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Barry Trotz Has Always Believed in His Team and His Players

After the Washington Capitals held a morning skate Monday prior to Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals, head coach Barry Trotz talked to the media. During the press conference he was asked about the adversity the team had to … Continue reading

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Capitals Lineup Looks the Same Ahead of Monday Night’s Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals

The Washington Capitals held a morning skate at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Monday prior to Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals. After an exciting win on Saturday night that caused Capital One Arena and the surrounding streets to go … Continue reading

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Minor Scare for Devante Smith-Pelly at Monday’s Capitals Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals looked to be fully healthy for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Then a minor scare happened just minutes before Monday’s morning skate began. Fourth-line right winger Devante Smith-Pelly got hit in the face with a … Continue reading

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Projected Top Pick of NHL Entry Draft, Rasmus Dahlin, was in Attendance at Monday’s Capitals Morning Skate

There were some special guests in attendance Monday at the Capitals morning skate at Kettler Capitals Iceplex prior to Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals. These guests are going to be donning an NHL uniform later this month: the … Continue reading

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No Capitals Line Changes at Morning Skate Ahead of Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals

The Washington Capitals will continue their Stanley Cup Finals series with the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night with Game 3. This game marks the biggest sporting event Washington D.C. has had in 20 years and the atmosphere at Capital … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Took Rushes on the Top Line at Morning Skate

Evgeny Kuznetsov continued his recovery from his upper-body injury during Saturday’s morning skate. Just a day after practicing in Friday’s optional, Kuznetsov came out to the ice and received the loudest ovation from the fans at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. 

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Capitals Lines at Morning Skate prior to Game 7: Plus Someone New Takes the Hot Lap!

The Washington Capitals will square off with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night in Game 7 with a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals on the line. The winner will take on the Vegas Golden Knights, who have been … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky Looks to Turn His Game Around on the Biggest Stage

Sometimes in the playoffs, unsung heroes come up big. Andre Burakovsky enters tonight’s Game 6 with zero points in six postseason games. The latest slump, which included an upper-body injury in between, prompted coach Barry Trotz to list him as … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Says He Needs to Change His Gum from Mint to Bubble

As the Washington Capitals came off the ice from morning skate Monday at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, select players were sitting at their lockers ready to talk to the media. During the Evgeny Kuznetsov scrum, he was his usual funny and … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Embarks on his Biggest Game of his Career: “Tonight is the Night”

Photo: @Capitals As the Washington Capitals wrapped up their morning skate on Monday, Alex Ovechkin spoke to the media prior to Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. For the first time all playoffs, the Capitals are on the brink … Continue reading

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