Washington Capitals

Today, teams are trimming down rosters. It’s another chaotic day in the chaotic couple weeks leading up to the start of the NHL season. The Washington Capitals wrapped up their second scrimmage game of training camp last night. Before the season starts, here’s five thoughts from training camp, so far. Crowded Defense With the addition
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In today’s NHL rumor rundown, the Edmonton Oilers have made good on buzz that they would be signing another left-shot defenseman. Meanwhile, the Columbus Blue Jackets are bringing in veteran blueliner on a PTO. Where are the Washington Capitals at with Alex Ovechkin’s contract extension? And why did Mikael Granlund choose Nashville after speculation he
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The Washington Capitals, along with the 30 other NHL teams, released their Reverse Retro jerseys for sale on Dec. 1, and it proved to be a success, selling out quickly online, according to Russian Machine Never Breaks. The Screaming Eagle logo, dormant since 2007, got new life thanks to Adidas’ program. Washington’s version of the
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On Black Friday, buried under the holiday and pandemic and post-election coverage, the NBA quietly announced their 2020-21 preseason schedule. That helps pave the way for the NHL to return to home arenas in 10 cities — including Washington. The Capitals haven’t played at Capital One Arena since March 5. (AP Photo/Al Drago) The Washington
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In today’s NHL rumor rundown, Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland updates the media on the status of Oscar Klefbom, noting how much of next season he believes the defenseman will miss. In Anaheim, expect the Ducks to sign a goaltender in an effort to meet expansion draft requirements. In Boston, what might Jake DeBrusk’s next
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In today’s NHL rumors rundown, there is news that Alex Ovechkin is representing himself during new contract talks with the Washington Capitals, while in Pittsburgh, Evgeni Malkin is going the traditional route to get a new deal done. Talks out of Winnipeg are that the Jets are very serious about trading Patrik Laine and in
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The Washington Capitals were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs in the first round for the second consecutive season. The difference between this year and last year is that the Capitals had a 2018 Stanley Cup win to fall back upon in 2019. This year, though, they repeated upon their first-round exit from the year
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In today’s NHL rumor rundown, Braden Holtby admits that his time in Washington might have come to an end. The Montreal Canadiens have reasons to feel good about their season, but they still have concerns and there could be possible trades. The St. Louis Blues need to talk business with Alex Pietrangelo and what will
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The Washington Capitals currently find themselves down 3-0 in their Stanley Cup playoff series against the New York Islanders. This is certainly not where this team expected to be and it cannot be where general manager Brian MacLellan expected them to be. It’s hard to look at the roster with the deadline additions MacLellan made
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All things considered, the situation could be a lot worse for the Washington Capitals as the Eastern Conference’s third seed prepares to take on the seventh-seeded New York Islanders and their former head coach Barry Trotz in the first round of the 2020 NHL Playoffs on Wednesday in Toronto. With defenseman John Carlson, arguably the
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When the NHL season was put on pause, the Washington Capitals had racked up 90 points, good enough to cling to third place in the Eastern Conference. While they avoided the qualifying round of the rebooted postseason, the Caps aren’t widely considered to be among the league’s handful of elite teams. So what will it
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