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6 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Patrick Wey arrived at the Capitals practice facility Saturday morning to a welcome surprise: his name was on the white board listed among the players that will suit up against the Nashville Predators at Verizon Center.
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8 hrs ago | On the Forecheck
Say it with me, kids... this is a winnable game. Despite some of the elite-level talent in the Capitals lineup, as a team they've been pretty mediocre.
Playing his first game for the Hershey Bears since Nov. 13, Tyson Strachan had a major impact Friday night at Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton, N.Y. The defenseman, reassigned by the Washington Capitals on Thursday, scored one goal and assisted on two Nicolas Deschamps tallies as Hershey rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 4-2 ... (more)
Capitals winger Troy Brouwer has the puck knocked away by Carolina center Manny Malhotra on Tuesday night.
The Washington Capitals have become a too familiar story: They ride Alex Ovechkin and their elite offense to one of the top seeds in the Eastern Conference only to flame out within the first two rounds of the playoffs.
The week that was in the pretty moving pictures that were, from flying hats to last-minute snipes and everything in between.
If Patrick Wey makes his NHL debut this weekend, that number will bump up to an even dozen, the same number of rearguards that saw a game for last season's team .
There has been a lot of activity between the pipes for both the Hershey Bears and the Washington Capitals lately.
Washington defensemen Mike Green netted his first goal of the 2013-14 NHL season as the Washington Capitals dropped what was far from a thriller against the Canes, 4-1, on Tuesday.
Nate Schmidt is playing key minutes as a rookie, less than a year out of college hockey.
Agreed to terms with 2B Irving Falu on a minor league contract. Traded OF Norichika Aoki to Kansas City for LHP Will Smith.
The last game Brooks Laich played was Washington's 6-4 loss to Ottawa on Nov. 27. Brooks Laich first noticed tightness in his groin after the Capitals' loss to the Montreal Canadiens on Nov. 22, but it wasn't until midway through a game five days later against Ottawa that it flared up to the point where he couldn't play through it.
Washington recalled defensive prospect Patrick Wey from the Hershey Bears Thursday, making him the 12th defenseman to spend time on the Capitals' roster during the regular season.
The year-long Ballston LaunchPad Challenge started with more than 225 entrepreneurs and startups and ended with not one, but two winners Wednesday night on a stage in a Regal Ballston Common 12 theater.
Shot 1: Braden Holtby when the night still looked good. Shot 6: Eric Staal and Justin Peters get themselves acquainted.
The Washington Capitals have had a lot of success in developing impact players through the draft in recent years, and though George McPhee hasn't had the luxury of picking early very often over the past six seasons, the team's pipeline is ripe with valuable prospects.