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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,...
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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...
  • 27 days ago
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Blog Articles

Connor Carrick Hangs With Fans

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — Capitals defenseman Connor Carrick flew into D.C. from Chicago on Tuesday to meet and greet fans at an Open House at Verizon Center. The 20-year-old took photos and signed autographs as fans...
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Barry Trotz talks Capitals lineup construction

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) —   The in-house option for second-line center became the only option after the Capitals let Mikhail Grabovski leave during free agency and exited July 1 with roughly $1.1 million in available...
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Tuesday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Burakovsky's breakout (?), Mitch Korn's ball... yeah, not much going on these days. Your savory breakfast links: Might only 19 Caps have a bigger...
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Red Rocker Sings Caps Song to Tune of ‘Frozen’ Soundtrack

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Barbara Banks) — Red Rocker Becca wrote comical lyrics depicting their week of auditions and the Caps organization. She sang them with the musical accompaniment for the song “For the First Time in Forever” from...
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Monday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capital news and notes: Wrapping up Joel Ward's visit, checking in with Nick Backstrom, naming the D team and more. Your savory breakfast links: Joel Ward donates blood at...
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Ward Donates Blood, Talks Bobbleheads

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Andy Wallace) — Joel Ward meets fans, donates blood, and talks about his bobblehead.
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Free agent Hershey forward Matt Watkins headed to Austria

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Forward Matt Watkins, one of 10 “Group 3″ unrestricted free agents for the Capitals, is headed to Austria after signing a one-year deal with, fittingly enough, the Vienna Capitals....
  • 2 days ago
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Sunday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Joel Ward pays a visit; Dmitry Orlov does too. And the Red Rockers roster is final for 2014-2015. Your savory breakfast links: Joel Ward was in town...
  • 2 days ago
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Making the Team: 2014-15 Red Rocker Spirit Squad Announced

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Barbara Banks) — The Washington Capitals announce their 2014-15 Red Rockets spirit squad.
  • 3 days ago
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After time in Nashville, Joel Ward brings unique outlook on new Capitals Coach Barry Trotz

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Joel Ward’s fourth head coach in four seasons happens to be an old friend, so when the forward arrived at the team’s practice facility for its annual offseason blood drive on Saturday...
  • 3 days ago
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Saturday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps sign Nathan Walker, prospect grades and updates, drafting the Corsi Hockey League All-Star Team and more. Your savory breakfast links: The...
  • 3 days ago
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Joel Ward Bobblehead Delayed

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Andy Wallace) — Instead, donors will get two preseason tickets to a game.
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Capitals sign third-round pick Nathan Walker to three-year deal

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Nathan Walker, the first Australian selected in the NHL draft and a mini-celebrity back home, has signed a three-year, entry-level deal with the Washington Capitals, the team announced Friday....
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Capitals free agent David Kolomatis signs in Finland

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Former Capitals and Hershey Bears defenseman David Kolomatis has signed a one-year contract with Tappara in Finland, the team announced on its website, making him the second Washington...
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Friday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: A glut of goalies (and goalie coaches) in the District, developing a "team-first" program and more. Your savory breakfast links: Predicting the...
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Japers' Rink Mailbag: Projecting Ovechkin and Backstrom, Beagle's Role and More

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Going on record with point totals for the big guns, discussing the fourth-line center, salaries, Ovechkin's Selke-worthiness (?!) and more in this week's edition of "you ask, we answer." Some...
  • 5 days ago
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Thursday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: There just might be a light at the end of the tunnel, Grubi's got a new lid, Backstrom has some new hardware and more. Your savory breakfast links: The...
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Caps Questions: What Would Make for a Successful 2014-15?

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — With changes bringing new hope in the wake of disappointment, what might a good next season look like? For the first time since 2007, the Washington Capitals will enter a season having missed...
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Former Hershey forward Nicolas Deschamps signs in Finland

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Former Hershey Bears forward Nicolas Deschamps, who spent three games with the Capitals last season, has signed with Oulu Kärpät, a Finnish squad in the country’s top league, Liiga. The...
  • 6 days ago
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Caps Top Fights of 2013-2014: Number 1

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Tommy Chalk) — John Erskine vs. Colton Orr. January 10th. 14:58 into the second period.
  • 6 days ago
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