Washington Capitals

A new era dawned on Washington, D.C. a decade ago yesterday. Three days before the start of 2010, team captain Chris Clark had been traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets alongside defenseman Milan Jurcina in exchange for winger Jason Chimera. With Clark in Ohio and the captaincy left vacant, then-head coach Bruce Boudreau and general
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No in-season talks for the Holtby and the Capitals Sportsnet: The Washington Capitals won’t be signing pending free agent goaltender Braden Holtby to a contract extension in-season. “The Capitals and Holtby’s agent, David Kaye, have decided that they will not talk contract during the season,” said Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman during the Headlines segment on Hockey Night in Canada on
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A lot has changed within the Washington Capitals organization in the two seasons following their 2018 Stanley Cup championship run. To begin, head coach Barry Trotz and his coaching staff made the transition from the nation’s capital to Long Island two weeks after their Stanley Cup victory. Most notably, a significant number of players who
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Scouting the Pittsburgh Penguins and St. Louis Blues Dan Kingerski: Scouts listed to attend last night’s Penguins-Blues game: Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, Detroit Red Wings, and the New York Rangers (local). Scouting the Los Angeles Kings and Washington Capitals Dennis Bernstein: Scouts listed to attend last night’s Kings-Blues game: Pittsburgh Penguins, Vancouver Canucks, Florida Panthers,
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Scouting the Carolina Hurricanes and Boston Bruins Shawn Hutcheon: Scouts listed to attend last night’s Hurricanes and Bruins game: Tampa Bay Lightning (2), Seattle, Pittsburgh Penguins, New Jersey Devils, Washington Capitals, Los Angeles Kings, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues, Colorado Avalanche, Nashville Predators, and the Calgary Flames. Injury didn’t force Golden Knights to acquire
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VANCOUVER — Nicklas Backstrom scored the shootout winner and the Washington Capitals completed a massive comeback to beat the Canucks 6-5 in Vancouver on Friday night. Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) The Canucks (6-3-1) had a four-goal lead late in the second period but couldn’t withstand a late surge from the Capitals (8-2-3). Evgeny Kuznetsov and
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