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Capitals Alumni Profile: Phil Housley

Photo: Getty Images Over their 45-year history, the Capitals have seen a number of notable defensemen don their sweater, with names such as Rod Langway, Al Iafrate, Calle Johansson, Sergei Gonchar, Mike Green, and John Carlson among the many who … Continue reading

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Playoff Orpik: The Two Goals That Are Unforgettable

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Thank You Batya! Teammates, Fans, Media, and Others Pay Tribute to Brooks Orpik

Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images After 15 seasons (five with the Capitals), over 1,000 games played, and two Stanley Cup championships, veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik announced his retirement earlier today, concluding an illustrious career in the NHL. The player affectionately known … Continue reading

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A Look At UFA Defensemen The Capitals Could Target

Photo: ESPN With Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen possibly on the trade block in order to clear cap space, an additional $5.75 million could be available for the team to spend in free agency and/or trades. If the Capitals are … Continue reading

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After the Game 3 Debacle, the Capitals Will Look to Make the Proper Adjustments For Game 4

The Washington Capitals will look to get back on track in Raleigh for Game 4. Continue reading

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With Kempny On the Sidelines, the Capitals Will Need More Contributions From the Depth Defensemen

Despite Michal Kempny’s leg injury, the Washington Capitals are in good shape defensively. Continue reading

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Djoos Back on the Loose: A Look At How Christian Djoos Fared in His First Game Back

Photo: Washington Capitals Having been out since mid-December with an injury (a total of 24 games), the return of defenseman Christian Djoos in the Capitals’ Saturday night loss to the Florida Panthers was a welcome sight. In this piece, NoVa … Continue reading

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1,000 for No. 44: Brooks Orpik to Play in 1,000th Career Game When Capitals Take on the Blues

While the Capitals’ Monday night game against the St. Louis Blues will be the 45th of the season for the team, it will be a milestone game for veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik, who will be playing in his 1,000th NHL … Continue reading

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Capitals’ 2018 First-Round Pick Alexander Alexeyev Scores and Adds Assist in World Junior Championship Game Against Switzerland, Helps Russia Win 7-4

While much of the focus surrounding the Capitals has been on young defensemen Madison Bowey and Tyler Lewington, who scored their first NHL goals in Saturday night’s game against the Ottawa Senators, one of the team’s top defensive prospects scored … Continue reading

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Madison Bowey Scores First NHL Goal in Night of Firsts For Capitals’ Defensemen

Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images On a night in which young defenseman Tyler Lewington recorded his first career Gordie Howe Hat Trick in his second career game, fellow young blueliner Madison Bowey added a milestone of his own with his … Continue reading

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