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Washington Capitals — Drafts By The Decades

Photo: NHLI via Getty Images Here are a few memories of players that the Washington Capitals drafted in past NHL drafts. This focus was inspired by a “Days Gone By” section of a small-town newspaper called “The Greeley Citizen”, which … Continue reading

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Bondra Nets Two Goals For Franchise Record: Retro Recap – Carolina Hurricanes at Washington Capitals – November 30, 2001

Photo: Washington Capitals In recent years, Washington Capitals fans have been treated to numerous career milestones by Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and others. It’s gotten to the point where fans often go to Capitals’ games expecting to see one or … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Plays In 1,200th Career NHL Game

Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin played his very first game on October 5, 2005, a home game for the Washington Capitals against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Ovechkin played in his 1,200th career NHL games Tuesday night.

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Hunting For 1,000 Points – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers – January 9, 1998

Getty Images In early January 1998, the Philadelphia Flyers arrived in Washington to play the Capitals in their first visit to the Nation’s capital since the Capitals had moved from U.S. Air Arena (long-known as the Capital Centre) in Landover, … Continue reading

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Reviewing All Of The Washington Capitals First Round Draft Picks And How They Turned Out

The Washington Capitals will have the #24 overall pick in next week’s 2020 NHL Entry Draft. The Capitals have selected 24th overall just twice before, in 2009 when they chose Marcus Johansson, and in 1979 when they chose Errol Rausse. … Continue reading

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Sergei Gonchar: A Look At Potential Assistant Coaching Candidates For The Capitals

Peter Diana/Post-Gazette Peter Laviolette stated in his introductory press conference on September 15 that he hadn’t even begun thinking about a coaching staff. While the Capitals new bench boss is in the process of reviewing existing Capitals’ staff and interviewing potential coaching … Continue reading

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Penguins Begin Making Changes, Will Not Renew Coaching Contracts For Sergei Gonchar, Jacques Martin and Mark Recchi

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Wednesday that they would not be renewing  the contracts of assistant coaches Sergei Gonchar, Jacques Martin and Mark Recchi.

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Offensive Defensemen: 20-Goal Scorers From The Washington Capitals Blueline

One notable Washington Capitals tradition has been defensemen who were also great contributors on the offensive end. Throughout the years, the Capitals have had eight  defensemen on their roster who have topped 20 goals.

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John Carlson Passes Sergei Gonchar on the Capitals’ All-Time Scoring List for Defensemen, Now Fourth All-Time

Washington Capitals Entering the 2019-20 season, Capitals defenseman and new alternate captain John Carlson looked to build upon a career-best 70-point campaign in 2018-19, for which he finished fourth in Norris Trophy voting. Through eight games, Carlson’s scorching hot start … Continue reading

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John Carlson Reaches 400 Career Points in Capitals’ 4-1 Win Over Carolina

Photo: NHL via Getty Images After recording a then-career high 63 points and capping off the 2017-18 with a Stanley Cup championship, Capitals defenseman John Carlson had already had himself a solid season. This season, however, has seen the former … Continue reading

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