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Nic Dowd Talks the Loss of Carl Hagelin After Day 3 of Training Camp: “He Certainly Made Me Better, Bettered My Career, and I Really Thank Him For That”

Screen cap: Capitals The Washington Capitals concluded their third day of training camp for the 2022-23 season prior to their first preseason game against the Buffalo Sabres tomorrow. Forward Nic Dowd spoke to the media following Day 3.

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Battling For Spots: Capitals Position Battles And Possible Line Combinations Entering Training Camp

As we conclude a busy off-season for the Capitals‘ front office and General Manager Brian MacLellan, we now enter an interesting time in the lead-up to the regular season: who makes the roster and how do the forward lines pan … Continue reading

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Rating The Capitals’ Contracts: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Photos: Nick Wass/AP The Washington Capitals have been in the mix for the Stanley Cup for nearly a decade and a half, building the team around an existing group of core players. The team construction has typically involved acquiring players … Continue reading

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Keep, Trade Or Cut? Who Should Stay And Who Should Go On The Washington Capitals?

As we enter an important off-season for the twilight of the Ovechkin era, the Washington Capitals and General Manager Brian MacLellan are figured to shakeup the current roster. With four straight first round bounces after hoisting Lord Stanley’s Cup in … Continue reading

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Grading Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves From The 2021-22 Season

Photo: NBC Olympics Another year of Washington Capitals hockey has come and gone as has another round of moves after a third straight first-round exit in the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. They did not work out as well as everyone … Continue reading

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Making The Grade: Grades For Washington Capitals Forwards For The 2021-22 Season

As we continue to wrap-up our analysis of the Washington Capitals 2021-22 season, we  next take a look at the performance of the Capitals forwards during the regular season and generate resultant grades for each of the forwards for their … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nic Dowd: “It’s Tough To Come Back Into The Rink…It’s Just A Realization Of Not Getting The Job Done”

Screencap: Capitals On Sunday, Washington Capitals center Nic Dowd spoke to the media during the team’s 2022 breakdown day. He discussed his feelings after the first-round exit in the playoffs, his overall game this season, and fellow linemate Carl Hagelin’s … Continue reading

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Panthers Down Capitals, 4-3, In Overtime, Take Series, 4-2

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Florida Panthers, 4-3 (OT) Friday night at Capital One Arena in Washington. The Panthers victory eliminate the Capitals from the postseason.

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Sucker Punch in the Steel City: Sidney Crosby Punches Nic Dowd in the Face, Dmitry Orlov Scores Moments Later

When it comes to national television matchups, there is perhaps no better than the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins. When these two, longtime rivals play one another, a playoff-like feel is apparent and tempers can sometimes flare. During the team’s … Continue reading

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Lars Eller Is Back From Vancouver And Available; No Update For T.J. Oshie, Nic Dowd and Trevor van Riemsdyk; Vitek Vanecek Gets The Start: Notes From Capitals-Stars Pre-Game

The Washington Capitals face the Dallas Stars today for the second and final time this season. The Capitals won the first matchup, 5-0, on Jan. 28 at American Airlines Center behind a 29-save performance by Vitek Vanecek. 

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