1. Capitals Name Todd Reirden Assistant Coach

    ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have named Todd Reirden assistant coach, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 4 months ago 174 reads 0 comments

  2. NHL Draft 2014: Final Look at Washington Capitals' Best Options in 1st Round

    The Washington Capitals haven't had many chances to pick early at NHL drafts as of late, as the team's upcoming No. 13 overall selection will be just the second time the club has chosen within the top half of Round 1 since 2007...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 4 months ago 1,706 reads 0 comments

  3. Why Capitals Fans Should Be Disappointed with 2015 Winter Classic Matchup

    Washington Capitals fans waited until June 20 to hear who their team would play in the 2015 Winter Classic. The reward for their patience? The Chicago Blackhawks . Wait...

    Robert Wood Written by Robert Wood about 4 months ago 9,250 reads 5 comments

  4. Capitals Name Mitch Korn Goaltending Coach

    ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have named Mitch Korn the team's goaltending coach, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today...

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  5. Alex Ovechkin Eager for Fresh Start with New Coach Barry Trotz

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  6. Caps' Assistant Calle Johansson Leaves Team

    Capitals assistant coach Calle Johansson - a former NHL player who appeared in 983 games with the franchise - has left the team for family reasons. The Capitals' website announced the news on Monday night...

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  7. Breaking Down Experts' Picks for Washington Capitals' 2014 Draft

    For the Washington Capitals , this weekend's 2014 NHL draft should be viewed as one of the most critical weekends in recent franchise history...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 4 months ago 1,395 reads 0 comments

  8. Ovechkin: Trotz 'Going to Bring Some New Stuff'

    LAS VEGAS — Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored 51 goals last season to capture his second consecutive and fourth career Maurice Richard Trophy, an award he'll collect at Tuesday night's NHL Awards in Las Vegas...

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  9. Depth Players Washington Capitals Should Chase in Free Agency

    It’s already been an eventful offseason for the Washington Capitals , as the team will enter the 2014-15 season with both a new head coach and general manager for the first time since 1997...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 4 months ago 2,802 reads 7 comments

  10. Capitals Announce 2014 Preseason Schedule

    ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have released their 2014 preseason schedule, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 4 months ago 1,036 reads 0 comments

  11. Capitals Seeking a Veteran Goaltender to Back Up Braden Holtby

    The Washington Capitals remain committed to Braden Holtby as their starting goaltender while pursuing a veteran option to serve as his backup, general manager Brian MacLellan said Monday...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 171 reads 0 comments

  12. Should Capitals Take a Shot at Dion Phaneuf?

    Let's assume that Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan is earnest in his pursuit of a left-handed defenseman who can play alongside the right-handed shooting Mike Green on the Caps' blue line...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 424 reads 0 comments

  13. Washington Capitals Must Lock Up Mikhail Grabovski Long Term in 2014 Offseason

    How drastically things have changed for Mikhail Grabovski over the course of one year. On July 4, 2013, Grabovski was bought out by the Toronto Maple Leafs in a surprise ...

    Robert Wood Written by Robert Wood about 4 months ago 1,706 reads 10 comments

  14. The Best Fit at Each Position for Washington Capitals in 2014 NHL Draft

    Like many other NHL organizations that have consistently iced competitive rosters since the 2004-05 lockout, the Washington Capitals ’ six-year postseason streak was made ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 4 months ago 1,685 reads 2 comments

  15. Capitals Promote Ross Mahoney to Assistant General Manager

    ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals promoted Ross Mahoney to assistant general manager, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 111 reads 0 comments

  16. Broken Wrist Expected to Sideline Dmitry Orlov Until Late September

    Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov, injured early into Russia's gold-medal run during the IIHF World Championships last month, is facing a recovery process that could extend into the beginning of October, a team spokesman said Wednesday...

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  17. Strengths and Weaknesses of Washington Capitals' Top Prospects

    Despite the Washington Capitals ' failure to qualify for the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, there is no disputing how well this team has drafted, acquired and ultimately developed young prospects over the past decade...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 4 months ago 2,033 reads 2 comments

  18. Agent: Laich Is 'Glue Of' Caps, Won't Be Bought out

    The Washington Capitals still have a compliance buyout left, which means they could completely rid themselves of the final three seasons of forward Brooks Laich's $4.5 million annual cap hit...

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  19. 5 Roster Spots Washington Capitals Should Be Looking to Upgrade

    Heading into the team's first summer without George McPhee behind the wheel since 1997, the Washington Capitals have a number of holes to fill over the next three months if they have any hope of climbing back into the postseason in 2014-15...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 4 months ago 2,081 reads 7 comments

  20. Why Washington Capitals Must Avoid Trading Mike Green Within the Division

    It's starting to feel like a trade of Mike Green by the Washington Capitals is all but inevitable. The nine-year veteran has seen his production drastically decrease since ...

    Robert Wood Written by Robert Wood about 4 months ago 2,719 reads 5 comments

  21. Would Trotz Consider Sullivan as an Assistant?

    With a new general manager [Brian MacLellan] and a new coach [Barry Trotz] the next step in the Capitals ' front office rebuild will be the hiring of a new head coach for the AHL Hershey Bears and new assistants for the Capitals and Bears...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 170 reads 0 comments

  22. How Mike Green Can Be a Game-Changer for the Capitals

    A healthy relationship between any coach and their superstar is paramount for a team's on-ice success, but according to former Trotz player and current NBC hockey analyst Keith Jones, ...

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  23. Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan May Be a 'New Voice' After All

    When Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis announced the hiring of general manager Brian MacLellan on May 26 , many in the Capitals community smelled a rat...

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  24. Trotz to Put His Stamp on Caps' Coaching Staff

    Between looking for a home, packing 16 years of belongings and calling each of his players one by one, Barry Trotz has had an eventful first week as head coach of the Capitals ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 5 months ago 565 reads 0 comments

  25. Will the Caps Use Their Buyout on Laich or Green?

    New Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan faces some challenges, including tweaking a roster to the specifications of new head coach Barry Trotz (even if the latter seems open-minded about playing to offensive strengths)...

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