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A Look Back At What The Remaining Eastern Conference Teams Did At The Trade Deadline

Photo: Joe Sargent/Getty Images It may feel like years ago but just two and a half weeks before the NHL paused its season due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the 2019-20 trade deadline passed. A lot more moves took place … Continue reading

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Ranking The Most Favorable First-Round Matchups For The Capitals

Photo: @Capitals While the Washington Capitals will be facing the Boston Bruins (No. 1 seed), Tampa Bay Lightning (No. 2), and Philadelphia Flyers (No. 4) in a three-game round-robin to determine Stanley Cup Playoff seeding when the 2019-20 NHL season … Continue reading

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Penguins Announce Player Tests Positive For COVID-19

Photo: DK Pittsburgh Sports The Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Thursday afternoon that one of their players has tested positive for the coronavirus. This is at least the fifth positive test from an NHL player with at least two players from … Continue reading

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Looking At The Salary Cap Breakdown Of Past Stanley Cup Champions: How Do This Season’s Capitals Compare?

Photo: Scott Rovak/Getty Images Do recent Stanley Cup winners share a similar strategy when it comes to salary cap management? There are plenty of factors that make up a championship team other than money: team chemistry, ability to overcome adversity, … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Play-In Preview

Photo: Francois Lacasse/Getty Images The NHL announced that the Stanley Cup Playoffs will begin with 24 teams. While there are many boxes to be checked before play begins, Commissioner Gary Bettman said that the playoffs could begin as early as … Continue reading

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Capitals’ T.J. Oshie: “The Moms Don’t Really Get Enough Credit, But They’re The Ones That Really Deserve The Thank You’s.”

Today is Mother’s Day and Sportsnet released a video of NHL players recalling their best hockey mom stories and saluting the one who gives so much love and support. Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie was featured in the video. We’ll … Continue reading

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“The Demons Have Been Exorcised”: Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov Scored in Overtime & Eliminated Penguins Two Years Ago

Photo: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Today marks two years since one of the most memorable moments (and goals) during the Washington Capitals’ Stanley Cup run. On May 7 in Round Two, center Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the overtime game-winning goal in Game 6 … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Braden Holtby: “Stay Safe Right Now So We Can Get Back As Quick As We Can.”

Screencap: Samantha Pell/WaPo The NHL Player Video Call with the media on Monday tapped into the minds of three goaltenders who have combined for each of the past four Stanley Cup-clinching wins—Jordan Binnington of the St. Louis Blues, Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals, and Matt … Continue reading

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Which Teams Has The NHL Pause Helped And Hurt?

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images As the NHL paused the 2019-20 season on March 12 in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, it came at a good time for some teams around the league that were getting away from their game … Continue reading

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2005-06: The NHL Season That Encouraged Tanking

Photo: NHL via Getty Images When hockey fans think of the most notable teams in recent years, they usually think of the St Louis Blues, Pittsburgh Penguins, Chicago Blackhawks, Washington Capitals, and Boston Bruins. All five of those teams have … Continue reading

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