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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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An Evaluation Of The Capitals’ Recent Signings

On February 22, 2019 the Capitals and General Manager Brian MacLellan acquired defenseman Nick Jensen from the Detroit Red Wings at the trade deadline, and subsequently extended him on a 4 year, $2.5 million annual average value contract. After a … Continue reading

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Tail Of Two Cities: Washington Capitals’ Pup And New York Islanders’ Pup Meet For The First Time

Photo: @CapsPup On Friday, the Washington Capitals and Captain traveled up to Long Island for a Saturday matinee against the New York Islanders, which was a crazy 6-4 comeback win for the visiting team. The Caps Pup made a surprise … Continue reading

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‘Scarlet Caps’ Hold 2020 Hockey N’ Heels Event (Photos)

After an eventful Tuesday morning which saw the Capitals officially announce the re-signing of their star centerman Nicklas Backstrom to five more years in Washington, Tuesday night saw the return of the Scarlet Caps’ annual Hockey N’ Heels event at … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-Work Power Play, Prepare For New Jersey Devils (Photos)

After a day off on Thursday, the Washington Capitals were back to work on Friday preparing for their next tilt on Saturday when they host the New Jersey Devils. Christian Djoos returned to skating and Capitals bench boss Todd Reirden … Continue reading

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Good Things Come to Those in Enemy Territory: Brendan Leipsic Gives Stick to Young Capitals Fan Before Game Against Flyers

NBC Sports Washington One of the best things about hockey is the relationship built between fan bases and the players on their respective favorite teams. The Capitals often have a good fan presence in the home buildings of opposing teams, … Continue reading

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Grading The Capitals’ Moves This Season At The Halfway Point

Photo: NBCSW As the midway point of the season has come and gone, it’s time to check in on how the Washington Capitals‘ offseason moves are looking so far. GM Brian MacLellan had a busy offseason after the Capitals’ first-round … Continue reading

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Finally Home? Brendan Leipsic Thriving In Key, Fourth-Line Role with the Capitals

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images When the Capitals signed him to a one-year, $700,000 deal in free agency in July, left wing Brendan Leipsic’s role on the team was to provide some grittiness and secondary scoring to a revamped fourth-line, … Continue reading

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Images From Tuesday Mornings Capitals Practice

The Capitals were back to work this morning after last night’s disappointing 5-2 loss to the hands of the Columbus Blues Jackets. The loss snapped the Capitals six game winning streak. The Capitals next host the Boston Bruins Wednesday night … Continue reading

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Capitals Tame Florida Panthers 4-3 in Brett Connolly’s Return to Washington

Rob Carr/Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the Florida Panthers 4-3 Wednesday night at Capital One Arena. The victory pushes the Capitals’ record to 17-4-5 (37 points). The Capitals are back in action on Friday for their traditional “Black Friday” … Continue reading

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