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Capitals to Celebrate 40th Anniversary in Regular-Season Opener on Oct. 9

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals will celebrate the team’s 40th anniversary season presented by Comcast SportsNet with a special pre-game ceremony prior to the team’s regular-season opener...
  • 13 days ago
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Capitals Sign Liam O’Brien

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed free agent forward Liam O’Brien to a three-year, entry-level contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced...
  • 14 days ago
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Blog Articles

Capitals reassign forward Tom Wilson (ankle) to Hershey

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — The Washington Capitals have reassigned forward Tom Wilson (ankle) to Hershey, allowing the 20-year-old to take the ice in a low-stress environment this weekend. Earlier Monday, the final practice...
  • New: 7 hr 21 min ago

Brooks Laich (upper body) placed onto injured reserve, will miss three-game road trip

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Capitals forward Brooks Laich, who suffered an apparent left shoulder injury Saturday night vs. Florida, will be placed onto short-term injured reserve and will miss this week’s three-game...
  • New: 11 hr 40 min ago

The Noon Number: Taking it One Period at a Time

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — A look at how the Capitals have fared in the twenty-minute games within the games 2 - Number of teams that have  a positive goal differential for each of the three periods of regulation so...
  • 13 hr 18 min ago
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Capital Ups and Downs: Week 2

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — The latest edition of our weekly look at individual Washington Capitals ups and downs. Your weekly look at individual Washington Capitals ' ups and downs: Goalies Trend Notes ...
  • 14 hr 18 min ago
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Laughlin, Langway, Bondra and Cote Had Devil Horns, Too

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — After Barry Trotz's first press conference after the opening game, images of him with the Weagle wings over his head went viral.
  • 15 hr 18 min ago
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Monday Caps Clips: Rest Stop

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The team took an R&R day as they prepare for their West Coast swing, the stats (fancy and not-so-fancy) are trending in the right direction, the Verizon...
  • 18 hr 41 min ago
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Caps Release Promotional Schedule (Finally!)

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Rebecca Torchia) — It took a while, but the Washington Capitals have finally released their 2014-15 promotional schedule.
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Goaltender Justin Peters earns win in first Capitals start

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — His first start in Washington had advanced to the shootouts that always seemed fun, so Justin Peters wiped ice from the crease, stretched and readied for some mono e mono hockey. “I was just...
  • 1 day 11 hr ago

Caps Outsider’s Honest Abe Database

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — The Caps introduced the Honest Abe player of the game award, which is given after wins to the player in the locker room who made an 'honest effort' in the game.
  • 1 day 11 hr ago

In win over Florida, Jason Chimera finds the net, ‘was going really good’

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Jason Chimera tore from the penalty box, hard across the ice, bent on redeeming a slashing penalty he later called “bad.” Stick flailing, he poked the puck from the Florida Panthers in his...
  • 1 day 13 hr ago
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Sunday Caps Clips: 65 and Over

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Recapping last night's shootout win over the Panthers, Backstrom plays in his 500th, and more. Your savory breakfast links: Recaps and other assorted...
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Capitals vs. Panthers Recap: Skills Provide the Thrills in Caps' 2-1 Shootout Win

SBN: Japers' Rink (ThePeerless) — The Caps and Panthers managed only a goal apiece in the hockey portion of the contest, but combined for five goals in the shootout. The Captain made sure there was a happy ending. [ GameCenter ...
  • 2 days ago
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Postgame: Capitals get over the shootout hump vs. Florida

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — With the homestand hanging in the balance, the shootout monkey clinging to their backs Saturday night, Capitals Coach Barry Trotz turned to assistant Blaine Forsythe and delegated the...
  • 2 days ago

Capitals forward Brooks Laich suffers apparent shoulder injury in shootout win

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Capitals forward Brooks Laich suffered what appeared to be a right shoulder injury late during Saturday night’s 2-1 shootout win over Florida, colliding with winger Shawn Thornton in front...
  • 2 days ago

Trotz Is a Good Inspiration for Ovechkin

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Barbara Banks) — Has Barry Trotz brought out the leadership skills in Alex Ovechkin?
  • 2 days ago

Capitals vs. Panthers QuickCap: Caps Win In Shootout With Mad Skills

SBN: Japers' Rink (ThePeerless) — The Caps go to extra time for the third time in five games, this time with a different ending. [GameCenter - Ice Tracker - Game Summary - Event Summary - Shot Report - Faceoff...
  • 2 days ago
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Capitals vs. Panthers: Game 5 discussion thread

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Happy Saturday from Verizon Center, where the Washington Capitals have won 11 of 12 meetings vs. their weekend opponent, the Florida Panthers. The only loss came in 2010, during the filming of...
  • 2 days ago
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Tonight's 8-Bit Lines: Sticking with What Worked; Peters to Start

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Per Chuck Gormley , lines and D-pairs at this morning's skate were the same as the ones that beat down Jersey the other night , so expect the following lines and pairs in front of Justin...
  • 2 days ago
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Capitals vs. Panthers: Game 5 of 82

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Washington looks to wrap its three-game homestand with a win against Florida Click to enlarge Note : Justin Peters (0-0-1/2.18/.875) is expected to start for the Caps. Keep up with...
  • 2 days ago
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In 500th career game, Nicklas Backstrom looking for 500th career point

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Before training camp began, during those veteran-run, no-coaches-allowed morning skates, Karl Alzner noticed Nicklas Backstrom trying something new. It was a simple toe drag maneuver, nothing...
  • 2 days ago