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A Fan’s Guide to the Washington Capitals’ Practice Facility – Kettler Capitals Iceplex

Interested in attending training camp? Want to check out a Caps practice? We’ve put together some general information to assist you in your planning. The fan guide provides the basics, but should you have any additional questions, please feel free to reach out to NoVa Caps at novacapsfans@gmail.com.  Kettler Capitals Iceplex is located at 627 North Glebe Road, Arlington, Virginia...
Via NoVa Caps
31 minutes ago

T.J. Oshie’s Contract May Come Back and Haunt the Caps

T.J. Oshie's long contract pays him top dollar at an age when most players aren't nearly as productive.
Via Capitals Outsider
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Barry Trotz talks Oshie's role in Washington

After the Caps signed TJ Oshie to a long-term deal, Barry Trotz discusses how important he is to the organization.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
15 hours ago

Trotz discusses his plan to replace Nate Schmidt

Barry Trotz talked to media during the NHL draft about how the way he plans to replace Nate Schmidt in the lineup.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
16 hours ago

Capitals Draft Four Players, Three Defensemen

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals selected three defenders and one left winger at the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago. Starting with the fourth round, the Capitals had one pick in the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh rounds. Tobias Geisser was the first player taken in the draft as he was selected 120th overall. The Caps also drafted Sebastian Walfridsson, Benton Maass, and Kristian Roykas...
Via NoVa Caps
17 hours ago

What to Expect From The Capitals 2017 Draft

Today marks the day when rounds 2-7 of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft begin. The Capitals do not hold a draft selection until Round 4. In total they have a single pick in each of the 4th (120th Overall), 5th (151st), 6th (182nd), and 7th Rounds (213rd). So what will they do, and who may they draft? All of the top prospects will likely be off of the board by then, and it’s difficult to...
Via NoVa Caps
20 hours ago

Caps' Barry Trotz on the importance of re-signing TJ Oshie

The Capitals re-signed T. J. Oshie to a long-term deal on Friday. Head coach Barry Trotz spoke at the NHL Draft on what it means to re-sign such a high-caliber player like Oshie.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
20 hours ago

Welcome Back, T.J. Oshie: Eight Years, $46 Million

 Signaling that the Capitals front office is unlikely to abandon the talent pool it has assembled in Washington, the organization made its first major move of the offseason, re-signing right wing T.J. Oshie to an eight-year, $46 million deal. Oshie celebrated the news on Twitter, shedding some light on the deciding factors: Oshie set career highs for goals in both of his seasons...
Via CBS DC
1 day ago

Washington Capitals Re-Sign Defenseman Christian Djoos

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Box Score 6/23: Philly continues to trust the process

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while waiting for Phil Jackson to wake up from his nap. Happy birthday today to Brooks Laich, LaDainian Tomlinson, Brandon Stokley and Zinedine Zidane. On today's date on in 2003 Barry Bonds became the first player in baseball...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Re-sign Defenseman Christian Djoos

With Nate Schmidt gone, Christian Djoos may even see some time on the Caps' blue-line this coming season.
Via Capitals Outsider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Braden Holtby marches in Capital Pride Parade (PHOTO)

Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby expressed how open-minded he is by marching in Washington D.C. on Saturday. Holtby and his wife, Brandy, marched in the Capital Pride Parade on Saturday, supporting LGBTQ rights, and here’s a photo showing them there. Fans, of course, wanted selfies with the Caps’ netminder.
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Trade Alex Ovechkin? OK, here are 10 pretend deals the Capitals could make

Let’s trade Alex Ovechkin to every team in the NHL. Wait, not every team. The plan was to invent a hypothetical trade that the Capitals would consider, but folks, that’s impossible. Earlier this week, Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan opened the door to the possibility of the potential of the idea of the notion of maybe trading Ovechkin if the right deal came...
Via The Comeback
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals aren’t planning to trade Ovechkin, but are keeping future options open

As if on schedule, trade rumors involving Alex Ovechkin popped up almost immediately after the Washington Capitals were knocked out of the playoffs. In a recent interview, Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan has dismissed those rumors, stating the team has no intention of trading away Ovechkin – for now.In an interview seen on the Washington Post, MacLellan discussed the team’s...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals to play outdoor game at U.S. Naval Academy next season

The Washington Capitals won the Presidents’ Trophy in back-to-back seasons, but failed to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals each time. Washington seemed to finally be in the driver’s seat to bring the Stanley Cup Trophy to D.C. for the first time, well, ever, but another meeting with the defending champion Penguins proved to be too much for them. The Capitals, however...
Via The Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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