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Washington Capitals Host “HockeyTalks” Mental Health Awareness Night

Photo: Capitals In partnership with Medstar Health, the Washington Capitals hosted their first “HockeyTalks” Mental Health Awareness Night as they clashed with the New Jersey Devils on Thursday. The initiative is to raise awareness and help end the stigma around … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom: “They’ve Taken Care Of Me As A Family Member Since Day One”

Photo: Lars Defgard On Tuesday, the announcement came that Nicklas Bäckström will be with the Washington Capitals for another five years. The following is from an interview Backstrom held with Swedish hockey media outlet Hockeysverige, conducted the following day. “Bäckis” … Continue reading

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More On Nicklas Backstrom’s New Deal

With the formal announcement of Nicklas Backstrom’s new deal now more than 24 hours in our collective rear view mirrors, additional details are beginning to surface regarding the negotiations process, the relative value of the deal, and how both sides … Continue reading

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Washington Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman Played Goaltender At Capitals’ Practice On Wednesday

Photo: Capitals A special guest was on the ice Wednesday morning at Capitals’ practice. Washington Nationals’ first baseman and World Series champion Ryan Zimmerman suited up and played goaltender.

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom: “I Had One Goal In Mind And That Was To Stay Here”

Photo: NBC Washington Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom held a press conference with GM Brian MacLellan and Team President Dick Patrick on Tuesday afternoon after he inked a five-year contract that carries a cap hit of $9.2 million.

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Fixing the Powerplay Funk: How Can the Washington Capitals Get Their Powerplay Back on Track?

The Washington Capitals need to inject some life into their sputtering powerplay. Continue reading

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Capitals’ Backstrom: “It’s Important For Me To Stay In Washington. It Has Become Me And My Family’s Home For The Last Thirteen Years.”

Photo: WaPo On Tuesday morning, the Washington Capitals re-signed center Nicklas Backstrom to a five-year, $46 million contract. Backstrom told Aftonbladet, a Swedish newspaper, how much this new deal means to him and his future in Washington.

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Capitals Re-sign Nicklas Backstrom To Five-Year, $46 Million Contract

The Washington Capitals re-signed center Nicklas Backstrom to a five-year contract extension that carries a cap hit of $9.2 million per season that begins next year on Tuesday morning. Backstrom could have become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. … Continue reading

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Sunrise Begins After Darkness – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers – January 13, 2010

Joel Auerbach/Getty Images The 2009-10 season saw the Washington Capitals capture the franchise’s first-ever President’s Trophy and 121 points. A major part of their success that season came during the early part of 2010, which was highlighted by a 14-game … Continue reading

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Capitals Players & Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic Host “Wish Upon A Par” Event (PHOTOS)

On Sunday, Washington Capitals fans had the exclusive opportunity to attend the “Wish Upon A Par” event, hosted by Brooks and Erin Orpik, Tom Wilson, and Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic. NoVa Caps’ photojournalist Joe Noyes was on hand capturing the action this … Continue reading

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