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The Path to the Draft: Philipp Grubauer Should Draw Interest Around the League

Will Capitals netminder Philipp Grubauer be traded before the 2018 NHL Draft? Continue reading

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Capitals Prospects Set to Participate in IIHF World Championship

It’s May 4th, 2018, which means this year’s IIHF World Championship is officially underway. Some of the best hockey players from around the world will represent their countries in this tournament, including NHL and AHL players whose teams are not involved … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead to the NHL Trade Deadline: Buyers and Sellers

Photo: Sports Illustrated As the NHL Trade Deadline is now just 44 days away, it’s time to start looking teams, assessing their needs and determining who might be players in the upcoming trade market. Teams who will not be in … Continue reading

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A “Walkabout” December – The Odyssey of Nathan Walker

Photo: Hershey Bears Nathan Walker making it to the NHL at the start of this season was one of the best stories of the year so far.  He was the first player from Australia who ever made it to the … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Capitals Claim Nathan Walker Off Waivers

Nathan Walker is back. After the Capitals placed him on waivers on the final day of November, the Capitals lost him as he was picked up by the Edmonton Oilers. On Tuesday, Edmonton placed Walker on waivers and today at … Continue reading

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Oilers Place Nathan Walker on Waivers

The Edmonton Oilers placed former-Capital forward Nathan Walker on waivers in an effort to make room to call up forward Anton Slepyshev from the AHL’s Bakersfield Condors. The Oilers also placed defenseman Oscar Klefbom on injured reserve. 

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Why the Capitals Have Nobody to Blame for the Loss of Nathan Walker But Themselves

While the Capitals (and their fan) base were hoping that popular left wing Nathan Walker would go unclaimed on waivers, the likelihood of him clearing and being sent to Hershey was unlikely. And after losing Walker on waivers to the … Continue reading

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Nathan Walker Gets Picked Up by Oilers

Yesterday, the Capitals placed Nathan Walker on waivers. Teams had 24 hours to claim him and that 24-hour period expired today at noon. The Edmonton Oilers picked Walker up. This is the second time this week a Capitals player has been … Continue reading

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The Next 10 Games Loom Huge For The Capitals

Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals just got back from what many might call a “crappy” road trip through Nashville and Colorado. They were outscored 12-5 in those two games. Not good. But more important than the score was the … Continue reading

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Stats And Analysis From The Capitals 2-1 Shootout Win Vs Edmonton

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Sometimes you have to thank one guy for getting you a win. Tonight the Capitals can thank one of the best goaltenders in the world, Braden Holtby, for their 2-1 shootout victory over the Edmonton … Continue reading

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