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  1. NHL power brokers react to realignment

    Dec 6, 2011, 1:27 AM EDT

    Washington Capitals Press Conference Introducing New Head Coach Dale Hunter

    The Red Wings and Capitals’ brass seem especially happy about the news.

  2. Boudreau: “I tried every trick… nothing was working.”

    Nov 30, 2011, 10:03 AM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Winnipeg Jets

    Bruce Boudreau finally speaks after being fired and says he gave it his all.

  3. PHT Morning Skate: The Adirondack Phantoms give you nightmare fuel

    Nov 29, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT

    Adirondack Phantoms 80's night

    What you see cannot be unseen and there’s a video in here you’ll want to see. That and more in the Morning Skate.

  4. New Caps coach: “I don’t believe in run-and-gun hockey”

    Nov 28, 2011, 2:31 PM EDT

    Dale Hunter

    Defense to be the focus under Dale Hunter.

  5. No more excuses for Ovechkin

    Nov 28, 2011, 1:26 PM EDT

    Ovechkin

    Now that Bruce Boudreau is gone, it’s up to No. 8 to respond.

  6. Video: McPhee addresses media on Boudreau firing

    Nov 28, 2011, 12:40 PM EDT

    McPhee

    “The players were no longer responding to Bruce.”

  7. Capitals fire Bruce Boudreau, name Dale Hunter new head coach

    Nov 28, 2011, 8:32 AM EDT

    Bruce Boudreau

    When there’s smoke, there’s fire and there was plenty of it surrounding the Caps. Bruce Boudreau is out and now Dale Hunter inherits a team in need of a kick in the pants.

  8. Bruce Boudreau has gone mad with power

    Nov 23, 2011, 12:05 PM EDT

    Bruce Boudreau

    Joel Ward sleeps in, feels the wrath.

  9. McPhee supports Boudreau’s bold decisions

    Nov 22, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT

    George McPhee

    Caps GM stands by his coach.

  10. Two days that could set up Capitals for a bright future

    Oct 6, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

    Buffalo Sabres v Washington Capitals

    The Capitals took a tough situation – being unable to sign Semyon Varlamov – and turned it into two moves that could set the stage for some special times in Washington.

  11. Paid for speed? Caps extend Jason Chimera for two years, $3.5 million

    Sep 29, 2011, 12:25 PM EDT

    Jason Chimera

    Jason Chimera’s speed and defensive tenacity are his strengths and that makes him worth $3.5 million to the Caps for two more years. Wait, what?

  12. Reports: Capitals D Tom Poti fails physical, will likely be placed on long-term injured reserve

    Sep 17, 2011, 11:57 AM EDT

    Tom Poti

    Tom Poti failed a physical today, which means he’ll likely go on the long-term injured reserve. That’s sad news for the defenseman, but it provides salary cap relief for the Capitals.

  13. Last go-round for Mike Knuble? Not if he has his way

    Aug 30, 2011, 9:43 PM EDT

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    Mike Knuble

    If you were thinking the this season might be Mike Knuble’s last in the NHL… Good luck telling him that.

  14. Arturs Irbe left Capitals job as goalie coach because he wanted to do more

    Aug 4, 2011, 7:42 PM EDT

    Washington-Capitals-logo

    So why did former NHL goalie Arturs Irbe leave his position as goalie coach of the Capitals? It’s a reason a lot of regular folks can identify with.

  15. Neuvirth on Vokoun: “He’s a goalie I always looked up to”

    Aug 2, 2011, 7:45 PM EDT

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    Michal Neuvirth

    Despite watching Caps GM George McPhee sign an outsider to take the #1 goaltending spot, Michal Neuvirth is saying all the right things as he prepares for next season.

  16. Capitals’ cap dilemma: Tom Poti working to return for training camp?

    Jul 22, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

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    Washington Capitals v Atlanta Thrashers

    Tom Poti is working hard to fully recover from his groin injury before Caps’ training camp starts in September. But does Washington want him back? Better yet, can they afford him?

  17. When the Caps say they aren’t trading Semin, does anyone listen?

    Jul 21, 2011, 2:48 AM EDT

    Alexander Semin

    Caps GM George McPhee reiterates that he does not plan on trading Alexander Semin during the offseason. Actually, he doesn’t plan on making any more moves period.

  18. Why Karl Alzner’s signing proves there won’t be offer sheets for Drew Doughty or Steven Stamkos

    Jul 16, 2011, 11:00 PM EDT

    Steven Stamkos, Karl Alzner

    Surprised that Karl Alzner wasn’t a target for an offer sheet as a restricted free agent? So were we and it shows why no one is going to take a shot at signing Drew Doughty or Steven Stamkos.

  19. McPhee magic: Caps re-sign Karl Alzner to two-year, $2.57 million deal; Is restricted free agency working?

    Jul 15, 2011, 11:35 AM EDT

    Karl Alzner

    We’re not sure what it is Caps GM George McPhee is saying in negotiations, but we’re suspecting he’s got a little bit of Obi-Wan Kenobi in him after signing Karl Alzner.

  20. Salary Capitals: Washington goes over the ceiling with Troy Brouwer’s deal

    Jul 6, 2011, 11:12 AM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Chicago Blackhawks

    If the 2011-12 season began today, the Capitals might have a little trouble getting under the salary cap ceiling after today’s two-year, $4.7 million deal for Troy Brouwer.

  21. Tomas Vokoun learns from Evgeni Nabokov’s example on when to say “yes” to a deal

    Jul 3, 2011, 4:35 PM EDT

    Tomas Vokoun

    Tomas Vokoun’s surprise (and cheap) signing in Washington showed that he learned a lesson after Evgeni Nabokov’s failed free agent campaign last year: When to swallow your pride.

  22. With Capitals and Sabres in cap crunch, who gets moved to sign restricted free agents?

    Jul 3, 2011, 11:59 AM EDT

    Alexander Semin

    After the free wheeling and spending the Caps and Sabres have done this offseason, they find themselves in a salary cap bind and a few of their own players to retain. So what happens now?

  23. Net reinforcement: Capitals sign goalie Tomas Vokoun to one year, $1.5 million deal

    Jul 2, 2011, 8:01 PM EDT

    Tomas Vokoun

    We can say the Capitals are officially strong contenders for the Stanley Cup now that they’ve locked up Tomas Vokoun to be their goalie next season at a discount price.

  24. Colorado’s curious way to fill goaltending needs leaves Caps GM scratching his head

    Jul 1, 2011, 8:53 PM EDT

    Semyon Varlamov

    The Colorado Avalanche headed into today’s free agent frenzy with no goalies on their roster. While they ended the day with two NHL-caliber guys, the road taken to get them has everyone scratching their heads.

  25. Capitals try to add playoff toughness by signing Joel Ward and Roman Hamrlik

    Jul 1, 2011, 3:56 PM EDT

    Nashville Predators v Vancouver Canucks - Game Five

    After adding Joel Ward and Roman Hamrlik, the Capitals took another step toward being the playoff-proven team that critics demand.

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