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“Snarls is Great Man, He’s Such An Undercover Beauty”: TJ Oshie Talks Relationship With Dmitry Orlov, Capitals Power Play, and Absences of Key Players

Screencap: Capitals The Washington Capitals are well underway into their training camp for the 2022-23 season, with one preseason game in the books and another around the corner on Wednesday against the Philadelphia Flyers. One member of the team who … Continue reading

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Capitals Head Coach Peter Laviolette Discusses Team Injuries, New Players And Prospects Trying To Earn A Roster Spot In Media Day Presser

Photo: Jordan Bondurant/NoVa Caps Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette met with reporters during the team’s 2022 media day on Thursday at MedStar Capitals Iceplex.

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Discusses Team Injuries, Expectations For Alex Ovechkin And Peter Laviolette’s Contract Status Following First Day Of 2022 Training Camp

Photo: Jordan Bondurant/NoVa Caps Washington Capitals’ general manager Brian MacLellan addressed the media at the end of the team’s 2022 media day on Thursday. He touched on several subjects from player injuries, motivation for breaking the streak of first round … Continue reading

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“You Want to Finish on Your Own Terms”: Nicklas Backstrom Says Finishing His Career the Way He Wanted Was A Factor in Offseason Hip Surgery

Jordan Bondurant/NoVa Caps The Washington Capitals will be without their longtime stalwart down the middle, Center Nicklas Backstrom, for a good chunk of the season (at least) after the former first-round pick underwent offseason hip surgery to correct an ailment … Continue reading

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Sights & Sounds From the Washington Capitals’ 2022-23 Media Day

Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals conducted their annual Media Day sessions at MedStar Capitals Iceplex, with photos, videos, and more being created to use for promotional content, their official portraits for the 2022-23 season, as well as in-arena content during … Continue reading

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Rating The Capitals’ Contracts: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Photos: Nick Wass/AP The Washington Capitals have been in the mix for the Stanley Cup for nearly a decade and a half, building the team around an existing group of core players. The team construction has typically involved acquiring players … Continue reading

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Calling Kuzy: 2022-23 Just Might Be Evgeny Kuznetsov’s Most Important Season Yet

NHL During the Washington Capitals’ 2018 run to the Stanley Cup, Center Evgeny Kuznetsov was, in short, invaluable. Leading the team in scoring during the postseason, the former first-round pick proved what a gamechanger he could be. In subsequent seasons, … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Details Surgery And Current Status: “It (Hip) Feels Good For The First Time In Years”

Photo: SportExpressen Nicklas Bäckstrom’s hip injury and resultant surgery in June could have meant the end of his hockey playing career. But so far, that’s not the case. He’s currently preparing for his 16th season in the NHL by working hard … Continue reading

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Anthony Mantha: “I’m Going To Have To Step Up, For Sure”

Screen cap: RDS It’s getting to be that time of year. Washington Capitals players are beginning to wrap up their vacations and off-season commitments and begin to set their sights on returning to District for the 2022-23 season. 

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Alex Ovechkin Says He Will Likely Return To Washington In Late August Or Early September

Photo: MatchTV Saturday was the conclusion of Alex Ovechkin’s annual “OviCup” youth hockey tournament held at the Vladimir Petrov Arena in Moscow. Ovechkin also hosted his inaugural “OviCyberCup” at the Festival Square of the Luzhniki Olympic Complex on Saturday.

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