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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 Prospect Ilya Samsonov Participates in KHL Tournament During Olympic Break

While the KHL has taken a break for the Olympics, Ilya Samsonov and the Metallurg Magnitogorsk hockey club did not take a break from hockey.  The team, sans its Olympians, participated in the Davos Hockey Summit, a tournament held at … Continue reading

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Former Capital Viktor Kozlov Talks His Playing Career, Coaching Career, and the Olympics in Interview with Russian Media

Photo: Washington Capitals In the middle of January, the media of his team, Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the KHL, conducted a long interview with Viktor Kozlov, the former Washington Capitals forward who is currently the Head Coach of Metallurg.  Many of … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Wins Last Game Before KHL Olympic Break

January 22, 2018 was the last game that Ilya Samsonov and Metallurg Magnitogorsk would play before breaking for the Olympics.  Magnitka appears to have a longer Olympic break than many of the other KHL teams.  Most of them play their last … Continue reading

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Update on Capitals’ Goalie Prospect Ilya Samsonov: Christmas Hangover in St Petersburg

Most Caps fans recall that the Washington Capitals lost 3-0 to the Las Vegas Knights on December 23, before breaking for Christmas.  Meanwhile, on the “other” side of the pond, KHL teams were still playing, including Metallurg Magnitogorsk, the team … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Goalie Prospect Ilya Samsonov Leaves Game with Injury, His Head Coach Fired After Game

Photos: Metallurg On Thursday, November 2, 2017, KHL’s Metallurg Magnitogorsk, the team in which Capitals’ goalie prospect Ilya Samsonov plays for, lost to Lada Togliatti by a 3-1 score at home.  This was their second loss in succession and their fourth … Continue reading

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Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs. New York Rangers – 12/23/08 – “The Miracle on 33rd”

Photo: Washington Capitals There are some games where the date becomes permanently etched into memory.  When the teams involved are scheduled to play on or near the anniversary of that date, in the same arena, the memories return.  One of … Continue reading

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