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Djoos Back on the Loose: A Look At How Christian Djoos Fared in His First Game Back

Photo: Washington Capitals Having been out since mid-December with an injury (a total of 24 games), the return of defenseman Christian Djoos in the Capitals’ Saturday night loss to the Florida Panthers was a welcome sight. In this piece, NoVa … Continue reading

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Lars Eller Fully Participates In Capitals’ Practice, “Getting Closer” To Return

Washington Capitals center Lars Eller fully participated in the team’s practice on Monday in his normal spot centering the third-line and is “getting closer” towards returning to the lineup. He is labeled as day-to-day with an undisclosed lower-body injury that … Continue reading

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With Christian Djoos Close To Return, What Should the Capitals Do? (Readers’ Poll)

Photo: @Capitals For the past few months, the Capitals’ defensive corps has remained largely the same, with only the return of veteran Brooks Orpik from and loss of young rearguard Christian Djoos to injury, as well as the insertion of … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby Could Return For Capitals Against Islanders on Friday

It is possible that Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby will start against the New York Islanders on Friday night (7:30 PM Eastern on NBC Sports Washington) after missing the past two games with an eye injury. 

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Pheonix Copley Gets The Start Against His Former Team; Andre Burakovsky, Madison Bowey Draw Back Into Lineup

Goaltender Pheonix Copley, who is 10-2-3 with a save percentage of .916, a goals-against average of 2.56, and one shutout this season, will start against his former team for the first time when the Washington¬†Capitals host the St. Louis Blues … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Braden Holtby Leaves Game Versus Blue Jackets With Eye Injury

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals had enough problems as they continued trying to even the score in their Saturday night game against the division rival Columbus Blue Jackets, but losing starting goaltender Braden Holtby only added … Continue reading

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Matt Niskanen Departs Game Against Carolina Hurricanes Following Face-first Crash Into the End Boards

While the Capitals’ 3-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes following the Christmas break was cause for celebration, there came cause for concern in the third period of the game when Caps defenseman Matt Niskanen left the game following a scary … Continue reading

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Capitals Morning Skate News Roundup: Brooks Orpik Continues To Get Closer Towards Return, Nic Dowd Draws Out

The Washington Capitals held a morning skate at MedStar Capitals Iceplex prior to their game against the Carolina Hurricanes tonight. Action from Capital One Arena can be seen on NBC Sports Washington beginning at 7 PM Eastern. Here are all … Continue reading

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The T.J. Intangibles: T.J. Oshie’s Resilience Just One Reason the Forward Means More to the Capitals Than Just Offense

Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie has been a member of the team for just over three years and in that time, he has entrenched himself as one of the team’s fan favorites and has been one of the key offensive … Continue reading

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“My Brother Has a Stanley Cup”: Tom Wilson’s Brother Has a Message For All of His Brother’s Haters

Over the course of his career in the National Hockey League, and particularly this season, Capitals right win Tom Wilson has garnered a fair amount of scrutiny and dislike from other fan bases for his playing style. After being blindsided … Continue reading

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