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Capitals Prospect Ilya Samsonov Participates in KHL Tournament During Olympic Break

While the KHL has taken a break for the Olympics, Ilya Samsonov and the Metallurg Magnitogorsk hockey club did not take a break from hockey.  The team, sans its Olympians, participated in the Davos Hockey Summit, a tournament held at … Continue reading

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Former Capital Viktor Kozlov Talks His Playing Career, Coaching Career, and the Olympics in Interview with Russian Media

Photo: Washington Capitals In the middle of January, the media of his team, Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the KHL, conducted a long interview with Viktor Kozlov, the former Washington Capitals forward who is currently the Head Coach of Metallurg.  Many of … Continue reading

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Swede Scorer: Nicklas Backstrom’s Milestone Goals

With Nicklas Backstrom recently scoring his 200th career goal, it’s time to look back on other milestones in his career. While Backstrom, as a playmaking center, is more notable for his playmaking abilities than for his goal-scoring, scoring 200 goals is … Continue reading

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Looking Back at the Jason Chimera Trade

Mark Goldman/Icon SMI It was on December 28, 2009, when the Washington Capitals traded right winger and then-captain Chris Clark and defenseman, Milan Jurcina to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for left winger Jason Chimera. 

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Washington Capitals Monthly Prospects Report – January

This is the fourth installment of NoVa Caps’ Washington Capitals’ monthly prospects report. The report is a compendium of stats, notes and news for each of the Capitals’ prospects for the month of January, and provides an overall “Trending” rating … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Kevin Hatcher

Just over 25 years ago on January 23, 1993, former Capitals defenseman Kevin Hatcher scored his 20th goal of the 1992-93 season to help the Caps beat the then-expansion Ottawa Senators by a score of 6-4 at the Capital Centre. … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Doug Jarvis

Photo: NHL A recent suspension of Anaheim Ducks forward Andrew Cogliano ended the durable forward’s consecutive games played streak at 830 games, the All-Time Games Played streak of former Washington Capitals player, Doug Jarvis, remains unchallenged, even more than 20 years after … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Carolina Hurricanes – November 6, 2008

Photo: Getty Images With the Caps having just finished back-to-back games against the Carolina Hurricanes and with the second of that set of games featuring a very late comeback win for the Caps, it brings back memories of another game … Continue reading

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Wojtek Wolski’s Long Journey To the Canadian Olympic Team

Wojtek Wolski, who played with the Washington Capitals during the 2012-2013 season, was selected to the Canadian Olympic team for 2018.  The news was announced on January 11.  The news of his selection is even more amazing considering what he  … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals: Second Quarter Review- 2017-2018

Believe it or not, but the Capitals’ season is halfway over. The team has played 41 games (exactly half of the 82-game season) and have performed quite well despite a rash of injuries, a less-experienced blueline, and the offseason departures … Continue reading

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