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Capitals Re-assign Dmitry Orlov to Hershey for Conditioning Purposes

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-assigned defenseman Dmitry Orlov to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) for conditioning purposes, senior vice president and...
  • New: 8 hr 19 min ago

NHL Announces 2015 NHL/Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Recipients at Congressional Hockey Caucus

NHL.com NEW YORK (MARCH 25, 2015) – The National Hockey League and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund today announced the recipients of the 2015 NHL/Thurgood Marshall College Fund academic scholarship at...
  • 2 days ago

Jakaitis sets ECHL record with fourth straight shutout

NHL.com Goaltender Jeff Jakaitis and the South Carolina Stingrays continued to make history Friday with a 4-0 win against the Indy Fuel at the North Charleston Coliseum.The shutout was Jakaitis' fourth in...
  • 6 days ago
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2015 Congressional Hockey Challenge To Be Held March 25 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex

NHL.com WASHINGTON, D.C. (DATE) - On Wednesday, March 25 at 7:00 p.m., a team of Members of Congress, Congressional staff, administration officials, USA Warriors Hockey team members and Canadian Members...
  • 7 days ago
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Capitals Recall Conner and Grubauer from Hershey, Re-assign Burakovsky to Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled right wing Chris Conner and goaltender Philipp Grubauer from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) and re-assigned center...
  • 12 days ago
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Capitals Recall Andre Burakovsky from 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 defenseman Cameron Schilling to Hershey,...
  • 14 days ago
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Capitals to Wear and Auction Green Jerseys Prior to March 15 Game

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals will wear limited edition green jerseys during the pregame warmups on Amtrak Go Green Night prior to the Capitals game versus the Boston Bruins on Sunday,...
  • 14 days ago
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Washington Capitals Announce Boeing as “Soar to the Playoffs” Partner

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals today announced Boeing as the team’s “Soar to the Playoffs” partner. The new agreement includes in-arena branding initiatives as well as in-game and...
  • 14 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...
  • 16 days ago
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St. Patrick’s Day Jerseys

NHL.com During Sunday’s game against the Boston Bruins, the Capitals will be auctioning special St. Patrick’s Day, green jerseys worn by the players in pre-game warmups. These green jerseys will be signed...
  • 17 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...
  • 17 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...
  • 19 days ago
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Capitals Recall Andre Burakovsky from Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled center Andre Burakovsky from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan...
  • 22 days ago
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Capitals Sign Tyler Lewington

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed defenseman Tyler Lewington to a three-year, entry-level contract beginning the 2015-16 season, senior vice president and general manager Brian...
  • 22 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...
  • 25 days ago
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Capitals Acquire Curtis Glencross from Calgary

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have acquired left wing Curtis Glencross from the Calgary Flames in exchange for a second-round and a third-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft, senior vice...
  • 26 days ago
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Alex Ovechkin Named NHL’s “Third Star” for February

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been named the NHL’s “Third Star” for the month of February, the NHL announced today.Ovechkin led the NHL in goals (10), points (17),...
  • 26 days ago
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Capitals Re-assign Cameron Schilling and Aaron Volpatti to Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-assigned defenseman Cameron Schilling and forward Aaron Volpatti to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president...
  • 26 days ago
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Capitals Acquire Tim Gleason from Carolina

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have acquired defenseman Tim Gleason from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman Jack Hillen and a fourth round pick, which was previously...
  • 27 days ago
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Blog Articles

Barry Trotz focused on rematch with Predators

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — The emotions had dissipated and the moment had long since passed, so Friday afternoon became simply about welcoming old friends into a new home. Capitals Coach Barry Trotz had already gone through...
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Forward Tom Wilson fined $2,000 for embellishment

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — For the first time this season, a member of the Washington Capitals has been fined by the NHL under its new embellishment policy when forward Tom Wilson was docked $2,000 for his second offense...
  • New: 4 hr 36 min ago

The Noon Number: Alex Ovechkin vs. The Field

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — A look how Alex Ovechkin's goal-scoring has stacked up against, well, everyone. 10 - Difference between Alex Ovechkin 's career regular-season goal total (469) and the combined total of the...
  • New: 6 hr 9 min ago

