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Retro Recap – October 17, 1974 – The Washington Capitals First Ever Win

Photo: Washington Capitals Going into the game on October 17, 1974, the Chicago Blackhawks were one of the NHL’s powerhouse teams.  They had won the Stanley Cup just two years before and had earned 105 points the previous season which … Continue reading

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Knights-Capitals TV Ratings for the Historic Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals

Photo: NHL via Getty Images In October, the odds of the Las Vegas Golden Knights winning the Stanley Cup were 500 to 1. The Washington Capitals haven’t made it to the Stanley Cup Finals since 1998. This combination of teams … Continue reading

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March Is A New Month For the Washington Capitals: It is Time To Wake Up For Some Spring Cleaning

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Blackhawks Fans Raise Money for Fort DuPont Ice Arena in Washington D.C. After Smith-Pelly Incident

NBC Sports After being the target of racial taunts during the Capitals’ game against the Chicago Blackhawks several days ago, and the subsequent banning of the four fans who were responsible, Devante Smith-Pelly and other Blackhawks fans have done some … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Ban Fans Who Racially Taunted Devante Smith-Pelly

Some action has consequences and so do words. On Saturday night in Chicago, Devante Smith-Pelly headed to the penalty box. While in the box, four fans yelled racial slurs at Smith-Pelly, chanting “basketball, basketball, basketball”. Those fans were quickly ejected … Continue reading

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Capitals Acquire Defenseman Michal Kempny from the Chicago Blackhawks

 In need of some NHL-ready defensive depth with two rookies (Madison Bowey and Christian Djoos) playing in their top four, the Washington Capitals acquired defenseman Michal Kempny from the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday afternoon. 

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The ‘Muff on Madison’ was Forgettable, But Could Serve the Capitals Well Going Forward.

Photos by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals were blasted by the Chicago Blackhawks Saturday by a 7-1 score. The Capitals generated just 19 shots on goal, lost to a team that had lost eight in a row, … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Pound Capitals 7-1

Photos by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals were trounced by the Chicago Blackhawks 7-1 Saturday night in Chicago. The Blackhawks would open the scoring early in the first before Tom Wilson tied things up with a tally … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Saturday’s Capitals Morning Skate in Chicago: A Big Milestone for Trotz and Winning for the Dads

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals will conclude their annual Father’s Trip on Saturday night as they’ll take on Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks. Prior to the game, the team held a morning skate at United Center. The Capitals look … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz to Coach in 1,500th Career Game, Fifth Coach Ever to Do So

While the Capitals will be looking to win their second straight game tonight in Chicago against the Blackhawks, tonight’s game will mark Head Coach Barry Trotz’ 1,500th NHL game coached of his career. In doing so, Trotz will become just … Continue reading

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