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Capitals Development Camp takes a new look

This year's development camp has a very different feel to it from previous years. Chuck Gormley explains.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chimera still waiting for offer from Capitals

With the NHL’s free agent frenzy just two days away – contract signings can begin at noon on Friday – Jason Chimera’s future with the
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

At development camp, Capitals map out plans to search for goaltending depth

The Capitals will sign two goaltenders in unrestricted free agency with the expectation that each will play for their minor league affiliates.
Via Capitals Insider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Day 1 at Capitals' prospect development camp

The top prospects in the Capitals' system took to the Kettler Iceplex on Tuesday for their first stop en route to hopefully making the 2016-2017 roster.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stanislav Galiev hopeful to see more ice time with the Caps next season

"I think a guy like Stan Galiev, we’ll find out what he can do," Barry Trotz said at the NHL Draft.
Via Capitals Insider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

A Fond Farewell to Michael Latta

For the Caps, Michael Latta will probably be missed more off the ice than on it.
Via Capitals Outsider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Alumni Exhibition Jersey Auction

The Washington Capitals and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation will host a jersey auction on Handbid featuring game-worn, autographed jerseys from its Alumni Exhibition game taking place during the 2016 Prospect Development Camp on June ...
Via NHL.com - Capitals
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals 2016 Development Camp Guide

The Washington Capitals will host their 2016 Prospect Development Camp from June 28 - July 2, 2016 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. All on-ice sessions are free and open to the public. Capitals development camp is an annual week-long summer sessio...
Via NHL.com - Capitals
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Draft Shows Change in Philosophy

The Washington Capitals held the 26th overall pick at the 2016 NHL Draft, and like every year, there was plenty of speculation as to who the team would select. Before the draft even seemed to be in full swing Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan made headlines by making the first major splash of the day by acquiring his much-needed third line center in Lars Eller from the Montreal...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Capitals Make Six Selections on Second Day of 2016 NHL Draft

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals selected center Garrett Pilon (87th overall), left wing Damien Riat (117th overall), left wing Beck Malenstyn (145th overall), left wing Axel Jonsson-Fjallby (147th overall), defenseman Chase Priskie (177th...
Via NHL.com - Capitals
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps Trade for Eller, Re-Sign Carey and Ness

WASHINGTON — The Washington Capitals made a flurry of moves during today’s draft, retaining Paul Carey and Aaron Ness while trading a pair of second-round picks for Canadiens center Lars Eller. First, the trade, which reunites Eller with T.J. Oshie, both of whom were drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the first round of different NHL drafts, but signed on the same day in 2008...
Via CBS DC
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals re-sign Paul Carey, Aaron Ness to two-way deals

Both players spent the majority of last season in the American Hockey League.
Via Capitals Insider
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Braden Holtby Wins Yvon Labre Award

Caps fans vote for goaltender Braden Holtby as their favorite player in 2015-16.
Via Capitals Outsider
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals' Holtby wins Vezina Trophy

Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's best goalie at the NHL Awards show in Las Vegas on Wednesday night. Holtby was rewarded for a remarkable season in which he tied Martin Brodeur's league record with 48 victories for the Presidents' Trophy-winning Caps. His goals-against average was fifth in the league at 2.20, and he finished eighth in...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals' Trotz wins Jack Adams Award

Barry Trotz of the Washington Capitals won the Jack Adams Award as the NHL's top coach at the NHL Awards show in Las Vegas on Wednesday night. Trotz earned the award for the first time by leading the Caps to an NHL-best 120 points this season, setting a franchise record with 56 victories. Washington allowed the second-fewest goals in the NHL, adding stellar defense to its traditional...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals 2016-17 Regular Season Schedule

WASHINGTON — The Capitals announced their 2016-17 regular season schedule Tuesday. As we learned Monday, Washington will open its season in Pittsburgh on Thursday, Oct. 13, the same day the Penguins will raise their championship banner. The Caps will host the New York Islanders on Saturday, Oct. 15 for their home opener. Other dates to remember: Oct. 22 — Capitals host New York...
Via CBS DC
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Capitals’ 2016-17 Season Opener is Not Ideal

WASHINGTON — The NHL has begun rolling out schedules for the 2016-17 regular season. The Capitals’ home opener, we’ve learned, arrives on Saturday, Oct. 15 against the New York Islanders. 117 days! See you at Verizon Center for #CapsIsles on October 15! #RockTheRed #CapsSchedule https://t.co/JR5O0v9phY pic.twitter.com/18SUIPlL1L — Washington Capitals (@Capitals) June 20...
Via CBS DC
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Braden Holtby rocks the rainbow and red in Capital Pride Parade

The Washington Capitals marched in their first official Capital Pride Parade on Saturday, and right at the front of the team’s delegation was Braden Holtby. Draped in a rainbow flag and sporting a red Capitals “RockTheRainbow” T-shirt, the team’s netminder shook hands, took selfies with fans lining the parade route and marched with wife Brandi, along with […]
Via DC Sports Blog
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrik Laine believes it will take him five years to be like Ovechkin

You can’t say prospect Patrik Laine doesn’t have confidence. The likely second overall pick in the upcoming NHL Draft was talking with TSN’s Gino Reda and he told the hockey insider that it will take him five years to be like Washington Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin. The 18-year-old compared his game to the Great 8 and said fellow prospect Auston Matthews compares to...
Via Puck Drunk Love
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Ovechkin looked good in Russian charity basketball game

Alexander Ovechkin is amazing out on the ice, but it turns out that he’s a pretty solid athlete on the hardwood too. Ovechkin recently competed in a charity basketball game in Russia which was supporting a charity for children with cerebral palsy. Check out his highlights: Not too bad. Basketball does run in Ovie’s family as his mother, Tatyana, is a two-time gold medal winner...
Via Puck Drunk Love
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Over half of Finland watched the World Championship gold medal game

When you are a hockey obsessed country it is tough to really shock anyone with anything. Some people will argue that player selection on the national team is a pretty big deal, while others will say attendance figures warrant some discussion. How about record breaking television numbers? That would seem like a pretty newsworthy accomplishment. In the case of Finland, their television...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss
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