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Tom Wilson’s Qualifying Offer Set to Expire at 5 PM: What Does That Mean?

Photo: The Hockey News Restricted free agents who have not accepted their qualifying offer by 5 PM on Sunday will see that offer expire. However, teams do not lose their RFA’s rights to those players declining initial offers.

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NoVa Caps’ End of Season Awards: The 2017-18 Capys!

NoVa Caps hands out the 2017-18 Capys! Continue reading

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Mirrored Magic: The Capitals’ 2018 Postseason Performance Draws Some Parallels to Another Team’s Successful Playoff Run

The Capitals have advanced to the 2018 Stanley Cup Finals as part of a playoff run with that has had many twists and turns, including events in each round that caused both fans and media members to wonder if the … Continue reading

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The NHL’s Decision on Anton Stralman’s Hit to Tom Wilson A Missed Opportunity to Send the Correct Message

USA Today After preaching a need for consistency on disciplinary action on illegal hits and plays in the league, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety had a prime opportunity to act upon that need after Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton … Continue reading

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After Tom Wilson’s 3-Game Ban, the NHL Needs to Fix Rule 48

The Washington Capitals will be shorthanded for the next 3 games, as forward Tom Wilson was handed a 3-game suspension from the NHL’s Department of Player Safety on Wednesday evening.  The suspension was praised by Penguins fans, and it left … 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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Hershey Bears to Honor Humboldt Broncos Victims

Graphic: Hershey Bears The Washington Capitals AHL affiliate team, the Hershey Bears announced today that the team will be honoring the victims of the Humboldt Broncos tragedy at their game on April 14th against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. 

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Capitals Clinch 2018 Stanley Cup Playoff Berth With Devils Loss to Penguins

Photo: NHL Twitter The Washington Capitals officially punched their ticket into the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs after the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New Jersey Devils in overtime on Thursday night. 

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Recapping the NHL GM Meetings: Is There A Fix To Goaltender Interference?

Will a change to the situation room bring more consistency to goaltender interference calls? Continue reading

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Player Profiles: Patrik Laine Faces Off Against His Hero Alex Ovechkin on the Big Stage Monday Night

Photo: NHL As Capitals fans, we’ve come to expect big numbers from our fearless leader, Alex Ovechkin. The man’s name is synonymous with hockey, and we know at the start of every season that he will be a front-runner, at … Continue reading

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