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Henrik Lundqvist Practices With Capitals For First Time At MedStar Capitals Iceplex

Screen cap: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals released a new video on Monday afternoon that includes footage of new Capitals netminder Henrik Lundqvist practicing with players that have already begun reporting for informal skate at MedStar Capitals Iceplex.

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Beginnings With Bruce and Backstrom Birthday Heroics — Retro Recap: Washington Capitals @ Philadelphia Flyers – November 23, 2007

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Under normal circumstances, the NHL at this point in the year, would be over a month into the regular season. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape dramatically and the NHL 2020-21 schedule is still being determined. … Continue reading

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“Backy to the Beginning”: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs Ottawa Senators – November 8, 2007

Chris Wattie/Reuters Under normal circumstances, the NHL at this point in the year, would be just over a month into the regular season. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape dramatically and the NHL 2020-21 schedule is still being determined. … Continue reading

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2021 Caps at Home Calendar Now Available

The Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and the Washington Capitals announced Thursday morning the release of their 2021 “Caps At Home”calendar. The calendar features photos of every Capitals player, including family and hobby-related images. All proceeds from the sale of the … Continue reading

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Capitals Doing Well To Avoid ‘Scary’ Contracts List (So Far)

Fans always have certain player contracts that simply drive them nuts. Whether it’s cost or perceived lack of production value, there are always one or two (maybe more) contracts that just don’t sit well. However, believe it (or not), the … Continue reading

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Nicklas Bäckström and Carl Hagelin Are Excited For The Arrival Of “The King”

Henrik Lunqvist, AKA King Henrik, formerly of the New York Rangers, will be welcomed with open arms by his new teammates when he arrives in Washington. Particularly by the Swedes.

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Reviewing All Of The Washington Capitals First Round Draft Picks And How They Turned Out

The Washington Capitals will have the #24 overall pick in next week’s 2020 NHL Entry Draft. The Capitals have selected 24th overall just twice before, in 2009 when they chose Marcus Johansson, and in 1979 when they chose Errol Rausse. … Continue reading

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Report: Alex Ovechkin Is Joining Nicklas Backstrom In Negotiating His New Contract By Himself, With No Representation

Hockey insider Pierre LeBrun confirmed during the most recent edition of Insider Trading on TSN that Alex Ovechkin is currently in talks with the Washington Capitals about an extension, and is doing so all by himself. He is negotiating the … Continue reading

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Review Of Washington Capitals Injuries From the 2019-20 Regular Season

Fortunately for the Washington Capitals, they were the healthiest team in the NHL last season when it comes to total man-games lost. Unfortunately for the Capitals the healthy season and opportunity was ultimately squandered in the postseason. Here is our … Continue reading

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After Puck Drop— Braden Holtby on Possibility of Having Played Final Game with the Capitals: “Certainly A Chance It Is, But Who Knows”

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals‘ elimination on Thursday night was a punch in the gut. There is no doubt fans were feeling a range of emotions— disappointment, frustration, and dejection. The 4-0 loss in Game 5 in the first round … Continue reading

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