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30-in-30: Dynamic Burakovsky leads Capitals' top 10 prospects

NHL.com With a new general manager in Brian MacLellan and a new coach in Barry Trotz, training camp will be a clean slate for the Washington Capitals.That includes a talented group of prospects that will...
  • 16 days ago
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30-in-30: New regime aims to get more out of Capitals lineup

NHL.com For the first time in six seasons the Washington Capitals did not make the Stanley Cup Playoffs in 2013-14. That led to some substantial changes.Brian MacLellan became the third general manager in...
  • 16 days ago
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30-in-30: Versatile Laich eager to help Capitals again

NHL.com Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich couldn't wait for Monday to come. It's the day he's finally scheduled to hit the ice and incorporate skating into his offseason training regimen. It's...
  • 16 days ago
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30-in-30: Trotz-Ovechkin bond among questions facing Capitals

NHL.com A new general manager (Brian MacLellan), new coach (Barry Trotz) and two high-priced veteran additions to the blue line (Matt Niskanen and Brooks Orpik) indicate the Capitals will have a new look...
  • 16 days ago
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30-in-30: Trotz confident he can fix what ailed Capitals

NHL.com NHL.com continues its preview of the 2014-15 season, which will include in-depth looks at all 30 teams throughout August. As part of his exercise in discovering information about his new team,...
  • 16 days ago
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Capitals Sign Nathan Walker

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed forward Nathan Walker to a three-year, entry-level contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.Walker,...
  • 26 days ago
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Blog Articles

The Noon Countdown: Ready, Aim, Fire!

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Counting down the days until the 2014-15 season with a look at a couple of half-century shot totals. 50 - Number of days remaining until the Caps open the 2014-15 season. But it's also... ...
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Net Assessment: Marcus Johansson

SBN: Japers' Rink (Rob Parker) — The Washington Capitals will see a lot of competition for ice time among the top-nine forwards. Should Marcus Johansson be worried? After an offseason during which the Washington Capitals saw...
  • 13 hr 21 min ago

Wednesday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Former players, future players, all-time players, impact players and more. Your savory breakfast links: Remembering that time when the Caps went to...
  • 17 hr 42 min ago

The Noon Countdown: Face of the Franchise

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Counting down the days until the 2014-15 season with a look at Alex Ovechkin's move to the top of the franchise leaderboard. 51 - Number of days remaining until the Caps open the 2014-15...
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That Time When the Caps Brought Hockey to Japan

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — 2014-15 marks the 40-year anniversary of the Washington Capitals' inaugural season, and with each year that passes, more and more stories from the early years get forgotten or otherwise lost....
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Tuesday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Questions abound as we take August looks forward and back Your savory breakfast links: 'Twas Caps day over at PHT yesterday, where they're...
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The Noon Countdown: Riding the Non-Metro

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Counting down the days until the 2014-15 season with a look at Backstrom's production outside of the Metropolitan Division. 52 - Number of days remaining until the Caps open the 2014-15...
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Monday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: John Erskine on the trading block, Tim Kennedy takes on Buffalo's finest, second-guessing the Vegas bookies and more. Your savory breakfast links: ...
  • 2 days ago
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Backwards Slapshot: Overthinking It

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — NHL execs are really overthinking this one...
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Sunday Open Thread

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — No, it is still not October yet... ... but it is a lot closer to September.
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Jeff Takes the “Ice-Bucket Challenge” for ALS

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Jeff) — Over the last few weeks, the latest craze spreading over social media has been the “Ice-Bucket Challenge,” where people raise awareness for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or commonly known as...
  • 4 days ago
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Saturday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The 2015 Winter Classic is still seeking a home, the farm gets a few new farmhands and more. Your savory breakfast links: The GIF tournament...
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Backwards Slapshot: The Capitals Way

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Capturing the lighter side of the Caps... We're pleased to introduce the newest feature here at Japers' Rink, Backwards Slapshot - a lighter look at the Caps and the life of a Caps fan, courtesy...
  • 5 days ago
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GIF Tournament Division Final: Shaving Cream Bandit vs. An Apple for the Rookie

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — The votes have been cast, and it's time to unveil the eight lucky GIFs who have earned a spot in the Division Finals... PATRICK DIVISION FINAL ATTACK OF THE SHAVING-CREAM BANDIT (4) vs. ...
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GIF Tournament Division Final: Swede Dish vs. Ovechkin Plays Footsie

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — The votes have been cast, and it's time to unveil the eight lucky GIFs who have earned a spot in the Division Finals... ADAMS DIVISION FINAL SWEDE DISH (1) vs. OVECHKIN PLAYS FOOTSIE (3)...
  • 5 days ago
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GIF Tournament Division Final: MoJo's OT Mojo vs. Backstrom's Shootout Recovery

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — The votes have been cast, and it's time to unveil the eight lucky GIFs who have earned a spot in the Division Finals... NORRIS DIVISION FINAL MOJO BRINGS THE OVERTIME MOJO (4) vs. ...
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GIF Tournament Division Final: The Elite Eight Revealed

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — The votes have been cast, and it's time to unveil the eight lucky GIFs who have earned a spot in the Division Finals... Two weeks and over 3,200 votes later, we're down to just eight GIFs. Eight...
  • 5 days ago
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GIF Tournament Division Final: Jugglin' Ovi vs. Toe-Draggin' Green

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — The votes have been cast, and it's time to unveil the eight lucky GIFs who have earned a spot in the Division Finals... SMYTHE DIVISION FINAL OVECHKIN JUGGLES THE PUCK (4) vs. GREEN'S...
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The Noon Countdown: Sarge and Stanley

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Counting down the days until the 2014-15 season with a fond look back at the ol' double nickel. 55 - Number of days remaining until the Caps open the 2014-15 season. But it's also... ...the...
  • 5 days ago
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Friday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Sarge gets his day with the Cup, a Penguin takes note of the sudden gaps in his blueline, a Dima-Sasha summit in New York and more. Your savory breakfast...
  • 5 days ago
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