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Capitals Tip Hat to Andre Burakovsky With Video Tribute in First Period of Game Against Avalanche

Matthew Stockman/Getty Images Heading into today’s afternoon matinee against the Colorado Avalanche, the Capitals had more than just a major regulation win in Dallas against the Stars under their belts. The game would also reunite the Caps with former teammate … Continue reading

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Thank You Andre! A Recollection of Andre Burakovsky’s Time With the Capitals

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images If there is one word to describe former Capitals and current Colorado Avalanche forward Andre Burakovsky’s time in Washington, “roller-coaster” would perhaps be the appropriate term to use. From a momentous debut to a disappointing end, the … Continue reading

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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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Thank You Nisky!: A Tribute to Matt Niskanen

In today’s world of sports, trades are a common occurrence for teams strapped by financial constraints, and this morning brought this reality front and center when defenseman Matt Niskanen was dealt to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for fellow blueliner … Continue reading

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Capitals Welcome Back Former Backup Goaltender Philipp Grubauer With Touching Tribute Video During Game Against Avalanche

In a season that has been filled with tribute videos and meetings with former players and coaches, the Capitals continued the presentations in their Thursday night game against the Colorado Avalanche, as they honored former backup goaltender Philipp Grubauer with … Continue reading

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Thank You, Grubi! – A Letter to A Great Player, Teammate, and Person

During parts of six seasons in Washington, Colorado Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer became a beloved member of the Capitals as a result of many things: his hard work ethic on the ice, his reciprocation of love for the city and … Continue reading

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The Capitals Honor Longtime Fan Favorite Jay Beagle With Heartfelt Tribute Video During Game Against Canucks

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals’ Tuesday night contest against the Vancouver Canucks was one that carried with it a mix of emotion, with the return of longtime Capitals forward and fan favorite Jay Beagle, who departed the Capitals after 10 seasons … Continue reading

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Thank You, Beags – A Tribute to Fan Favorite Jay Beagle

On Tuesday night, the Capitals will look to bounce back from a poor Super Bowl Sunday showing against the Boston Bruins in a nighttime contest against the Vancouver Canucks. But Tuesday will also see longtime Capitals forward Jay Beagle play … Continue reading

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Capitals Honor Brooks Orpik Prior to Game Against the New York Islanders

Photo: NHL via Getty Images On a night in which the Capitals welcomed back Stanley Cup-winning bench boss Barry Trotz with a video tribute during the first period of Friday night’s game against the New York Islanders, the team also … Continue reading

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Capitals Pay Tribute to Barry Trotz With Video During Game Against the Islanders

Having already presented former Head Coach Barry Trotz with his Stanley Cup ring earlier this season in New York, the Capitals paid homage to the man that led them to the franchise’s first Stanley Cup championship with a video tribute … Continue reading

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