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Player Analysis & News

Dark times for Dmitry’s production

The Washington Capitals’ defensive core has grown immensely since Dmitry Orlov was drafted 55th overall in the 2009 NHL Draft. He has established his role on the team as a top 4 defenseman with a well played two-way style and glimpses of offensive talents. The Caps would not have won the Stanley Cup last year […]

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Player Analysis & News

Djoos is loose with Jensen

Lineup confirmed this morning states Christian Djoos is expected to be back in the lineup in for Brooks Orpik. He will be in alongside trade deadline-acquired Nick Jensen, who was traded by the Detroit Red Wings for Madison Bowey. Caps expected lineup vs. NJD Ovechkin-Kuznetsov-WilsonVrana-Backstrom-OshieHagelin-Eller-ConnollyBurakovsky-Dowd-Stephenson Kempny-CarlsonOrlov-NiskanenDjoos-Jensen Copley — Isabelle Khurshudyan (@ikhurshudyan) March 19, 2019 Djoos […]

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Breaking News

Shattenkirk to Caps Strengthens Cup Run; First Look Against NYR Tonight

Opinion Piece by Chris Cleveland Kevin Shattenkirk to the Caps means it really is Stanley Cup or bust this year. As the trade deadline winds down, the Washington Capitals shocked us all and made what could be the trade that puts them over the top and finally brings the Cup home to DC. The Caps sent […]

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Women and Hockey

FiCP Goes to Hockey N’ Heels

By Brittney Marcum Hockey N’ Heels 2017, hosted by Courtney Laughlin, was in my opinion, much improved from 2016. The previous year the Caps only used one of Kettler’s rinks; however, this year they utilized both, making the sessions much less rushed and giving us time to truly enjoy them. Once again there were three […]

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Caps Game Preview

Caps Pregame Update 

Ok folks we finally have the skinny on tonight’s game. Philipp Grubauer is in the net, giving the team a chance to redeem themselves after the embarrassing lack of support they showed on Saturday. Taylor Chorney is in again which means Nate Schmidt is in the viewing area tonight. The lines are as we have […]

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Playoffs

Carlson: Caps Special Weapon

John Carlson has been the defenseman stars of the playoffs since the first game. Carly is back to his old self after missing a total of 26 games during the regular season for lower-body injury. He is often called “the most under-rated” defensemen in the NHL; that is until the playoffs. He has averaged 25 minutes on the […]

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Caps Post-Game Highlights

Caps Shutout Flyers in Game One Victory

Playoff hockey time! The Presidents’ Trophy winning Washington Capitals went to battle with the 2nd Wild Card Philadelphia Flyers. The game began with a moment of silence for the passing of late Flyers owner Ed Snider. First Period: Too Many Penalties The Capitals and Flyers started their first playoff series in eight years. The theme […]

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