Defenseman Dmitry Orlov to begin conditioning loan in Hershey

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Friday morning, the Washington Capitals reassigned defenseman Dmitry Orlov to their American Hockey League affiliate in Hershey, a formality that finally grants the injured 23-year-old clearance...
  • New: 7 hr 20 min ago

Alex Ovechkin Team Record Watch

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — Alex Ovechkin has broken several Caps records lately - almost all of which were previously owned by Peter Bondra - but there are a couple major ones he has yet to get.
  • New: 7 hr 30 min ago

Secondary scoring arrives for Capitals, in ‘lucky’ ways

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — The pregame scouting report broke into defenseman Karl Alzner’s mind as, for the first time all season, he chose a target, aimed and fired. He always shot blocker-side during practice – just ask...
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Capitals tempted fate against New Jersey, but still ‘won a big game’

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — The Washington Capitals had already snatched a 3-2 overtime victory over the New Jersey Devils that Coach Barry Trotz felt they had no business winning, and now the out-of-town scoreboard at...
  • New: 9 hr 43 min ago

Friday Caps Clips: Devil of a Time

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps escape with an OT victory over New Jersey, women's pro hockey comes to the States and more. Your savory breakfast links: Recaps and other...
  • New: 11 hr 26 min ago

Recap: Capitals 3, Devils 2 (OT)

SBN: Japers' Rink (Rob Parker) — Niskanen's overtime goal saves the Caps from a costly collapse. Ice Tracker - Game Summary - Event Summary - Shot Report - Faceoff Summary - Play-by-Play - Home TOI - Visitor TOI ...
  • 20 hr 17 min ago

Third Period Thread

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Tweets from @JapersRink/tweet-tweeters One more for the Caps... and then a shorty brings the Devils within one. Third period straight ahead.
  • 21 hr 24 min ago

Caps Honor Jeff Halpern

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — As part of its 40th season, the Capitals have been honoring one of the 40 greatest Caps platers at each home game. Thursday, they honored Montgomery County native and former Caps captain Jeff...
  • 21 hr 41 min ago

Second Period Thread

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Tweets from @JapersRink/tweet-tweeters One-Nil good guys... second period right ahead.
  • 22 hr 4 min ago

Capitals vs. Devils: Game 74 discussion thread

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — The recent buzz word swirling around the Washington Capitals (39-24-10, 88 points), or at least based on the words uttered by their bench boss over their four-day break between games, has been...
  • 23 hr 7 min ago

Pregame notes: Adam Oates returns to Verizon Center

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Asked Thursday afternoon about their former coach returning to his old rink, the Washington Capitals’ responses ranged from welcoming to politely diplomatic to downright disinterested. The New...
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Tonight's 8-Bit Capital Lines: New-Look Bottom-Six

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Per Mike Vogel , the streak-snapping loss in Winnipeg coupled with a lack of secondary scoring has led Barry Trotz to shake up his bottom six forwards, with Brooks Laich and Tom Wilson moving up...
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Capitals vs Devils: Game 74 of 82

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — After a lengthy break, the Capitals look to shake off the rust and prepare themselves for the playoffs. Click to enlarge Keep up with the latest Caps-related Tweets right here: Tweets...
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National Women's Hockey League Set to Debut This Fall

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — The first women's professional league will drop the puck on its inaugural season in October There was big news in the world of women's hockey today, as a new player appears ready to enter the...
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For fighting Capitals, hosting New Jersey ‘the biggest game of the year’

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Once the Washington Capitals returned to their practice facility Thursday morning, an extended and somewhat unwelcome interruption to their schedule finally nearing its end, Coach Barry Trotz...
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Jay Beagle (upper body) likely to miss at least three more games

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) —   Past the two-week mark since suffering an apparent left shoulder injury, Washington Capitals forward Jay Beagle continues to rehabilitate with strength coach Mark Nemish and defenseman John...
  • 1 day 5 hr ago

The Noon Number: Big Minute Backstops

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — A look at two of the NHL's biggest workhorses 3,629 - Number of shots faced by  the two probable goaltenders in tonight's Caps/ Devils game, Braden Holtby and Cory Schneider ,...
  • 1 day 6 hr ago