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Caps Set Dates for Development Camp and Announce Alumni Game

The offseason seems a lot shorter when you win the Stanley Cup! Less than three weeks after winning the franchise’s first NHL championship, the Washington Capitals will open their 2018 Development Camp on June 25 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. The … Continue reading

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Picture It, 1996, The Capitals Were Playing in Pittsburgh in the Playoffs: A Fan’s Recollection of Pain and Triumph

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Ben Carroll is a longtime Capitals fan who has had the privilege of being longtime friends with former members of the team, developing friendships that have lasted to this day. In this piece, he recalls the … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Brian Pothier

Getty Images In the history of the Capitals, a total of 17 players have worn No. 2 on the back of their sweaters, with defenseman Matt Niskanen currently holding the distinction. Before Niskanen joined the Capitals in 2014, the number … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Alan May

Photo: NHL Alan May is one of the most recognizable faces among Capitals fans, as the former NHLer is a staple on Capitals television broadcasts on NBC Sports Washington, and is not afraid to give straightforward analysis on the team’s … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Mike Ridley

Photo: NHL Over the years, the Capitals have had a number of offensive weapons in their arsenal to employ against the opposition’s defense. One such player was longtime forward Mike Ridley. In NoVa Caps’ latest Capitals Alumni Profile, Diane Doyle … Continue reading

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Capitals Great Peter Bondra Elected To D.C. Sports Hall of Fame

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images After Alex Ovechkin, the title of Greatest Washington Capital may belong to longitme forward Peter Bondra, who in his time in the District, wowed fans, analysts, and opponents with spectacular offensive skills and production, much like Ovechkin. … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Alumni Profile: Dave Christian

Photo: Monumental Network Over the years, the Capitals’ roster has featured players that represented their respective countries in the Winter Olympics (when the NHL allowed player participation), whether during their respective careers in Washington or before or after. One such … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Kevin Hatcher

Just over 25 years ago on January 23, 1993, former Capitals defenseman Kevin Hatcher scored his 20th goal of the 1992-93 season to help the Caps beat the then-expansion Ottawa Senators by a score of 6-4 at the Capital Centre. … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Defenseman John Erskine Joins Queens University Men’s Hockey Team As Assistant Coach

Rob Carr/Getty Images Whether a superstar or role player, many NHL players go on to pursue careers in coaching, oftentimes joining an NHL, minor league team, or even college teams. Add former Capitals defenseman John Erskine to the latter.

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Capitals Announce “Alumni Game” Will Be Held After Outdoor Stadium Series Game

The Washington Capitals announced Thursday night that there will be a Caps Alumni game as part of the Outdoor Classic weekend festivities. The announcement was made at Caps Casino night, held at MGM National Harbor. The Capitals auctioned off a … Continue reading

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