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Before Tom Wilson, There Was Dale Hunter

Photo: NHL via Getty Images A rough and tumble forward beloved by his teammates and fans alike? Check.  A player who knows all too well the fine line between playing hard and playing dirty? Affirmative.  A Canadian-born tough guy familiar … Continue reading

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2018-19 Metropolitan Division Preview

Will the Washington Capitals remain on top of the Metropolitan Division? Continue reading

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A Look Around the Metropolitan Division: Stock Up, Stock Down, Stock Unchanged

Which teams stock is up, down, or unchanged in the Metropolitan Division for 2018-19? Continue reading

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The Latest Submissions: NoVa CAPtures Vol. 4 – Offseason Offerings

Photo submitted by Stacie Beckstead Stroud Hello fellow Capitals fans, and welcome to the latest installment of NoVa CAPtures! The fun, weekly article that showcases the amazing content we receive from you, the fans! In this installment, NoVa Caps’ presents some of … Continue reading

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Winners and Losers from First Day of Free Agency

Photo: Sports Illustrated Now that July 1 has come and gone and most of the big name free agents are signed, it’s time to take a look at who took a big step towards Stanley Cup contention and who failed … Continue reading

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Opinion: Capitals’ Refusal to Give Barry Trotz Term on A New Contract is A Mistake That Could Cost Them Big

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images When it was announced that former Capitals Head Coach Barry Trotz had resigned from his post after negotiations on terms of his two-year extension fell through, there was likely shock running all throughout the fan base. Just … Continue reading

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Islanders Hire Barry Trotz As Head Coach

Photo: Zimbio After Barry Trotz resigned as Capitals head coach on Monday afternoon, he did not stay unemployed for very long. The New York Islanders hired Trotz on Thursday afternoon. The Islanders were the only other team in the NHL … Continue reading

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The Path to the Draft: Philipp Grubauer Should Draw Interest Around the League

Will Capitals netminder Philipp Grubauer be traded before the 2018 NHL Draft? Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Pay Respects to Humboldt Broncos

Photo: JustSports Photography As reported earlier this week, the Washington Capitals and the New York Islanders’ AHL affiliate teams, the Hershey Bears and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers came together for a pre-game ceremony at tonight’s game in Chocolate Town. This ceremony … Continue reading

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Contract Conversation: A Look at this Offseason’s Defensemen Entering Unrestricted Free Agency [Readers’ Poll]

As the 2017-18 regular season begins to wind down, Washington Capitals’ management is surely starting to look at the cap space they have and who they might be interested in re-signing, trading (if any), or signing in free agency. A … Continue reading

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