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Things to Watch During the Capitals’ 2019-2020 Season

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The Washington Capitals’ 2019-2020 season will bring lots of intrigue and hope for another Stanley Cup but nothing is guaranteed. These are the keys to the Caps making that Cup run possible. Nicklas Backstrom and Braden Holtby’s Contracts Let’s start off addressing the giant elephants in the room. Nicklas Backstrom and Braden Holtby are both […]

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Disappointment and Collapse IV: The Return?

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For the past few years, disappointment and collapse defined the Capitals’ postseason performances; that is until last year. Entering the 12th game seven of the Ovechkin/Backstrom era, the energy around and inside of Capital One Arena on Wednesday was one of anxious excitement. Despite the team being 4-7 in such games during that span, the […]

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Capitals Hit the Ice for Informal Workouts

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On the same day that most kids went back to school, party time came to an end for the reigning and now defending Stanley Cup Champions; as the Capitals held their first informal workouts. The Caps took their celebration with the Cup to a whole new level this summer; so much so that Keeper of […]

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Fans at Capital One Arena rejoice as Caps win in OT again

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Fans at Capital One Arena went through a rollercoaster of emotions Saturday despite the Capitals taking a 3-2 series lead. Both teams began Saturday afternoon’s contest playing as if they were afraid of making the first mistake. That cautious play ended at the 8:44 mark of the first period when Columbus’ Thomas Vanek was sent […]