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Holt-Beast

NHL.com Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby made 27 saves on April 8 against Boston to record his third shutout in three games against the Bruins in 2014-15. Holtby is only the second goaltender in the...
  • 20 hr 45 min ago

Captain America

NHL.com Defenseman John Carlson recorded career highs in goals (12), assists (43) and points (55) in 2014-15. Carlson’s 55 points marked the 30th time in franchise history that a Washington defenseman...
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Capitals Statement on Nicklas Backstrom Undergoing Successful Surgery

NHL.com Nicklas Backstrom underwent a successful arthroscopic surgery on his hip on Wednesday afternoon. Based on the nature of this procedure, we are confident that Nick will be completely healthy prior...
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Stingrays Head to Kelly Cup Finals with Triple Overtime Thriller in Game 7; Finals Schedule Released

NHL.com (jzakrzewski@stingrayshockey.com) — Toledo, OH – Forward Joe Devin scored the game-winning goal 5:35 into triple overtime and goaltender Jeff Jakaitis earned a 44-save shutout victory to catapult the South Carolina Stingrays (12-8)...
  • 2 days ago

Caps Iron-Men

NHL.com Defensemen John Carlson and Karl Alzner played in all 82 games for the Capitals this season, marking the fifth consecutive season each player has appeared in all of Washington’s games. Carlson...
  • 2 days ago

Bowey at the Memorial Cup

NHL.com Capitals prospect Madison Bowey registered three points (1g, 2a) on Monday in the Kelowna Rockets’ 7-3 win over Rimouski Océanic in the Memorial Cup.The Memorial Cup is a four-team, round-robin...
  • 3 days ago

Saint Nick

NHL.com Nicklas Backstrom led the League in assists (60) and power-play assists (30) this season, marking the first time in Backstrom’s career he has paced the League in assists and the second consecutive...
  • 8 days ago

Defensive Adjustments

NHL.com The Capitals earned 101 points this season, passing their total from 2013-14 (90). Washington ranked seventh in the NHL in goals against (2.43) this season after finishing 21st in the League last...
  • 9 days ago

Offense From the Defense

NHL.com Capitals defensemen combined to earn 19 points (3g, 16a) in 14 games during the 2015 playoffs and ranked third in the NHL in points by defensemen during the regular season (182), trailing Calgary...
  • 10 days ago

Ovechkin, Team Russia Take Silver

NHL.com Captain Sidney Crosby (Pittsburgh Penguins) had a goal and an assist to help Canada to a 6-1 win against Russia in the gold-medal game of the 2015 IIHF World Championship on Sunday at O2 Arena in...
  • 11 days ago
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It's Canada-Russia for Gold!

NHL.com PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - NHL goals leader Alexander Ovechkin notched a goal and an assist in his tournament debut, and Vadim Shipachyov and Yevgeni Malkin also scored for Russia in the final...
  • 13 days ago
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Wolf Pack Eliminate Bears with 6-3 Win

NHL.com (SStuccio@hersheypa.com) — HARTFORD, Conn. – Andre Burakovsky and Nate Schmidt each scored in their return from the Washington Capitals, but Marek Hrivik recorded a hat trick with all goals set up by Chris Bourque and the...
  • 13 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...
  • 14 days ago
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Ovechkin to Represent Russia at 2015 IIHF World Championship

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin will represent Russia at the 2015 IIHF World Championship in Prague, Czech Republic. Ovechkin will travel this afternoon and will join...
  • 15 days ago
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Capitals Re-assign Nate Schmidt to Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-assigned defenseman Nate Schmidt to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian...
  • 15 days ago
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Madison Bowey, Kelowna Rockets Advance to Memorial Cup

NHL.com KELOWNA, B.C. - The Kelowna Rockets have advanced to the Memorial Cup.Jackson Whistle stopped all 19 shots he faced as the Rockets blanked the Brandon Wheat Kings 3-0 on Wednesday to claim the...
  • 16 days ago
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Wolf Pack Win Wild Game Five to Take Series Lead

NHL.com (SStuccio@hersheypa.com) — HERSHEY, Pa. – Chris Mueller followed up his game-tying goal by scoring the winner 11:39 into overtime while the Hartford Wolf Pack played shorthanded, and the visitors claimed a 5-4 victory over...
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Wolf Pack Even Series with 3-1 Win

NHL.com (SStuccio@hersheypa.com) — WORCESTER, Mass. – Jon Landry scored in the third period for the Hershey Bears, but a three-point night from forward Oscar Lindberg paced the Hartford Wolf Pack to a 3-1 victory in Game Four of...
  • 18 days ago
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Capitals Recall Nate Schmidt from Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled defenseman Nate Schmidt from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan...
  • 18 days ago
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Start Time Set For Game 7 Of 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round Series Between The New York Rangers And Washington Capitals

