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Start of a New Season: Capitals Training Camp

The Capitals are officially back! Friday was day one of the Caps training camp, signally the end of summer fun! Much of the attention was given to the goaltenders as the teams began the process of shifting the focus to new coaches and new players.

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An Upgraded MedStar Capitals Iceplex – Welcomes Players and Fans

As we first reported in August 2018, the former Kettler Capitals Iceplex was undergoing a transformation into the new MedStar Captials Iceplex (MCI) . Mounmental Sports entered a new agreement with MedStar which included new naming rights for the ice rink that sits on top of Ballston Quarter mall. Because we are always at the […]

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Just Another Day on the Ice for Returning Capitals

The mood on the ice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex was still lighthearted and yet focused. The #caps skating end to end and looking like a winning team with all the players, minus Eller, on the ice. #ALLCAPS #StanleyCupChampions pic.twitter.com/hER3miO4O1 — FriendsinColdPlaces (@inColdPlacesDC) September 10, 2018 Joining the workout on Monday for the first time were […]

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Caps Goalies Doing Goalie Things

We may be a bit enchanted with the Washington Capitals’ franchise goalies. Center ice crossover and shoot!! @Capitals pre-camp #caps Orpik Wilson pic.twitter.com/Xbsja2kU1K — FriendsinColdPlaces (@inColdPlacesDC) September 7, 2018 After all they look so cute scooting across the ice! Morning goalie drills with coach #caps #allcaps pic.twitter.com/QIT0y66KJa — FriendsinColdPlaces (@inColdPlacesDC) September 7, 2018 And then […]

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So Many Hershey Bears in Virginia

The Capitals players are showing up little by little in Ballston, Virginia for an unofficial conditioning camp. Added to the pack are a few fellas from Hershey to show off their Bear talent.

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It’s Like a Goalie Festival at MedStar Capitals Iceplex

Wednesday was the target date for most of the players to return to MedStar Capitals Iceplex for some conditioning prior to the start of training camp 14 September. Although not everyone is here yet – no Tom Wilson sighting – we do have four of the franchise goalies in attendance. Up the sides and shoot […]

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Alex Ovechkin is Back, Setting Good Examples for Prospects at Camp Nemo

More Washington Capitals players have trickled into the DMV to gear up for the season and a chance to defend Lord Stanley’s Cup. No seriously, the keg stands are stopping and they’re getting back to business. A lot prospects took to the ice early on during Wednesday morning’s unofficial practice and were soon joined in […]

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My Time with the Washington Capitals

The Capitals had an extra goaltender on the ice the past few weeks for Camp Nemo. Max Cichanowicz was invited to sit in the net as a few Caps played a bit of ‘pickup hockey’ before training camp begins mid-September. Here’s his story about how the Capitals made his dream come true!

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Capitals Training Camp 2018

The Caps are Back! The Caps are BACK …. okay, some are back

We finally had a chance to spend more than a few minutes at MedStar Capitals Iceplex aka Kettler) today and get a closer look at those Capitals who are participating in the unofficial #campnemo. Mark Nemish, the team strength and conditioning coach, has been on the ice with those players showing up for a bit […]

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Wanna Be Like Ovi? Here’s How!

If you’re reading this, you were probably a hockey fan before our beloved Caps won the Stanley Cup this last spring. But for some of you —  because hockey isn’t exactly mainstream in many parts of the world — your fandom may have made you feel like some kind of subversive weirdo.

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