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NHL Rumors: Senators, Capitals, Blue Jackets, Maple Leafs, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown there is news surrounding the Ottawa Senators and an RFA, the Washington Capitals are letting one of their non-qualified players skate to the KHL while another one of their forwards has recovered from injury, and there are updates on what Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski is looking for in a […] The post NHL Rumors: Senators, Capitals, Blue Jackets, Maple Leafs, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Aug 14, 2019
The Missing Rings: 2015-16 Washington Capitals

The Missing Rings: 2015-16 Washington Capitals

The Missing Rings is a series looking at some of the best teams in NHL history to not win the Stanley Cup. Whether they lose in the first round or game seven of the finals, these great teams have been forgotten because they could not win the big one. For the next installment, the 2015-16 Washington Capitals are the focus. The Missing Rings: 2015-16 Washington Capitals 2014-15 Season The 2014-15 Capitals enters the season as a bit of an unknown. For the first time in six seasons, the Caps failed to make the playoffs in 2013-14. In response to this, the Capitals fired head coach Adam Oates...
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Washington Capitals' Sergey Kocharov wins $1 million Powerball in Virginia

Washington Capitals' Sergey Kocharov wins $1 million Powerball in Virginia

Powerball: Washington Capitals executive Sergey Kocharov wins $1 million lottery prize.        
Last Word on Hockey Aug 13, 2019
Washington Capitals Biggest Game in Franchise History

Washington Capitals Biggest Game in Franchise History

Welcome back to Last Word on Hockey’s summer series where we look at the biggest game in team history. Each day we will be back with a new team to review. Looking at things like the lead-up, what happened, followed, and why it makes it the biggest game. The biggest game does not automatically mean a win, either. Sometimes, it can be a loss that set the franchise back massively. Sit back and enjoy as we break down all 31 Team’s most important game. This is the Washington Capitals biggest game in franchise history. The full series is found here. Washington Capitals Biggest Game in...
Last Word on Hockey Aug 7, 2019
The Missing Rings: 2009-10 Washington Capitals

The Missing Rings: 2009-10 Washington Capitals

The Missing Rings is a series looking at some of the best teams in NHL history to not win the Stanley Cup. Whether they lose in the first round or game seven of the finals, these great teams have been forgotten because they could not win the big one. For the next installment, the 2009-10 Washington Capitals are the focus. The Missing Rings: 2009-10 Washington Capitals 2008-09 Season Entering the 2008-09 season, the Capitals were a team on the rise. They were coming off their first playoff appearance in seven years. They won the Southeast Division title, also for the first time in seven...
The Hockey Writers Aug 7, 2019

NHL Rumors: Oilers, Hurricanes, Capitals, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown there is news as to why Jesse Puljujarvi might be wanting out of Edmonton and why it’s possible he’ll change his mind. Meanwhile, the Carolina Hurricanes are going about their business despite their GM not having a contract and the Washington Capitals and Dallas Stars are still working on smaller […] The post NHL Rumors: Oilers, Hurricanes, Capitals, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Aug 4, 2019

Washington Capitals’ 50-Goal Scorers

In 44 years of hockey, through the team's darkest seasons and golden eras, plenty of scoring sensations have suited up for the Washington Capitals. Surprisingly, for a team that did not win their first Stanley Cup until 2018, five different Capitals have breached the 50-goal barrier, more than on half of the “Original Six” teams. Only three Toronto Maple Leafs, three Chicago Blackhawks, and three New York Rangers have ever managed the same feat over a combined 287 seasons. The post Washington Capitals’ 50-Goal Scorers appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jul 29, 2019

How the Capitals Can Shave Their Excess Salary

The Washington Capitals could not decide between Christian Djoos and Chandler Stephenson, so they retained both. This means they are officially over the NHL's $81,500,000 salary cap, and have until the start of the season to pare down their payroll. The post How the Capitals Can Shave Their Excess Salary appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Jul 27, 2019
Capitals re-sign Chandler Stephenson to one-year, $1.05M contract

Capitals re-sign Chandler Stephenson to one-year, $1.05M contract

The Washington Capitals have re-signed Chandler Stephenson to a one-year, $1.05-million contract, the team announced through a press release. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Jul 26, 2019

Washington Capitals Logo History

Team branding is an inexact science. Too often, constantly changing design trends and the fickleness of fans can either prompt unneeded alteration in a sporting organisation’s aesthetic, or else completely paralyse it. The National Hockey League and its franchises are some of the worst offenders of all, with good designs often usurped too early, and […] The post Washington Capitals Logo History appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jul 26, 2019

Injured Capitals Ready to Return After Bad Breaks

With the signing of Christian Djoos on Thursday, the Washington Capitals all but locked up their lineup for the 2019-20 NHL season, putting the frantic days of free agency and arbitration behind them. Now the 22 players on the Capitals’ roster can focus on preparing themselves for the season opener on October 2nd against the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues. That will be especially important for the following three players, who were missing from the Capitals’ rotation when they needed them most. The post Injured Capitals Ready to Return After Bad Breaks appeared first on The...
Sportsnet.ca Jul 24, 2019
Capitals’ Christian Djoos awarded one-year contract in arbitration

Capitals’ Christian Djoos awarded one-year contract in arbitration

The Washington Capitals have re-signed defenceman Christian Djoos to a one-year, $1.25 million contract. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Jul 23, 2019

NHL Rumors: Hutton, Rantanen, Devils, Capitals, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown there is news on the New Jersey Devils and how close they might be to a deal with Will Butcher, the Washington Capitals have two big stars looking for two big contracts, Ben Hutton is drawing interest from a number of teams even though the Vancouver Canucks have moved on […] The post NHL Rumors: Hutton, Rantanen, Devils, Capitals, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

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