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“We Like What They Bring to Our Lineup”: General Manager Brian MacLellan on Capitals’ Trades, Expectations For Andre Burakovsky, DSP, and More

On an NHL Trade Deadline Day that saw the Capitals go without making a move, Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan met with the media shortly after the 3:00 P.M. deadline to discuss the team’s acquisitions of Carl Hagelin and Nick … Continue reading

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Streak Over: Sound Tigers Melt Hershey Bears 5-1, End Hershey’s Win and Point Streak

Photo: Bridgeport Sound Tigers The Hershey Bears wrapped-up their three-game weekend set with a 5-1 loss to the Sound Tigers in Bridgeport Sunday afternoon. The Bears are back in action Wednesday night when they visit the Wolf Pack in Hartford. … Continue reading

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Capital One Arena to Undergo Second Round of Upgrades and Renovations In Fall 2019

Photo: Monumental Sports & Entertainemnt Last summer, on the heels of the Capitals’ first-ever Stanley Cup championship, Capital One Arena underwent a series of renovations and upgrades to better the fan experience at Capitals, Wizards, Mystics, and other events at … Continue reading

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Thank You DSP! A Reflective Thanks to Devante Smith-Pelly

Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images After a confusing start to the Capitals’ morning practice, it is now apparent that right wing Devante Smith-Pelly’s time as a member of the Capitals is most likely coming to an end, after the team announced … Continue reading

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Craig Laughlin and Family Announce Founding of The Laughlin Family Foundation, Dedicated to Research and Advancement of Rare Cancers

Photo: NHL Shortly before the Capitals won the franchise’s first-ever Stanley Cup, Capitals Television color analyst and former player Craig Laughlin and his family were hit with the news that Craig’s wife of 37 years, Linda, had been diagnosed with … Continue reading

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All Present!: A Look At Where the Capitals Stand in Fan Attendance

Photo by Harry How/Getty Images In any major league sport, fans are what drives revenue for the individual league and each individual team. While it may not be the most popular of the four major North American sports leagues, the … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson’s Goal Against Sharks A Career-high and A Sign of His Evolved Playing Style

While T.J. Oshie’s 500th point and two-goal outburst in the Capitals’ 5-1 Valentine’s Day thrashing of the San Jose Sharks occupied most of the headlines from the game, right wing Tom Wilson’s empty-net goal at the end of the game … Continue reading

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Defensive Disappointment: The Capitals’ Defensive Struggles This Season Uncharacteristic Under Todd Reirden

Photo: NHL Heading into this season, there was a mixture of both uncertainty and assurance when it came to the Capitals’ coaching staff, specifically first-year Head Coach Todd Reirden. With an all-but identical roster to the one that captured the … Continue reading

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Djoos Back on the Loose: A Look At How Christian Djoos Fared in His First Game Back

Photo: Washington Capitals Having been out since mid-December with an injury (a total of 24 games), the return of defenseman Christian Djoos in the Capitals’ Saturday night loss to the Florida Panthers was a welcome sight. In this piece, NoVa … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Fight…The History Of Tom Wilson and Ian Cole

Photo: @Capitals While the return of Philipp Grubauer and Evgeny Kuznetsov’s game-winning, overtime goal were arguably the highlights of the Capitals’ -3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night, right wing Tom Wilson’s demolition of Avalanche defenseman Ian Cole … Continue reading

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