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A Night Out With Capitals Alumni – Capitals Alumni “Stars And Spirit” Night

Photo: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals Alumni Association (WCAA) held their Fourth Annual “Stars and Spirits” Night on Friday night. The annual event raises money for the Capitals Alumni Community Fund, which aims to grow the game of hockey in … Continue reading

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1992-93 Washington Capitals: A Roller Coaster Season Of Transition

Photo: Getty Images The 1992-93 season was the first NHL season that was 84 games in length instead of the usual (at the time) 80 games. For the Washington Capitals, it was also a season of transition, as former key … Continue reading

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“We Are Fighting Hard, Doing Our Best”: Former Washington Capitals Forward Dmitri Khristich Sends Message From Ukraine

NHL While the National Hockey League’s regular season has continued as planned, the Russian invasion of Ukraine has weighed heavy on the minds of many of its players, past and present. Among them is former NHL and Washington Capitals forward … Continue reading

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Bondra Nets Two Goals For Franchise Record: Retro Recap – Carolina Hurricanes at Washington Capitals – November 30, 2001

Photo: Washington Capitals In recent years, Washington Capitals fans have been treated to numerous career milestones by Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and others. It’s gotten to the point where fans often go to Capitals’ games expecting to see one or … Continue reading

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Bonzai Heroics and 30 Goals For Hatcher: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs Quebec Nordiques

During the Rock the Red era, the Washington Capitals and their fans have enjoyed the exploits of high-scoring forward Alex Ovechkin and also defenseman Mike Green, who once topped 30 goals for a season. Back in 1993, the Capitals and … Continue reading

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Catching Up With Dmitry Khristich, the Other Number 8

Former Capitals winger Dmitri Khristich was recently interviewed by Vladimir Topilsky of the Team Russia Pro Olympic Journal website. The interview covered several topics, including Alex Ovechkin’s chances of passing Wayne Gretzky in career goals, his friendship with Andrei Nikolishin, … Continue reading

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Early Bonzai Birthday Present – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning – February 5, 1994

NHL Capitals great Peter Bondra was long considered the best offensive player and player overall in franchise history before the emergence of Alex Ovechkin. During his prime years, Bondra was an offensive dynamo and a weapon for Washington every night. … Continue reading

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The 2019 Washington Capitals Alumni Summer Classic (PHOTOS)

The Washington Capitals Alumni Association hosted the annual Alumni Summer Classic Game Tuesday night at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. NoVa Caps photojournalist Joe Noyes was in hand to capture a few of the images from this year’s event.

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Dmitri Khristich

Getty Images All Capitals fans are aware of the goal-scoring exploits of Alexander Ovechkin who is the most recent and current player to don No. 8 on his sweater for the team. A generation ago, the Caps had another goal-scoring … Continue reading

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History Behind A Number: No. 8

Photo: USA Today Throughout the Capitals’ 42 years in existence, they’ve issued a total of 87 different jersey numbers to the hundreds of players that have suited up in the District. In NoVa Caps’ feature, History Behind A Number, NoVa … Continue reading

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