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5-Years Later: Evaluation of Top Forwards Picked in 2012 Draft

Leading into the NHL Entry Draft of 2012, the consensus #1 pick was expected to be Nail Yakupov, a Russian-born player who played Juniors with the Sarnia Sting. One slogan for slumping teams in tank mode was “Fail for Nail”. 

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Evaluation of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft

Nick Laham/Getty Images Unlike the 2009 and 2010 NHL Entry Drafts, the 2011 draft did not have a clear-cut favorite player to be picked with the first overall pick. Whereas the previous two drafts featured Tyler Seguin, Taylor Hall, and … Continue reading

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Looking Back At Memorable Moments From Marcus Johansson’s Capitals Career

After seven seasons with the team, forward Marcus Johansson was traded to the New Jersey Devils just a few days ago to give the Capitals cap space to re-sign restricted free agents Andre Burakovsky and Philipp Grubauer to new contracts. … Continue reading

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RECAP: Laughlin Gets Last Laugh (and Goal) in Alumni Game

One of the most anticipated events of Washington Capitals Fan Fest 2017 was the Alumni Game which took place Tuesday evening. Caps alumni were divided into two teams: Red and White. They played three 15-minute periods with 10-minute intermissions between.

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Evaluation of Forwards Selected in the First-round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft

Washington Capitals The 2010 NHL Entry Draft was perceived to be a draft in which the consensus Top 2 picks were Taylor Hall and Tyler Seguin – the Taylor and Tyler draft. But that particular draft was perceived to be … Continue reading

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Evaluation of Forwards Picked in the First-Round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft

 Photo: Jamie Squire/ Getty Images In the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, the Capitals selected notable players such as Dmitry Orlov, Marcus Johansson, and Garrett Mitchell at different stages of the draft. While only two of those three players have really … Continue reading

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A Look Back at Karl Alzner’s Time with the Capitals…

Many Washington Capitals fans were happy to turn the page on May 2017 after yet another Round 2 elimination in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. A player that could be part of that turnover is the player on the June page … Continue reading

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Third Round and Beyond: Past Heroes Who Helped the Washington Capitals Advance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: NHL Given that the Capitals have advanced past the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs just twice in their 42 years of existence, the players who have helped them advance that far have a special place in the hearts … Continue reading

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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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