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Grading Each Metropolitan Division Team’s 2022 NHL Trade Deadline

Photo: Nick Wass, USA Today With the 2022 NHL Trade Deadline now in the rearview, teams had the final chance to improve whether that is for this year for one’s to come. Now that every team’s roster is inked in … Continue reading

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“I’m Excited To Come To This Team and Have A Push For the Playoffs”: New Capitals Forward Johan Larsson Talks Trade to Washington

While the Washington Capitals‘ acquisition of Marcus Johansson drew most of the attention at the 2022 NHL trade deadline, the team’s deal for forward Johan Larsson gives the team added depth down the middle. On Wednesday, the former Arizona Coyote … Continue reading

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“I Feel Like I’ve Grown As A Person and As A Hockey Player Too”: Marcus Johansson Talks His Return to Washington, the 2018 Stanley Cup, and Growth Ahead of His First Game Back

Screen cap: @Capitals At the 2022 NHL trade deadline, the Washington Capitals made two transactions, the most notable being the acquisition of forward Marcus Johansson, who played for the team for seven seasons from 2010-2017. The former first-round pick spoke … Continue reading

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flOMG! Axel Jonsson-Fjallby Scores First NHL Goal Against the New York Islanders

Screen cap: NBC Sports Washington On a night in which captain Alex Ovechkin took sole possession of third all-time in Goals Scored in NHL history, Washington Capitals’ rookie forward Axel Jonsson-Fjallby scored his first NHL goal against the New York … Continue reading

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Report: Alex Ovechkin Declined Capitals’ Request To Remove Vladimir Putin From Profile Photo, Deactivate Instagram Account; Citing Fear For Family’s Safety

Photo: Alex Ovechkin/Twitter Over the past few weeks, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has received significant backlash in the wake of his native Russia’s invasion of Ukraine for keeping the profile picture of he and Russian President Vladimir Putin on … Continue reading

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Mr. Versatility: Conor Sheary Has Become A Vital Component of the Capitals’ Lineup

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan is renowned for his willingness to add depth to bolster his team’s roster, and in many instances, these additions have paid dividends in their respective tenures with the team … Continue reading

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Trade Equity: What Do The Capitals Have To Offer At The Trade Deadline?

Photo: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports With the 2022 NHL Trade Deadline just two weeks away from this upcoming Monday, the Washington Capitals will have the opportunity to improve the roster with their current Stanley Cup window likely nearing its end. … Continue reading

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A Sweet Return Between the Pipes: Vitek Vanecek Stands Strong in First Game Since February 1

Photo: The Hershey Bears After suffering an injury in the first period of the Washington Capitals’ game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on February 1, goaltender Vitek Vanecek has slowly but surely worked his way back to a return to the … Continue reading

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“We Are Fighting Hard, Doing Our Best”: Former Washington Capitals Forward Dmitri Khristich Sends Message From Ukraine

NHL While the National Hockey League’s regular season has continued as planned, the Russian invasion of Ukraine has weighed heavy on the minds of many of its players, past and present. Among them is former NHL and Washington Capitals forward … Continue reading

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Report: Blackhawks’ Fleury, Kraken’s Jarnkrok, Jets’ Copp, Canadiens’ Lehkonen Among Capitals’ Trade Deadline Targets

Photo: Photo by Christopher Mast/NHLI via Getty Images The Fourth Period’s David Pagnotta came up with his top-35 candidates to be dealt before the NHL Trade Deadline, which is four weeks from Monday. The Washington Capitals were linked to one … Continue reading

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