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Longtime Washington Capitals Forward Brooks Laich Officially Announces Retirement From Hockey

Abelimages/Getty Images North America While last playing an NHL game during the 2017-18 season, former Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich formally announced his retirement from professional hockey today, ending an NHL career that spanned parts of 13 seasons.

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Former Capitals Defenseman Taylor Chorney Retires From Professional Hockey After Thirteen Seasons

Photo: Jamie Squire/Getty Images After thirteen seasons playing professional hockey, which include eight in the NHL, former Washington Capitals defenseman Taylor Chorney has hung up his skates. The 33-year-old announced his retirement on Thursday.

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Longtime NHL Defenseman Jay Bouwmeester Moves On From Playing Career

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Defenseman Jay Bouwmeester, who suited up for a number of National Hockey League clubs between the 2002-03 and 2019-20 seasons (his last seven with the St. Louis Blues), recently talked with Pierre Lebrun of The Athletic about … Continue reading

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Former Capitals’ Forward Justin Williams Retires After 19 NHL Seasons

Forward Justin Williams announced on Thursday that he will retire after 19 NHL seasons, including the past three with the Carolina Hurricanes and the previous two with the Washington Capitals. He was the Hurricanes’ captain during the 2018-19 season.

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Report: Ex-Capitals’ Defenseman Matt Niskanen Expected To Retire

Photo: @Capitals According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, former Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen has informed the Philadelphia Flyers that he will retire.

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52 In A Decade – Remembering Mike Green’s Time With the Washington Capitals

Greg Fiume/Getty Images North America A few days ago, former and longtime Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green, announced his retirement from the NHL after 15 seasons, 10 of them in Washington. Over the course of his time in the District, … Continue reading

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726 Games: Joel Ward Officially Announces Retirement from NHL

Photo: Nick Wass/AP On Monday, Washington Capitals alumnus Joel Ward officially announced his retirement from the NHL. In a piece written for The Players’ Tribune called “726”, Ward reflected on his years playing hockey and the special moments he was a … Continue reading

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A Look Back on “Paralyzer”: Reflecting On Matt Hendricks’ Capitals Career

Photo: Elsa/Getty Images North America Earlier this week, former Capitals forward and longtime NHL grinder Matt Hendricks announced his retirement from the NHL after parts of 11 seasons in the league. A fan favorite during his time in Washington, he … Continue reading

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Playoff Orpik: The Two Goals That Are Unforgettable

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Thank You Batya! Teammates, Fans, Media, and Others Pay Tribute to Brooks Orpik

Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images After 15 seasons (five with the Capitals), over 1,000 games played, and two Stanley Cup championships, veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik announced his retirement earlier today, concluding an illustrious career in the NHL. The player affectionately known … Continue reading

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