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WTOP Sep 14, 2018

NHL clears Capitals on trading, signing Orpik after buyout

The NHL questioned the Washington Capitals about re-signing Brooks Orpik after trading him to Colorado and cleared the Stanley Cup champions of any wrongdoing.
Sportsnet.ca Sep 14, 2018
NHL clears Capitals on trading, signing Brooks Orpik after buyout

NHL clears Capitals on trading, signing Brooks Orpik after buyout

The NHL questioned the Washington Capitals about re-signing Brooks Orpik after trading him to Colorado and cleared the Stanley Cup champions of any wrongdoing. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Sep 9, 2018

Capitals’ Shumakov Could Land Anywhere in Lineup

Sergei Shumakov shook up an otherwise quiet August for the Washington Capitals’ front office. After re-signing John Carlson, Tom Wilson, and Brooks Orpik, it appeared that Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan’s offseason work was done. They were slated to bring back their entire Stanley Cup winning roster, save a backup goaltender and a fourth line […] The post Capitals’ Shumakov Could Land Anywhere in Lineup appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Denver Post Sep 4, 2018
The Capitals started the Stanley Cup keg stand tradition. It’s likely to end with them too.

The Capitals started the Stanley Cup keg stand tradition. It’s likely to end with them too.

Four members of the Capitals held Alex Ovechkin, his feet in the air and his face submerged in the Stanley Cup's bowl as he sucked beer from it. As he was flipped back onto his feet, the crowd that had gathered at the Georgetown waterfront started chanting, "O-vi," and Ovechkin pumped his fist along. By the end of the day, both forward Tom Wilson and defenseman Brooks Orpik had similarly been held upside down to chug beer from the hulking silver chalice.

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