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Capitals Alumni Profile: Peter Bondra

Photo: Washington Capitals Prior to the arrival and subsequent dominance of Capitals captain and franchise goals and points leader Alex Ovechkin in 2005, the title of franchise great was often given to forward Peter Bondra. In this latest Capitals Alumni … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Retire Peter Bondra’s Number 12

Photo: Washington Capitals There is no doubt Capitals fans enjoy seeing the Stanley Cup Champion banner swaying in the rafters at Capital One Arena. Seeing it in person evokes memories of the title run and confirms the dream did come … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores His 625th Career Goal – Ties Joe Sakic and Jarome Iginla

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin keeps piling up the milestones.  In the Washington Capitals’ 4-1 victory against the New York Islanders on Monday, Alex Ovechkin scored the team’s fourth goal, an empty net goal.  This goal ties him … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Passes Peter Bondra for Second on the Capitals’ All-Time Scoring List

Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images North America Since he entered the NHL in 2007, Nicklas Backstrom has established himself as one of the Capitals’ all-time franchise greats and one of the NHL’s most underrated superstars. And in the Caps’ Monday night … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Milestone Goals

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images Ever since the Washington Capitals drafted him drafted back in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, the NHL debut of Alexander Mikhailovich Ovechkin was much-anticipated.  Scouts reported that he would be a “generational talent” on the … Continue reading

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All-time Caps to never win a Stanley Cup?

Photo: NHL/Getty Images While still basking in the silver shine of a Stanley Cup victory, the attention of many Capitals fans has shifted to looking ahead to the future.  There are contracts to sign and coaches to choose.  Young players … Continue reading

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Classic Capitals: A Recap of the 2018 Washington Capitals Alumni Game

Photo: @Capitals The 2018 Capitals Alumni Classic took place at 6:30 PM  on June 26, and unlike the previous year, was not on the same day as the Capitals’ Fan Fest. In this piece, Diane Doyle recaps this year’s event.

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Caps Set Dates for Development Camp and Announce Alumni Game

The offseason seems a lot shorter when you win the Stanley Cup! Less than three weeks after winning the franchise’s first NHL championship, the Washington Capitals will open their 2018 Development Camp on June 25 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. The … Continue reading

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Capitals Great Peter Bondra Elected To D.C. Sports Hall of Fame

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images After Alex Ovechkin, the title of Greatest Washington Capital may belong to longitme forward Peter Bondra, who in his time in the District, wowed fans, analysts, and opponents with spectacular offensive skills and production, much like Ovechkin. … Continue reading

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Looking Back at the Capitals’ Last Game in Maryland

Photo: Getty Images 20 years and five months have passed since the Capitals last game at the U.S. Airways Arena/Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland. Since that time, the Capitals have been playing at MCI/Verizon/Capital One Arena at the corner of … Continue reading

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