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Wednesday Aug 27 | BleacherReport

Ranking the 5 Most Important Players on the Washington Capitals Roster

As is the case with any team in today's NHL that features at least five players making at least $5 million a piece annually, the Washington Capitals are a rather top-heavy team.

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

Wednesday Aug 27 | BleacherReport

Ranking the 10 Worst-Managed Teams in the NHL

Several NHL teams currently bear the dubious honor of being among the league's worst managed.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, Washington Capitals, NHL Players, Semyon Varlamov, Florida Panthers, Tomas Fleischmann

Tue Aug 26, 2014

CBS Local

5 Reasons to be Excited About the 2014-15 Capitals

The official start of the 2014-15 NHL season is Oct. 8, and we have the five reasons to be excited about the upcoming Washington Capitals' season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division, Nashville Predators, NHL Central Division, Barry Trotz

Japers' Rink

How Many Goals Against Will the Caps Allow in 2014-15?

The team should be able to cut down on shots against, but may not be able to improve its save percentage... and that would be okay.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, NHL Players, Justin Peters, Braden Holtby, Philipp Grubauer

Mon Aug 18, 2014

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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