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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...
  • New: 10 hr 15 min ago

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...
  • 1 day 4 hr ago

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...
  • 5 days ago
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Ovechkin Finally Gets Car, Donates it to Special Cause

NHL.com COLUMBUS -- Even though he wasn't named MVP of the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Sunday night, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin finally got his new car. He won't be keeping it for too...
  • 6 days ago
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All-Star Record for Goals Set in Team Toews Victory

NHL.com COLUMBUS -- Team Toews outlasted Team Foligno 17-12 in a record-setting 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game at Nationwide Arena on Sunday.The Columbus Blue Jackets' infamous goal cannon went off 11...
  • 6 days ago
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2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition results

NHL.com 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition format, scoring & rulesEvents:1) Bridgestone NHL Fastest Skater2) Honda NHL Breakaway Challenge3) DraftKings NHL Accuracy Shooting4) Gatorade NHL Skills...
  • 7 days ago
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Ovechkin has fun trying for new car at All-Star draft

NHL.com COLUMBUS -- Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin stole the show Friday with his pleas to be the last pick in the 2015 NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft presented by DraftKings so he could leave with...
  • 8 days ago
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Capitals Re-assign Steven Oleksy to Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-assigned defenseman Steven Oleksy to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian...
  • 14 days ago
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Capitals Craze Donut Returns to Washington Area Dunkin’ Donuts

NHL.com WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 15 2015)– Dunkin’ Donuts, the official donut partner of the Washington Capitals, announced today the return of the Capitals Craze donut, a yeast donut frosted with white...
  • 17 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...
  • 19 days ago
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Winter Classic Special of Caps Red Line to Debut on Jan. 13 on Monumental Network

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – A special Winter Classic episode of the four-time Emmy award winning series Caps Red Line (CRL) presented by GEICO will debut on Monumental Network (MonumentalNetwork.com) on...
  • 20 days ago
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Capitals Recall Justin Peters from Hershey, Re-assign Pheonix Copley to Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled goaltender Justin Peters from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) and re-assigned goaltender Pheonix Copley to Hershey,...
  • 20 days ago
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Capitals Re-assign Steven Oleksy to Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-assigned defenseman Steven Oleksy to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian...
  • 21 days ago
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Ovechkin Selected to Participate in 2015 NHL All-Star Game

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been selected to participate in the 2015 NHL All-Star Game, the NHL announced today. The game will be played at Nationwide Arena in Columbus,...
  • 22 days ago
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Capitals Recall Steven Oleksy from Hershey, Re-assign Nate Schmidt to Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled defenseman Steven Oleksy from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) and re-assigned defenseman Nate Schmidt to Hershey,...
  • 22 days ago
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Capitals Recall Pheonix Copley from Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled goaltender Pheonix Copley from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) and re-assigned goaltender Justin Peters to Hershey for...
  • 23 days ago
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Alex Ovechkin Named NHL’s “Second Star” of the Week

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been named the NHL’s “Second Star” for the week ending Jan. 4, the NHL announced today.Ovechkin recorded two points (one goal, one...
  • 27 days ago
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Capitals to Host Blood Drive Jan. 31 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals and Inova Blood Donor Services will host a blood drive on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va. Blood...
  • 27 days ago
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Blog Articles

Postgame: Costly mistakes again sink Capitals against St. Louis

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Following their 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Blues, another game spent reaching the three-goal benchmark for success declared by Coach Barry Trotz yet facing a somber aftermath, Washington Capitals...
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Caps Fans Crave Hockey on Super Bowl Sunday

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Barbara Banks) — Why would anyone come to a regular season hockey game on Super Bowl Sunday?
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Capitals vs. Blues Super Sunday Recap - Blues Best Caps 4-3

SBN: Japers' Rink (Geoff Thompson) — The St. Louis Blues came into Washington this afternoon and picked up two points by beating their hosts four to three on Super Bowl Sunday. [ GameCenter - Ice Tracker - Game Summary - Event...
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Capitals vs. Blues Third Period Thread

