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Capitals’ Trotz is Planning to Start Season With Orpik in Top 4

With the losses of Kevin Shattenkirk and Karl Alzner in free agency and Nate Schmidt to the Vegas Golden Knights in the expansion draft, the Capitals have a hole to fill on their defense. Salary cap restrictions due to long-term … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News: Roster Cuts and a Breather

Thursday was an off day for the Caps, more roster cuts at camp, Alex Ovechkin and eliminating penalties, projecting the opening night lineup after the first week of camp, training camp schedule for Friday and more in this evening’s Capitals … 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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During Preseason Action, What Are Some Things Barry Trotz is Looking For In Players that Are Hopeful to Crack the Opening Night Roster?

What will Barry Trotz be looking for in the preseason as he fills the remaining holes in the Capitals roster? Continue reading

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Preseason Game Preview: Capitals @ Devils

Photo: Getty Images Capitals hockey is back. After four long months the Capitals head back to work, as they begin their chase towards the playoffs and maybe beyond. Actually, that’s still a few weeks away when the games actually count. 

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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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Washington Capitals Player Preview: John Carlson

What will Capitals fans see from defenseman John Carlson in 2017-18? Continue reading

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Oshie Debuts For ‘Da Beauty League’ And Doesn’t Disappoint

Da Beauty League TJ Oshie’s summer of relaxation has come to an end as he has joined the DaBeautyLeague for it’s last week of games. It’s a hockey league in Minnesota that a lot of NHL players skate in to … Continue reading

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Grading General Manager Brian MacLellan’s Offseason Moves for First 4 Years

Since Brian MacLellan became General Manager in Washington, the Capitals have gone from a team that missed the playoffs to one of the best teams in the league.  How have his moves made during his tenure stacked up in retrospect? In this article, Harrison … Continue reading

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The Two-Year Plan for the Washington Capitals’ Defense

The Washington Capitals will enter training camp in a few weeks with a number of open roster spots. As many as three, possibly four prospects could make the opening night roster, with two of those players potentially starting on the backend. This article … Continue reading

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