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Blueline Blueprint: Do the Capitals Have Optimal Defensive Pairings?

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Following the acquisition of Brenden Dillon from the San Jose Sharks on February 18, Washington Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden has been tinkering with different combinations of defensive pairings. This is often a challenging undertaking, … Continue reading

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Play For a Purpose Online Silent Auction Features Washington Capitals Memorabilia; Proceeds to Benefit Players Against Hate Initiative

Photos: @playforapurpose/Instagram Washington Capitals memorabilia are featured in an online silent auction hosted by Play for a Purpose, a charity hockey event to raise money for the Players Against Hate initiative that increases awareness and stops racism and name-calling by … Continue reading

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Capitals Shuffle Lines & Pairs; Prepare For New Jersey Devils (Photos)

The Washington Capitals‘ practice saw a slight shakeup in offensive lines and defensive pairs on Friday. With goaltender Ilya Samsonov in net for Saturday’s matinee at Prudential Center against the New Jersey Devils, the Capitals are looking for a solid … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Dmitry Orlov To Play In 400th Consecutive Game vs. Kings, The Fifth-Longest Among Active NHL Players

Photo: NBCSW After appearing in his 500th career game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday, defenseman Dmitry Orlov will suit up in his 400th consecutive game when the Washington Capitals host the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night (7 PM … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Dmitry Orlov Plays 500th Career Game Against Penguins On Sunday

Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov is playing in his 500th career game this afternoon as the Capitals host the Pittsburgh Penguins for the first time this season. Today’s Super Bowl Sunday matinee also marks Orlov’s 399th consecutive game, which is … Continue reading

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From Horseback Riding To Beach Volleyball In Mexico: Washington Capitals Kick-Off Bye Week And All-Star Break Vacations

Photo: larsellerofficial The Washington Capitals are enjoying some time off with family and friends prior to the NHL All-Star Weekend and the second half of the season. Here are the team’s latest vacation spots.

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Capitals Re-Work Power Play, Prepare For New Jersey Devils (Photos)

After a day off on Thursday, the Washington Capitals were back to work on Friday preparing for their next tilt on Saturday when they host the New Jersey Devils. Christian Djoos returned to skating and Capitals bench boss Todd Reirden … Continue reading

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Top Capitals Hits Of The Decade

Photo: Flickr This past decade was one that Washington Capitals fans will remember for the rest of their lives with nine Stanley Cup Playoff appearances, three Presidents’ Trophies, and one Stanley Cup under their belt. In the closing hours of … Continue reading

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Capitals Ground Lightning 3-1; Radko Gudas Scores First Goal As A Capital

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 on Saturday night at Capital One Arena. The win improves the Capitals record to 26-6-5 (57 points) on the season. 

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Capitals Rally To Beat Lightning 4-3 (OT); Dmitry Orlov Scores Game Winner

Photo: Patrick Smith/NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals rallied from down 3-1 to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 in overtime Friday night at Capital One Arena. The win improves the Capitals’ record to 18-4-5 (41 points). The Capitals … Continue reading

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