Tag: Washington Capitals

PHOTOS: Washington Capitals’ visit at DC school came with some surprises

WASHINGTON — A number of surprises marked the Washington Capitals’ visit to a Southeast D.C. elementary school Tuesday. At an assembly announcing gifts for Hendley Elementary School, students learned from Caps players Nicklas Backstrom and Braden Holtby that when they were in school, their favorite subject was math. The Caps’ Tom Wilson told the kids that […]

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Caps’ home opener: Red carpet event, outdoor viewing party among festivities

WASHINGTON — The Caps are poised to start their 2018-2019 season, which means it’s time to raise the Stanley Cup Champions banner at Capital One Arena. And even those who can’t get inside to see the history firsthand Wednesday night will still be able to celebrate outside during an outdoor viewing party at G and […]

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Major upgrades inside Capital One Arena are almost finished

WASHINGTON — A $40 million renovation of Capital One Arena has been underway for months, and the vast majority of the improvements will be finished in time for the Washington Capitals’ home opener next month. “We’ve actually put a lot of money into the building over the years. (But this is) the first complete face-lift […]

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Washington Capitals re-sign forward Tom Wilson

WASHINGTON — Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson is staying in D.C. The team tweeted that Wilson has been re-signed to a six-year contract with an average annual value of $5.17 million. NEWS | Capitals re-sign forward Tom Wilson to a six-year contract worth an average annual value of $5.17 millionhttps://t.co/8DVbI8QV1i — Washington Capitals (@Capitals) July […]

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Will Barry Trotz Return To Capitals After Cup Winning Run?

By Steve Silverman Barry Trotz is currently a free agent. He is living in the euphoria of having led the Washington Capitals to their first Stanley Cup, and he clearly did a brilliant job of leading the Caps through four rounds of the postseason, beating the Blue Jackets, Penguins, Lightning and Golden Knights in the […]

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The Washington Capitals Win Their First Stanley Cup

The team’s captain and longest-tenured player, Ovechkin, 32, endured more disappointment than anyone else on the Capitals. He has spent all 13 seasons of his transcendent career with the team, who drafted him first over all in 2004. George McPhee — the general manager who selected Ovechkin and constructed Washington’s spine, from Nicklas Backstrom to […]

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The Washington Capitals’ Winning Washington, DC’s 1st Championship in Almost 30 Years Would Make Sense for Gentrified DC

Braden Holtby, No. 70, and Devante Smith-Pelly, No. 25, of the Washington Capitals celebrate their team’s 6-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 4 of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final at Capital One Arena on June 4, 2018, in Washington, D.C.Photo: Gregory Shamus (Getty Images) The Washington Capitals, the Washington, D.C., region’s […]

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Capitals T.J. Oshie Came Up 35 Cents Short On His Metro Ride To Game 4

Ryan Mayer One of the benefits for athletes playing in major metropolitan areas is the existence of mass transit to get them to the games if they don’t feel like making the drive to the arena. Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie decided to take advantage of D.C.’s public transportation to get to Monday night’s Game […]

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New Caps Tradition? Fan Throws Crab On The Ice During Stanley Cup Finals

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WJZ) — Washington may be creating a new tradition of throwing crabs on the ice. And Baltimore’s own Jimmy’ Seafood has added some more incentive to the challenge. A 15-year-old from Bethesda threw a steamed crab out on the ice Saturday after the Washington Capital’s win in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup […]

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