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Capitals Re-sign Sonny Milano to Three-Year, $5.7 Million Contract

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals announced that they have re-signed forward Sonny Milano to a three-year deal, with an annual average value of $1.9 million.

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Line Combinations Worth Trying At 2023 NHL All-Star Game

Photo: WYNT The NHL All-Star Game gives fans and coaches the opportunity to see players play with others that they have not before and may never get to again. Heading into the 2023 All-Star Weekend in Sunrise, Florida, NoVa Caps … Continue reading

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Ovi Jr, Honorary All-Star: Sergei Ovechkin Steals the Show At the 2023 Skills Competition

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images While Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been a NHL All-Star a previous eight times, the 2023 All-Star Weekend will be the first in which he will be joined by one of his two sons, in this … Continue reading

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“Wow, You Know My Name”: Blue Jackets’ Kirill Marchenko Gushes After Meeting Idol Alex Ovechkin

Bally Sports Columbus Since he entered the National Hockey League, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has become not only the inspiration to scores of young hockey players in the DMV, but in his native Russia. Ahead of the Caps’ Tuesday … Continue reading

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The Great Eight Effect: How Alex Ovechkin Has Defined Capitals Hockey For A Generation of Fans

Chase Petersen/Getty Images Four games short. That’s how many wins the Washington Capitals needed to capture the Stanley Cup in June of 1998, falling short in a series sweep of the repeating champion Detroit Red Wings. As the 20th Century … Continue reading

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Avalanche Pay Tribute to Darcy Kuemper and Nicolas Aube-Kubel in Return to Colorado

Photos: Washington Capitals The Colorado Avalanche recognized Washington Capitals goaltender Darcy Kuemper and forward Nicolas Aube-Kubel during the first period of their game against the Caps at Ball Arena on Tuesday night.

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As Darcy Kuemper Returns to Colorado For the First Time After Winning the Stanley Cup, A Look at His First Season in Washington Thus Far

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images After guiding the Colorado Avalanche to their first Stanley Cup championship in over two decades, goaltender Darcy Kuemper entered the free agent market last summer as the top netminding name available to prospective clubs. It … Continue reading

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Buyers And Sellers Report: NHL Team’s Trade Status Tiers Approaching The 2023 Trade Deadline

Photo: Nucks Misconduct With the 2023 NHL Trade Deadline just six weeks away from Friday, teams are in very different positions of approach. Some will be adding some big-name players to their mix to reach the next level of Stanley … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Tom Wilson Calls Reception From Fans Upon Return to the Lineup, “One of the Coolest Moments of My Career”

Scott Taetsch/Getty Images There is no disputing that prior to his return following recovery from ACL surgery last year, the Washington Capitals missed the presence of right wing Tom Wilson in the lineup. After scoring his first goal since a … Continue reading

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The Art of Leadership: Goals by Tom Wilson, Garnet Hathaway, Hit By Alex Ovechkin Sparks Capitals’ Resurgence in Second Period Against Islanders

Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images A less-than ideal start to their matchup against the New York Islanders in Long Island found the Washington Capitals in a 3-0 hole on the scoreboard and absent fourth-line center Nic Dowd. In need of … Continue reading

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