Tag Archives: T.J. Oshie

Why T.J. Oshie is the Heart and Soul of the Capitals

When the Capitals acquired him two years ago in a trade with the St. Louis Blues, right wing T.J. Oshie was viewed as a complimentary piece to the Capitals’ Stanley Cup puzzle, a player who could hopefully help get the … Continue reading

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Projecting the Caps’ Opening Night Lineup through Week 1 of Training Camp

So far the Capitals have played two preseason games, and pundits are already putting together potential lineups for Opening Night on October 5 in Ottawa. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ contributor Harrison Brown takes a look at what the Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals announce 2017-18 Promotional Calendar

Today, the Washington Capitals announced their promotional calendar for the upcoming season. The Capitals have three new fan giveaways as well as several cultural theme nights that they have used in seasons past. 

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Andre Burakovsky Practices on Top Line with Backstrom and Oshie

When the Capitals were facing a 3-1 series deficit to the hated Penguins, Barry Trotz had to make an adjustment and he had to make one fast. Trotz opted for a switch in lines, as he moved young left winger … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News: Backstrom and Ovechkin Split

‘Wizard of Auz’ is close to making the Caps, NHL begins cracking down on faceoff and slashing violations, Caps release promotional schedule, bad news for former Cap Zach Sanford, preparations for the Canadiens game, separating Ovechkin and Backstrom and more … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Milestones in Sight for the 2017-2018 Season

During the 2017-2018 season, several players on the Washington Capitals roster could achieve career milestones in a number of statistical categories, including Games Played, Goals, Assists, and Points. This article will examine regular season milestones for Caps players. 

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TJ Oshie Excited to be Back In Challenge of Ending Story, Disappointment

Washington Capitals‘ winger T.J. Oshie took a break from his pre-training camp workouts this week to join teammate Braden Holtby for a quick trip to New York City. The two-day sojourn was part of the NHL’s annual media tour. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman detailed … Continue reading

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A Look Ahead to the 2017-18 Season: Which Metropolitan Division Players Will Be the Most Productive?

Which players in the Metropolitan Division will be the most productive in 2017-18? Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky Makes his Return

The final Swede on the Capitals’ roster joined the team Wednesday morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. Andre Burakovsky enters his fourth season in the league and is determined to make a mark and step up as a leader. All but … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson, Nicklas Backstrom, and T.J. Oshie have Returned to Kettler

Over the last few weeks, Capitals players have been returning to the D.C. area and attending informal skates at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. The practices are being led by Capitals’ strength and conditioning coach Mark Nemish. Player attendance has grown week-by-week … Continue reading

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