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Preparing For The RFA Qualifying Offers For Vitek Vanecek and Ilya Samsonov And The Potential For Outside Offer Sheets

Washington Capitals goaltenders Vitek Vanecek and Ilya Samsonov are both restricted free agents (RFA’s) this off-season. While the Capitals have a majority of the control over whether the RFA players remain with a team or not, there are a few … Continue reading

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Capitals Current Goaltender Depth Chart And Projected Assignments For 2022-23 Season

The Washington Capitals have several big  decisions to make coming up this offseason, with none more bigger than determining which goaltenders will be on next season’s opening night roster. But before we can begin considering roster adjustments, it’s helpful to … Continue reading

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The Potential Factors Regarding Which Goaltender The Capitals Will Trade This Offseason

After a season which saw three goaltenders being given a chance to grab hold of the No. 1 job but none of them running with the opportunity, Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan told the media that addressing the situation in … Continue reading

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Where Do We Go From Here? The Capitals Preliminary “To-Do” List For The 2022 Off-Season

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images As we head into the vast unknown of yet another off-season for the Washington Capitals we immediately shift our focus to looking at team “needs” and the roster moves required to address those “needs”. Some of … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Gets The Start In Goal, Tom Wilson Is Out For Game 3

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette met with the media this morning at Capital One Arena. He announced that Ilya Samsonov will get the start in goal for Game 3.

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Capitals Take 1-0 Series Lead Over Florida Panthers: Things to Note From Washington’s Game 1 Victory

Joel Auerbach/Getty Images The Washington Capitals took a 1-0 lead in their first round playoff series against the Florida Panthers, with a gritty 4-2 victory in Sunrise, Florida on Tuesday night.

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Alex Ovechkin Will Play, Vitek Vanecek Gets The Start In Goal: News From Capitals Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals held their gameday morning skate this morning at FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, Florida. They open their first round series against the Panthers tonight with puck drop set for 7:30 PM. Here’s the latest from Capitals morning … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Will Not Play, Vitek Vanecek Set To Start In Goal Tonight Against Islanders: News From Capitals Morning Skate On The Island

The Washington Capitals made their way to Long Island on Wednesday in advance of their tilt with the Islanders tonight. The team will wrap-up their 2021-22 regular season schedule tomorrow night in Manhattan before shifting all of their focus to the … Continue reading

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No Line Changes, Joe Snively Skates In Non-Contact Jersey, Vitek Vanecek Gets The Start Tonight Against Toronto: News From Capitals Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals returned from Arizona Saturday afternoon following their 2-0 victory over the Coyotes on Friday night. The Capitals next face the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight at Capital One Arena. Puck drop is set for 7:00 PM on ESPN+ … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek Records 4th Shutout Of The Season, Makes Latest Case For Starters’ Role

Photo by Norm Hall/NHLI via Getty Images Friday night’s tilt against the Coyotes in Arizona was the fifth and final game of the Washington Capitals’ season-long, five-game road trip. The team turned in a quality workmanlike effort for the 2-0 victory … Continue reading

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