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Capitals Re-assign Carey and Carrick to Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-assigned forward Paul Carey and defenseman Connor Carrick to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and...
  • New: 51 min ago

Capitals Partner with Subway to Launch Instant Win Game

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals announced today a new partnership with Subway restaurants that includes the launch of the Washington Capitals Instant Win Mobile Scratch Off Game.Capitals...
  • New: 59 min ago

Capitals Recall Carey and Carrick from Hershey; Re-assign Ness and Sill

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled forward Paul Carey and defenseman Connor Carrick from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) and re-assigned forward Zach Sill...
  • 3 days ago
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Capitals Recall Aaron Ness from Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled defenseman Aaron Ness from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan...
  • 4 days ago
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Capitals to Host Ducks and Penguins in Rescheduled Games

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The postponed game between the Washington Capitals and Anaheim Ducks, originally scheduled to be played on Friday, Jan. 22, has been rescheduled for Sunday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m....
  • 5 days ago
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Washington Capitals to Celebrate Hockey is for Everyone Month

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals will celebrate the National Hockey League’s Hockey is for Everyone™ Month with several events and initiatives throughout February.For the 18th year, the...
  • 5 days ago
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Capitals to Host Salute to the Military Night Thursday, Feb. 4

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals will host their 14th annual Salute to the Military Night on Thursday, Feb. 4, during the game against the New York Islanders at Verizon Center at 7:30 p.m....
  • 6 days ago
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Evgeny Kuznetsov Named NHL’s “First Star” for January

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov has been named the NHL’s “First Star” for the month of January, the NHL announced today.Kuznetsov ranked second in the NHL with 16...
  • 6 days ago
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Capitals Recall Sill from Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled forward Zach Sill from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan...
  • 6 days ago
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Evgeny Kuznetsov Selected to Participate in 2016 NHL All-Star Game

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov has been selected to participate in the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game, the NHL announced today. The game will be played at Bridgestone Arena in...
  • 11 days ago
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Capitals Re-assign Ryan Stanton to Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-assigned defenseman Ryan Stanton to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian...
  • 11 days ago
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Capitals Ovechkin to Miss NHL All-Star Game

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – Alex Ovechkin will miss the 2016 NHL All-Star Game due to a lower-body injury that would be better served by rest, the Washington Capitals announced today. The decision was made...
  • 11 days ago
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NHL Postpones Sunday’s Game Versus Pittsburgh

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Hockey League has postponed the Washington Capitals’ home games against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday due to the severe snow impacting the Washington, D.C., area....
  • 16 days ago
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Today's Anaheim at Washington Game Postponed

NHL.com NEW YORK (Jan. 22, 2016) – Today’s game between the Anaheim Ducks and Washington Capitals at Verizon Center, NHL Game No. 704, has been postponed due to the severe snowstorm impacting the...
  • 16 days ago
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NHL Announces Time Change for Friday’s Capitals Game Versus Anaheim

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Hockey League announced today the start time for the Capitals home game on Friday against the Anaheim Ducks has been changed from 7 p.m. to 5 p.m. due to the severe...
  • 17 days ago
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Capitals and Wizards to Celebrate Global Heritage Nights

NHL.com WASHINGTON, D.C. – Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) today announced that its’ Legacy Partner Etihad Airways will host Global Heritage Nights during select Washington Wizards basketball...
  • 18 days ago
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Capitals Host Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic Families for Luncheon

NHL.com ARLINGTON, VA – Following a recent practice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, several Capitals players participated in a special luncheon with Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic families.Organized by Capitals...
  • 18 days ago
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Capitals Re-assign Ness and Sill to Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-assigned defenseman Aaron Ness and forward Zach Sill to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general...
  • 20 days ago
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Capitals Recall Stanton from Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled defenseman Ryan Stanton from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan...
  • 23 days ago
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Capitals to Honor Captain Alex Ovechkin

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals will honor captain Alex Ovechkin for becoming the fifth-fastest player in NHL history to reach the 500-goal milestone with a special pre-game ceremony on...
  • 25 days ago
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Blog Articles

Capital Ups and Downs, Week 17: Grinding Out the Wins

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — 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 ...
  • New: 40 min ago

Alex Ovechkin seems to enjoy playing on Super Bowl Sunday

The Washington Post (Scott Allen) — Ovi's 30th helps Caps improve to 16-8-2 all-time on NFL's biggest day.
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Rink Rank: Capitals vs. Flyers