NHL.com NEW YORK (May 10, 2015) – The National Hockey League today announcedthe start time and national television information for Game 7 of 2015Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round series between the New...
  • 19 days ago
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Blog Articles

A Tale of Two Play-by-Play Calls: Joe Devin’s 3OT Series Winner

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — A play call for a 1-0 triple OT game winner in Game 7 of the conference finals requires some emotion.
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If Stingrays Win, North Charleston Gets a Cow

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Max Wolpoff) — If the Stingrays win the Kelly Cup, Mayor Terrell has to send an entire cow to North Charleston. If the Americans win, Mayor Summey must send a whole hog to Allen.
  • 16 hr 59 min ago

Washington Capitals end-of-season reviews: Minor leaguers, traded players, and all the rest

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — At long last, here is the final end-of-season post for the 2014-15 Washington Capitals, reviewing all those who weren’t written up in full-length posts. So, basically, everyone besides Andre...
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During rookie season, Andre Burakovsky proved he belonged in the NHL

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) —   And so we’ve reached the end, the final day for our end-of-season profiles for every player on the Washington Capitals, a year-in-review of sorts looking at their statistics, story...
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2014-15 Rink Wrap: Mike Green

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — From Alzner to Wilson, we're taking a look at and grading the 2014-15 season for every player who laced 'em up for the Caps for a significant number of games during the campaign, with an eye...
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Friday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps look to address their needs up front this summer, an ongoing look at the 14-15 season and more. Your savory breakfast links: Last summer, it...
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However brief it was, Tim Gleason enjoyed his time with the Capitals

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Spaced out over the next few days, we will finish up our end-of-season profiles for every player on the Washington Capitals, a year-in-review of sorts looking at their statistics, story lines and...
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Driving the Bus: Passing Microstats and the Caps

SBN: Japers' Rink (A.Stringham) — New passing data from InLouWeTrust gives us some good insights into who is producing offense for the Capitals Passing microstats allow interested parties an opportunity to examine how (and which)...
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After trade from Calgary, a ‘roller-coaster’ stint for Curtis Glencross

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Spaced out over the next few days, we will finish up our end-of-season profiles for every player on the Washington Capitals, a year-in-review of sorts looking at their statistics, story lines and...
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2014-15 Rink Wrap: Eric Fehr

SBN: Japers' Rink (Kareem E.) — From Alzner to Wilson, we're taking a look at and grading the 2014-15 season for every player who laced 'em up for the Caps for a significant number of games during the campaign, with an eye...
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Nicklas Backstrom undergoes arthroscopic hip surgery

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Wednesday afternoon, Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom underwent arthroscopic hip surgery, a minimally invasive procedure, and is expected to recover fully before next season begins,...
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Thursday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Stingrays win the longest Game Seven in ECHL history, player reviews continue, Wardo's agent is ready to sign already, and more. Your savory...
  • 2 days ago

Stingrays Advance to Kelly Cup Finals

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Max Wolpoff) — Joe Devin's triple overtime goal gave the Stingrays their fourth franchise berth in the Kelly Cup Finals, where they will face the Allen Americans.
  • 2 days ago

A full NHL season under his belt, Michael Latta seeks more ice time

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Spaced out over the next few days, we will finish up our end-of-season profiles for every player on the Washington Capitals, a year-in-review of sorts looking at their statistics, story lines and...
  • 2 days ago

2014-15 Rink Wrap: Jason Chimera

SBN: Japers' Rink (Muneeb A) — From Alzner to Wilson, we're taking a look at and grading the 2014-15 season for every player who laced 'em up for the Caps for a significant number of games during the campaign, with an eye...
  • 2 days ago

Tom Wilson gunning for top-line right wing job

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Spaced out over the next few days, we will finish up our end-of-season profiles for every player on the Washington Capitals, a year-in-review of sorts looking at their statistics, story lines and...
  • 2 days ago

Wednesday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Wrapping up the 2014-15 season for a few more Caps, talking contracts, and more. Your savory breakfast links: Seasons in review: John Carlson ....
  • 3 days ago

Stingrays Drop Third Straight, Series Tied 3-3

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Max Wolpoff) — Despite once holding a 3-0 series lead and even a 2-0 lead to start Game 6 on Tuesday, the South Carolina Stingrays will play game 7 after losing 5-4 in overtime.
  • 3 days ago

Joel Ward seeking new contract with Capitals before July 1

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Five weeks and one day from the start of free agency, the Washington Capitals have plenty pressing contractual matters on the docket for June, chief among them the statuses of four restricted free...
  • 3 days ago

Despite down offensive year, Brooks Laich anticipates critical summer of training

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Spaced out over the next few weeks, we will feature end-of-season profiles for every player on the Washington Capitals, a year-in-review of sorts looking at their statistics, story lines and such....
  • 3 days ago