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Former Capitals Star Bobby Carpenter & Former Female Hockey Star Denna Laing Finish the Boston Marathon

Mary Schwalm/Associated Press Last year, Bobby Carpenter, a former NHL player who spent several years with the Washington Capitals, ran the 2016 Boston Marathon. Almost immediately after the race, people approached him and asked him if he would do it … Continue reading

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Do You Dare Ride the Metro to Games at Verizon Center?

Photo: @EmilyFox5DC  With the second game of Round 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs on our agenda for the night of April 15, 2017, we attended the game at Verizon Center. 

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History of the Match-up: Toronto Maple Leafs and Washington Capitals

In 42 years of history for the Washington Capitals, they have never played the Toronto Maple Leafs, their first round opponent in 2017, in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.  As a result, there is no past playoff history to review.  Yet, … Continue reading

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Tale of the Tape: Week Ending April 2, 2017

Jay LePrete/Associated Press A week ago, NoVa Caps looked at the Tale of the Tape for the Metropolitan Division’s top three teams: the Capitals, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Columbus Blue Jackets. Quite a few things have changed since then, and in … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile – Larry Murphy

Photo: Sports.ru The current generation of Capitals fans are very familiar with the exploits of left winger Alex Ovechkin who wears No. 8 on his jersey and will likely one day be elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame. They also … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Division Rivals and their Upcoming Schedules

Nick Wass/Associated Press The Washington Capitals have had a relatively easy time this season when it comes to holding on to their spot at the top of the Metropolitan Division, being one of the NHL’s best teams throughout the 2016-17 … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile – Brendan Witt

Photo: NHL Younger Capitals fans are familiar with jersey No. 19 being worn by top center Nicklas Backstrom. However, there was another Capital, who was a member of the Capitals not too long ago who wore No. 19 before it belonged to Backstrom. It was … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Alumni Profile – Alan Hangsleben

Photo: Washington Capitals Most modern-day fans of the Washington Capitals may know that forward T.J. Oshie attended high school in Warroad, Minnesota, which was the hometown of his father, Tim. Longtime Caps fans may recall Dave Christian from his time in D.C. in the 1980’s, and a member … Continue reading

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Samsonov Wins Game 1 of First Round

Photo: Metallurg.ru Metallurg Magnitogorsk began Round 1 of their Gagarin Cup playoff series against Kunlun Red Star on Wednesday. Kunlun Red Star, located in Beijing, China, just joined the KHL for the 2016-2017 season, but still managed to qualify for … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Mike Green

Younger and newer Caps fans are very familiar with defenseman Mike Green who patrolled the Capitals blueline from 2005 to 2015. This is the second of two Alumni Profiles on two former Caps with the last name Green. 

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