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Former Capitals’ Right-Wing Troy Brouwer Retires After 14 NHL Seasons

Photo: The Hockey Writers Right-wing Troy Brouwer announced his retirement from the NHL after 14 seasons on Thursday. He had not played in the past two seasons.

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Superstar Sidekicks: A Look At the Players Who Got to Play With the Capitals’ Two Superstars

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images This week, the “Down Goes Brown” column, written by Sean McIndoe for The Athletic (behind the pay wall), focused on “Projecting the Opening Night lineup for whichever team you personally cheer for”, describing the projected lineup … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Troy Brouwer

Joel Auerback/Getty Images North America While right wing T.J. Oshie has manned the slot on the Capitals’ lethal power play for the last three seasons, it was former Capital Troy Brouwer who first provided the team with a weapon in … Continue reading

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Three Years of the Osh-Babe: A Look at the T.J. Oshie Trade Three Years Later

While NHL free agency and a number of signings have dominated the headlines among Capitals fans, July 2 marks the three-year anniversary of the Capitals’ acquisition of right wing T.J. Oshie. In this trade, NoVa Caps looks back on the … Continue reading

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Familiar Faces Return to Kettler

As the Capitals were practicing on the Capitals Rink at Kettler, the Calgary Flames were doing Monday preparations themselves on the Public Rink. During Calgary’s practice there were two faces that are very familiar to Caps fans working out on … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie is Having the Best Start of His Career. How Much of a Difference has he Made with the Capitals?

During the 2014-15 season, the Capitals were 45-26-11 and were second in the division. Alex Ovechkin had a terrific year, leading the league with 53 goals and had 81 points in 81 games played. Nicklas Backstrom was just as good … Continue reading

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Evaluation of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft

Nick Laham/Getty Images Unlike the 2009 and 2010 NHL Entry Drafts, the 2011 draft did not have a clear-cut favorite player to be picked with the first overall pick. Whereas the previous two drafts featured Tyler Seguin, Taylor Hall, and … Continue reading

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History Behind A Number: No. 20

Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images Throughout the Capitals’ 42 years in existence, they’ve issued a total of 87 different jersey numbers to the hundreds of players that have suited up in the District. In NoVa Caps’ feature, History Behind A Number, … Continue reading

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NoVa Caps Looks Back at the Top Moments of ’15-’16: #4 TJ Hat Trick & OT Game Winning Goal – Inspiration Provided by Lyla!

Photo: Washington Capitals Each week over the course of 10 weeks, NoVa Caps’ contributor Michael Marzzacco will take a look back at what he believes were the Top 10 Moments of the 2015-2016 Washington Capitals’ season.

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District of Complacency; Why the Capitals Offseason Activity (So Far) Isn’t Good Enough!

Photo: Washington Capitals  Let me start off by saying I’m not intending this to be as hot of a take as it seems from the title.  The Capitals were a really good hockey team last year, and they were eliminated … Continue reading

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