on NBCSN nationally). Here is the latest from T-Mobile Arena.

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Love Is In The Air: Washington Capitals And Hershey Bears Unveil 2020 Valentine’s Day Cards

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and the Washington Capitals and Hershey Bears took to social media to spread some endearing messages for that special someone in your life.

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Boyder Back in Business: Travis Boyd Scores in First Game In Nearly A Month

USA Today Sports While most of the Capitals entered last week’s All-Star break with plenty of game action to rest hard-worked muscles and get some much-needed relaxation, Capitals forward Travis Boyd headed into the bye week having not played a … Continue reading

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An Early Look At Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan’s Summer To-Do List

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals have a big summer looming with major contributors’ contracts set to expire, key role players up as restricted free agents, and some big names that can sign contract extensions on July 1. NoVa Caps takes … Continue reading

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