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Washington Capitals Alumni Profile: Brooks Laich

Photo: Greg Flume/Getty Images Come the 2019-20 season, offseason acquisition Garnet Hathaway will suit up for the Capitals donning No. 21 on his sweater. While he will (presumably) keep the number for the duration of his four-year contract, in this … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Uniform Numbers From Today and Yesterday- Multiples Of 7

Photos: NHL Via Getty Images Over the summer, the Washington Capitals have signed a trio of players in free agency: forwards Richard Panik, Garnet Hathaway, and Brendan Leipsic.  The Capitals issued the following uniform numbers to them: Panik will wear … Continue reading

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A Comparison of The Washington Capitals’ “Young Guns” Era with Today’s Toronto Maple Leafs

Photo: NHL There was a time when Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom were not the experienced, well-rounded leaders that led the Capitals to the team’s first championship this past spring, but young players with a thirst for the Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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Former Capital Brooks Laich Says Return to Washington The Most Humbling Moment of His NHL Career

Alex Brandon/Assocaited Press Former NHL forward Brooks Laich spent 12 seasons with the Capitals after being acquired by the team in 2003 during their mid-2000’s rebuild. Over his career with the team, Laich cemented himself as a fan favorite before … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins – October 1, 2009

Elsa/Getty Images With the Washington Capitals playing the Boston Bruins in their inaugural game of the 2019-20 season on October 3, 2018, it almost coincides with another Opening Night contest between the two teams in 2009.  While the opener in … Continue reading

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All-time Caps to never win a Stanley Cup?

Photo: NHL/Getty Images While still basking in the silver shine of a Stanley Cup victory, the attention of many Capitals fans has shifted to looking ahead to the future.  There are contracts to sign and coaches to choose.  Young players … 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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Brooks Laich and Wife Julianne Hough Start Humanitarian Campaign to Help People Around the Globe

Photo: Brooks Laich Former Capitals forward Brooks Laich was always known for being one of the team’s most active participants in charity events and helping those in need (see tire change) during his time with the team, and to this … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals’ Evening News Links

The iceman cometh, Ovechkin cuts a ribbon, Tom Wilson is ready, Brooks L.A.ich, T.J. and Braden take New York and more in tonight’s evening links: 

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​Former Capital Brooks Laich to attend Los Angeles Kings Training Camp on PTO

Kevin Hoffman/USA Today Sports Former Capitals forward Brooks Laich is currently an unrestricted free agent, but that could change fairly soon. According to John Rosen of the Los Angeles Kings Insider, Laich was on the ice for an informal workout with the … Continue reading

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