4:53 PM EDT, Tue July 29, 2014

Caps Insider: Barry Trotz talks Capitals lineup construction

The in-house option for second-line center became the only option after the Capitals let Mikhail Grabovski leave during free agency and exited July 1 with roughly $1.1 million in available cap space, so general manager Brian MacLellan and Coach Barry Trotz looked harder within. They had already given cursory glances to fill the spot, frequent in both player turnover and criticism received, and emerged confident that one of several options will help fix the problem, or at the very least try. Read full article >>

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Trotz drops clues on Capitals' forward lines

Capitals coach Barry Trotz says he will try Evgeny Kuznetsov, Andre Burakovsky and Marcus Johansson at center during training camp.
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Washington Capitals’ Top 25 for 2014-15: No. 19 Jack Hillen

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CSN Washington Jul 28, 2014

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CSN Washington Jul 28, 2014

Capitals’ Top 25 impact players: No. 20 Andre Burakovsky

As part of our summer countdown series, Chuck Gormley breaks down his Top 25 impact players for the Washington Capitals, No. 20 Andre Burakovsky.

Caps Insider: Free agent Hershey forward Matt Watkins headed to Austria

Forward Matt Watkins, one of 10 “Group 3″ unrestricted free agents for the Capitals, is headed to Austria after signing a one-year deal with, fittingly enough, the Vienna Capitals. “Exactly the type of player we have been looking for,” first-year coach Tom Pokel said, according to a Google translation of the team’s release. Read full article >>

Free agent Hershey forward Matt Watkins headed to Austria

Forward Matt Watkins, one of 10 “Group 3″ unrestricted free agents for the Capitals, is headed to Austria after signing a one-year deal with, fittingly enough, the Vienna Capitals. “Exactly the type of player we have been looking for,” first-year coach Tom Pokel said, according to a Google translation of the team’s release. In North America, […]
CSN Washington Jul 27, 2014

Who are your Top 10 Caps fantasy players?

How will the arrival of Barry Trotz impact the fantasy production of Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom?
CSN Washington Jul 26, 2014

It's time for Ward to go to bat for Trotz

Capitals right wing Joel Ward is in town to promote a blood drive at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.

Caps Insider: After time in Nashville, Joel Ward brings unique outlook on new Capitals Coach Barry Trotz

Joel Ward’s fourth head coach in four seasons happens to be an old friend, so when the forward arrived at the team’s practice facility for its annual offseason blood drive on Saturday afternoon, he came as the unofficial liaison for Barry Trotz, the player who best knows what makes the new bench boss tick. Read full article >>

After time in Nashville, Joel Ward brings unique outlook on new Capitals Coach Barry Trotz

Joel Ward’s fourth head coach in four seasons happens to be an old friend, so when the forward arrived at the team’s practice facility for its annual offseason blood drive on Saturday afternoon, he came as the unofficial liaison for Barry Trotz, the player who best knows what makes the new bench boss tick. “I […]
CSN Washington Jul 26, 2014

How will Caps fill their final roster spot?

With the signing of Nathan Walker the Capitals now have 49 contracted players, one shy of the NHL limit.
CSN Washington Jul 25, 2014

Washington Capitals’ Top 25 impact players: No. 21 Connor Carrick

As part of our summer countdown series, Chuck Gormley breaks down his Top 25 impact players for the Washington Capitals, No. 21: Connor Carrick.
CSN Washington Jul 25, 2014

Caps sign forward Nathan Walker to 3-year deal

The Washington Capitals signed forward Nathan Walker to an entry-level contract on Friday, a three-year deal for the Australia native.

Caps Insider: Capitals sign third-round pick Nathan Walker to three-year deal

Nathan Walker, the first Australian selected in the NHL draft and a mini-celebrity back home, has signed a three-year, entry-level deal with the Washington Capitals, the team announced Friday. Several weeks after his third development camp in Washington, Walker officially became a member of the organization following a triumphant spring that saw the Capitals trade up into the third round to select him, a solid camp showing and a hero’s welcome in Sydney, featuring the country’s Minister for Sport and Recreation. Read full article >>

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