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Bench Boss Level Up: Greatest Head Coaching Upgrades in Washington Capitals History

Recently, sports media platform The Athletic released an article on the greatest upgrades in the history of each NHL team. In the case of the Washington Capitals, it was the hiring of David Poile as General Manager that made the … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Regional Rivalry – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers – March 3, 1984

NHL The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have long been natural rivals. Over the nearly 46 seasons the Capitals have been in the league, the two Eastern Conference and Atlantic region teams have met multiples times during the regular … Continue reading

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Bryan Murray and the Washington Capitals’ 1982-1983 Season

Bruce Bennett/ Getty Images The 1982-1983 season was the first season the Capitals ever made the Stanley Cup Playoffs. It was also the first full season that the late Bryan Murray coached the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane … Continue reading

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Former Washington Capitals’ Coach Bryan Murray Passes Away

Photos: Washington Capitals Former Capitals coach Bryan Murray died today at the age of 74 after an extended battle with colon cancer. He was the head coach of the Capitals from 1981 to 1990, guiding them to their first playoff appearance and … Continue reading

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