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Alex Ovechkin Scores Twice, Passes Marcel Dionne; Hendrix Lapierre Scores First Career NHL Goal As Capitals Trounce Rangers 5-1

Photo: Patrick Smith/NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals downed the New York Rangers, 5-1, Wednesday night at Capital One Arena. The Capitals improve to 24-21-1-1 all-time in season openers and 6-0-2 over the last eight seasons.

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Line Combinations Worth Trying In Preseason For Capitals

Photo: Yahoo! Sports With training camp for the 2021-22 season set to open in less than four weeks and the Washington Capitals scheduled to open their preseason slate on Sunday, September 26, there is an opportunity for head coach Peter … Continue reading

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Five Capitals In Need Of Bounce-Back Seasons

Photo: The Athletic After the Washington Capitals’ third consecutive first-round playoff exit and with many players getting older, the team will need bounce back seasons from several key players to keep their Stanley Cup window alive with the 2021-22 season … Continue reading

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The 25 Biggest Names Left Exposed In 2021 NHL Expansion Draft

Photo: SN After teams’ protection lists for the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft were released on Sunday morning, there were several surprises and plenty of big names available for the Seattle Kraken to pick from by Wednesday at 10 AM ET. … Continue reading

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The Capitals’ Protection List For The 2021 NHL Expansion Draft

Photo: WKRG The Washington Capitals and the other 29 teams eligible to lose a player to the Seattle Kraken submitted their protection list for the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft by Saturday’s 5 PM deadline to do so and the lists … Continue reading

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Ranking The Capitals’ Expansion Draft Scenarios From Best To Worst

Photo: Nick Waas/AP With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft just 18 days away and each team having to lose player to the Seattle Kraken, some teams will lose a significant part of their rosters that will leave gaping holes while … Continue reading

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Five Potential Trades To Upgrade Capitals’ Defense

Photo: Sportsnet After a third consecutive first-round exit in the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, change is almost certainly coming to the Washington Capitals as they had the NHL’s oldest roster this past season.

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Scoring GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves Since The Capitals Won The Stanley Cup In 2018

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals 2019-20 roster saw significant changeover during the last offeseason. Changes included a new coaching staff, tweaks to the bottom-six forward group as well a substantial overhaul of the Capitals’ defense.

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Trade Talk: Who Could The Capitals Move In The Off-Season?

Photo: SI After a third consecutive first-round playoff exit, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan said he was open to trading any player that would make the team better, with the exception of captain Alex Ovechkin and center Nicklas Backstrom. … Continue reading

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Capitals Player Performance Grades For The 2020-21 Regular Season

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Every NHL player has their ups and downs during the regular season, especially during a shortened 56-game season that is preceded by a 10-day training camp and no exhibition games. In this post, NoVa Caps … Continue reading

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