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The National Hockey League and the Bipartisan Congressional Hockey Caucus Host Hockey Day On The Hill

The National Hockey League and the bipartisan Congressional Hockey Caucus hosted a congressional briefing to discuss how hockey supports increased interest in and access to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) learning for fifth- through eighth-grade students. The event took place … Continue reading

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An Early Look At Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s Summer To-Do List

Photo: Washington Times With 50 games of the regular season in the books, NoVa Caps takes a look at some of the NHL roster decisions Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan will have to make for 2019-20 when June and July … Continue reading

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Christian Djoos Practices In No-Contact Jersey; Capitals To Make Decision on When Alex Ovechkin Will Serve Suspension Wednesday

Defenseman Christian Djoos, who has missed the past 18 games after undergoing thigh surgery on December 14, practiced with his teammates for the first time but wore a light blue no-contact jersey at the Washington Capitals‘ morning skate prior to … Continue reading

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Brooks Orpik Takes Maintenance Day, Capitals Keep Same Lineup From 8-5 Loss To Blackhawks and Hold Meeting Prior To Practice

The Washington Capitals took to the practice ice approximately 30 minutes late Monday morning, as head coach Todd Reirden likely held a team meeting. The team lost their fifth consecutive game (0-4-1), including their fourth straight in regulation, and eighth in … Continue reading

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Capitals at Blackhawks – Inside The Numbers: Another One Bites The Dust

Photo: @MonSportsNet The Capitals entered this afternoon’s contest riding a season-long four-game losing streak. This one started much the same, as a porous Capitals defense gave up two goals in an 80-second span of the opening frame, and four goals … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals’ 10 Year Challenge

Most people are aware of the “10 Year Challenge” going on in the social media forums, where users post a picture of themselves from 10 years ago and a picture of themselves from today for comparison.  So NoVa Caps thought … Continue reading

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Images From Washington Capitals Practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex [Photos]

It’s been a tough week for the defending Stanley Cup Champions, as their losing streak has now stretched to a season-long four games, including a loss last night to former bench boss Barry Trotz. Regardless of the current rough patch, … Continue reading

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Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder Pays Tribute to Brooks Orpik?

Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik played in his 1,000th career NHL game Monday night against the St. Louis Blues. Orpik became the 330th all-time player, 114th defenseman and 22nd active player to play in 1,000 NHL games. As a result, … Continue reading

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Capitals Honor Brooks Orpik Prior to Game Against the New York Islanders

Photo: NHL via Getty Images On a night in which the Capitals welcomed back Stanley Cup-winning bench boss Barry Trotz with a video tribute during the first period of Friday night’s game against the New York Islanders, the team also … Continue reading

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Capitals to Honor Brooks Orpik with Pre-game Ceremony Prior to Friday’s Game vs. New York Islanders

Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik is scheduled to play in his 1,000th career NHL game tonight against the St. Louis Blues. Orpik will become the 330th all-time player, 114th defenseman and 22nd active player to play in 1,000 NHL games. 

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