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Magical Moment in Minnesota: Alex Ovechkin, Kirill Kaprizov Meet With Eight-Year Old Landen Hoffmann After Caps-Wild Tilt

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin is well-known for his charitable work with the various youth hockey players and children in the DMV. On Sunday, Ovechkin and the Capitals invited a special guest to their game against the Minnesota … Continue reading

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“It’s A Different Kind of Wear On The Body And Mind”: John Carlson Details Journey Back From Serious Injury

Screenshot: Washington Capitals The night on which Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin became the NHL’s second all-time leading goal scorer was also one in which the team lost top defenseman John Carlson after the former first-round pick was struck in … Continue reading

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Rasmus Sandin Leaves Game Against Buffalo Sabres With Knee Injury After Blocking Shot

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals defenseman Rasmus Sandin left Wednesday night’s game against the Buffalo Sabres with what appeared to be a knee injury. The injury occurred at the end of the second period.

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This One’s For You Dad! Washington Capitals Kick Off Mentors’ Trip With Win on Long Island

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals kicked off their 2023 Mentor’s Trip with a resounding 5-1 victory over the New York Islanders at UBS Arena on March 11. The “W” comes as the team is fighting to remain in the … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Moves Into Top 10 In Games Played Among Swedish-born Players

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images While it took a long time, Nicklas Backstrom’s return to the Washington Capitals’ lineup was a welcome one earlier in the year. No. 19 is already one of the best players in the history of … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Acknowledge Vitek Vanecek In His Return to Capital One Arena

Photo courtesy David Brown The Washington Capitals signed goaltender Darcy Kuemper in the offseason to a five-year contract to be their number one goalie for the foreseeable future, hoping for stability long-term in the position. During their Thursday night tilt … Continue reading

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Peter Laviolette on Upcoming Game Against New Jersey Devils: “We’re Playing A Quick Team Tomorrow, So We’ve Got to Be Ready To Skate”

Screenshot: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals will finally play in their home barn of Capital One Arena on Thursday after finishing their West Coast swing with a 2-2 record. The team returned to practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Wednesday … Continue reading

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“I Think Our Mindset Going Into It Was We Were Going to Try and Trade For Young Players If the Opportunity Presented Itself”: Brian MacLellan on the Capitals’ Trade Deadline Approach

Kavin Mistry/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ trade deadline selloff set in motion a shift in philosophy for the team, who had been avid buyers at deadlines’ past. The team acquired and recalled a number of young players and … Continue reading

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Reunion At MedStar: John Carlson, Braden Holtby Attend PWHPA Showcase At MedStar Capitals Iceplex

Photo: Twitter: @Capitals While the Washington Capitals are continuing their West Coast swing, the practice rinks at MedStar Capitals Iceplex have not gone unused. Over the weekend, the Professional Women’s Hockey Player Association held their Secret Dream Gap Tour at … Continue reading

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1 to Remember! Vincent Iorio Records First NHL Point On A Goal By Alex Ovechkin

Kavin Mistry/NHLI via Getty Images As if making his NHL debut at the age of 20-years old wasn’t enough, Washington Capitals defenseman Vincent Iorio picked up his first NHL point in the Caps’ throttling of the San Jose Sharks.

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