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Niskanen to Represent the United States at 2016 World Cup of Hockey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen has been selected to represent the United States at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. Niskanen joins Capitals teammates Nicklas Backstrom (Sweden),...
  • 2 days ago

World Cup of Hockey 2016 Pre-Tournament Games at Verizon Center Go On Sale Thursday, May 26

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – Tickets for the World Cup of Hockey 2016 Pre-Tournament Games held at Verizon Center will go on sale to the public on Thursday, May 26, at 10 a.m. Tickets are available online...
  • 4 days ago

Monumental Sports Network Receives Five Emmy Nominations for Broadcast Excellence

NHL.com Washington, D.C. – Monumental Sports Network, which relaunched in March 2016 with mobile and OTT streaming devices and is owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, received five...
  • 4 days ago

Capitals and MSE Foundation Volunteers Visit Fort Dupont for Service Project

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz, Capitals wives Mandy Alzner, Brandi Holtby, Katie Niskanen, Kim Trotz and Taylor Winnik, Red Rockers, Slapshot and 100 fans...
  • 5 days ago

MacLellan Named Finalist for NHL General Manager of the Year Award

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Hockey League (NHL) announced today that Capitals senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan is one of three finalists for the 2015-16 General Manager...
  • 11 days ago
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Burakovsky to Represent Sweden at 2016 IIHF World Championship

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky will represent Sweden at the 2016 IIHF World Championship in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia. Burakovsky is scheduled to join the team for...
  • 16 days ago
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Capitals Beard-A-Thon® Raises More Than $42,000 for USA Warriors

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. –Washington Capitals fans raised more than $42,000 for the USA Warriors by participating in the team’s Beard-A-Thon® initiative during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. A playoff...
  • 16 days ago
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Ovechkin, Kuznetsov and Orlov to Represent Russia at 2016 IIHF World Championship

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, forward Evgeny Kuznetsov and defenseman Dmitry Orlov will represent Russia at the 2016 IIHF World Championship in Moscow and St....
  • 17 days ago
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Braden Holtby Named Finalist for Ted Lindsay Award

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) announced today that Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby is one of three finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award, which is...
  • 23 days ago
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Barry Trotz Named Finalist for Jack Adams Award

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Hockey League announced today that Capitals head coach Barry Trotz is one of three finalists for the Jack Adams Award, presented to the head coach who has...
  • 24 days ago
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Alex Ovechkin Named Finalist for Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Hockey League announced today that Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin is one of three finalists for the Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award, which is presented “to the...
  • 25 days ago
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Starting Time and TV Information Set for Game 5

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Hockey League today announced that the start time for Game 5 of the series between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins has been set for 7:15 p.m. ET on...
  • 27 days ago
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Blog Articles

Sunday Bears @ Marlies Open Thread

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Eastern Conference Finals, Game Five. Madison Bowey should be available to play in Game Five this afternoon - reports are that the AHL has considered both his hit on and post-play chirpage...
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#NHLBound Music Video

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — Check out this video, called #NHLBound with hockey player Duante' Abercrombie. My Journey to the NHL (My Way - Lyric Richardson FT Marka).
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Saturday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Niskanen makes the cut for the World Cup, the Bears fail to complete the sweep and more. Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Another episode...
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Marlies Return Favor, Shut Out Bears

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Max Wolpoff) — Hershey now has a 3-1 series lead after a 5-0 loss in Toronto.
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2015-16 Rink Wrap: Braden Holtby

SBN: Japers' Rink (Rob Parker) — From Alzner to Winnik, we're taking a look at and grading the 2015-16 season for every player who laced 'em up for the Caps for a significant number of games during the campaign, with an eye...
  • 2 days ago

Japers' Rink Radio Episode 3: Banking on the Future

SBN: Japers' Rink (A.Stringham) — Are the Capitals betting too much on the development of their young players? Stephen Pepper and Adam Stringham discuss that and more Recent comments from Brian MacLellan and Barry Trotz have led...
  • 2 days ago

Friday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Hershey Bears can grab the Eastern crown and a Calder Finals berth tonight, surviving trade deadline day Winnik-style, and more Your savory...
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2015-16 Rink Wrap: Philipp Grubauer

SBN: Japers' Rink (Muneeb A) — From Alzner to Winnik, we're taking a look at and grading the 2015-16 season for every player who laced 'em up for the Caps for a significant number of games during the campaign, with an eye...
  • 3 days ago

Thursday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Bears ride a lopsided win to a commanding series lead, continuing a look back at 2015-16, and more. Your savory breakfast links: Hershey pushed...
  • 3 days ago

Hershey Humiliates Toronto in 8-2 Whooping

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Max Wolpoff) — The Hershey Bears scored seven unanswered goals in the second and third periods to push the Toronto Marlies to the brink of elimination with an 8-2 final score.
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2015-16 Rink Wrap: Stanislav Galiev

SBN: Japers' Rink (Muneeb A) — From Alzner to Winnik, we're taking a look at and grading the 2015-16 season for every player who laced 'em up for the Caps for a significant number of games during the campaign, with an eye...
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Wednesday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The GM talks about his offseason plans, the Bears prep for Game Three in Toronto, the Stingrays fall in Game Seven and more. Your savory breakfast...
  • 4 days ago

Stingrays Fall in ECHL Conference Finals

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Max Wolpoff) — The Wheeling Nailers eliminated the South Carolina Stingrays with a 5-2 win in Game 7 of the ECHL Eastern Conference Finals.
  • 4 days ago

2015-16 Rink Wrap: Taylor Chorney

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — From Alzner to Winnik, we're taking a look at and grading the 2015-16 season for every player who laced 'em up for the Caps for a significant number of games during the campaign, with an eye...
  • 5 days ago

Tuesday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Continuing a look back at the 2015-16 season, updates from the farm, and more. Your savory breakfast links: The season in review: Jason Chimera...
  • 5 days ago

Nailers Force Game 7 With OT Win

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Max Wolpoff) — The winner of tomorrow's South Carolina Stingrays and Wheeling Nailers game will advance to the Kelly Cup Finals.
  • 5 days ago

Don’t Count the Marlies Out Yet

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Dylan) — Though the Bears have a 2-0 series lead, the Marlies won't roll over and make this an easy series.
  • 6 days ago

2015-16 Rink Wrap: Jason Chimera

SBN: Japers' Rink (Tommy Chalk) — From Alzner to Winnik, we're taking a look at and grading the 2015-16 season for every player who laced 'em up for the Caps for a significant number of games during the campaign, with an eye...
  • 6 days ago

Monday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Team Russia takes bronze at Worlds, catch up with the latest episode of Japers' Rink Radio, looking at possible offseason moves and more. Your savory...
  • 6 days ago

Japers' Rink Radio is Joined by RMNB's Patrick Holden

SBN: Japers' Rink (A.Stringham) — Second Episode back for Japers' Rink Radio Adam Stringham is joined by Russian Machine Never Breaks' Patrick Holden to talk about last week's Rink Wrap's on: Karl Alzner, Nicklas Backstrom, Jay...
  • 7 days ago
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