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Capitals Re-sign Marcus Johansson

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Marcus Johansson to a three-year, $13.75 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced...
  • 2 days ago

Capitals to Host Blood Drive Aug. 6 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals and Inova Blood Donor Services will host a blood drive on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va....
  • 17 days ago
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Capitals Sign Brad Malone

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed center Brad Malone to a one-year, two-way contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Malone, 27,...
  • 20 days ago
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Capitals Sign Brett Connolly

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed forward Brett Connolly to a one-year, $850,000 contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.Connolly,...
  • 21 days ago
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Capitals Sign Cannata, Dietz and Thomas

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed goaltender Joe Cannata, defenseman Darren Dietz and forward Christian Thomas to one-year, two-way deals, senior vice president and general...
  • 21 days ago
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Capitals Sign Connor Hobbs

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed defenseman Connor Hobbs to a three-year, entry-level contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.Hobbs,...
  • 21 days ago
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Capitals Re-sign Tom Wilson

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-signed right wing Tom Wilson to a two-year, $4 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Wilson...
  • 22 days ago
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Capitals Re-sign Zach Sill

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Zach Sill to a two-year, two-way contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.Sill, 28,...
  • 22 days ago
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Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and Leveling The Playing Field Partnership Helps Expose Thousands to Hockey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – Through its collection program with Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and the Capitals, local nonprofit Leveling The Playing Field (LPF) collected more than 1,600 items...
  • 22 days ago
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Capitals Alumni Exhibition Jersey Auction

NHL.com The Washington Capitals and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation will host a jersey auction on Handbid featuring game-worn, autographed jerseys from its Alumni Exhibition game taking place...
  • 24 days ago
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Capitals Single Game Tickets Go On Sale Thursday, June 30

NHL.com Arlington, Va. – Washington Capitals single-game tickets for the 2016-17 season will go on sale Thursday, June 30, at 10 a.m. at 1-800-745-3000, on WashingtonCaps.com, at Kettler Capitals Iceplex...
  • 25 days ago
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Washington Capitals 2016 Development Camp Guide

NHL.com The Washington Capitals will host their 2016 Prospect Development Camp from June 28 - July 2, 2016 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. All on-ice sessions are free and open to the public. Capitals...
  • 25 days ago
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Capitals Make Six Selections on Second Day of 2016 NHL Draft

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals selected center Garrett Pilon (87th overall), left wing Damien Riat (117th overall), left wing Beck Malenstyn (145th overall), left wing Axel...
  • 27 days ago
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Blog Articles

JRR Episode 17: Low-To-High and Offensive Efficency

SBN: Japers' Rink (A.Stringham) — Adam Stringham is joined by Ryan Stimson to discuss his article for Hockey Graphs and how it pertains to the Capitals If you've been reading the Rink over the  last couple of years...
  • 18 hr 8 min ago

Friday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: One down, one to go plus Bryan Helmer takes the helm in Hershey and more. Your savory breakfast links: With Marcus Johansson re-signed, the Caps have...
  • 22 hr 8 min ago

Thursday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Marcus Johansson signs his new deal, Ryan Johansen talks draft day tears, the Caps get Presidential and more. Your savory breakfast links: Marcus...
  • 1 day 22 hr ago

Capitals, Johansson Avoid Arbitration, Agree to Three-Year Deal

SBN: Japers' Rink (Wahoowa703) — The "eleventh-hour" deal gets the versatile winger under contract for another three years According to Chris Johnston of Sportsnet ( since confirmed by the team ), the Capitals and Marcus...
  • 2 days ago

Wednesday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Arbitration day arrives, there's hope in DC yet, and more. Your savory breakfast links: Taking a closer look at how the Caps generate shots from the...
  • 2 days ago

The Caps, Point Shots, Rebounds and Other Ideas

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — A quick look at quantifying the impact of offensive schemes and why it matters to the Caps Last week, Ryan Stimson dropped a post over at Hockey-Graphs entitled " Tactalytics: Using Data to...
  • 3 days ago

Tuesday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The numbers are out for Johansson's arbitration hearing, Ovechkin and playoff success, and more. Your savory breakfast links: Marcus Johansson 's...
  • 3 days ago

Photos: Red Rocker Auditions

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — This past Saturday, the Washington Capitals held their annual Red Rocker tryouts. Here are some of the best photos that came out of the first day of auditions, courtesy Washington Capitals...
  • 4 days ago

This Week in Capitals History: July 18-24

SBN: Japers' Rink (ThePeerless) — We take another look at a week in Capitals history, and the items run from a Hall-of-Famer to a real gamer. As we inch towards the dog days of summer, here's a look at some things that have...
  • 4 days ago

Report: Marcus Johansson Asking for $5.25 million in Arbitration

SBN: Japers' Rink (Wahoowa703) — According to Hockey Night in Canada's Elliotte Friedman, the Capitals have offered forward Marcus Johansson $3.85 million in arbitration, and the 25-year-old Johansson has requested a salary of...
  • 4 days ago

Monday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Crystal ballin’ the Team of Tomorrow, current and future Caps are hockeying it up in Minnesota and more. Your savory breakfast links: Summer league...
  • 4 days ago

Sunday Open Thread

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Winter is coming, or so we’re told. In the meantime, make the most of your summer! Like these fine folk: A 1987 photo I found... with a Caps fan! pic.twitter.com/ksw3Mt7gaU — Capitals...
  • 5 days ago

Red Rocker Auditions 2016-17 Day 1

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Barbara Banks) — The Caps hosted their annual Red Rocker auditions Saturday.
  • 6 days ago

Saturday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — A few bits of Caps news to kick off the weekend Your brief, but still savory, breakfast links: Catch up on the latest episode of Japers' Rink Radio to discuss prospects, George McPhee 's...
  • 6 days ago

Japers' Rink Radio Episode 16: McPhee, Prospects and Rule Changes

SBN: Japers' Rink (A.Stringham) — The Washington Capitals have wrapped up development camp and are looking towards the future. ESPN's Corey Pronman gave the Capitals the worst draft grade of any NHL team - is his...
  • 7 days ago

Friday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Checking in on some prospects, the value of sticking to the script and more. Your savory breakfast links: 2014 draft pick Shane Gersich talks...
  • 7 days ago
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Shane Gersich: Gaining Experience for a Bright Future

SBN: Japers' Rink (Tommy Chalk) — The rising sophomore at the University of North Dakota took part in his third development camp. Drake Caggiula, Brock Boeser , Nick Schmaltz. These are the heavy offensive hitters you...
  • 8 days ago
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Thursday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — George McPhee takes a desk job, a former adult actress takes a liking to DC Sports, Ovechkin takes a run at a Cup and more. Your savory breakfast links: Welp. The top news of the day is the...
  • 8 days ago
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Stingrays Re-sign Marcus Perrier

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Max Wolpoff) — One of few forwards/defensemen in hockey, Marcus Perrier re-signed with the South Carolina Stingrays, head coach and director of hockey operations Ryan Warsofsky announced today. “We got to...
  • 9 days ago
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Japers' Rink Radio Episode 15: A Different Approach

SBN: Japers' Rink (A.Stringham) — Looking back on the Capitals Second Round Loss to the Penguins and the moves made around the League this offseason. The Penguins defeated the Capitals in the second round on their way to their...
  • 9 days ago
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