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Capitals Honor Alex Ovechkin’s 700th Goal With Ceremony Before Game Against the Winnipeg Jets

Monumental Sports Network After scoring his 700th career goal against the New Jersey Devils a few days ago on the road, the Washington Capitals honored Alex Ovechkin’s accomplishment on Tuesday night with a pre-game ceremony before their game against the … Continue reading

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Capitals Honor Matt Niskanen With Tribute Video During TV Timeout

As has been the case with several players and three coaches in the last two seasons, the Capitals paid tribute to another member of the team’s 2018 Stanley Cup-winning team on Saturday night with a tribute video to Philadelphia Flyers … Continue reading

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Montreal Canadiens Pay Tribute to NBA Legend Kobe Bryant and Daughter Gianna During Star-Spangled Banner Before Game Against Capitals

@CanadiensMTL The death of National Basketball Association legend Kobe Bryant on Sunday shocked the sports world, with players from all reaches of sports and many celebrities paying tribute to one of the greatest basketball players of all-time in the hours … Continue reading

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Capitals Pay Tribute To 2018 Stanley Cup Champion Brett Connolly

Photo: WHL Wednesday’s game against the Washington Capitals marked the homecoming for Florida Panthers forward Brett Connolly at Capital One Arena. After three seasons with the Capitals that sparked a career turnaround, the 27-year old signed a four-year contract with … Continue reading

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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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