1. Orpik Rubbing the Caps the Right Way

    Brooks Orpik was going through the paces of a typically rugged hockey game in the Caps' season opener on Thursday night when Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty took him down along the boards with a slew foot midway through the first period...

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  2. Washington Capitals Coach Barry Trotz Is the Devil

    Barry Trotz lost his first game as head coach of the Washington Capitals on Thursday night, dropping a 2-1 shootout decision to the Montreal Canadiens ...

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  3. Andre Burakovsky Scores but Capitals Settle for Shootout Loss in Opener

    The pageantry associated with the revealing of a new banner hanging from the rafters of Verizon Center didn't happen on Thursday.....

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  4. Video: Caps Rookie Burakovsky Scores in NHL Debut

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  5. Mike Green Confirms He's out ThursdayTheScore

    Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green will miss Thursday's season opener against the Montreal Canadiens with an upper-body injury...

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  6. Mike Green Confirms He's out Tonight

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  7. Excited Capitals Ready for Season Opener vs. Montreal

    The final practice before the regular season ended with a shootout competition, single-elimination style. Score and move on...

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  8. Bold Predictions for the Washington Capitals as the 2014-15 NHL Season Begins

    With less than 48 hours remaining until the puck officially drops on the 2014-15 NHL campaign for the Capitals , the Barry Trotz era is about to get underway in Washington...

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  9. 'I Was Not Expecting to Take This Job'

    With high-profile names like Wayne Gretzky, Ray Shero and Jim Benning mentioned as possibilities to replace George McPhee as the next general manager of the Capitals .....

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  10. Undrafted Rookie O'Brien Makes Caps After Eye-Opening Camp

    The most unlikely story from the preseason officially came from Washington on Tuesday, as Liam O'Brien — the twice-undrafted rookie from QMJHL Halifax — made the Capitals ' opening-night roster...

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  11. Dinner with Ovi: Caps Star Surprises 10-Year-Old Fan

    While participating in a skating session with the American Special Hockey Association, Alex Ovechkin was approached by 10-year-old Ann Schaab....

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  12. Green Says the Bar Has Been Raised Under Trotz

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  13. Trotz Already Setting the Tone with Ovechkin

    Barry Trotz talks a lot. It's the biggest reason he lost his voice two days into training amp and hasn't quite gotten it back...

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  14. Orpik Maintains a Strict Nutritional Regimen in Order to Prolong His Career

    His entire NHL career, now entering its second decade, had been spent in a city famous for heaping French fries onto salads, so among Brooks Orpik's first tasks in Washington was finding a reliable organic market...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 4 months ago 50 reads 0 comments

  15. NHL.com: Capitals' Green Practices, Hopeful for Season Opener

    Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green, who had been out because of an upper-body injury, practiced in a regular jersey Thursday, giving him hope he could play in the season opener Oct...

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  16. Complete Preview for the Washington Capitals' 2014-15 Season

    For the first time in seven years, the Washington Capitals missed the playoffs in 2013-14. The result was sweeping change in the front office, behind the bench and on the ice. Gone are general manager George McPhee and head coach Adam Oates...

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  17. Sabres Blow out Capitals in Preseason Tune-Up, 6-1

    Matt Moulson scored twice and Sam Reinhart had his first goal of the preseason in the Buffalo Sabres ' 6-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night...

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  18. Burning Questions Ahead of the 2014-15 Washington Capitals Season

    As the Washington Capitals near Barry Trotz's regular-season debut as the team's head coach, many questions remain unanswered...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 4 months ago 1,356 reads 0 comments

  19. Trotz Wants 'Gang Mentality' for Capitals

    With the Montreal Canadiens set to play a preseason game against the Blackhawks in Chicago tonight, it appears Canadiens defenseman Jarred Tinordi escaped supplementary discipline...

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  20. Trotz Has 'No Problem' Adding Two Rookie Centers

    NHL teams do not need to submit their 23-man rosters until Tuesday but it appears Capitals coach Barry Trotz has already decided on Evgeny Kuznetsov and Andre Burakovsky as his No...

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  21. Trotz Plans to Reduce Ovechkin's Power-Play Time This Season

    The winds of change continue to blow in Washington as new Capitals head coach Barry Trotz continues to put his fingerprints all over the way the roster is deployed...

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  22. 2nd-Line Center Decision Coming as Capitals Thrust Laich into the Mix

    On the plane ride here, Brooks Laich learned he had been thrust into Washington 's second-line center battle.....

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  23. Mike Green (Upper Body) Misses Second Straight Practice

    The Washington Capitals plans to Rejuvenate defenseman Mike Green's game have been put on hold. He has missed two straight practices due to an upper-body injury, per the Washington Post...

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  24. Roster Decisions, Including Second-Line Center, Await Trotz and Capitals

    With the Washington Capitals ' quest for a second-line center stalled halfway through the preseason, Coach Barry Trotz plans to throw forward Brooks Laich into a competition that hasn't quite gone as hoped...

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  25. Top 5 Storylines Emerging During the Washington Capitals 2014-15 Preseason

    The 2014-15 NHL campaign is now within sight, but for the Washington Capitals , a number of questions remain unanswered...

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