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Images from Capitals Player Sendoff at Kettler Capitals Iceplex [PHOTOS]

After the Washington Capitals practiced before an estimated crowd of 6,000 rabid Caps fans at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, players hit the showers, changed and exited the facility. All the fans that watched practice packed the eighth floor of the parking … Continue reading

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Capitals Fans Brought the Noise and Energy to Help their Team to a Game 6 Win

Photo: @jryon29 Trailing 3-2 on the brink of elimination, the Washington Capitals needed their fans to get behind them. From the drop of the puck at the opening face-off, to the T.J. Oshie goal in the second period, all the … Continue reading

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A Road Win Would Be A Great Birthday Present for Evgeny Kuznetsov

Today Evgeny Kuznetsov will turn 26 years old and he gets a great present for his birthday: playing a road game! That’s right. It’s something Kuznetsov loves. 

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How the Capitals will Line Up for Saturday’s Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals (Changes!)

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals are back in Tampa after dropping their last two games at home. The Tampa Bay Lightning have evened the series at two, setting up a crucial Game 5 on Saturday night. One of these teams … Continue reading

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Facing Adversity: A Familiar Foe for the Washington Capitals

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Many fans have started to panic. What was once a 2-0 series lead, putting the Washington Capitals just two wins away from their first trip to the Stanley Cup Finals in 20 years, has now … Continue reading

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Once a Team Strength, The Capitals Special Teams Are Now Looking For Answers

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals returned home with a 2-0 series lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning and momentum on their side. After dropping Games 3 and 4 at Capital One Arena, the Capitals will head to Tampa … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Practices with Top Power Play Unit at Thursday’s Morning Skate

As the Washington Capitals prepared for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals, one big storyline both reporters and fans kept their eyes on was Nicklas Backstrom. Backstrom has missed the last four games with a right hand, upper-body injury … Continue reading

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How the Capitals Could Line Up for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals

The Washington Capitals held a morning skate Thursday morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex prior to Game 4 of their Eastern Conference Final series with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Based on the line rushes, here is how the Capitals could line up. 

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Capitals Players were All Smiles at Morning Skate, Trotz Leaves Another Message to the Fans

As the Washington Capitals geared up for Game 3 of their Eastern Conference Finals on Tuesday morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, there was a different feel among the team as they prepared for DC’s first Conference Final game in 20 … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Continues to Take Steps Forward

For the second morning skate in a row, Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom participated in the session. Backstrom has been out since the end of Game 5 of the second round series agains the Penguins as he continues recovery from … Continue reading

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