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5-Year Development Projections For Washington Capitals Prospects

In this post we will take a look at the development of the Washington Capitals prospect pool from a five-year perspective. The extended perspective is utilized to look at the Capitals long-term organizational status based on five-year projections for each of … Continue reading

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Tracking The PlayIng Time For Capitals Prospects During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic essentially stopped the hockey world cold during the first week of March. Since then, playing time for all of the Washington Capitals prospects has been scarce, with little guarantee of when league play will return to play.

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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden is Noncommittal About John Carlson Playing in Monday’s Round-Robin Opener Against the Lightning

On Sunday, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call from Hotel X in Toronto. He gave an update on defenseman John Carlson and stated goaltender Braden Holtby will start in Monday’s round-robin game against the Tampa … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek Is Ready For Shot At Number 2 Spot in Washington

Photo: Chase Angnello-Dean/NHL via Getty Images It’s looking more and more likely that the Washington Capitals will go with Vitek Vanecek as the number two netminder for the 2020 playoffs, replacing Ilya Samsonov who was injured prior to training camp … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Says Business Decisions, Contract Extensions Will Wait Until After The Playoffs

Washington Capitals senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan spoke to the media on a Zoom call Friday morning. He discussed that business decisions and contract extensions will wait until after the playoffs, defenseman John Carlson expected to skate … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek Will Play Third Period vs. Hurricanes; Travis Boyd, Radko Gudas Will Slide Into Lineup: Capitals’ Exhibition Game Day News

Photo: @Capitals Head coach Todd Reirden told the media prior to the Washington Capitals‘ exhibition game against the Carolina Hurricanes at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Wednesday (4 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally, NBCSN nationally) that goaltender Vitek Vanecek … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek Continues To Chase His Dream: “I’ll Just Keep Fighting”

Photo: AP Like many other Czech hockey players, Vitek Vanecek returned home after the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Now the goalkeeper is back in North America for at least a few weeks, where he continues to chase his dream … Continue reading

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Martin Fehervary Misses First Practice, Ilya Samsonov Still Out: Day 8 of Capitals Training Camp

After a day off on Tuesday, the Washington Capitals returned to work on Wednesday for their eighth day of training camp at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The team will hold practices through Saturday before departing for Toronto on Sunday. The Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Vitek Vanecek: “[I’m] So Happy I Can Be With This Organization”

On Wednesday afternoon, Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek spoke to the media on a Zoom call following practice on the eighth day of training camp.

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Head Coach Todd Reirden is “Proud” of the Capitals For Their Commitment, Positive Attitudes & Handling of the New Norm During Training Camp

On Sunday afternoon, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call following the group practices on the sixth day of training camp in Phase 3 of the NHL’s Return to Play Plan. He discussed how the … Continue reading

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