Capitals Stock Roster With Proven Playoff Performers

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George McPhee entered the 2011 Offseason with one objective in mind: add players who can help the Washington Capitals vanquish their Playoff demons in 2012. It appears he’s done just that, by inking Roman Hamrlik, Joel Ward and Jeff Halpern […]

Does the Arrival of Troy Brouwer Signal Brooks Laich’s Departure?

Brooks Laich's time in Washington could be coming to an end, unless a deal is reached soon.

For the first time during George McPhee’s tenure as the General Manager of the Washington Capitals, the team decided to deal their First Round pick. It wasn’t all that surprising, considering McPhee had consistently said that he believed this Draft […]

What to Expect Out of the Capitals on Draft Day 2011

Since the arrival of Alexander Ovechkin in 2005-06, the Capitals have continued to select talented Russians like 2010 First Round Pick Evgeny Kuznetsov.

Since George McPhee took the reigns as General Manager of the Washington Capitals in 1997, he’s been one of the league’s best when it comes to targeting and selecting future impact players at the NHL Draft. While it doesn’t take […]

Does Brooks Like Washington Enough to Stay?

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One month after the Capitals were ousted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Second Round of the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the loss hasn’t gotten any easier to swallow.  Nonetheless, once the Stanley Cup Finals come to a close […]

After Another Disappointing Postseason Exit, Are Changes on the Horizon for Washington?

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The Washington Capitals have made an annual tradition out of raising the hopes of their fans and city, only to be defeated in devastating fashion by what appeared to be an inferior opponent. Last year, the Montreal Canadiens stormed back […]

To Beat Tampa Bay, Washington Needs to Capitalize

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After the top seeded Washington Capitals dispatched of the New York Rangers in five games, they looked like a team that was more than up to the task of taking on the Tampa Bay Lightning in the second round. However, […]

Capitals Look Poised to Build on First Round Success

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The Capitals’ first round series against the New York Rangers was an opportunity for Washington to show the hockey world whether they’ve grown as a team since their devastatingly early playoff exit in 2010. This Washington squad made quick work […]

Capitals’ Depth Leading the Way, Overpowering Rangers

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They’re calling it the “Miracle in Manhattan.”  Some have suggested that this is the win that will help turn the Capitals’ postseason fortunes at around.  Ultimately, Wednesday’s breathtaking come-from-behind victory is just another game, but what it did do is […]

Are the Capitals Giving Up on Eric Fehr?

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Of the  12 Washington Capitals forwards that dressed for the team’s first three games of the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs, just six have more expensive contracts than Eric Fehr.  Making $2.2 million a year through next season, Fehr is one […]

Arnott Delivering in the Clutch for Caps

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Jason Arnott has been with the Washington Capitals for 13 games, so he’s a newcomer in the Caps’ dressing room.  However, in that short time, Arnott has emerged as one of the team’s most important players, as well as one […]

Big Signing: Knuble Inks 1 year extension

Mike Knuble has played a huge role in the team’s resurgence since the Winter Classic, and the Capitals management rewarded him with a one-year, $2 million extension on Monday.  Knuble has meant more to this team than just about any […]

A Tale of Two Goalies: Who will Bruce Boudreau Start in Game One?

As the Washington Capitals persevered through an up-and-down 2010-11 season, they did so on the shoulders of three different goaltenders.  Michal Neuvirth, Semyon Varlamov and Braden Holtby each played well for short periods of time, but none of the three […]