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Once Upon a Fight…The History Of Tom Wilson and Ian Cole

Photo: @Capitals While the return of Philipp Grubauer and Evgeny Kuznetsov’s game-winning, overtime goal were arguably the highlights of the Capitals’ -3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night, right wing Tom Wilson’s demolition of Avalanche defenseman Ian Cole … Continue reading

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Lars Eller And The Capitals Face Brad Marchand And The Bruins In Opening Night Rematch Laden With Retribution Undertones

Photo: Sportsnet Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand was clearly frustrated in the first meeting of the season between the Bruins and Washington Capitals back on October 3 in a 7-0 Capitals victory on opening night, when the Capitals raised their … Continue reading

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Tempers Flare Early in the Capitals’ Game Against Pittsburgh, As Tom Wilson Drops the Gloves With Jamie Oleksiak

Heading into tonight’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, there was expected to be some fireworks after a contentious last meeting in November, one that saw T.J. Oshie receive an elbow to the head from Penguins star Evgeni Malkin, only to … Continue reading

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Former Capitals’ Forward Zach Sanford Gets Into Fight in Practice With Teammate Robert Bortuzzo

Photo: FOX Sports Former Washington Capitals‘ forward Zach Sanford got in a fight with teammate Robert Bortuzzo in the St. Louis Blues’ practice on Monday. 

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Assessing the Lars Eller-Brad Marchand Fight and the Bigger Issues at Hand

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports On Wednesday, the Washington Capitals opened their Stanley Cup title defense with a near-flawless dismantling of the Boston Bruins. Goaltender Braden Holtby was rarely tested, and the Caps high-flying offense picked up where it left off … Continue reading

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Physical Value: Tom Wilson, Fisticuffs, and a Personal Look Back

At one time, fighting was a common and nightly occurrence in the NHL, with players dropping the gloves seemingly on a night-to-night basis. Over the years, however, physicality has become secondary in importance to skill and there few players in … Continue reading

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Positive Player Development: Tom Wilson Is Starting to Find His Offensive Game

Tom Wilson’s offensive development has taken positive steps under Barry Trotz. Continue reading

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NoVa Caps Presents: Washington Capitals Best Moments of 2017

NoVa Caps Recaps the Best Moments with the Washington Capitals in 2017 Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? A Look Back at the NHL GM Meetings: How Will Hockey Look in the Future?

How will hockey look 5-10 years from now? What changes should fans expect to see in the future? Continue reading

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War on Fighting, Concussions in Hockey Intensifies

Photo: Getty Images Fighting and concussions in the game of hockey continue to be at the forefront of summertime discussions. This week one league stepped up its own fight against fighting, while NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman continued to draw criticism … Continue reading

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