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Bears Open Camp Tomorrow as Familiar Faces Return from Washington

HERSHEY, PA – With the historic 80th anniversary season of the Hershey Bears Hockey Club set to kick off tomorrow morning, there will be some familiar faces on the ice for practice while some are still in Washington.

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Capitals Announce First Round of Roster Cuts

The Washington Capitals made their first round of cuts today. Coach Barry Trotz announced that Damian Riat (Geneve-Servette), Dmitri Zaitsev (Moose Jaw), Tanner Jeannot (Moose Jaw), Brendan Semchuck (Vancouver Giants), Garrett Pilon (Hershey), Beck Malenstyn (Calgary Hitmen), Jimmy DeVito, Robbie Baillargeon, … Continue reading

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Preseason Game Preview: Capitals @ Canadiens

Photo: NHL The Capitals preseason officially started on Monday in Newark against the New Jersey Devils. Unfortunately for the Caps, they fell 4-1 in their preseason opener despite scoring first. 

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Washington Capitals Evening News Links – Friday, 9/15/2017

Fallout from the Ovechkin statement, day one of training camp, preliminary lines and pairs, media day at Kettler, Holtby and Bowey previews and much more in tonight’s Capitals links: 

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An Early Reaction to the Washington Capitals Training Camp Roster

Here are the three groups and lineups for Day One of training camp, as reported by the Washington Capitals Twitter account: 

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The Capitals’ Top 10 Storylines Heading Into Training Camp

Photo: Capitals The Capitals lost key pieces such as Marcus Johansson, Justin Williams, Nate Schmidt, and Karl Alzner this summer as a result of re-signing veteran T.J. Oshie, and key young players such as Evgeny Kuznetsov, Andre Burakovsky, Dmitry Orlov, … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson, Nicklas Backstrom, and T.J. Oshie have Returned to Kettler

Over the last few weeks, Capitals players have been returning to the D.C. area and attending informal skates at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. The practices are being led by Capitals’ strength and conditioning coach Mark Nemish. Player attendance has grown week-by-week … Continue reading

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Biggest Concerns Facing the Washington Capitals in 2017-18

What are the biggest concerns facing the Washington Capitals in 2017-18? Continue reading

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Connor Hobbs Joins the Capitals at Kettler, Hopes to Make Opening Night Roster

Last week, a handful of Capitals players started working out on the Kettler ice for unofficial practices, with more arriving this week. Most of the “big-name” players like Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, and Braden Holtby, have already reported to Kettler, … Continue reading

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The Two-Year Plan for the Washington Capitals’ Defense

The Washington Capitals will enter training camp in a few weeks with a number of open roster spots. As many as three, possibly four prospects could make the opening night roster, with two of those players potentially starting on the backend. This article … Continue reading

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