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Fixing The Washington Capitals Defense

One of the most glaring issues with the Washington Capitals during the 2019-20 season was the performance of the team’s defense. The team struggled to find consistency on the back-end, resulting in then head coach Todd Reirden regularly mixing up … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage For the Bubble: Washington Capitals’ Family Members Bid Farewell As Stanley Cup Playoff Action Approaches

Photo: @paigemdowd via Nicole Marie Photography As the Washington Capitals (save for goaltender Ilya Samsonov) set to depart for Canada for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs after four months of time at home with family, many of the players’ spouses, … Continue reading

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Capitals Hold Second Team Scrimmage; Alex Alexeyev Joins Practice, Ilya Samsonov Still A No Show: Day 7 Of Capitals Training Camp

Photo: @Capitals We’re getting closer. The Washington Capitals were back to work on Monday for day 7 of their 2020 summer training camp. The team will be off on Tuesday, then hold practices through Saturday before departing for Toronto on … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nick Jensen: “I Don’t Think There Was Ever A Moment Where We Even Thought About Opting-Out” 

On Saturday afternoon, Washington Capitals defenseman Nick Jensen spoke to the media on a Zoom call following today’s scrimmage on the fifth day of training camp in Phase 3 of the NHL’s Return to Play Plan. He discussed how important … Continue reading

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Michal Kempny Returns; Alex Alexeyev, Ilya Samsonov and Shane Gersich Do Not Participate In Practice – News From Day 2 of Capitals Training Camp:

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex for day 2 of their 2020 Playoffs training camp. As was the case on Monday, Tuesday’s camp consisted of two separate training sessions, one in the morning and one in the … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana Headlines Six Capitals Players Joining Informal Skates

Forward Jakub Vrana, defenseman Radko Gudas, center Nic Dowd, defenseman Nick Jensen, forward Travis Boyd, and forward Richard Panik all joined the Washington Capitals’ informal skates on Friday, three days before training camp kicks off for the 2020 Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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Who Will The Capitals Protect From Seattle In 2021 NHL Expansion Draft?

Most of the Washington Capitals‘ protection list for the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft is clear as the team is expected to go with the seven forwards-three defenseman-one goaltender option as they did in 2017 when the Vegas Golden Knights had … Continue reading

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Who Will Start On Defense For Capitals In Game 1?

Photo: Nick Wass/AP When the 2019-20 NHL season paused on March 12, the Washington Capitals had been rotating defensemen in the lineup for the previous month since rookie Martin Fehervary shined in a brief stint with the big club. During … Continue reading

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2019-20 Washington Capitals Baby Boom: A Look Back on The Newest Members of the Capitals Family

Photo: @paigemdowd The Washington Capitals’ players compiled a number of individual milestones throughout the 2019-20 season (currently on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic), both on and off the ice. Some of the more notable milestones came in the form … Continue reading

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Grading the 2019-20 Capitals’ Defensemen (So Far)

As we look back on the Capitals’ performance so far this season, hopeful that the season will pick back up in some fashion relatively soon, we next take a glance at the Caps’ defensive corps, and evaluate their performance so … Continue reading

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