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Labor Day Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps' diaspora is re-aspora, Philly's fancystats have a Capitals flavor, Ovi takes one for the team and more. Your savory breakfast links: ...
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Sunday Open Thread

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — The last day of August means fall - and the hockey season - are just around the corner...
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Ovechkin and Malkin Singing Together

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — There is nothing else to say about this.
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Saturday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Fantasy hockey rankings and sleepers, the unfair criticism of Russian players, projecting Troy Brouwer's 14-15 and more. Your savory breakfast links: ...
  • 2 days ago
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The Noon Countdown: Playing Patti

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Counting down the days until the 2014-15 season with a look at a career high for Aaron Volpatti 41 - Number of days remaining until the Caps open the 2014-15 season. But it's also... ... the...
  • 3 days ago
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GIF Tournament Stanley Cup Final Showdown: Ovechkin vs. Backstrom

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — 16 began, 2 remain as the last GIFs standing battle it out for GIFdom's greatest prize... After five weeks and thousands of votes, the pool of contestants has been whittled down and weeded out to...
  • 3 days ago
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Friday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Backstrom finally gets his silver medal, the Caps are both poorly managed and fascinating and more. Your savory breakfast links: Looking ahead to...
  • 3 days ago
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The Noon Countdown: Drawing First Blood

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Counting down the days until the 2014-15 season with a look back at the Caps' penchant for opening the scoring in 2013-14. 42 - Number of days remaining until the Caps open the 2014-15...
  • 4 days ago
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Japers' Rink Mailbag: Grubauer, Fears, NASCAR and Face-Offs

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Questions about the goalies, phobias, souring on the former coach, draws and more in this week's edition of "you ask, we answer." A couple of goalie questions lead this week's 'Bag, so let's dive...
  • 4 days ago
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Thursday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Carlson speaks, Holtby's no sleeper, the AHL schedule is released and more. Your savory breakfast links: Re-thinking what you thought you thought...
  • 4 days ago
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Pouring for Two: The Baby Alzner Ice Bucket Challenge

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — We learned more than a month ago that Karl Alzner's wife, Mandy, is pregnant. Today, with Karl filming, Mrs. Alzner - and her baby bump - took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
  • 4 days ago
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Capitals defenseman John Carlson ‘looking forward to a fresh start’

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — The new coaching staff was upstairs at Washington’s practice facility, another morning preparing for the upcoming season. His teammates were on the ice for another offseason skate session. Rookie...
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Re-thinking Zone Starts

SBN: Japers' Rink (Muneeb A) — It's not as simple as "start offensive players in the offensive zone and defensive players in the defensive zone." Most NHL teams not only match lines, but also (to an extent) match zones. That...
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The Noon Countdown: Brouwer Power

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Counting down the days until the 2014-15 season with a look back at a big year for a secondary scorer 43 - Number of days remaining until the Caps open the 2014-15 season. But it's also... ...
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The Capitals' Top 25 Under 25: 2014-15, Part I

SBN: Japers' Rink (Japers' Rink Team) — A look at the top 25 players in the Capitals organization under the age of 25. When Brian MacLellan took over as the Caps' general manager earlier in the summer, he inherited a cupboard full of...
  • 5 days ago
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Wednesday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Kuznetsov gets the dirt on Trotz, breaking down the Caps' (old and new) blueliners and more. Your savory breakfast links: Given some new bodies on...
  • 5 days ago
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How Many Goals Against Will the Caps Allow in 2014-15?

SBN: Japers' Rink (Muneeb A) — The team should be able to cut down on shots against, but may not be able to improve its save percentage... and that would be okay. With the hiring of Barry Trotz and the signings of Brooks...
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The Noon Countdown: Brouwer-Play Goals and More

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Counting down the days until the 2014-15 season with a look at the power play's supporting cast 44 - Number of days remaining until the Caps open the 2014-15 season. But it's also... ...the ...
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That Time When the Caps Played Musical Goalies

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — 2014-15 marks the 40-year anniversary of the Washington Capitals' inaugural season, and with each year that passes, more and more stories from the early years get forgotten or otherwise lost....
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Tuesday Caps Clips

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps' top line and the zones they enter, breakouts, workouts, flameouts and more. Your savory breakfast links: There's room for improvement for...
  • 6 days ago
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