Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals’ Alexander Ovechkin is this generation’s greatest goal-scorer, and up on the Mt. Rushmore of all-time snipers. He has 646 goals since entering the NHL in 2005-06, 210 more than Sidney Crosby, who’s next on the list. But it was an assist that earned Ovechkin his latest milestone. With a helper on T.J.
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The Washington Capitals have hired Peter Laviolette as their next head coach. Laviolette’s contract will be for three years and see him paid nearly $15 million over the term, Pierre LeBrun reports. Laviolette take over for Todd Reirden, who coached the Capitals for the past two seasons but was dismissed after his squad fell to
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The Washington Capitals announced this afternoon that general manager Brian MacLellan has relieved head coach Todd Reirden of his duties as head coach. MacLellan also released a statement on Twitter: Statement from Capitals senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan pic.twitter.com/SBCKSHUpQg — Washington Capitals (@Capitals) August 23, 2020 Higher Expectations The first sentence of
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The #Johnny4Norris campaign run by the Washington Capitals is one step closer to coming to fruition, as defenseman John Carlson has been nominated for his first Norris Trophy. The Norris Trophy is awarded annually to the league’s top defenseman, and the PHWA (Professional Hockey Writers Association) have decided that, via a voting poll, Carlson is
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The Washington Capitals have five picks in the upcoming draft and I volunteered to try my best to impersonate general manager Brian MacLellan and select for them in the mock draft. Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan, 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Finals (Photo by Chris Williams/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) When it started out, I
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It’s common to hear analysts use the phrase “win-now mode” when discussing the Washington Capitals. While it’s true that they have traded away many draft picks for NHL talent over the past half-decade, they still have quality minor leaguers knocking on the door to the majors. Their stars are signed through 2025, and there’s no chance they’ll
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With just four weeks remaining in the NHL’s regular season, the Washington Capitals continue to hold on to the top spot in the Metropolitan Division. A massive 5-2 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday improved the Caps record to 41-20-7 on the season. Their 89 points have them even with the red-hot Philadelphia Flyers
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