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Weigh in on how each of the Caps (and coach) did yesterday Another day, another 3-2 win - so how did it shake out from an individual standpoint? Weigh in with your thoughts below. More Ranker...
  • New: 1 hr 40 min ago

Monday Caps Clips: Nisky Business

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps sweep a Metro weekend, Niskanen goes coast to coast, Ovechkin hits 30 and more. Your savory breakfast links: Recaps and other assorted...
  • New: 4 hr 40 min ago

This is how the Caps convinced the NHL they’re for real

The Washington Post (Dan Steinberg) — Frequently a target of critics in past seasons, these Capitals are the darling of the NHL.
  • 16 hr 56 min ago

Caps Better Halves Gift Basket Auction

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Barbara Banks) — You could bid on a Braden Holtby autographed bottle of Cholula Hot Sauce.
  • 19 hr 33 min ago
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Niskanen nets the game-winner in Capitals’ 3-2 victory against Flyers

The Washington Post (Isabelle Khurshudyan) — It was fitting that a defenseman get the glory in a game when the penalty kill was the unsung hero.
  • 20 hr 16 min ago
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Mascots Invade Verizon Center

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Barbara Banks) — It was Kids Day at Verizon Center on Sunday, which means it's time to shine for the mascot, Slapshot, and a handful of other whacky characters who came to join him.
  • 20 hr 39 min ago
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Recap: Caps Top Flyers 3-2 Behind Raucous Russians

SBN: Japers' Rink (Jason Rogers (HeyJayJRogers)) — The Washington Capitals bested the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 in Washington on Sunday afternoon, leaping up to 80 points for the season. Ice Tracker - Game Summary - Event Summary - Shot...
  • 20 hr 49 min ago
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Alex Ovechkin Scores His 30th, for the 11th Straight Year

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 30th goal of the season Sunday, becoming only the third player in NHL history to reach the 30-goal plateau in 11 consecutive seasons.
  • 21 hr 4 min ago
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Tom Wilson Plays His 200th Game

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Barbara Banks) — Tom Wilson became only the fifth player in Caps franchise history to play 200 NHL games before his 22nd birthday.
  • 21 hr 42 min ago
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Capitals vs. Flyers Third Period Thread

SBN: Japers' Rink (Jason Rogers (HeyJayJRogers)) — Much more action in the second frame! Alex Ovechkin redirected a blast from the blue line to put the Caps on the board, 1-1. Your daily reminder: 90% of these redirects are completely...
  • 21 hr 55 min ago
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Caps Host Super Kids Day!

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Barbara Banks) — The Washington Capitals hosted the final Caps Kids Day of the season Sunday afternoon at Verizon Center.
  • 21 hr 57 min ago
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Capitals vs. Flyers Second Period Thread

SBN: Japers' Rink (Jason Rogers (HeyJayJRogers)) — Time makes fools of us all, including the schedule maker and the arena timer. Today's supposed 12:30PM start time was actually Noon (who knew?), and the game clock failed to record the first...
  • 22 hr 53 min ago
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Capitals vs. Flyers: Game 51 discussion thread

The Washington Post (Isabelle Khurshudyan) — The Capitals host the Flyers on Super Bowl Sunday. Join the discussion.
  • 23 hr 36 min ago
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Capitals vs. Flyers: Game 51 of 82

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — A Super Bowl matinee with some Metropolitan Division rivals awaits as the Caps host the Flyers Keep up with the latest Caps-related Tweets right here: Tweets from @JapersRink/tweet-tweeters ...
  • 1 day ago
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Rink Rank: Capitals vs. Devils

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Weigh in on how each of the Caps (and coach) did last night After salvaging one point and then picking up another in the shootout, how did the Caps do last night? Grade the individuals below. ...
  • 1 day 1 hr ago
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Sunday Caps Clips: Shootout Saturday; Caps vs. Flyers Game Day

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps down the Devils, then head home to take on the Flyers, and more. Your savory breakfast links: Recaps and other assorted musings on...
  • 1 day 3 hr ago
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Andre Burakovsky has six goals in five games

The Washington Post (Isabelle Khurshudyan) — Burakovsky started the season in a slump, but he's been hot lately.
  • 1 day 17 hr ago
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