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9 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Power Ranking Washington Capitals' Top 6 Forwards for 2014-15 Season

With the hiring of longtime Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz, the Washington Capitals are sure to play a more defensive brand of hockey in 2014-15.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Nicklas Backstrom, NHL Players, Dustin Penner, Joel Ward, Troy Brouwer

16 hrs ago | CBC News

30 Thoughts: NHL defencemen cash in on free agency

Former Pittsburgh Penguins defenceman Brooks Orpik signed a five-year, $27.5-million US deal with the Washington Capitals this off-season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals, Brooks Orpik, Mike Green, NHL Players, Deryk Engelland, Opinion

20 hrs ago | CBS Local

Maria Kirilenko Breaks Off Engagement with Alex Ovechkin

After three years dating, tennis player Maria Kirilenko has reportedly broken off her engagement with Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals, multiple Russian outlets are reporting.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Washington Post

Trotz, coaches talk a oeCapitals waya oe

The moment Capitals development camp broke, Coach Barry Trotz boarded a northbound plane to attend a reunion celebrating the two-decade anniversary of the AHL's Portland Pirates winning the Calder Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Mike Green, Brooks Laich, Nicklas Backstrom, NHL Players, Barry Trotz

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Washington Post

Niskanen expects a really good fita with Caps

Matt Niskanen stood before a Capitals backdrop inside the Capitals' practice facility on Saturday afternoon, wearing his new Capitals sweater and his new Capitals hat, whisked here after a marriage, a lucrative contract and two weeks of general madness.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, John Carlson, Brian Pinho, NHL Players, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby

Thu Jul 10, 2014

NBC Washington

'Awe Factor' Remains for Caps' Carrick

As defenseman Connor Carrick whizzed around the ice during drills at the Washington Capitals' development camp Wednesday, nothing seemed amiss.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Connor Carrick, NHL Players, Nicklas Backstrom, NHL Southeast Division, Pittsburgh Penguins

Wed Jul 09, 2014

USA Today

Major NHL contracts

Chicago Blackhawks forwards Patrick Kane, left, and Jonathan Toews agreed to eight-year, $84 million extensions on July 9. NHL contracts totaling more than $70 million: Major NHL contracts Chicago Blackhawks forwards Patrick Kane, left, and Jonathan Toews agreed to eight-year, $84 million extensions on July 9. NHL contracts totaling more than $70 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division, Jonathan Toews, NHL Players, Duncan Keith, Washington Capitals, NHL Southeast Division

Tue Jul 08, 2014

BleacherReport

Will Washington Capitals Be Better in 2014-15 After Free-Agent Spending Spree?

Free agency is a wonderful tool that allows teams to solidify their soft underbellies, and The Capitals made a splash on the first day of free agency, giving seven years and $40.25 million to Matt .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, John Erskine, NHL Southeast Division

The Washington Post

Whirlwind month on job gives way to normalcy on ice for Barry Trotz

Not 40 minutes into his first developmental camp as coach of the Washington Capitals, Barry Trotz had already begun holding court with rinkside fans.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Philipp Grubauer, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division, World News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Too Many Men On The Site

Looking Ahead To McDavid and Eichel

Nov 20, 2013; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin an Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby follow the puck in the second period at Verizon Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Southeast Division, Sidney Crosby

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Too Many Men On The Site

Recent Additions Could Make Washington Capitals Instant Contenders

Feb 27, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Matt Niskanen plays the puck against the Montreal Canadiens during the first period at the CONSOL Energy Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, John Carlson, Karl Alzner, Troy Brouwer, Mike Green, NHL Players

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Washington Post

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They had shared locker rooms and benches and planes and buses for the past four seasons, so when the time came for Matt Niskanen and Brooks Orpik to sign their free agent contracts, it felt normal that they would share the same emotions, too.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Brooks Orpik, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Brooks Orpik (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Sidney Crosby, Washington Capitals

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Wave

NHL's top free agents snapped up quickly

NHL teams quickly snatched up the best players available in free agency, giving Paul Stastny, Jarome Iginla and Ryan Miller new homes in the league.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Miller, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, NHL Central Division, Roberto Luongo, Washington Capitals, NHL Southeast Division

National Public Radio

Niskanen To Caps Biggest Move On Busy Day In NHL

Defenseman Matt Niskanen cashed in on his free agency, signing a seven-year, $40.25 million contract with the Washington Capitals.

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Washington Times

Capitals sign Orpik, Peters to free-agent deals

With their new general manager in charge, the Washington Capitals opened free agency Tuesday by signing defenseman Brooks Orpik to a $27.5 million, five-year contract, and goaltender Justin Peters to a $1.9 million, two-year deal.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Nicklas Backstrom, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division, Brooks Orpik, Pittsburgh Penguins

The Washington Post

Agent: Grabovski to test free agent waters

Center Mikhail Grabovski plans to test the waters of free agency when it begins Tuesday at 12 p.m., his agent Gary Greenstin confirmed.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Mikhail Grabovski, NHL Players, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Braden Holtby, Marcus Johansson

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Capitals Outsider

The Biggest Alex Ovechkin Bobblehead Yet

Check it out, a 36-inch tall bobblehead of Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin .

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Japers' Rink

Capital Improvements: Evaluating the Options on the Blueline

New general manager Brian MacLellan has indicated that upgrading the defense will be the top priority this summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, John Carlson, Karl Alzner, Mike Green, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Too Many Men On The Site

NHL News and Links - Quick Shifts: June 29th Edition

Apr 11, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin skates with the puck as Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook chases in the third period at Verizon Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, NHL Southeast Division, NHL Players, Chicago Blackhawks, Brent Seabrook, NHL Central Division

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Washington Post

Trotz: Ovechkin to start at right wing

Barry Trotz sees something about himself in Alex Ovechkin - something about every coach for that matter - and the scrutiny that hounds the star Capitals forward on a daily basis.

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Related Topix: Sports, Barry Trotz, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, US Politics, US News

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