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Washington Capitals Pull the Ultimate “CapTrick”Through the Launch of Official Fantasy Hockey Game for Fans

NHL.com FEBRUARY 25, 2015 – Washington, D.C.: Washington Capitals fans can now win right alongside the team with the launch of CapTrick, the all-new, official Caps fantasy hockey game at DailyMVP. Open...
  • 2 days ago

Caps Red Line Airs on NHL Network Feb. 15 at 2 p.m.

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – NHL Network will air two episodes of four-time Emmy award winning series Caps Red Line on Sunday, Feb. 15, at 2 p.m. The hour begins with a special winter classic episode...
  • 14 days ago
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Capitals Recall Steven Oleksy from Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled defenseman Steven Oleksy from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian...
  • 17 days ago
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Capitals Recall Andre Burakovsky from Hershey; Re-assign Grubauer to Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled center Andre Burakovsky from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) and re-assigned goaltender Philipp Grubauer to Hershey,...
  • 20 days ago
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Capitals Re-assign Andre Burakovsky to Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-assigned center Andre Burakovsky to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian...
  • 21 days ago
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Capitals Recall Philipp Grubauer from Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled goaltender Philipp Grubauer from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian...
  • 21 days ago
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Capitals Recall Cameron Schilling from Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled defenseman Cameron Schilling from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian...
  • 23 days ago
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Alex Ovechkin Named NHL’s “First Star” for January

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been named the NHL’s “First Star” for the month of January, the NHL announced today. Ovechkin led all players with 12 goals, six...
  • 25 days ago
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Capitals Re-assign Cameron Schilling to Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-assigned defenseman Cameron Schilling to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian...
  • 26 days ago
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Analysis: Capitals' Ovechkin set to join elite company

NHL.com Alex Ovechkin has reached the point in his career when comparisons and context on a generational level can give way to a much bigger range of time.Ovechkin's next goal, which he could score as...
  • 27 days ago
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Blog Articles

Postgame: Trotz puts Capitals on notice after third straight loss

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — RALEIGH, N.C. – The Washington Capitals had failed to jumpstart themselves from this repetitive funk and followed a painfully old path toward a third straight defeat, so Coach Barry Trotz found...
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Recap: Caps Controlled by 'Canes, Lose 3-0

SBN: Japers' Rink (ThePeerless) — Sometimes a team will win a game that they have no business winning. Not so for the Caps against the Hurricanes. Oh, they had no business winning this game...and they didn't. [ GameCenter - ...
  • New: 9 hr 43 min ago

Capitals at Hurricanes: Game 63 discussion thread

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — RALEIGH, N.C. — With an evening to kill upon arriving in town Thursday, the Washington Capitals’ coaches and staff went bowling, at the alleys near the team hotel. Much like when they...
  • 13 hr 38 min ago

Tonight's 8-Bit Capitals Lines: Shuffling the Deck

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Per Mike Vogel , change has come yet again to three of the Caps' four lines, with Marcus Johansson , Jason Chimera and Andre Burakovsky playing musical chairs (and Jack Hillen returning to...
  • 15 hr 24 min ago

Capitals vs. Hurricanes: Game 62 of 82

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — The Caps head south in order to try to put a stop to a two-game skid Click to enlarge Keep up with the latest Caps-related Tweets right here: Tweets from @JapersRink/tweet-tweeters ...
  • 15 hr 31 min ago

Relatively soft upcoming schedule ‘a dangerous situation’ for Capitals

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — RALEIGH, N.C. – With 20 games remaining in the regular season and two season series closed with fellow Metropolitan Division contenders, the Washington Capitals enter the sellers’ portion of their...
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Capitals tweak power-play personnel to ‘reset’ amid recent struggles

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — RALEIGH, N.C. – The Washington Capitals closed their morning skate Friday at PNC Arena, like they do each morning before a game: with special teams work. The two power-play units, wearing red...
  • 17 hr 13 min ago

The Noon Number: Close Even When No Cigar

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — A look at how the Caps have been able to give themselves a chance to win on most nights 7 - Number of games  the Capitals have lost by more than one goal this season, fewest in the...
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For Brooks Laich, 23-game goal drought ‘just frustrating’

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — RALEIGH, N.C. – For the umpteenth time since his personal goal drought spiraled from control and the irritation kept spreading, forward Brooks Laich started practice early. Even before assistant...
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Friday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Hurricanes Game Day

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Previews of Caps/Canes, trade rumors and much more. Your savory breakfast links: Previews of tonight's rumble in Raleigh from  Vogs , ...
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Hershey’s Caps-themed Jerseys

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — The Hershey Bears will wear a Caps-themed jersey against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on Sunday at Giant Center.
  • 1 day 11 hr ago

No panic or doubts among Capitals during two-game slide

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — When the Washington Capitals reconvened Thursday morning, not yet finished digesting the lingering bitterness from Wednesday’s 4-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, they chose to delay...
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

Backwards Slapshot: To the Bottomtop

SBN: Japers' Rink (Chris Bradford) — Barry Trotz's line juggling has a few players wondering what life is like on other planets...er, lines. Read more about these three in  J.P.'s piece earlier this week . For more Backwards...
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Trotz: ‘Good players, just not difference-makers’ available at trade deadline

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Each day now for the past month, Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan has walked downstairs inside the team’s practice facility and stepped through the doors into the offices where the coaches...
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Meet Caps Red Rocker, Caity

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Barbara Banks) — Caps Outsider interviews veteran Red Rocker Caity.
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

The Noon Number: Big Minutes for Special Teams

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — A look at last night's time spent at uneven strength 20:36 - Total ice time in last night's Caps/Pens game spent with one team having a five-on-four advantage ( 10:32 for Washington, 10:04...
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

Another slow start sinks Capitals in Metropolitan Division matchup

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Almost eight minutes passed Wednesday night before the Washington Capitals finally managed one shot on goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins, the longest drought in a growing trend of stagnancy....
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Thursday Caps Clips: Pendemonium Part Two

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps fight their way to a loss to the Penguins, Commissioner drops by the Phone Booth, lots of trade talk and more. Your savory breakfast links: ...
  • 2 days ago

Postgame: ‘Bad penalties’ and slow start kept Capitals from sweeping Penguins

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Wednesday morning, after the Washington Capitals lurched through a sloppy game-day skate, Coach Barry Trotz tried to halt the chaos before it spilled into the night. They already anticipated...
  • 2 days ago