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Thank You Nisky!: A Tribute to Matt Niskanen

In today’s world of sports, trades are a common occurrence for teams strapped by financial constraints, and this morning brought this reality front and center when defenseman Matt Niskanen was dealt to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for fellow blueliner … Continue reading

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Longtime Family, Local DMV Ice Arena Under Threat of Closing Without Sufficient Support and Backing

Photo: Bowie Ice Arena In the years before and since the Capitals arrived in the DMV area, people all over have enjoyed the availability and use of public and local ice arenas throughout the region, whether they use them for … Continue reading

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Construction Begins On Roller Rink in Fredericksburg, Virginia; Part of Capitals’ Legacy Project Initiative

Photo: Fredericksburg Hockey Last year, NoVa Caps shared news of a planned roller hockey rink to be built in Fredericksburg, Virginia that would be funded partly by the Capitals as part of their Legacy Project, which focuses on growing the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Pending Free Agent Defenseman Brooks Orpik Helps Fans Tidy Fort DuPont Ice Arena

Photo: Monumental Sports and Entertainment After conducting their exit interviews following their first round playoff exit in April, many of the Capitals’ players and staff have returned home or are enjoying vacation away from the hustle and bustle of the … Continue reading

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“I Left The Room” – Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov Addresses Video Allegedly Showing Him With Suspicious Substance

After a bronze medal run with Team Russia at the 2019 International Ice Hockey Federation’s World Championships, Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov found himself under intense social media speculation on Monday when a video surfaced showing the Caps’ superstar center sitting … Continue reading

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Rising Up: A Look At Jakub Vrana’s Rapid Growth As A Player and Cornerstone for the Capitals

Photo: USA Today When the Capitals drafted forward Jakub Vrana with the 13th overall selection in the first-round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, they did so with the vision he would one day become a valuable contributor and key … Continue reading

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Caps Leading the Way: Capitals’ Dmitry Orlov and Martin Fehervary Lead World Championships as The Hardest Shot and Fastest Rookie

Photo: Matt Zambonim/HHOF-IIHF Many of the Capitals at the International Ice Hockey Federation’s World Championships in Slovakia have certainly been having an impact, with Alex Ovechkin, Dmitry Orlov, and Evgeny Kuznetsov having success with Team Russia and prospect Martin Fehervary … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Greg Joly

Over their 45-year history, the Capitals have selected a total of 437 players in the NHL draft, with some selections turning into stars and others falling well short of expectations, with some somewhere in between. With the 2019 NHL Entry … Continue reading

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Bringing Back Burky: Why the Capitals Should Bring Back Andre Burakovsky Next Season

The Capitals have a number of players’ whose futures must be decided this offseason, with Brett Connolly and Carl Hagelin headlining the group as unrestricted free agents. One player whose future was debated throughout the 2018-19 season is Andre Burakovsky, … Continue reading

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Cash & Connolly: With Some Tough Decisions Ahead, Brett Connolly Could Cost Too Much For the Capitals

In three seasons with the Capitals, right wing Brett Connolly has evolved from a taken flier, one-year deal player to a consistent, offensively-gifted forward, slowly but surely doing his part to live up to his draft pedigree (sixth overall in … Continue reading

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