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Monday | 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, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, Dustin Penner, Joel Ward, Troy Brouwer

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Japers' Rink

Mailbag: New D's, Prospect Development, Wilson's Fists and More

We're still talking Niskanen, Orpik and Niskanen/Orpik, as well as prospect development, Tom Wilson's truculence and more in this week's edition of "you ask, we answer."

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Tom Wilson, NHL Players, Robyn Regehr, Mike Green

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, Alex Ovechkin, Mike Green, Brooks Laich, NHL Players, Barry Trotz

Sat Jul 12, 2014

MSNBC

Coaches, Ovechkin influenced Niskanen in picking Caps

As a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins, defenseman Matt Niskanen had his fair share of experience playing against the rival Washington Capitals, but he was also watching them for a different reason.

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

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, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Southeast Division, Pittsburgh Penguins

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Capitals Outsider

Capital Crimes

In hockey, there's never a dull moment - especially not in the summer. Free agent frenzy officially started Monday at 12:00 p.m. but that isn't the most exciting thing that happened this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Tom Wilson, NHL Players, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Philadelphia Flyers

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Washington Post

New Capitals GM adds free agents Orpik, Peters

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, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division, Brooks Orpik, Pittsburgh Penguins

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, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division, Brooks Orpik, Pittsburgh Penguins

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Rant Sports

5 Players the Washington Capitals Should Build Around in 2014

The Washington Capitals always seem to disappoint year in and year out, and last season was no different.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, NHL Players, John Carlson, Tom Wilson, Mike Green, Marcus Johansson

Fri Jun 27, 2014

NBC Washington

Potential Trade Chips for Caps

Philadelphia will serve as the epicenter of the hockey world Friday and Saturday as the site of the 2014 NHL Draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, Joel Ward, Tom Wilson, Mike Green, NHL Players

TSN.ca

Nine sons of former NHLers have taken different draft paths

It's a blessing and a burden for nine sons of former NHL players who are all expected to be taken in the first four rounds of the draft this weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, Joe Sakic, Patrick Roy, Kris Draper

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