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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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Tyler Lewington Records First Career Gordie Howe Hat Trick in Second Career Game

Photo: Washington Capitals A week ago, Capitals defenseman Tyler Lewington made his NHL debut in Ottawa against the Ottawa Senators in front of his family, getting on the scoresheet with a two-minute minor penalty. Exactly one week later, Lewington recorded … Continue reading

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Matt Niskanen Departs Game Against Carolina Hurricanes Following Face-first Crash Into the End Boards

While the Capitals’ 3-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes following the Christmas break was cause for celebration, there came cause for concern in the third period of the game when Caps defenseman Matt Niskanen left the game following a scary … Continue reading

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Kempny’s Calling: The Capitals’ No. 6 Taking it to the Next Level at the Right Time

The 2018-19 NHL season has been one of interest so far for the reigning Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals. As the season nears the holiday break, the team has been plagued by a number of injuries to key players, including … Continue reading

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