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Evgeny Kuznetsov Leaves Game Against Maple Leafs With Injury Scare After Crashing Into Boards, Returns To Game

After being one of the Capitals’ best players in their comeback victory over the Vancouver Canucks, Center Evgeny Kuznetsov’s night against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night did not start off well, as the Caps’ star forward left early in … Continue reading

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Make it Eight! John Carlson Extends Point Streak to Eight Games With Second Period Goal

NHL Heading into Tuesday night’s game against the Calgary Flames, Capitals defenseman John Carlson was already having himself one heck of a week, having been named the NHL’s Second Star of the Week and heading into the game against Calgary … Continue reading

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Capitals Tip Hat to Andre Burakovsky With Video Tribute in First Period of Game Against Avalanche

Matthew Stockman/Getty Images Heading into today’s afternoon matinee against the Colorado Avalanche, the Capitals had more than just a major regulation win in Dallas against the Stars under their belts. The game would also reunite the Caps with former teammate … Continue reading

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Caps in Da Beauty League: Shane Gersich Tallies Again, Travis Boyd Notches A Goal in Wednesday Night Action

Photo: Nick Wass/Associated Press In a recent post, NoVa Caps brought an update on some action from “Da Beauty League” summer league action in Minnesota in which Capitals Nick Jensen and Shane Gersich each tallied on the scoresheet. Last night, … Continue reading

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Former Capital, Baltimore Skipjack Steve Seftel Details Struggle With Mental Illness and Hockey Career in New Book

Photo: Blair Adams/Kitchener Today Hockey is by no means an easy sport, and the effect it can have internally on a player has been well-documented, with many players opening up about mental illnesses or issues brought on by the long … Continue reading

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Naming A Captain In Chocolate Town

Photos: Bridgeport Sound Tigers Last season, Spencer Carbery, Head Coach of the Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate Hershey Bears, elected not to have a team captain for his relatively young squad. Instead, he chose to go with a rotation of … Continue reading

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Capitals Present Former Teammate Taylor Chorney With Stanley Cup Ring

Photo: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images While the Capitals were presented with their Stanley Cup rings many months ago following the franchise’s first championship nearly a year ago, there was one member of last season’s team who was not present for the … Continue reading

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Being Hockey Tough: Toughness in Hockey Compared to Other Professional Sports

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Broken noses? Stitches? Black Eyes? Missing teeth? Not a problem. At least not for players in the NHL.  Daily, players return to the game after being taken into the locker room with injuries that, in most … Continue reading

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