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Capitals’ Nathan Walker Ready for Historic NHL Jump

The Washington Capitals will be relying on their youth to step up and fill the voids on the roster, especially as they try to cope with key departures. Not only did they lose a wealth of defensemen, but the Capitals also lost some of their key wingers. Justin Williams and Daniel Winnik left through free agency, but the biggest loss to the forward lines came when Washington traded...
Via The Hockey Writers
30 minutes ago

What Goalie Equipment Does Braden Holtby Use and How Much Does it Cost?

If you play hockey or are a parent of a child who plays hockey, you are fully aware of the expensive investment in equipment required to play the game. If you’re a goalie, you know these prices are even steeper for each item. Our latest installment of Capitals 101 takes a look at goaltender equipment.  Thankfully there are programs like the Washington Capitals Learn to Play program...
Via NoVa Caps
12 hours ago

The Hockey News Releases “Top 50 Players List”, Several Capitals Included

CSN MidAtlantic Every year, The Hockey News magazine releases a list of the Top 50 players in the NHL. 2017’s list was just released, and some of the rankings may surprise or irritate Capitals fans. Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, goaltender Braden Holtby, and centers Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov are the Capitals included on the list. Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers...
Via NoVa Caps
13 hours ago

The Two-Year Plan for the Washington Capitals’ Defense

The Washington Capitals will enter training camp in a few weeks with a number of open roster spots. As many as three, possibly four prospects could potentially make the Opening Night roster, with two of those players starting on the backend. This article takes a “big picture” view of the Capitals backend, and how it will likely evolve over the next 24 months. It’s been...
Via NoVa Caps
15 hours ago

Capitals Faceoff

The Capitals Faceoff podcast is anchored by CSNMA's Capitals correspondent JJ Regan and highlights all members of CSNs Capitals coverage team including Capitals Insider Tarik El-Bashir and beat reporter Jill Sorenson.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
17 hours ago

Philipp Grubauer has big long-term goals

Philipp Grubauer has aspirations of being a starting goaltender. It almost happened in Vegas. Now he's back with the Capitals for the 2017-2018 season
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
20 hours ago

Bryan Murray, the first coach to lead the Caps to the playoffs, dies at 74

Bryan Murray, who raised the Washington Capitals from the depths of the NHL into a constant playoff presence, passed away Saturday at the age of 74. He had been receiving treatment for incurable colon cancer since 2014. “Bryan Murray’s strength and character were reflected in the teams he coached and the teams he built over […]
Via DC Sports Blog
3 days ago

It’s Not Cup or Bust for Ovechkin

This past season was one that definitely seemed like “the year” for the Washington Capitals. Not only did they clinch their division and the Eastern Conference, dominating all of their opponents throughout the year, they also took home their second consecutive Presidents’ Trophy. Despite all of their regular season accomplishments, Washington’s historic year came to a close...
Via The Hockey Writers
5 days ago

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
July 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Marcus Johansson caught off guard by trade to Devils

Via Associated Press
July 07, 2017  |  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
July 03, 2017  |  Discuss
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