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Hershey Bears Name Troy Mann Head Coach

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Hershey Bears, Washington’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, have named Troy Mann head coach and Bryan Helmer assistant coach, senior vice president and general manager...
  • 20 days ago
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Capitals Sign Chris Conner

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed right wing Chris Conner to a one-year, two-way contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.Conner, 30,...
  • 21 days ago
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Capitals Sign Jon Landry and Mike Moore

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed defensemen Jon Landry and Mike Moore to one-year, two-way contracts, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced...
  • 21 days ago
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Capitals Sign Matt Niskanen

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed defenseman Matt Niskanen to a seven-year, $40.25 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced...
  • 21 days ago
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Capitals Re-sign Michael Latta

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-signed center Michael Latta to a two-year, $1.15 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.Latta,...
  • 21 days ago
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Capitals Sign Brooks Orpik

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed defenseman Brooks Orpik to a five-year, $27.5 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.“We...
  • 21 days ago
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Capitals Sign Justin Peters

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed goaltender Justin Peters to a two-year, $1.9 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.“We...
  • 21 days ago
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Capitals Make Five Selections on Second Day of 2014 NHL Draft

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals selected goaltender Vitek Vanecek (39th overall), left wing Nathan Walker (89th overall), forward Shane Gersich (134th overall), right wing Steven Spinner...
  • 24 days ago
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Capitals Select Jakub Vrana in the First Round of the 2014 NHL Draft

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals selected forward Jakub Vrana with the 13th overall selection in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft on Friday at Wells Fargo Center in...
  • 24 days ago
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Capitals Name Lane Lambert Assistant Coach

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have named Lane Lambert assistant coach, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.Lambert, 49, spent the previous three...
  • 25 days ago
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Capitals Name Todd Reirden Assistant Coach

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have named Todd Reirden assistant coach, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.Reirden, 43, spent the past four seasons...
  • 27 days ago
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Blog Articles

Mike Green, Dmitry Orlov and "Struggles"

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Or "how to keep your mind from tricking you into believing a myth over reality" Amid the seemingly endless talk regarding the possibility that the Caps might trade Mike Green this summer - talk...
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Tuesday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Thoughts on the blueline (you can probably guess on whom they center), less newsworthy stuff and more. Your savory breakfast links: Lots of thoughts,...
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Washington Capitals: The Price of a Top-Four Defenseman

SBN: Japers' Rink (ThePeerless) — While trade rumors around Mike Green continue to swirl, a look at history tells us that trading someone like him may not yield as much as some people might hope. In these dog days of summer, when...
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More Red Rocker Audition Photos

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Barbara Banks) — Here are more shots of them auditioning for a spot on the Caps' Spirit Squad.
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Monday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Typical late-July fare kicks off the week. Your savory breakfast links: The weekend in "Trading Mike Green." [ The Sports Column , and look for some...
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Sunday Open Thread

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — It's Sum-Sum-Summertime. Happy 34th birthday to Dean Arsene , and happy 64th birthday to Terry Murray .
  • 2 days ago
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Joel Ward Scheduled to Appear at Inova Blood Drive

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Andy Wallace) — With the next Inova Blood Drive only a week away, we all have something to be excited about as the next bobblehead giveaway is Caps forward Joel Ward. However, there’s even more exciting news, as...
  • 2 days ago
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Caps Red Rockers Auditions!

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Barbara Banks) — Scores of hopeful, enthusiastic young ladies came out Saturday to audition for the Washington Capitals Red Rocker elite spirit squad.
  • 2 days ago
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Saturday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: A few leftovers from last week's Development Camp, debunking the myth of Orlov and more. Your savory breakfast links: Nice look at why popular...
  • 3 days ago
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Stevens Point Pointers Change Logo, No Longer Looks Like Capitals

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — After four years of having a logo that looks like the Washington Capitals, the Stevens Point Pointers have changed it.
  • 3 days ago
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Friday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: A few more notes on prospects and the new Caps, today's installment of "what to do with Mike Green" and more. Your savory breakfast links: Analyzing...
  • 4 days ago
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Even More Alex Ovechkin Artwork!

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — Check out this artwork by Alex Dogum, a longtime Caps fan. This is Ovi in his Sochi gear from the Olympics.
  • 4 days ago
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Karl Alzner: Blue-line signings ‘huge’ for Capitals

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Because it’s the middle of July, and because this is roughly the time when the NHL collectively packs its suitcases and heads on vacation, and because the Washington Capitals spent more money...
  • 5 days ago
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Japers' Rink Mailbag: New D's, Prospect Development, Wilson's Fists and More

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — We're still talking Niskanen, Orpik and Niskanen/Orpik, as well as prospect development, Tom Wilson's truculence and more in this week's edition of "you ask, we answer." Another big 'Bag, so...
  • 5 days ago
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Thursday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Working up to "The Capitals Way", Karl Alzner checks in, Ovi is getting new wheels, Joel Ward talks metric football and more. Your savory breakfast...
  • 5 days ago
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Trotz, assistant coaches talk leadership groups and ‘Capitals way’

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — The moment Capitals development camp broke, Coach Barry Trotz boarded a northbound plane to attend a reunion celebrating the two-decade anniversary of the AHL’s Portland Pirates winning the Calder...
  • 6 days ago
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Caps Top Fights of 2013-2014: Number 2

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Tommy Chalk) — Tom Wilson vs. Lance Bouma.  October 3rd.  8:10 into the first period.  Caps down 1-0. Coming in at number three in the Caps Top Fights of 2013-2014 is big Tom Wilson. It was known at the...
  • 6 days ago
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Wednesday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: A couple of 2014 draft picks have new contracts, scoping out the Metro division and more. Your savory breakfast links: There have been a lot of things...
  • 6 days ago
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First-round pick Jakub Vrana signs with Capitals

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — First-rounder Jakub Vrana, drafted No. 13 overall last month, has signed a three-year, entry-level deal with the Washington Capitals. His NHL cap hit would be $832,500 for all three seasons and...
  • 7 days ago
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Development camp helped put new Capitals coaches on same page

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — They gathered behind a tall, red curtain on the balcony level of the practice facility, partitioning the new Washington Capitals coaching staff from the public during three developmental camp...
  • 7 days ago
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