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Player Profiles: Patrik Laine Faces Off Against His Hero Alex Ovechkin on the Big Stage Monday Night

Photo: NHL As Capitals fans, we’ve come to expect big numbers from our fearless leader, Alex Ovechkin. The man’s name is synonymous with hockey, and we know at the start of every season that he will be a front-runner, at … Continue reading

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What Should The Capitals Do With Philipp Grubauer?

The Washington Capitals are doing better this season than anyone thought they would with the amount of key players lost in the offseason. Currently sitting five points above any team in the competitive Metropolitan Division and third in the league … Continue reading

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Despite the Offseason Roster Turnover, Brian MacLellan Knew What He Was Doing

Capitals GM Brian MacLellan made tough decisions last summer and has kept a competitive team intact. Continue reading

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Assessing The Washington Capitals First Round Picks

Capitals starting lines versus the New York Islanders (12/1/31) Photo: @Swhyno With the recent call-up of Jakub Vrana at the beginning of this month, the current Washington Capitals lineup of forwards features ten (count them) first round picks, eight of … Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? The Importance of Drafting, Youth, and Training Camp

What’s the Fouss? Why is youth so important in today’s NHL? Why is drafting and developing important? Continue reading

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NHL Draft: Best Available or Team Need?

 (Photo: NHL) If you were the General Manager of the Capitals, or any sports team for that matter, would you draft the best available player or draft players based on positions your team needs to fill?  Let’s talk about both … Continue reading

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