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A Win Before the True Blues of Winter: Retro Recap – Capitals at St. Louis Blues – December 1, 2010

Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images North America Over the last few weeks, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle has been revisiting past games in Washington Capitals’ history in NoVa Caps’ Retro Recaps series. This Double R feature looks at a game the Capitals played … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Players Speak Out Against Racism, Participate in “Blackout Tuesday”

The death of George Floyd has sparked many athletes to voice their opinions, demand change, and to speak out against racism. Washington Capitals players took to social media expressing their thoughts as well as participating in “Blackout Tuesday”, which is … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Phoenix Coyotes – November 21, 2011

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images With the Caps having recenty played the Arizona Coyotes this month, NoVa Caps looks back at another contest that took place between those two teams that took place ten years ago today, on November 21, … Continue reading

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10th Anniversary: A Look Back at the Washington Capitals’ 2009-2010 Season – Appointing A New Captain

Photo by John McDonnell/The Washington Post The 2009-10 season began with much hope for the Washington Capitals, despite the fact they were eliminated by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs the prior season.  There … Continue reading

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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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