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Eastern Conference Supremacy: Which Teams Will Challenge the Capitals the Most in 2019-20?

The Washington Capitals will have some tough competition in the Eastern Conference in 2019-20. Continue reading

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NHL Draft and Free Agency Frenzy: How Does the Metropolitan Division Look Now?

After the start of the NHL Free Agency Period, how do the Metropolitan Division teams look? Continue reading

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Anders Lee Signs Seven-Year, $49 Million Contract Extension With Islanders; Robin Lehner Signs One-Year, $5 Million Contract With Blackhawks

Photo: Yahoo Forward Anders Lee signed a seven-year contract that carries a cap hit of $7 million per season with the New York Islanders after he became an unrestricted free agent on Monday afternoon, according to Michael Russo of The … Continue reading

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A Year After Resigning From Capitals, Barry Trotz Wins Jack Adams Award As NHL Coach Of The Year

Photo: NHL.com Former Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz won the Jack Adams Trophy, which is given the NHL’s coach of the year, a year after resigning his position and taking the top job with the New York Islanders. This … Continue reading

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Islanders Re-Sign Brock Nelson To Six-Year, $36 Million Deal

Photo: NY Post The New York Islanders announced on Thursday that they have re-signed center Brock Nelson to a six-year contract worth $36 million ($6 million AAV). The 27-year old could have become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Capitals Rivalries

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images As it appears that the Carolina Hurricanes have been included among the top rivals of the Washington Capitals after beating the reigning Stanley Cup Champions in seven games in the First Round of the 2019 Stanley … Continue reading

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Who Now, If At All? A Rooting Case For and Against The Remaining Teams in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: Steve Babineau/NHL via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals eliminated from the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, their fan base has a decision to make: Should they “forget” about hockey until the Draft, or should they choose to root for … Continue reading

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Recalling The “Easter Epic”

Photos: Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images When the Stanley Cup Playoff schedule drops each Spring, many Washington Capitals fans rush to the calendar with questions. How does my work schedule align with game days? Can I travel to some games? Do … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Lightning, Pittsburgh Penguins Swept In First Round; Islanders Get Winner of Capitals-Hurricanes Series in Round 2

Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images The New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins by a score of 3-1 at PPG Paints Arena to finish their four-game sweep on Tuesday night. Earlier in the evening, the Columbus Blue Jackets pulled off … Continue reading

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Playoff Drama: Early Storylines Through the First Couple of Playoff Games

After two games of each playoff series, the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs are looking a bit unpredictable. Continue reading

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