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Braden Holtby will start in net against the Blackhawks, TJ Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov still out

After coming on in relief of Pheonix Copley on Monday and shutting out the Canadiens, Braden Holtby returns to the starters cage Wednesday night against the Chicago Blackhawks. It's his first start since he was diagnosed with an upper-body injury that prevented him from playing against the Winnipeg…

Nicklas Backstrom rejoins Alex Ovechkin on top line as injuries still sideline Oshie, Kuznetsov

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Recovering from head injuries, the two top six forwards are still listed as "day-to-day," by Capitals Coach Todd Reirden.

Capitals return home still short-handed, but with momentum after strong road trip

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The Capitals host the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night at Capital One Arena after a strong 3-1-0 road trip. Braden Holtby makes his first start since Nov. 11. Tom Wilson makes his home debut after serving 16 games of an original 20-game suspension. Evgeny Kuznetsov and T.J. Oshie will not…

Quarterly Report: Hershey Bears In Playoff Mix At Quarter Pole Despite Poor Start

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Photos: Tori Hartman A team cannot win a championship in the first 18 games of the season. However, a slow start can hinder a team’s chance at making the playoffs. The Hershey Bears started t…

Washington Capitals Morning Skate News Roundup: Oshie and Kuznetsov Still Out; New Lines

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The Washington Capitals held a morning skate at MedStar Capitals Iceplex in preparations for their game against the Chicago Blackhawks at Capital One Arena. Action from 7th and F Street can be seen…

Capitals mailbag: What to do with Andre Burakovsky

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What should the Caps do about Andre Burakovsky’s production? Is there a new go-to player on the faceoff with no Jay Beagle? Will the NHL be more open with injuries? All that and more in this week’s Caps mailbag!

Wednesday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Blackhawks Game Day

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Daily washington Capitals news and notes: The Hawks come calling, Orpik goes under the arthroscope, the Caps’ canine calendar goes on sale and more.

RMNB chats with Caps emergency backup goalie Gavin McHale

The Capitals have hit the twenty-game threshold with an overtime thriller in Montreal, Tom Wilson has returned to action, a bunch of players are hurt, and the standings are weird. In this episode of the RMNB podcast, we discuss all of that – plus Ian hits a major milestone and has a chat with Gavin…

Backstrom, Holtby and Wilson Give Computers to School Children

capitalsoutsider.com  -  17 hours ago
Nicklas Backstrom, Braden Holtby, Tom Wilson, who are members of the group So Kids Can, visited Hendley Elementary in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, delivering 75 laptops and 45 tablets that Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation donated in conjunction with the partnership of DCPS…

Nicklas Backstrom, Tom Wilson, and Braden Holtby deliver laptops to students at Hendley Elementary (Photos)

It’s not every day that the students of Hendley Elementary have John Walton, voice of Capitals Radio Network, emceeing their class assembly. Walton was on site at the Southeast DC school to introduce three special guests from the Washington Capitals: Nicklas Backstrom, Braden Holtby, and Tom…

The Caps Canine Calendar goes on sale 10 AM Wednesday, November 21

Obviously, the best day of the year is the photoshoot for the Capitals Canine Calendar. But the second-best day is when it goes on sale and we can get our hands on it, and finally we know exactly when that will be: 10 AM on Wednesday, November 21. Make sure to buy your copies before they sell…

Tom Wilson is a point-per-game player since returning from suspension. Here’s how he’s done it.

When Gary Bettman upheld Tom Wilson's 20-game suspension, he wanted it to be a

Hockey Twitter can’t get enough of Braden Holtby twerking

Monday we learned that to be a Stanley Cup and Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender, you must take your stretching very seriously. After Pheonix Copley gave up three goals in a 1:15 span during the second period, Capitals head coach Todd Reirden summoned Braden Holtby from the bench. The Holtbeast,…

Comparing The First 20 Games Under First-Season Capitals Head Coaches: How Has Todd Reirden Faired With The Defending Champs So Far?

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Photo: Sports Illustrated Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden entered this season under an unusual and unique circumstance: taking over the reigning Stanley Cup Champions, something only fo…

Brooks Orpik had successful arthroscopic knee surgery

Back in October, it was reported that Brooks Orpik missed practice for what was deemed a

With Brooks Orpik out after knee surgery, Madison Bowey gets his shot

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Bowey has three assists in his past five games and remains in search of his first NHL goal.

The Noon Number: Lars and the Real Goals

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A look at some recent damage done to his old squad

Twenty games in: The big picture

With their overtime win over the Montreal Canadiens, the Washington Capitals have completed their 20th game of the season. Twenty isn't a magic number after which all the sample sizes are suddenly big enough and all statistics are suddenly meaningful, but I like to use this moment to take stock…

Québécois thriller: numbers for the morning after

The Washington Capitals sealed a successful road trip, securing six out of a possible eight points in four different cities. The latest road victim over the past seven days came north of the border as the Caps downed the Montreal Canadiens 5-4 in overtime. The Canadiens out-shot the Caps 44 to…

Tuesday Caps Clips: Rollin’ on the Road

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Eller caps off a back-and-forth game with the OT GWG, Holtby returns sooner than planned, and more.

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