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D.C. Stands For Dangle City: Alex Ovechkin Dances Around A Florida Panthers Defender For 16th Goal of the Season

Having struggled to get a victory since their 5-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on November 18, the Capitals needed to have a good start to their Wednesday night tilt against the Florida Panthers, on a night where the team … Continue reading

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Capitals Pay Tribute To 2018 Stanley Cup Champion Brett Connolly

Photo: WHL Wednesday’s game against the Washington Capitals marked the homecoming for Florida Panthers forward Brett Connolly at Capital One Arena. After three seasons with the Capitals that sparked a career turnaround, the 27-year old signed a four-year contract with … Continue reading

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MacLellan’s Biggest Balancing Act: Finding The Right Mix Of “Speed” and “Heavy”

Photo by Derek Cain/NHLI via Getty Images It wasn’t too long ago, maybe three or four seasons back, when a majority of pro hockey’s team architects were fixated on implementing and upgrading one primary team characteristic: speed. ”We need to get … Continue reading

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Capitals Prepare For Brett Connolly And The Panthers; Braden Holtby To Start

The Washington Capitals are in Sunrise, Florida Thursday for a quick one game road trip. They face the Panthers at BB&T Center tonight. Puck drop is just after 7:00 PM. (Full preview is here) The Capitals will return home and … Continue reading

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“He’s the Reason I have a Ring”: Former Capitals Teammates Believe Devante Smith-Pelly will Get Another Chance At an NHL Role

During the Capitals’ run to their first Stanley Cup championship in 2018, arguably no player was seen as more of a “hero” in the team’s 24-game playoff run than right wing Devante Smith-Pelly, who, on a one-year, $650,000 contract, scored … Continue reading

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Panthers’ Sergei Bobrovsky, Brett Connolly, Capitals’ Tom Wilson Voice Support For Evgeny Kuznetsov

Florida Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky gave fellow countryman and Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov his full support in an Instagram post on Wednesday, five days after Kuznetsov was suspended for four years by the IIHF for using a prohibited substance.

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“He’ll get through it…We have his back”: Tom Wilson and Brett Connolly Show Support For Evgeny Kuznetsov After IIHF Suspension

The announcement from the International Ice Hockey Federation that Capitals’ center Evgeny Kuznetsov had been suspended four years from international play lit a firestorm around the hockey world, with fans, analysts, and players reacting to the news, which Kuznetsov and … Continue reading

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Winners And Losers Of The 2019 NHL Offseason So Far

Photo: NHL.com There has been a lot of big names on the move from around the NHL since the 2018-19 season ended. While some teams have taken major steps into Stanley Cup contention, others have taken a step back. NoVa Caps … Continue reading

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Bottom-Six Improvements: The Capitals Added More Lineup Flexibility with the Summer Additions

The Washington Capitals bottom-six forward rotation should be improved compared to a season ago. Continue reading

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NHL Draft and Free Agency Frenzy: How Does the Metropolitan Division Look Now?

After the start of the NHL Free Agency Period, how do the Metropolitan Division teams look? Continue reading

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