1. Travis Boyd a Diamond in the Rough for Capitals

    It was a small sampling of three games, but during last week's scrimmages at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, few players impressed the Capitals' scouts and coaching staff more than center/right wing Travis Boyd...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 98 reads 0 comments

  2. Does Mike Green Still Fit in Capitals Puzzle?

    Just as Barry Trotz has visions of multiple forward line combinations dancing in his head, Capitals assistant coach Todd Reirden has a variety of defensive pairings he'd like to see once training camp rolls around in September...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 116 reads 0 comments

  3. Karl Alzner 'Fired Up' About Capitals' Changes

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 579 reads 0 comments

  4. Vegas Oddsmakers Show No Love for Caps

    Back on June 16 -- after the Los Angeles Kings skated to their second Stanley Cup title in three years and before Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews became the two richest men in hockey ...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 172 reads 0 comments

  5. Bowey One Step Closer to Playing for Capitals

    When defenseman Madison Bowey hit the ice for last week's development camp at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the change in him was evident.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 9 reads 0 comments

  6. Capitals Sign Jakub Vrana

    ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have signed forward Jakub Vrana to a three-year, entry-level contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today...

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  7. Capitals Sign Vitek Vanecek

    ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have signed goaltender Vitek Vanecek to a three-year, entry-level contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 507 reads 0 comments

  8. How Each Offseason Addition and Departure Will Affect Washington Capitals

    As expected, the Washington Capitals are in the midst of one of the busiest offseasons in franchise history, both on the ice and behind the bench...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 3 months ago 2,674 reads 7 comments

  9. Garrett Haar Took Winding Journey to 'grow into the Person I Am Today'

    Garrett Haar attended his first Capitals development camp, some three years back, feeling like a kindergartner amid a sea of high-schoolers. “I felt like a little 5-year-old walking around,” he said...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 months ago 91 reads 0 comments

  10. Ted Leonsis, Matt Niskanen Talk New Caps Defenseman Brooks Orpik

    The contract of Brooks Orpik has become this offseason's hot-button issue around the Washington Capitals , the item asked whenever some new, relevant official, coach and player faces the media...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 months ago 150 reads 0 comments

  11. Capitals Re-Sign Nate Schmidt

    The Washington Capitals have re-signed defenseman Nate Schmidt to a one-year, two-way contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 months ago 98 reads 0 comments

  12. New Acquisition Matt Niskanen Expects 'really Good Fit' with Capitals

    Matt Niskanen stood before a Capitals backdrop inside the Capitals' practice facility on Saturday afternoon, wearing his new Capitals sweater and his new Capitals hat, whisked here after a marriage, a lucrative contract and two weeks of general madness.

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 155 reads 0 comments

  13. Leonsis: Capitals Have Deepest Defense Since He Became Owner

    Ted Leonsis has been a part of the Washington Capitals ' ownership group since 1999, and if you ask him, this is the deepest defense he's ever seen since taking over the franchise...

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  14. 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.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 44 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 3 months ago 6 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 3 months ago 110 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 months ago 60 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 3 months ago 213 reads 0 comments

  19. 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...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 months ago 149 reads 0 comments

  20. 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...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 months ago 127 reads 0 comments

  21. 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...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 5 reads 0 comments

  22. 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...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 31 reads 0 comments

  23. 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...

    Dave  Lozo Written by Dave Lozo about 3 months ago 6,589 reads 22 comments

  24. 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 months ago 107 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 months ago 188 reads 0 comments