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Some Team Structure Improvements Are Needed For the Washington Capitals in 2019-20

Where can the Washington Capitals make some tweaks in 2019-20? Continue reading

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Fixing the Bottom-Six Conundrum: The Washington Capitals Have Plenty of Work To Do in the 2019 Offseason

General Manager Brian MacLellan and his staff have plenty of work to do in the 2019 offseason. Continue reading

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Grading Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves In 2018-19

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images After the Washington Capitals won the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history in 2018, general manager Brian MacLellan chose to go with largely the same team heading into the 2018-2019 season but made … Continue reading

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Multiple Milestones Reached In Game 5 vs. Hurricanes For Capitals

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Six goals in Game 5 meant a lot of milestones were hit for the Washington Capitals. As much fun as the team had in their 6-0 win in the Carolina Hurricanes, the fact that some set … Continue reading

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Nic Dowd Scores First Career Playoff Goal on Penalty Shot in Game 5

Prior to the season, Capitals’ center Nic Dowd was an unknown to the Caps, in terms of his playing ability and how effective he could replace longtime fourth-line center Jay Beagle, who departed the team in free agency. However, through … Continue reading

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Capitals Slam Hurricanes 6-0, Take 3-2 Series Lead; Nicklas Backstrom Scores Two Goals, Again

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-0 Saturday night at Capital One Arena in the District. The win gives the Capitals a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. Game 6 of the best-of-seven series … Continue reading

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No Suspension Coming For Hurricanes’ Micheal Ferland, Dougie Hamilton

Photo: Raleigh News and Observer According to Chris Kuc of the Athletic, neither Carolina Hurricanes forward Michael Ferland nor defenseman Dougie Hamilton will receive supplemental discipline for their hits on Washington Capitals centers Nic Dowd and Evgeny Kuznetsov, respectively. Ferland … Continue reading

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A Look At Nic Dowd and Nick Jensen: Capitals’ Players Going To The Stanley Cup Playoffs For The First Time

Photo: NBC Sports Washington It is an exciting time for the Washington Capitals as they prepare for their First Round series against the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs. For center Nic Dowd and defenseman Nick Jensen, it … Continue reading

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Capitals Down Canadiens 2-1, Win 4th Consecutive Metropolitan Division Title

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Image The Washington Capitals beat the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 Thursday night at Capital One Arena. The win gives Washington their fourth-consecutive Metropolitan Division title. The Capitals will wrap-up the regular season on Saturday when they host … Continue reading

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Christian Djoos To Return To Capitals’ Lineup Against Devils

Defenseman Christian Djoos will suit up for the first time since February 23 when the Washington Capitals visit the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night at 7:30 PM ET (can be seen on NBC Sports Washington or NBCSN nationally). He … Continue reading

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