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Capitals Doing Well To Avoid ‘Scary’ Contracts List (So Far)

Fans always have certain player contracts that simply drive them nuts. Whether it’s cost or perceived lack of production value, there are always one or two (maybe more) contracts that just don’t sit well. However, believe it (or not), the … Continue reading

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After Some Offseason Turnover, What Will The Capitals’ Defensive Lineup Look Like On Opening Night?

Photo: Newsbreak After allowing an average of 3.32 goals-per-game from December 8 on during the regular season (the third-worst in the NHL and the worst among teams that participated in the 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers), the Washington Capitals made some … Continue reading

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Fixing The Washington Capitals Defense

One of the most glaring issues with the Washington Capitals during the 2019-20 season was the performance of the team’s defense. The team struggled to find consistency on the back-end, resulting in then head coach Todd Reirden regularly mixing up … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom: “If We’re Not Ready, That’s Going To Be A Quick Exit… That’s Not Our Plan”

On Monday, Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom and defenseman Dmitry Orlov spoke to the media on a Zoom call from Hotel X in Toronto. The pair discussed what the team needs to do heading into Game 1 of their Round One clash … Continue reading

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News From The Washington Capitals First Day Inside The Bubble in Toronto

Photos: @Capitals The Washington Capitals held their first practice inside the bubble in Toronto on Monday. The Capitals will practice again on Tuesday before they face the Carolina Hurricanes in their only exhibition game on Wednesday. Things get real for … Continue reading

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Martin Fehervary Misses First Practice, Ilya Samsonov Still Out: Day 8 of Capitals Training Camp

After a day off on Tuesday, the Washington Capitals returned to work on Wednesday for their eighth day of training camp at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The team will hold practices through Saturday before departing for Toronto on Sunday. The Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Dmitry Orlov Says It’s “Not A Problem” To Play On Right Side

Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden will start defenseman Dmitry Orlov on his off side, the right, on a pair with Brenden Dillon when the team begins playing games again and the 28-year-old told the media on Wednesday that is … Continue reading

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Who Will The Capitals Protect From Seattle In 2021 NHL Expansion Draft?

Most of the Washington Capitals‘ protection list for the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft is clear as the team is expected to go with the seven forwards-three defenseman-one goaltender option as they did in 2017 when the Vegas Golden Knights had … Continue reading

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Who Will Start On Defense For Capitals In Game 1?

Photo: Nick Wass/AP When the 2019-20 NHL season paused on March 12, the Washington Capitals had been rotating defensemen in the lineup for the previous month since rookie Martin Fehervary shined in a brief stint with the big club. During … Continue reading

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Dmitry Orlov Comments On New Coach For Russian National Team

On Friday, June 5, Valery Bragin, who coached Russia’s IIHF World Junior team for many years, was appointed the Head Coach of the Russian National Team. Bragin most famously coached the Russians in the IIHF Hockey World Junior Games in … Continue reading

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