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Capitals’ Pending Free Agent Defenseman Brooks Orpik Helps Fans Tidy Fort DuPont Ice Arena

Photo: Monumental Sports and Entertainment After conducting their exit interviews following their first round playoff exit in April, many of the Capitals’ players and staff have returned home or are enjoying vacation away from the hustle and bustle of the … Continue reading

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One Year Ago: “The Save”, Capitals Win First Stanley Cup Final Game

It is hard to believe it’s already been a year since that insane Game 2 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final. The Washington Capitals defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 at T-Mobile Arena and won their first ever Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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Grading Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves In 2018-19

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images After the Washington Capitals won the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history in 2018, general manager Brian MacLellan chose to go with largely the same team heading into the 2018-2019 season but made … Continue reading

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Summer To-Do List: Capitals Management Has Some Tough Decisions To Make As They Manage the Salary Cap

Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan has a busy summer ahead with key players needing new contracts. Continue reading

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Pondering The Capitals’ Offseason Needs

Photo: ESPN With the Washington Capitals‘ 2018-19 season now in the rearview, the team will assess their roster and staff over the summer to prepare for a run at their second Stanley Cup in three seasons. Salary cap constraints, however, … Continue reading

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Checking In With Old Friends: Philipp Grubauer Is Taking the Colorado Avalanche to the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Former Washington Capitals netminder Philipp Grubauer is taking the Colorado Avalanche further into the postseason. Continue reading

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Batya to the Rescue! Playoff Heroics Nothing New to Brooks Orpik

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images When one thinks of potential playoff heroes for the Capitals, defenseman Brooks Orpik’s name most likely isn’t one of them. The 38-year old blueliner is known for his physical, stay-at-home defensive play that has earned … Continue reading

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Images From Washington Capitals Practice At MedStar Capitals Iceplex (PHOTOS)

Two to go! That’s right, only two more games remain in the 2018-2019 regular season. After posing for their annual team photo (here) the Capitals got back to work at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The Capitals finalized preparations for their next … Continue reading

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Images From Capitals’ Team Photo At MedStar Capitals Iceplex (4/3/2019)

The defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Wednesday morning for their annual team photo shoot. All players and top management staff were on hand for the photo shoot, with the exception of Michal Kempny, … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie Misses Capitals’ Morning Skate Due To Illness, Labeled As Game-Time Decision Against Hurricanes

Photo: NBC Sports Washington Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie missed the team’s morning skate at PNC Arena on Thursday due to an illness. Head coach Todd Reirden labeled him as a “game-time decision” for tonight’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes. … Continue reading

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