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Capitals Alumni Profile: Greg Joly

Over their 45-year history, the Capitals have selected a total of 437 players in the NHL draft, with some selections turning into stars and others falling well short of expectations, with some somewhere in between. With the 2019 NHL Entry … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Rod Langway

Photo: @Capitals One of the greatest defenseman in Washington Capitals franchise history, Rod Langway’s playing style, leadership, and persona earned him the nickname “Secretary of Defense”, and his arrival to the team in 1982 was franchise-changing.  In this latest Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Peter Bondra

Photo: Washington Capitals Prior to the arrival and subsequent dominance of Capitals captain and franchise goals and points leader Alex Ovechkin in 2005, the title of franchise great was often given to forward Peter Bondra. In this latest Capitals Alumni … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Dennis Maruk

All Capitals fans are aware that Alex Ovechkin holds nearly every goal scoring record for the team, including goals for a single season and goals for a career.  But years ago, there was another prolific goal-scorer who plied his trade … Continue reading

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Capitals Christmas Alumni Profile: A Look Back at Three Former Capitals Who Celebrate Their Birthday on Christmas Day

Photo: Getty Images While people around the world have finished or are finishing their Christmas Day celebrations, for three former members of the Washington Capitals, they have double the reason to celebrate, as their birthdays fall on arguably the most … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Boyd Gordon

Photo: Greg Fiume/Getty Images Throughout their 44-year history, and particularly in the Alex Ovechkin era, the Capitals have employed a number of role players that have aided in the team’s success, whether by adding occasional offensive productivity or playing exemplary … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Dino Ciccarelli

Over their 44-year history, the Capitals have had a number of high profile names don the team sweater, and many of those had success with the team or became household names at other points in their NHL careers. Many of … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Troy Brouwer

Joel Auerback/Getty Images North America While right wing T.J. Oshie has manned the slot on the Capitals’ lethal power play for the last three seasons, it was former Capital Troy Brouwer who first provided the team with a weapon in … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Dmitri Khristich

Getty Images All Capitals fans are aware of the goal-scoring exploits of Alexander Ovechkin who is the most recent and current player to don No. 8 on his sweater for the team. A generation ago, the Caps had another goal-scoring … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Doug Mohns

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images In the Capitals’ 44-year history, 14 players have had the captain’s “C” adorn their sweater. In their tumultuous and disastrous inaugural season (1974-75), the “C” was worn by longtime NHLer Doug Mohns. In this latest … Continue reading

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