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Update on Capitals Shooting Statistics after 52 Games: Good or Bad, It’s “Steady As She Goes”

With 52 of 82 games in the books, the Capitals team identity and style of play is starting to take shape. The team was hampered with significant injuries through the first 34 games of the season, but have been really … Continue reading

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Vegas Knights Out-Joust Capitals 4-3, Chandler Stephenson Strikes Again

The Washington Capitals fell to the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 Sunday afternoon at Capital One Arena. Chandler Stephenson would notch the game’s first tally, but Vegas would respond, making it 1-1 at the first intermission. Matt Niskanen would give the … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Golden Knights @ Capitals – Gettin’ Schmidty With It

After a tough loss to Pittsburgh, can the Washington Capitals get back on the winning track against the tough Golden Knights? Continue reading

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Capitals Visit Vegas for First Date With Golden Knights

The Washington Capitals will visit the Vegas Golden Knights for the first-ever meeting between the two teams on Saturday. The game will be the last for each team before the Christmas break. 

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Why Protecting Nate Schmidt in the Expansion Draft Over Dmitry Orlov May Not Have Been As Risky A Move As it Seems

Photo: Patrick Smith With the Capitals facing an upcoming Expansion Draft and a multitude of pending free agents potentially and likely hitting the open market, the Capitals had decisions to make. Among the key defensemen lost over the summer was … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Trotz is Planning to Start Season With Orpik in Top 4

With the losses of Kevin Shattenkirk and Karl Alzner in free agency and Nate Schmidt to the Vegas Golden Knights in the expansion draft, the Capitals have a hole to fill on their defense. Salary cap restrictions due to long-term … Continue reading

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The Early Preseason Pacific Division Picks and Predictions

Preseason picks and predictions for the Pacific Division in 2017-18 Continue reading

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Dmitry Orlov has been through bumps and bruises but is developing into No. 1 defenseman for the Capitals

In his 6-year career in Washington, Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov has had ups and downs. He progressed from a player who makes very noticeable mistakes on the ice to one of the most important pieces on the Capitals roster. With the … Continue reading

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How Important Is Pheonix Copley to the Capitals?

When the Capitals acquired Kevin Shattenkirk from the St. Louis Blues at the trade deadline they were not only keeping an eye on the chances they had at bringing Lord Stanley’s Cup for the first time to DC, they were … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News Links: Week 2 and More Roster Cuts

A Day off for Caps camp, another round of roster cuts, inside the NHL Centennial Arena fan exhibit, Chiasson and Walker shine, Caps Practice Schedule for the week and more in this evening’s Capitals Links: 

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