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Brouwer, Chimera and Ward to Represent Canada at 2014 IIHF World Championship

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals forwards Troy Brouwer, Jason Chimera and Joel Ward will represent Canada at the 2014 IIHF World Championship in Minsk, Belarus. The World Championship begin on...
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Joel Ward to Throw Out Ceremonial First Pitch on Jackie Robinson Day at Nationals Park

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals, in conjunction with the Washington Nationals, today announced that forward Joel Ward will throw out the ceremonial first pitch on Jackie Robinson Day at...
  • 3 days ago

Caps to Pick 13th at 2014 NHL Draft

NHL.com It's been 20 years since the Florida Panthers headed to the NHL Draft with the No. 1 selection, but they will do so this summer in Philadelphia.The Panthers will pick first in the 2014 NHL Draft...
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History makes Hershey a great hockey town

NHL.com HERSHEY, Pa. -- The best way to start a story about the best minor-league hockey town in America is to tell the one about how a modern dynasty began. At first glance, the phrases "minor league"...
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Blog Articles

Saturday Caps Clips: Hershey Kisses Playoffs Goodbye

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Hershey's playoff push comes to an end with their loss to Norfolk, a handful of Caps are Minsk-bound and more. Your savory breakfast links: They got...
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Capitals season review: Top six forwards

The Washington Post (Katie Carrera) — After rotating through four systems and three coaches in the previous three seasons, the Washington Capitals finally started a year on what seemed to be solid ground. In the second year under...
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Friday Caps Clips: Right Over the Plate

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Joel Ward proves that he's just as awesome on the diamond as he is on ice, grading the Caps defensemen, and more. Your savory breakfast links: As...
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Capitals season review: Defensemen

The Washington Post (Katie Carrera) — The Capitals’ biggest weakness this season was their play in their own end. Often unable to clear the puck consistently or engineer a proper breakout, Washington spent far too much time...
  • 2 days ago

Sittin' at the End of the (Capitals) Bar: The Washington Capitals Against the Playoff Field

SBN: Japers' Rink (ThePeerless) — The Peerless takes a look at the Caps' season against the 16 clubs in the Stanley Cup playoff field and how the Caps stacked up against the best the league had to offer. Now that the playoffs are...
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Thursday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The day in McPhee/Oates, the playoffs have commenced, and Joel Ward gets a special honor. Your savory breakfast links: Wednesday was largely quiet...
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Who Are Caps Fans Rooting for Now?

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Barbara Banks) — Vote on which team you would like to see win the Stanley Cup.
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All Aboard: Finding Your Playoff Bandwagon

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — A handy primer to help you figure out which teams you should and should not root for as the postseason gets underway. So as you may have heard by now (it's come up from time to time), the Caps...
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The Capitals Insulated Lunch Bag!

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — Folks who didn't go to Sunday's season finale, which turned out to be a meaningless 1-0 shootout loss to Tampa Bay, lost out big time.
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Wednesday Caps Clips: Lucky #13

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Grabovski is looking for stability in DC, the draft lottery slots the Caps in at #13, Hershey's crucial final week and more. Your savory breakfast...
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Capitals Golf Equipment Really Exists

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — After losing, let's embrace this 'tradition' and get ourselves some Caps-themed golf equipment!
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The Deciding Factor

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — The longer the Caps wait to make a decision on the team's direction, the harder it will be to get the right people in place to do the driving. When the 2013-14 regular season came to a close...
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Breaking down the Capitals’ unrestricted free agents

The Washington Post (Katie Carrera) — Examine the Capitals roster and there aren’t many players who aren’t under contract for next season. As of this writing, Washington already has more than $58.4 million committed to 21 players for...
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Injury updates on Mike Green, Marcus Johansson, Jack Hillen, Brooks Laich and Patrick Wey

The Washington Post (Katie Carrera) — Every breakdown day comes with a laundry list of injuries, confirmed or shared. Monday was no exception so here’s an update on all of the Capitals’ walking wounded. More updates to come on...
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Tuesday Caps Clips: Exit Stage Left

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: all the talk from out at Kettler as the Caps close up shop for the summer, looking ahead to the offseason, and more. Your savory breakfast links: ...
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Alex Ovechkin: ‘I have to take responsibility. I have to take criticism’

The Washington Post (Katie Carrera) — As the Washington Capitals gathered one more time as a team Monday before dispersing for the summer, Alex Ovechkin was asked how he evaluated himself this season. The star winger replied with a...
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The End of Season Caps Poem

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Barbara Banks) — Will Greenie still be injured?Will Wilson curb the fights?Will there be wins in regulation?Will shootouts reignite?
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Caps Fun With Google Auto Awesome, Last Game Edition

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — (Photos by Caps Outsider) As we’ve noted before, Google Auto Awesome takes photos and automatically applies features to them, such as snow, action, Christmas lights, and even combines the...
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Monday Caps Clips: It's Breakdown Day

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Stick a fork in the 2013-2014 season; it is done. Your savory breakfast links: Recaps and other assorted musings on yesterday's 1-0 shootout loss...
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