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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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The Evolution of My Hatred for Brooks Orpik

Brooks Orpik: Man. Myth. Legend. Villain? Brooks Orpik retired this week as a Washington Capital fan favorite, but he wasn’t always celebrated as such. In fact, during his 11 seasons as a Pittsburgh Penguin, I despised Brooks Orpik. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Playoff Orpik: The Two Goals That Are Unforgettable

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Thank You Batya! Teammates, Fans, Media, and Others Pay Tribute to Brooks Orpik

Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images After 15 seasons (five with the Capitals), over 1,000 games played, and two Stanley Cup championships, veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik announced his retirement earlier today, concluding an illustrious career in the NHL. The player affectionately known … Continue reading

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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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