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Congratulations Eric Fehr and Sergei Gonchar!

Photo: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images With the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Stanley Cup-clinching win tonight, two longtime members of the Capitals – forward Eric Fehr and defenseman Sergei Gonchar – will have their names engraved on the Stanley Cup. Fehr, who signed a … Continue reading

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Looking Back on Sergei Gonchar’s Capitals and NHL Career

Getty Images If Peter Bondra was the Capitals’ 1990’s version of Alex Ovechkin, then former defenseman Sergei Gonchar was the 1990’s Mike Green. One of the best defensemen in franchise history, Gonchar played ten of his 21 NHL seasons with … Continue reading

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NHL Weekly Rewind – Week Ending 10-03-15

The final week of the preseason has teams are finalizing their rosters (with some notable moves made by Pittsburgh, and Chicago), some teams (such as Ottawa, Detroit, and Edmonton) are scrambling to fill in holes in their lineups due to … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Defensemen in Washington Capitals History

#5 – (Tie) Sergei Gonchar – 1994-2004 (10 seasons) and Mike Green – 2005-2015 (10 seasons) Each of these players was known for their offensive prowess as defensemen and both were usually on the second defensive pairing.  Gonchar’s best asset … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Draft Class: 1992

Overview: Before the draft was just a seven-round event; it was an eleven-round event. While it may be long, none of the players above besides Gonchar and Carey had much success in the NHL, if they made it that far. … Continue reading

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