SBN: Japers' Rink (Geoff Thompson) — The Blues got second period goals from Alexander Steen (again) and Dmitrij Jaskin , putting them up one after Alex Ovechkin 's second of the game. The Capitals squandered a five minute man...
  • New: 4 hr 28 min ago

Capitals vs. Blues Second Period Thread

SBN: Japers' Rink (Geoff Thompson) — Both  Jay Beagle and Ryan Reaves left their penalty boxes in the first period with heads down, Alexander Steen and Alex Ovechkin each scoring on their teams power play. Steen got the...
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Capitals vs. Blues: Game 50 of 82

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — In their annual Super Bowl matinee game, the Caps look to continue their winning ways at home against the Blues, who they've beaten in four of the last five at Verizon Center. Click to...
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Capitals vs. Blues: Game 50 discussion thread

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Back home at Verizon Center for Sunday brunch, one afternoon after Carey Price dropped the hammer on them in a 1-0 overtime loss up at Bell Centre, the Washington Capitals (25-14-10, 60 points) at...
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After ‘eye-opener’ in last meeting with St. Louis, Capitals anticipate rematch

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — MONTREAL – More than two months ago, at the first stop of their three-city tour through the Western Conference, the Washington Capitals left St. Louis feeling pantsed, flogged and embarrassed....
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Sunday Caps Clips: Blanked at Bell; Caps vs. Blues Game Day

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Recaps of yesterday's OT loss, looking ahead to today's matinee against the Blues and more. Your savory breakfast links: Recaps and other assorted...
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Postgame: Caps pleased with effort in 1-0 loss, but turnaround presents bigger test

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — MONTREAL – As reporters entered the visiting locker room Saturday evening at Bell Centre, following the Washington Capitals’ 1-0 overtime loss, forward Brooks Laich cut into a bagel, smoothie at...
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Capitals vs. Canadiens Recap: Caps Give Up Only One, But That's All It Takes as Habs Win in OT

SBN: Japers' Rink (ThePeerless) — Red lights were dark in regulation, but one lit up in overtime in the wrong end of the ice as the Caps dropped a heartbreaker. [ GameCenter - Ice Tracker - Game Summary - Event Summary - ...
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Third Period Thread

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Keep up with the latest Caps-related Tweets right here: Tweets from @JapersRink/tweet-tweeters Nil-nil after two. Second period straight ahead.
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Second Period Thread

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Keep up with the latest Caps-related Tweets right here: Tweets from @JapersRink/tweet-tweeters Nil-nil after one. Second period straight ahead.
  • 1 day 5 hr ago

Capitals at Canadiens: Game 49 discussion thread

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — MONTREAL — Rise and shine for brunch-time hockey, the first of back-to-back afternoon games for the Washington Capitals (25-14-9, 59 points) against 60-point teams. First up, here at...
  • 1 day 6 hr ago

Leftovers from discussions with the Capitals about player tracking

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — A fair bit of space has been devoted recently to the NHL’s testing of player tracking, and with good reason. If the league can fluidly implement this full-time, much like the NBA did before...
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Capitals vs. Canadiens: Game 49 of 82

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — The Caps go over the border looking to stop Montreal's four-game winning streak in today's matinee Click to enlarge Keep up with the latest Caps-related Tweets right here: Tweets from...
  • 1 day 7 hr ago

The Tom Wilson Bobblehead

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — Caps forward Tom Wilson is only in his second year with the team, but he's already getting immortalized with his own bobblehead.
  • 1 day 9 hr ago

Saturday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Canadiens Game Day

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Previews of today's matinee against the Canadiens at Centre Bell, updates on Dmitry Orlov and more. Your savory breakfast links: Previews of this...
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First-line role latest for Jay Beagle, the Capitals’ ‘utility infielder’

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Whichever skater gets ordered into the middle of the Washington Capitals post-practice stretching circle varies by day and circumstance, at times hinging on superstition, hometowns or sheer...
  • 2 days ago

Three Similar Coaching Starts - But Where's the Finish?

SBN: Japers' Rink (ThePeerless) — The Capitals have had three head coaches with similar starts to their Washington tenure in the past decade. Here is a top-level look at just how similar those starts were, and how different. ...
  • 2 days ago