1. Holtby: 'If I Were a Fan, I'd Be Booing Us'

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 5 months ago 75 reads 0 comments

  2. Will Ovechkin Hit 50?

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  3. Capitals Sign Madison Bowey

    The Washington Capitals have signed defenseman Madison Bowey to a three-year, entry-level contract beginning the 2014-15 season, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today...

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  4. Oates: Alex Ovechkin 'quit on the Play' That Led to Stars' Fourth Goal

    Alex Ovechkin has received criticism for his absentee defensive play throughout his nine-year NHL career and in the third period of a blowout loss against the Dallas Stars Tuesday night he offered more fuel for his detractors...

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  5. Washington Capitals Chose Wisely by Letting Ribeiro Walk, Then Signing Grabovski

    NHL fans are often forced to wait several years to determine if their team's particular offseason moves have worked out in their favor...

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  6. Capitals Say They Made the Right Call on Wilson

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  7. Wey Exits vs. Predators with Upper-Body Injury

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  8. Halak Playing for More Than a Playoff Spot

    Beginning with tonight's game against the Nashville Predators , Jaroslav Halak has two weeks to prove his worth – not only to the Capitals , but to 29 other NHL teams.....

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  9. Evgeny Kuznetsov a Quick Study in the NHL

    Three weeks ago, when Evgeny Kuznetsov arrived at long last in Washington and then joined the Capitals ' lineup two days later, Coach Adam Oates would go out of his way to downplay expectations for the 21-year-old forward...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 5 months ago 63 reads 0 comments

  10. Caps Admit They're Cheering for Flyers, Penguins

    When the clock strikes 7 tonight and Troy Brouwer sits down in front of his television, he won't be dressed in orange and black or holding a sign saying how much he loves Sidney Crosby ...

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  11. Adam Oates Holding Mikhail Grabovski out Saturday vs. Bruins

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  12. Chris Brown Tackles the Challenges of Switching to Center

    If there's one position where the Capitals have an abundance of depth, it's right wing. So when the team acquired 23-year-old right wing Chris Brown from Phoenix as part of the trade ...

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  13. Laich Optimistic After Surgery

    As he stood in front of his locker on Thursday, Brooks Laich sounded like a man who honestly believes he will play again this regular season...

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  14. Mikhail Grabovski Says He's Ready to Play Saturday vs. Bruins

    Nicklas Backstrom, Mikhail Grabovski say they're ready to play Saturday. Adam Oates not ruling Jack Hillen out for Saturday...

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  15. The 5 Biggest Letdowns of Washington Capitals' 2013-14 Season so Far

    With nine games to go on their 2013-14 schedule, the Washington Capitals still have an opportunity to secure one of the final postseason berths in the Eastern Conference. However, they haven't made things easy on themselves...

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  16. Kuznetsov on KHL vs. NHL: 'Here Is Best'

    If the Capitals wind up making the Stanley Cup playoffs this season, Evgeny Kuznetsov will be a big reason why...

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  17. Alexander Ovechkin Suffers Scary Collision with Teammate Jack Hillen

    The only thing worse than hit-sticking your most talented teammate is injuring yourself in the process. Washington Capitals defenseman Jack Hillen ended up on the wrong end of a scary, teammate-on-teammate collision on Tuesday night...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 5 months ago 15,341 reads 9 comments

  18. Ovechkin & Hllen, Capitals Teammates, Collide in Violent Hit

    It's every big hitter in the NHL 's dream: A big-time, big-name scorer, in the open ice with no clue you're coming. And in an instant . . ...

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  19. Jack Hillen Has Quietly Become Major Part of Washington Capitals

    When defenseman Jack Hillen signed with the Washington Capitals as a free agent during the summer of 2012, Capitals fans were expecting a player described by The Hockey News as a "mobile depth defenseman" who " possesses good offensive upside.

    Robert Wood Written by Robert Wood about 5 months ago 1,554 reads 1 comments

  20. Report: Possible Shoulder Injury for Caps' Backstrom

    The Washington Capitals apparently held Nicklas Backstrom out of the remainder of Tuesday's shootout loss to the Los Angeles Kings for precautionary reasons. Now the question is what, exactly, is ailing the talented Swede...

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  21. Backstrom (Upper Body) Questionable to Return

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  22. Washington Capitals' 5 Most Impressive Individual Performances in 2013-14

    After a very successful three-game trip to California that saw the Capitals pick up five of a possible six points, this team is very much back in the hunt for a postseason berth...

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  23. Mikhail Grabovski returns to practice for Capitals, return to lineup uncertain

    The Capitals received a welcome sight on Monday when center Mikhail Grabovski hopped on the ice for practice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex...

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  24. Washington Capitals Must Keep Up Momentum from California Trip

    As he waited 15 days between starts, Braden Holtby began to notice changes in the Washington Capitals from his backup goaltender's spot on the bench...

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  25. Why Oates Did Not Select Ovechkin in Shootout

    Since he arrived as head coach of the Capitals last season, Adam Oates has always gone to Alex Ovechkin in shootouts.....

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