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Holiday Cheer: 2019 Capitals Christmas List

The Capitals should hope for several things during this holiday season. Continue reading

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From Understudy to Lead Role: A Look At John Carlson’s Evolution Into a Norris Trophy Front-runner

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Capitals defenseman John Carlson is having himself a banner season, one that has garnered the attention of many outside Washington, and rightfully so. As the most productive defenseman in the league this season, and one … Continue reading

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John Carlson, Capitals, Have a New Goal in Mind this Season (In Addition To A Second Stanley Cup)

Photos: NHL via Getty Images After coming off a career-defining year, winning his first Stanley Cup, and signing a new contract with the Washington Capitals that’s both lengthy and lucrative, the Caps’ top blueliner has another Stanley Cup Championship on … Continue reading

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Big Dollar Defenseman: John Carlson’s Career Season Could Make Re-signing Him A Pricey Challenge for the Capitals

The 2017-18 season has been one in which the Capitals have performed relatively above expectations, something that has been very true for defenseman John Carlson, who has stepped up and become one of the best players on the team. Earlier … Continue reading

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John Carlson’s Outstanding Season Deserves Some Norris Trophy Nods

After losing a number of key defensemen last summer through various avenues, the pressure was on the Capitals’ top defensemen in Matt Niskanen, Dmitry Orlov, and John Carlson to elevate their play in 2017-18 to compensate for the notable losses … Continue reading

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