Tag Archives: Larry Murphy

History Behind A Number: No. 8

Photo: USA Today Throughout the Capitals’ 42 years in existence, they’ve issued a total of 87 different jersey numbers to the hundreds of players that have suited up in the District. In NoVa Caps’ feature, History Behind A Number, NoVa … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile – Larry Murphy

Photo: Sports.ru The current generation of Capitals fans are very familiar with the exploits of left winger Alex Ovechkin who wears No. 8 on his jersey and will likely one day be elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame. They also … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Defensemen in Washington Capitals History

#5 – (Tie) Sergei Gonchar – 1994-2004 (10 seasons) and Mike Green – 2005-2015 (10 seasons) Each of these players was known for their offensive prowess as defensemen and both were usually on the second defensive pairing.  Gonchar’s best asset … Continue reading

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