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Monday Aug 18 | MSNBC

Poll: Will Washington get back into the playoffs?

Last year marked the first time in six seasons that Washington failed to advance to the NHL's second season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Eastern Conference, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Andre Burakovsky, Marcus Johansson, NHL Players

Sat Aug 09, 2014

MSNBC

Senators, Methot struggle to find common ground in contract talks

The Ottawa Senators are interested in signing Marc Methot to a long-term contract before the 29-year-old defenseman becomes an unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2015, but their efforts to do so have hit a roadblock, according to the Ottawa Citizen .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ottawa Senators, Cody Ceci, Marc Methot, NHL Players, NHL Northeast Divison, Washington Capitals

Fri Aug 08, 2014

MSNBC

Ovechkin thinks very little of plus/minus

Alex Ovechkin won the Rocket Richard Trophy for the fourth time last season with 51 goals, but perhaps the statistic that sticks out most from his 2013-14 campaign is his minus-35 rating.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin

Thu Aug 07, 2014

MSNBC

Ovechkin thinks very little of plus/minus

Alex Ovechkin won the Rocket Richard Trophy for the fourth time last season with 51 goals, but perhaps the statistic that sticks out most from his 2013-14 campaign is his minus-35 rating.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Japers' Rink

Options for Mike Green's Future

As soon as one free agency cycle dies down, the hockey world looks to the next one, which figures to be an important one for the Capitals .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Mike Green, NHL Players, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Karl Alzner, Brooks Laich

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Wings conference analysis: Capitals overhaul, aim for playoffs

Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin poses with the Richard Trophy after winning the award for top goal-scorer, at the NHL Awards on June 24 in Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, Dmitry Orlov, Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom

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Behind Enemy Lines: Washington Capitals

The Chicago Blackhawks will play in the Winter Classic on January 1 against the Washington Capitals in D.C. It will the second of two meetings between the teams for the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, Justin Peters, Braden Holtby, Troy Brouwer, NHL Players

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Rant Sports

5 Reasons Why 2015 Could Be a Tough Summer for the Boston Bruins

While this offseason was tough for the Boston Bruins, next year could be devastating to the future of the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boston Bruins, NHL Northeast Divison, NHL Players

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Capitalsa Ward brings unique outlook on Trotz

Joel Ward's fourth head coach in four seasons happens to be an old friend, so when the forward arrived at the team's practice facility for its annual offseason blood drive on Saturday afternoon, he came as the unofficial liaison for Barry Trotz, the player who best knows what makes the new bench boss tick.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Joel Ward, NHL Players, Barry Trotz, Jason Chimera, Nashville Predators, NHL Central Division

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BleacherReport

Predicting Washington Capitals' Best Player at Each Position in 5 Years

As of now, the Washington Capitals have a total of seven players signed for at least the next three seasons, according to CapGeek.com .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, NHL Players, John Carlson, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Karl Alzner, Nicklas Backstrom

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