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Where Did Everybody Go? Capitals First Round Draft Picks Could Be Few And Far Between On Opening Night

Photo: NHL The Washington Capitals have generally been a team that has populated their lineup with numerous first-round picks from the NHL draft. However, the 2022-23 opening night roster could have a dearth of Capitals first-rounders, especially first-rounders selected by … Continue reading

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New Capitals Goaltender Charlie Lindgren Ready to Embrace His New Home: “It’s Just a Heck of A City”

Bruce Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals signed goaltender Charlie Lindgren in free agency to back up new starter Darcy Kuemper this season. The former Montreal Canadien and St. Louis Blue recently spoke highly about the place he will … Continue reading

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“I Think Carly Makes Everything Look So Easy, He’s So Efficient”: Brooks Orpik Touts John Carlson, Talks Career with Penguins and Capitals

The Washington Capitals’ run to the 2018 Stanley Cup championship was bolstered by a veteran core that featured a defensive unit that proved steady en route to the team’s first championship. Among the core pieces was Brooks Orpik, who was … Continue reading

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“I’m Really Excited For Him to Be in the Finals, Hopefully He Can Go Get Another One”: T.J. Oshie Hopes Former Capitals Teammate Andre Burakovsky Wins Another Stanley Cup

USA TODAY For the Washington Capitals, the offseason preparation has intensified as June has arrived and has gotten underway. Players have gone their separate ways and most have returned to their offseason homes. Right wing TJ Oshie has had a … Continue reading

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“Evgeny Kuznetsov Has the Greatest Sense of Humor”: Former Washington Capitals Athletic Trainer Greg Smith Talks Memories With Caps, Dealing with Medical Situations, and More on Karl Alzner’s Podcast

Greg Fiume/Getty Images Greg Smith served as the Washington Capitals’ Head Athletic Trainer for 18 seasons, leaving the team prior to the team’s 2017-18 Stanley Cup-winning season. Recently, he joined the “Alz Caps” podcast of former Washington Capitals defenseman Karl … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Fan Guide to Past IIHF World Junior Championships

Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images Over the years, many future Washington Capitals players have participated in the IIHF Under 20 Championships, popularly known as the World Junior Games.  The games begin on Christmas Day, with the preliminary rounds taking place … Continue reading

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Home Cooking and A Hat Trick: Retro Recap: Atlanta Thrashers @ Washington Capitals, November 26, 2008

Mitchell Layton/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals have had many memorable games that took place on either the day before or the day after Thanksgiving. This post looks at a game between the Washington Capitals and Atlanta Thrashers on November … Continue reading

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Canadiens Buy Out Remaining Two Seasons On Karl Alzner’s Contract

Photo: NHL.com According to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, the Montreal Canadiens placed defenseman Karl Alzner on waivers on Tuesday for purposes of buying out the final two seasons on his five-year contract, which carried a $4.5 million cap hit. He … Continue reading

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List Of Players That Have Chosen to ‘Opt-Out’ of 2020 NHL Playoffs

As a condition of the ratified ‘Return to Play’ plan approved by both the NHL and NHLPA, players not wishing to participate in the 2020 playoffs have the option to ‘opt out’ without penalty. Players have until 5:00 PM on … Continue reading

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Mike Vogel Chats with Joel Ward, Karl Alzner, John Carlson, Eric Fehr, Tom Wilson and Jason Chimera

Friday night the Capitals’ Mike Vogel hosted an online chat session with several of the Capitals current players and Capitals alumni. The meeting, which ran just over 45 minutes in length, started with Vogel, Karl Alzner, who is currently in … Continue reading

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