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2019-20 Central Division Preview

How will the Central Division finish in 2019-20? Continue reading

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A Retrospective On The Last Decade of Draft Picks by the Washington Capitals

Photo: Washington Capitals The NHL Entry Draft is the most cost-efficient method for teams to acquire talent. The best teams are able to cultivate talent from each draft, re-stocking prospect pipelines — and even NHL-ready players. Teams that draft effectively … Continue reading

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Grading Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves In 2018-19

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images After the Washington Capitals won the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history in 2018, general manager Brian MacLellan chose to go with largely the same team heading into the 2018-2019 season but made … Continue reading

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Checking In With Old Friends: Philipp Grubauer Is Taking the Colorado Avalanche to the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Former Washington Capitals netminder Philipp Grubauer is taking the Colorado Avalanche further into the postseason. Continue reading

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How Are They Doing? Checking In On Philipp Grubauer, Alex Chiasson and Jay Beagle

They will always be a part of our Capitals’ family. A part of the history and lore of the Capitals’ Stanley Cup season. And like (most) family members, we occasionally wonder how they’re doing. Alex Chiasson, Jay Beagle and Philipp … Continue reading

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Capitals Top The Avalanche 4-3 (OT)

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 (OT) Thursday night at Capital One Arena. The win improves the Capitals record to 30-18-6 (66 points) on the season. The Capitals return to the ice on … Continue reading

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Capitals Welcome Back Former Backup Goaltender Philipp Grubauer With Touching Tribute Video During Game Against Avalanche

In a season that has been filled with tribute videos and meetings with former players and coaches, the Capitals continued the presentations in their Thursday night game against the Colorado Avalanche, as they honored former backup goaltender Philipp Grubauer with … Continue reading

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Thank You, Grubi! – A Letter to A Great Player, Teammate, and Person

During parts of six seasons in Washington, Colorado Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer became a beloved member of the Capitals as a result of many things: his hard work ethic on the ice, his reciprocation of love for the city and … Continue reading

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From Kolzig to Holtby: Looking at the Washington Capitals’ Goalie Carousel – Part 5 of 5

Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports NoVa Caps is currently presenting a multi-part review of the Capitals’ search for a starting goaltender to replace longtime netminder Olaf Kolzig after his departure in 2008, and how it led to the rise … Continue reading

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The Copley Quandary: Why #1 Isn’t to Blame For Thursday’s Nightmare in Newark

Photos: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Capitals had their rear ends handed to them on Thursday night. The New Jersey Devils, whom had only played one regular season game prior to Thursday’s tilt with Washington, blasted the Capitals out of Newark … Continue reading

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