1. Trotz Excited for Start of Rookie Scrimmages

    On Day One of development camp, the Caps' top prospects worked with skating coaches who critiqued their strides and tried correcting bad habits.....

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  2. Caps' Nathan Walker Selling Hockey in the Land Down Under

    On Monday night, after his first day of Capitals development camp, Nathan Walker was in the Comcast studios in Bethesda telling Brian Mitchell how much he misses “meat pies...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 13 hours ago 4 reads 0 comments

  3. Barry Trotz: Mike Green Is Part of the Plan with Capitals

    Despite trade rumors being floated about Mike Green's future, head coach Barry Trotz says Green is part of his plans in D.C., especially in a leadership role...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 17 hours ago 41 reads 0 comments

  4. Carrick Says He's Ready to Compete for a Job

    Connor Carrick will be the first to tell you that as a 19-year-old defenseman he was living the dream last season as a member of the Washington Capitals ...

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  5. Andre Burakovsky Ready to Challenge for Spot with Washington Capitals

    Life was a series of adjustments for Andre Burakovsky last season. In migrating to the Ontario Hockey League from Sweden, the Erie Otters forward and Washington Capitals prospect thrust himself into a completely foreign situation...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 18 hours ago 64 reads 0 comments

  6. Agent: Wilson Has Fractured Fibula

    Capitals right wing Tom Wilson suffered a fractured fibula in a fall last week and is recovering from surgery, his agent, Mark Guy said on Wednesday...

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  7. Capitals Sign Goaltender Pasquale to One-Year Deal

    The Capitals ' goaltending picture gained some clarity on Wednesday when Edward Pasquale was signed to a one-year, two-way contract...

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  8. Former Capitals Coach Bryan Murray Diagnosed with Cancer

    Former Capitals coach Bryan Murray has been diagnosed with cancer and will be periodically leaving his role as general manager of the Ottawa Senators while undergoing treatments, the Senators announced on Monday...

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  9. Barry Trotz Expects Tom Wilson (ankle) to Be Ready for Training Camp

    Barry Trotz spent the holiday weekend working from his office, inside an empty Washington Capitals practice facility, because the flight to his family's summer home in British Columbia was simply too long for two days...

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  10. Will Washington Capitals Be Better in 2014-15 After Free-Agent Spending Spree?

    The Washington Capitals identified a glaring weakness on their roster, and new general manager Brian MacLellan strengthened that fragile link in the chain...

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  11. Brooks Orpik's Contract, Corsi and Context

    Caps' management has repeatedly excused their new blueliner's poor possession stats as a product of his on-ice circumstances... and there is some merit in that explanation...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 days ago 76 reads 0 comments

  12. Capitals Prospect Andre Burakovsky Speeding Towards NHL

    As the morning session of Capitals development camp was winding down, Andre Burakovsky left the circle of kneeling players first and skated toward a cluster of pucks...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 days ago 185 reads 0 comments

  13. How Barry Trotz Defends the Brooks Orpik Signing

    The Washington Capitals signing Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik has been widely panned as the worst move in this summer's NHL free agent frenzy...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 days ago 246 reads 0 comments

  14. Ovechkin 'upset' at Grabovski Departure, Happy with Defensive Signings

    When Mikhail Grabovski signed with the New York Islanders , you had to wonder how Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin took the news...

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  15. Washington Capitals Were Free Agency's Biggest Spenders

    Now that free agency has, for the most part, settled down it's time to step back and see who did the most damage...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 4 days ago 91 reads 0 comments

  16. Trotz Helped Sway Free Agents to Choose Capitals

    Barry Trotz's first game as Washington's bench boss in still months away, but he's already having an impact on what the Capitals look like...

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  17. Capitals Send a Strong Message to Holtby

    When the Capitals began their search for a free-agent goaltender to back up Braden Holtby, they had several factors to consider...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 5 days ago 116 reads 0 comments

  18. Caps Sign Forwards Kennedy, Newbury

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  19. Capitals Sign Tim Kennedy, Kris Newbury

    ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have signed forwards Tim Kennedy and Kris Newbury to one-year, two-way contracts, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 7 days ago 166 reads 0 comments

  20. Big Contracts to Bring Scrutiny for New Capitals Defensemen Niskanen, Orpik

    There was a brief pause while Brooks Orpik digested the query, asked over a teleconference Tuesday afternoon. The defenseman was being introduced as the Caps' newest free agent signing, at the eye-popping price of five years, $27...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 8 days ago 213 reads 0 comments

  21. Wilson Sustains Injury

    According to a Caps spokesperson, Washington right wing Tom Wilson suffered an ankle injury in Ontario during a fall. Doctors in Toronto are currently evaluating him. The Capitals ' medical staff has been in touch with Wilson and the doctors...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 9 days ago 126 reads 0 comments

  22. Washington Capitals' New Regime Making Few Changes to Draft Strategy

    The 2014 NHL draft was the first, best chance for the Washington Capitals new general manager Brian MacLellan to prove that he is indeed a "new voice" in the team's front office...

    Robert Wood Written by Robert Wood about 9 days ago 855 reads 0 comments

  23. Caps GM Says Green Is Still in Team's Plans

    Despite some huge investments on the first day of free agency, Mike Green remains the highest-paid Washington Capitals defenseman, cap-hit wise. The question is: should that previous sentence include the phrase “for now”?...

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  24. Grading Washington Capitals' 2014 Free-Agent Signings After Day 1

    Just over a month into his tenure as the general manager of the Washington Capitals , Brian MacLellan wasted no time in making a big splash on the NHL 's free-agent market...

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  25. Niskanen: Caps Shaped Up to Be Winners

    Matt Niskanen signed a seven-year, $40.25 million deal with the Washington Capitals , joined by fellow former- Penguins free agent defenceman Brooks Orpik. With coach Barry Trotz and Alex Ovechkin leading the way he feels they're set up for winning...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 9 days ago 863 reads 0 comments