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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Says Prospect Connor McMichael May Be Brought Up for Playoffs

Photo: NHL.com Washington Capitals‘ senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan was on a conference call with the media on Friday afternoon discussing Phase 2 and the NHL’s Return to Play Plan.

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Capitals’ Prospect Connor McMichael: “We Had A Really Good Team This Year. It Sucked We Didn’t Get To Cap It Off.”

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals forward prospect and 2019 first-round pick Connor McMichael joined Capitals’ senior writer Mike Vogel’s Break The Ice podcast to discuss his season with the Ontario Hockey League’s London Knights, getting coached by former Capitals coach and center Dale … Continue reading

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Mountains of Milestones: Washington Capitals Career Milestones Reached in 2019-2020

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images While the 2019-20 NHL season was ended prematurely due to the coronavirus pandemic, the shortened campaign was not an uneventful one for members of the Washington Capitals, as many members of the team reached significant career milestones … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin To Share Rocket Richard Trophy With Bruins’ David Pastrnak To Capture Ninth Scoring Title

Photo: Getty Images The NHL announced on Thursday that Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin will share the Maurice Rocket Richard Trophy with Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak after each led the NHL with 48 goals during the regular season. This … Continue reading

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Nine on the Line: Could Potential Statistics in the Qualifying Round Jeopardize Ovechkin’s Chance for Ninth Rocket Richard Trophy?

Over the last few hours, we’ve been on NHL overload as the league unveiled the Return To Play Plan. Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the 2019-20 regular season is done with and the focus is geared towards the phases and formats … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Tom Wilson on 24-Team Format: “It’s Almost Impossible To Get Every Single Guy Across The League On The Same Page”

On Friday, the NHLPA Executive Board authorized further negotiations with the NHL on a 24-team return to play format. Two teams, the Carolina Hurricanes and Tampa Bay Lightning voted against the extended playoff format. Some NHL players have expressed their … Continue reading

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Bench Boss Level Up: Greatest Head Coaching Upgrades in Washington Capitals History

Recently, sports media platform The Athletic released an article on the greatest upgrades in the history of each NHL team. In the case of the Washington Capitals, it was the hiring of David Poile as General Manager that made the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Garnet Hathaway: “Those First Responders Would Need Our Help— Now More Than Ever.”

Washington Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway recently appeared in Modern Luxury’s Hope issue discussing his Hath’s Heroes initiative and how people can give back to first responders. He also gave some advice during an extremely challenging and uncertain time.

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Capitals’ John Carlson on Brendan Leipsic: “He Was A Teammate Of Mine And I’ll Just Leave It At That”

Last week, Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson made his weekly radio appearance with 106.7 The Fan’s Chad Dukes and briefly addressed his thoughts on the departure of former Capitals forward Brendan Leipsic, who was released on May 8 after misogynistic … Continue reading

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A Look At Alex Ovechkin’s Scoring Surges: Was January The Hottest The Capitals’ Captain Has Ever Been?

Photo: NBC PHT Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin erupted with 14 goals and 15 points over seven games from January 13-February 4 earlier this season, a stretch of games that included three hat-tricks and saw him pass four Hall of … Continue reading

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