Which Washington Capitals Players Will Need to Improve in 2017-18 in Order For the Club to Remain in Playoff Contention?

It has been a long summer of re-tooling for Capitals management.  In 2017-18, the Capitals will have a fresh new look, with plenty of new faces in their lineup. With the likes of Marcus Johansson, Justin Williams, and others gone from the Presidents’ Trophy winning Capitals teams, the Capitals will need some current players to continue to grow and evolve their games over the course...
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17 hours ago

Capitals 2017-18 Breakout Candidate: Andre Burakovsky

As we skate toward the start of the 2017-18 NHL Regular Season, our CSN Capitals team of Jill Sorenson and Tarik El-Bashir detail and analyze
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
21 hours ago

Why Andre Burakovsky can have a breakout season for the Caps

Andre Burakovsky is just 22 years old, but with three NHL seasons under his belt, it is time for a breakout year. CSN's Jill Sorenson and Tarik El-Bashir explain why it will happen in 2017-18.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
22 hours ago

T.J. Oshie to Take Part in Hometown Golf Tournament to Give Back

Photo: @cjzero T.J. Oshie is coming home. On Saturday, Oshie will take part in a Hockeytown USA Celebrity Golf Tournament to help raise money for hockey rinks in Warroad, Minnesota, including a new facility that will open this fall. There will be a dozen NHL players and 30 celebrities within the hockey community that are expected to partake in the golf tournament. Warroad, also...
Via NoVa Caps
22 hours ago

Tom Gilbert Heads to Germany

Tom Gilbert has signed with the Nurnberg Ice Tigers of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga or the German Ice Hockey League. Elite Prospects made the announcement today via their Twitter account, EP Transfers. Former Bear Chris Brown also recently decided to take his game to the DEL, signing with the Iserlohn Roosters.Tom Gilbert arrived in Hershey, not with a chip on his shoulder about...
Via NoVa Caps
1 day ago

Capitals 2017-18 Breakout Candidate: Brett Connolly

As we skate toward the start of the 2017-18 NHL Regular Season, our CSN Capitals team of Jill Sorenson and Tarik El-Bashir detail and analyze
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago

Washington Capitals Top 4 Prospects 2017

After dominating the NHL and projecting to be the Stanley Cup favorites over the last three seasons, the Washington Capitals are now in a tight spot. Heading into this season, the Capitals are in a cap crunch; though they re-signed their key free agents, they lost a number of veterans over the course of the offseason thanks to free agency and the expansion draft and cannot afford...
Via The Hockey Writers
9 days ago

T.J. Oshie Wins Yvon Labre Award

The Caps Fan Club tallied the votes and T.J. Oshie was this year's fan favorite.
Via Capitals Outsider
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Captain Garrett Mitchell Returns to Hershey

Hershey Bears Garrett Mitchell signed a one-year AHL contract Monday, which means their captain will return for his seventh season with the Bears.
Via Capitals Outsider
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Caps Radio Guy Ron Weber Inducted into Washington Sports Hall of Fame

Former Capitals’ radio announcer Ron Weber was inducted into the Washington Sports Hall of Fame.
Via Capitals Outsider
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin’s wedding reception featured shirtless dancing, Russian ballet dancers and a huge cake

Alex Ovechkin knows how to throw a good party. The Washington Capitals forward married Anastasia Shubskaya last year, but he threw a memorable reception this weekend in Moscow which featured shirtless dancing, the song “Rasputin” by Boney M, some Russian ballet dancers and one enormous cake.Let’s start with the highlight – Ovechkin ditching his shirt and dancing to some Boney...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Johansson caught off guard by trade to Devils

Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Burakovsky signs $6M, 2-year deal with Washington Capitals

Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals went all in, paying for missed chance at Stanley Cup

The Washington Capitals were one of the clear favorites to win the Stanley Cup last season after acquiring Kevin Shattenkirk in a trade with the St. Louis Blues just before the trade deadline. The move was the final sign indicating the Capitals were going all in on the year, willing to sacrifice their future for the chance of winning now. As we all know, the Capitals didn’t achieve...
Via The Comeback
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 6/23: Philly continues to trust the process

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while waiting for Phil Jackson to wake up from his nap. Happy birthday today to Brooks Laich, LaDainian Tomlinson, Brandon Stokley and Zinedine Zidane. On today's date on in 2003 Barry Bonds became the first player in baseball...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

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