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Capitals Work On Power Play

The Washington Capitals ran power play drills during the fourth day of training camp ahead of Thursday’s second preseason game against the Detroit Red Wings. The first unit is filled with familiar faces: Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson, TJ … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Poised For Bounce-Back Season: “I’m Gonna Try To Help The Team To Be Successful”

Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov knows he needs to be better heading into the 2023-24 season. He is frustrated with himself and the organization is frustrated with him. 

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Five Keys For The Washington Capitals During The 2023-24 Season

The Washington Capitals will hope to return to the Stanley Cup Playoffs after missing the dance for the first time in nine years last season. That may be a tall order after a quiet offseason and with an aging core … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Has Had Conversations With “A Few Teams” About Trading For Top-Six Forward

During a conference call with reporters on Monday after signing right-wing Tom Wilson to a seven-year contract extension, Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan said the team is still looking to make an upgrade their top-six forward group and has had … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Reacts To Report He Has One Of The League’s Worst Contracts

Earlier this week, Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov reacted to a report that he was rated as having one of the league’s the “worst” contracts. On July 31, Dom Luszczyszyn of The Athletic published a story about the efficiency of NHL … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Discusses Origins Of New Shootout Approach And Wayne Gretzky’s Criticisms Of The New Strategy

Washington Capitals centerman Evgeny Kuznetsov spoke on the telegram channel “Hockey on Kinopoisk” this week about how he developed his new style and approach to shootouts.

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Unfinished Business: What’s Left To Resolve In The 2023 NHL Offseason?

Many storylines entering the 2023 NHL offseason remain due to the salary cap going up by just $1 million, which has made it more difficult to move players with high salaries (let alone for a fair return). A lot of … Continue reading

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LeBrun: Washington Willing To Deal Mantha But Haven’t “Gotten Much In The Way Of Offers,” It’s A “Long Shot” Kuznetsov Moves

The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun reported on Saturday that the Washington Capitals have made left-wing Anthony Mantha available on the NHL trade block but have not received much interest in the 28-year-old.

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Top Surprises And Disappointments From 2022-23 NHL Season

Photo: The Toronto Star Another NHL season came to a close on Tuesday night. As with any campaign, there were full of team and player performances that no one saw coming while there were others that did not live up … Continue reading

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The Optimal Path For The Capitals To Improve Their Top Six Forwards

If you’ve been following along with our posts that outline the summer ahead for the Capitals and General Manager Brian MacLellan, you know that the Caps are intent on retooling the roster that failed to qualify for the playoffs for … Continue reading

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