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The 25 Biggest Names Left Exposed In 2021 NHL Expansion Draft

Photo: SN After teams’ protection lists for the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft were released on Sunday morning, there were several surprises and plenty of big names available for the Seattle Kraken to pick from by Wednesday at 10 AM ET. … Continue reading

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A Look At The Prospects And Draft Picks Dealt By Past Five Stanley Cup Champions

Photo: Yahoo News In recent years, teams like the Tampa Bay Lightning and Pittsburgh Penguins have routinely given up top prospects and high draft picks to go “all in” for the Stanley Cup and have had some success in doing … Continue reading

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Projecting The United States’ 2022 Men’s Olympic Ice Hockey Roster: Which Capitals Might Play In Beijing?

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images With the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in China set to start on February 4, the NHL is expected to allow players to participate as outlined in the last Collective Bargaining Agreement. That is expected to be … Continue reading

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2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs – Reminders of Past Playoff Series of the Washington Capitals

Photo: NHL The 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs was yet another postseason in which the Washington Capitals lost in the first round. But as the 2021 playoffs have unfolded following the Caps’ exit, several series involving other teams has been reminiscent … Continue reading

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The 2020-21 Playoff Teams – In Progress Observations

Sporting News Image As the Stanley Cup Playoffs of the delayed and shortened 2020-21 season due to the Covid-19 pandemic have finished two rounds and is about to go into the third round, here are some observations on each of … Continue reading

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The Eliminators – Playoff History of the Teams Who Eliminated the Capitals During the Ovi Era

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The playoff history of the Washington Capitals is certainly littered with underperformance (performing worse than expected) based on their regular season record and playoff seeding position. But often it seems like the team … Continue reading

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Watching With Interest: Intriguing Matchups for Early Rounds of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs – Part 1

Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images For the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, both the first round and the second round will consist of matchups between teams in the same division. With teams already very familiar with one another, it sets the … Continue reading

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Dilly Dilly Fight Night: Brenden Dillon Drops Penguins Teddy Blueger in One-sided Fisticuffs

Not much went right for the Washington Capitals in their 3-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night, just a few nights after clinching a spot in the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. As one might expect, frustrations mounted and … Continue reading

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Penguins Drop Capitals, 3-0, Take First Place In East Division

Photo: @Penguins The Pittsburgh Penguins downed the Washington Capitals, 3-0, Saturday night at Capital One Arena in Washington. The loss drops the Capitals record to 32-14-5 (69 points) and drops the Capitals to second place in the East Division, two … Continue reading

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John Carlson, Alex Ovechkin Participate At Capitals’ Morning Skate, Uncertain For Saturday’s Game vs. Penguins

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette told the media that “we’ve got decisions to make” when asked about the status of captain Alex Ovechkin, who has missed the past three games with a lower-body injury, and defenseman John Carlson, who … Continue reading

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