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Caps Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Dallas Stars – October 17, 1995

The Washington Capitals beat the Dallas Stars 4-1 on Saturday night for their first regulation win in Dallas since October 17, 1995.  In our latest Caps Retro Recap, we take a look back at the Capitals last regulation win in “Big … Continue reading

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Connor McMichael, Capitals’ Prospects Impress In First Preseason Game

AP Photo/Susan Walsh It didn’t take long for the Capitals 2019 first round selection Connor McMichael to make an impression on the fans, management and maybe most importantly, his teammates, playing in his first exhibition game against the Chicago Blackhawks. … Continue reading

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Dale Hunter Breaks Form, Addresses Connor McMichael and Team Canada During Recent Intermission Vs. Team Finland

Caps’ alumnus Dale Hunter, who is currently Head Coach and Owner of the London Knights and also appointed to coach Team Canada in the 2020 World Junior Championship, generally has very short speeches during intermissions when coaching his teams. But … Continue reading

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Capitals’ 2019 First-Round Pick Connor McMichael Scores Power Play Goal in World Junior Summer Showcase Tournament

Photo: @Capitals Earlier this summer, Capitals fans had their first look at 2019 first-round draft pick Connor McMichael during the team’s annual Development Camp, where he fine-tuned his potential under the tutelage of the organization’s coaches. Currently, the prized prospect … Continue reading

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Comparing The First 20 Games Under First-Season Capitals Head Coaches: How Has Todd Reirden Faired With The Defending Champs So Far?

Photo: Sports Illustrated Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden entered this season under an unusual and unique circumstance: taking over the reigning Stanley Cup Champions, something only four other coaches have done. Now that 20 games of Reirden’s first taste … Continue reading

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Before Tom Wilson, There Was Dale Hunter

Photo: NHL via Getty Images A rough and tumble forward beloved by his teammates and fans alike? Check.  A player who knows all too well the fine line between playing hard and playing dirty? Affirmative.  A Canadian-born tough guy familiar … Continue reading

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Top 12 Capitals Playoff Moments

Photo: Sporting News We all know what’s happened in the past. If you’re looking for a column on that narrative, you’ve come to the wrong story. Instead of reliving the bad, this post decided to take a look back at … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile – Dale Hunter

Photos: Getty Images With the Capitals recently going to Brooklyn to play the New York Islanders, their fans had one more opportunity to become riled up at Tom Wilson.  It was back in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs between the … Continue reading

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20th Anniversary: A Look Back at the Washington Capitals’ 1997-1998 Season

Photos: Getty Images Twenty years ago, the Capitals were preparing to embark on one of the most memorable and unprecedented seasons in the history of the franchise.  However, judging from the events that occurred that offseason, very few fans and analysts would … Continue reading

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Emotions Running High as Do or Die Time Nears

Photo credit – Justin Aller, Getty Images  29 years of emotions – I will come right out and say it—I’m going to cry at the end of the playoffs, however long they may go. I’m not afraid who knows it … Continue reading

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