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Capitals’ Connor McMichael: “This Is What You Work For Your Whole Life … I Had A Lot Of Fun”

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images After finishing his NHL debut with two penalty minutes, one shot, and a 100% winning percentage at the faceoff dot in 9:54 worth of ice time during the Washington Capitals’ 4-3 shootout loss to the Buffalo … Continue reading

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A Pair of Points from No. 2: Justin Schultz Scores First Goal And Points As a Washington Capital

Rob Carr/Getty Images When the Washington Capitals signed him to a two-year, $8 million contract in free agency this past offseason, the hope was that in addition to adding depth to a defensive corps that struggled a season prior, he … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Tom Wilson Out vs. Sabres, Connor McMichael To Make NHL Debut

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette announced on Sunday afternoon that forward Tom Wilson (lower-body injury) will miss the team’s game against the Buffalo Sabres (3 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). Center Connor McMichael will … Continue reading

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Report: Blue Jackets Acquire Patrik Laine, Jack Roslovic From Jets For Pierre-Luc Dubois, Third-Round Pick

Photo: NHL via Getty Images According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, the Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired forward Patrik Laine and center Jack Roslovic in exchange for center Pierre-Luc Dubois and a third-round pick. Roslovic, who was a restricted free agent, … Continue reading

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Report: NBC To Shut Down NBCSN At End Of 2021; NHL Coverage To Shift To USA Network

Photo: Kill the Cable Bill According to Sports Business Daily, NBC has told some distributors and sports leagues that they plan to shut NBCSN down at the end of 2021. NBC’s most recent affiliate deals with Dish Network and Charter … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Among 12 Teams That Have Inquired On Blue Jackets’ Pierre-Luc Dubois

Photo: NHL via Getty Images According to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, the Washington Capitals are among 12 teams that have inquired on Columbus Blue Jackets center Pierre-Luc Dubois, who asked the organization for a trade as he desires a bigger … Continue reading

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Capitals Recall Brian Pinho From Taxi Squad

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals announced on Friday afternoon that they have recalled forward Brian Pinho from the team’s taxi squad prior to their game against the Buffalo Sabres at Capital One Arena (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington).

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin And Dmitry Orlov Both Have COVID-19 Antibodies, Nastya Ovechkin Says

Photo: Pinterest Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and defenseman Dmitry Orlov both have COVID-19 antibodies, according to Ovechkin’s wife Nastya. Both, along with goaltender Ilya Samsonov and center Evgeny Kuznetsov were placed on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol on Wednesday following … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitry Orlov, Ilya Samsonov All Added To COVID-19 Protocol List

Photo: Instagram According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, center Evgeny Kuznetsov, defenseman Dmitry Orlov, and goaltender Ilya Samsonov were all added to the NHL’s COVID-19-related absences list on Wednesday.

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NHL Fines Capitals For $100,000 Violating COVID-19 Protocols

Photo: NHL.com The NHL announced on Wednesday evening that the Washington Capitals have been fined $100,000 for violating the league’s COVID-19 protocols. The violation involved social interactions among team members who were in close contact without wearing masks.

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