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3 hrs ago | Japers' Rink

Top 10 Reasons McPhee Should be Fired

A long forgotten trade, but perhaps one of the worst. On paper, not bad. In the locker room, a disaster.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New Jersey Devils, Dainius Zubrus, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Richard Zednik (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Michael Latta, Martin Erat

7 hrs ago | Washington Times

Capitals, Mike Green may be reaching a 'game over' situation

Capitals defenseman Mike Green last missed the Stanley Cup playoffs when he was a second-year pro who had just competed his first full NHL season in 2007.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Mike Green, NHL Players, John Carlson, Karl Alzner, Dmitry Orlov, Nate Schmidt

11 hrs ago | Patch.com

Washington Capitals Player Joel Ward to Throw Out First Pitch on Jackie Robinson Day at Nats Game

The Washington Capitals , in conjunction with the Washington Nationals , announced Wednesday that forward Joel Ward will throw out the ceremonial first pitch Thursday on Jackie Robinson Day at Nationals Park .

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Related Topix: Sports, Joel Ward, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball

15 hrs ago | Flame For Thought

NHL News And Updates - April 15

Jack Capuano will be back for another season with the New York Islanders. In this article on CBS Sports , it is confirmed that Capuano will be the head coach of the Islanders for at least one more season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Barry Trotz, NHL Players, Nashville Predators, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, Alex Ovechkin

19 hrs ago | Blackhhawk up

Dump & Chase- Stanley Cup Playoff Eve

Apr 11, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Sheldon Brookbank passes the puck as Washington Capitals right wing Joel Ward chases in the second period at Verizon Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Sheldon Brookbank, NHL Central Division, NHL Players, Joel Ward, NHL Southeast Division

23 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Anders Lindback will start in goal for Game 1 of playoffsAnders...

Apr 13, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback makes a save on Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom in the third period at Verizon Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, Anders Lindback, NHL Players, Ben Bishop, NHL Southeast Division, Nicklas Backstrom

Tue Apr 15, 2014

News Observer

DeCock: Eric Staal has to get fans back on his side

It was something he said Thursday night, after a heartless, soulless loss to the Washington Capitals that encapsulated every complaint fans have about this team.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division, Carolina Hurricanes, Eric Staal, NHL Players, Cam Ward, Alex Ovechkin

The Washington Post

Breaking down the Capsa UFAs

Examine the Capitals roster and there aren't many players who aren't under contract for next season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Connor Carrick, Nicklas Backstrom, Philipp Grubauer, NHL Players

BleacherReport

Why the Washington Capitals Shouldn't Clean House This Offseason

For the Washington Capitals , to say that missing the postseason for the first time in seven years is embarrassing would be a gross understatement, because much more was expected of this team.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, Mike Green, Jay Beagle, NHL Southeast Division

PennLive.com

Hershey Bears on Tyson Strachan waivers watch; Washington Capitals prospect Chandler Stephenson making Norfolk trip

Tyson Strachan was scheduled to get on the team bus and make the trip to Norfolk, Va., with the Hershey Bears on Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tyson Strachan, NHL Players, Peter LeBlanc, Julien Brouillette, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division

Mon Apr 14, 2014

BleacherReport

Has Alex Ovechkin Worn Out His Welcome with Floundering Washington Capitals?

When my editor and I were bandying about ideas for season-ending and playoff stories a couple weeks ago, he tossed out the idea of writing something about Alex Ovechkin's season and what winning a Stanley Cup would mean for his reputation.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division

Washington Times

Capitals Notes: Team doesn't have many roster decisions to make

The Capitals have limited roster decisions to make this offseason. There are no restricted free agents on the roster and only three players will be unrestricted free agents winger Dustin Penner , center Mikhail Grabovski and goalie Jaroslav Halak .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Mikhail Grabovski, Jack Hillen, Alex Ovechkin, Mike Green, Marcus Johansson, NHL Players

DC Pro Sports Report

No Word for Adam Oates on His Job as Head Coach

According to Washington Capitals head coach Adam Oates, to the best of his knowledge, he remains the Caps' head coach.

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Related Topix: Sports, Glen Hanlon, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Ovechkin says Capitals are in 'middle of nowhere'

The team says general manager George McPhee met with owner Ted Leonsis and president Dick Patrick on Monday and "will do so again later this week or next."

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, NHL Eastern Conference

Too Many Men On The Site

Rumor: Washington Capitals To Part Ways With McPhee and Oates

Apr 1, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Capitals head coach Adam Oates watches from behind the bench against the Dallas Stars in the second period at Verizon Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division

Capitals Outsider

Photos: Jerseys Off Our Back Ceremony

Despite the awful season, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin were all smiles after the game.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Lifestyles

Crosby, Ovechkin, Quick capture awards on final day of NHL season

Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby captured his second career Art Ross trophy on Sunday after leading the NHL in scoring this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Southeast Division

PennLive.com

Hershey Bears await reassignments from Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals , who didn't qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs, finished their 2013-14 season Sunday with a 1-0 shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Watkins, NHL Players, David Kolomatis, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division

CBS Local

Capitals Lose Last Game of Season in Shootout, 1-0

The Tampa Bay Lightning wrapped up home-ice advantage for their first-round playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens by edging the Washington Capitals 1-0 in a shootout Sunday in the regular-season finale.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, NHL Players, Tampa Bay Lightning, Valtteri Filppula, Ondrej Palat

KLTV Tyler

Lightning coach: Malone's charges not distraction

Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper does not think left wing Ryan Malone's DUI and cocaine possession charges will be a distraction to the playoffs-bound team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Malone, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL Southeast Division, Health

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