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The Emergence Of Nick Jensen

Washington Capitals defenseman Nick Jensen has certainly seen his share of ups and downs since joining the Capitals back in February of 2019. The often-maligned bottom blue liner has made his share of mistakes on the back end, and taken … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek Will Start Tonight; Ilya Samsonov Will Return To Washington Today: News From Capitals Morning Skate

After a day off on Wednesday, the Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex Thursday morning for final preparations ahead of tonight’s tilt with the Buffalo Sabres. Puck drop is set for just after 7:00 p.m. Here’s the latest from MedStar:

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Top Shelf Goal and 100 Apples! Conor Sheary Scores Against Pittsburgh Penguins on Richard Panik’s 100th Career Assist

Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images When the Washington Capitals signed forward Conor Sheary in the offseason, they did so with the hope that he could provide some depth and secondary scoring to their bottom-six forward group. On Tuesday night, the … Continue reading

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Capitals Defense: Individual Player Performance Report For The First 12 Games

The Washington Capitals are now 12 games (20+%) into their abbreviated 56-game regular season schedule and currently sit in third place in the East Division, five points behind the Boston Bruins.

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A Look At The Capitals’ Defensemen’s Stats Through Four Games

Photo: Joe Sargent/Getty Images After allowing an average of 3.44 goals-per-game in the final 32 games of the 2019-20 regular season and signing four defensemen in the offseason, the Washington Capitals have allowed at least three goals in three of … Continue reading

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After A First Round Playoff Exit Last Summer, Nick Jensen Hopes Capitals “Can Start The Season Off At A Higher Level”

On Wednesday, Washington Capitals defenseman Nick Jensen spoke to the media on a Zoom call following Group A’s practice on the third day of the 2020-21 training camp. He discussed how the defense will be a “big part of the … Continue reading

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The Latest Projected Roster For the Hershey Bears Is Riddled With Uncertainty

Photo: Bridgeport Sound Tigers Just a few short months ago, the Hershey Bears looked like they were a lock to field a Calder Cup caliber roster for the 2020-21 season. The projected roster was deep with scoring power on offense … Continue reading

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Carl Hagelin Moved Down To Fourth-Line, Dmitry Orlov Begins Capitals’ Training Camp On Top Pair

Photo: @Capitals On his first day running practice for the Washington Capitals, head coach Peter Laviolette has made some changes to his team’s lineup after they ended last season by going 15-14-3 in their final 32 regular-season games and went … Continue reading

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Five Burning Questions For The Capitals In 2020-21

Photo: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Capitals made some big changes after their second consecutive first-round exit and allowing an average of 3.44 goals-per-game after December 22, the highest among teams that participated in the NHL’s return-to-play format. After … Continue reading

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A Look At Possible Trade Partners For Capitals

After signing three right-handed defensemen in Justin Schultz, Trevor Van Riemsdyk, and Paul LaDue in free agency, the Washington Capitals are currently more than $1 million over the NHL salary cap. The only solution: someone appears to be heading out the … Continue reading

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