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Deep Dive: A Closer Look at Capitals Draft Pick Brent Johnson

Photo: Sioux Falls Stampede On the second day of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, the Washington Capitals chose right-handed defenseman Brent Johnson with the 80th pick overall. The Capitals traded down from #75 to #80 in a deal with the New … Continue reading

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Capitals Select Defenseman Brent Johnson In The Third Round Of The 2021 NHL Entry Draft

The Washington Capitals selected right-handed defenseman Brent Johnson in the third round (#80 overall) of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. Johnson will attend the University of North Dakota in the fall.

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The Goal: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals at Phoenix Coyotes – January 16, 2006

Typically in mid-January, the NHL is just past the midpoint of their season, with certain teams having established themselves as contenders, while other teams have established themselves as mediocrities, or bottom feeders in the league standings. In January 2006, the … Continue reading

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Russian Goalie Memories: A Recall From Deep in the Heart of Texas and A Dazzling Debut

Christine Muschi/Reuters Capitals backup goaltender Ilya Samsonov is in his first season in the NHL and is seen as the future in net for the team going forward. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle takes a look back at … Continue reading

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The 2019 Washington Capitals Alumni Summer Classic (PHOTOS)

The Washington Capitals Alumni Association hosted the annual Alumni Summer Classic Game Tuesday night at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. NoVa Caps photojournalist Joe Noyes was in hand to capture a few of the images from this year’s event.

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Classic Capitals: Recap of the 2019 Washington Capitals Alumni Game

Photo: @MonSportsNetwork The 2019 Capitals Alumni Classic took place Tuesday night at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. A reasonably large crowd was in hand for this annual summer tradition. NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle was in attendance to recap the game.

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From Kolzig to Holtby: Looking at the Washington Capitals’ Goalie Carousel – Part 2

Photo: Elsa/Getty Images For many years, Olaf Kolzig manned the goal-crease in Washington, backstopping the Capitals to an appearance in the 1998 Stanley Cup Finals. However, in the mid-2000’s the Capitals invested in the future in net by drafting youngsters … Continue reading

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If The Capitals Want Playoff Success They Must Rest Holtby

 It’s no secret that Washington Capital’s goaltender, Braden Holtby, is struggling this season. He is currently sitting at a poor .909sv% and 3.03GAA in 38 games played. This is nowhere near his usual numbers, typically around .920sv% and near 2.30 … Continue reading

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The Scarlet Caps Hold Their Annual Hockey N’ Heels Event (Photos)

Tuesday was a busy day at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. The day began with the Capitals first practice following the All-Star break. (Photos here). After practice the Capitals held their annual “Dreams For Kids” hockey clinic, which included several of the … Continue reading

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December 12, 2008: Capitals’ Website Producer Suits Up as Backup Goaltender

Photo: Mitchell Layton/Getty Images Nine years ago, Capitals’ goaltender Jose Theodore left the Capitals’ game against the Ottawa Senators because of a hip flexor injury he sustained during the Capitals’ morning skate. Former-Capitals goalie Semyon Varlamov, now with the Colorado Avalanche, … Continue reading

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