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  1. Predicting Washington Capitals' Best Player at Each Position in 5 YearsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | BleacherReport

    ... management has faith in the long-term prospects of this group consisting of Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson, Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen. Aside from them, Brooks Laich and Karl Alzner have three years remaining on their contracts, ...

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  2. Which Caps 'D' Should Run PP?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | NBC Washington

    ... addition provides the Capitals with three right-handed defensemen with power-play credentials, Mike Green and John Carlson being the others. In the interest of killing time during the midsummer doldrums, which defenseman should anchor Washington's ...

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  3. Alzner: Signings a hugea for CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Washington Post

    ... Wednesday , the 25-year-old Alzner spent most of 2013-14 ( 72.4 percent of the time, in fact ), deployed with John Carlson, and it's this particular familiarity that new assistant coach Todd Reirden referenced in discussing defensive pairings for ...

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  4. How will Capsa defensive pairings look?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The Washington Post

    ... their defensive pairings for the preseason. They could lean on familiarity at first, with the chemistry John Carlson and Karl Alzner developed last season, together for more than 70 percent of their respective ice time. And though Niskanen and Orpik ...

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  5. Niskanen expects a really good fita with CapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | The Washington Post

    ... room culture while deciding where to sign. His visit here happened to include a meeting with fellow defenseman John Carlson. Shortly after finalizing his contract, Niskanen also received a call from Ovechkin, the face of the franchise and an on-ice ...

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  6. Brooks Orpik's Contract, Corsi and ContextRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Japers' Rink

    ... Orpik was his primary target in free agency , adding that he envisioned Orpik playing with either Mike Green or John Carlson in one of the team's top-two defensive pairings, and brushing aside concerns over Orpik's poor puck possession numbers by ...

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  7. Recent Additions Could Make Washington Capitals Instant ContendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 6 | Too Many Men On The Site

    ... horrid minus-16 rating while appearing in 70 games, while other seemingly reliable defenders, Karl Alzner and John Carlson, played every game with a combined minus-10 rating. Of course, defense didn't seem to be the preferred method up in our ...

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  8. Caps want Mike Green a back on trackaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | The Washington Post

    ... we're at now." So where do Orpik and Niskanen factor into the defensive pairings? MacLellan expects Niskanen, John Carlson and Green to play on the right side, leaving Karl Alzner, Dmitry Orlov and Orpik manning the left. Carlson and Orpik played ...

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  9. Caps' Green Still in Immediate PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | NBC Washington

    ... how Trotz ultimately decides to configure his defensive corps. MacLellan said Tuesday that Green, Niskanen and John Carlson should fill the right side of the depth chart (not necessarily in that order). If that is the case, then the odds are in ...

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  10. Troy Mann hired as new Hershey head coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | The Washington Post

    ... kill, which finished among the AHL's top 10 for all four seasons he was there. Current NHLers Karl Alzner, John Carlson and Dmitry Orlov all passed through Hershey under Mann's tutelage. As a player, Mann won a Kelly Cup title with the Mississippi ...

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  11. Bears hire Troy Mann as Head CoachRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | WPMT-TV York

    ... numerous defensemen who played both in Hershey and in Washington, such as Karl Alzner, Julien Brouillette, John Carlson, Steve Oleksy, Dmitry Orlov, Cameron Schilling and Nate Schmidt. He was also behind the bench for two AHL All-Star Classics ...

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  12. MacLellan: To shore up defense, Capitals had to open checkbookRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    ... him." Niskanen, the puck-moving right-hander, and Orpik, a more defensive-oriented blue-liner, join Mike Green, John Carlson, Karl Alzner and Dmitry Orlov to form what MacLellan called "six really good defensemen." Both Niskanen and Orpik have ...

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  13. Capitals sign a pair of former PenguinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    ... But MacLellan saw a piece critical to Washington's future, and projected him on both a shutdown pairing with John Carlson and as a defensive zone stabilizer for Mike Green. "The total dollars were centered around Brooks," MacLellan said. "We needed ...

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  14. Brooks Orpik Joins Capitals Blue LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Capitals Outsider

    ... It really was a no brainer." As teammates on the US Olympic team, Orpik got to know and appreciate John Carlson as a fellow defenseman. In a humorous story, he recalled that he also had the opportunity to spend time with Alex Ovechkin during drug ...

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  15. Capitals spend big on defense as NHL free agency opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Washington Times

    ... (36) last season were both career highs. But he is also a right-side defenseman, a position already occupied by John Carlson and Mike Green . Carlson is signed to a long-term contract. Green , however, is a free agent after this coming season. He ...

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  16. Orpik to DC, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | CBS Sports

    ... rgh. We'll see how heavily Barry Trotz will rely on Orpik on the back end where they already have Karl Alzner , John Carlson and Mike Green .

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  17. Defenseman Brooks Orpik agrees to deal with the CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    ... reaching out to both. Orpik also played on the United States' Olympic team with current Washington defenseman John Carlson. "Matt and I, and Brooks and I as well, are in constant contact," Reirden said. "We formed relationships together, building a ...

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  18. 5 Players the Washington Capitals Should Build Around in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | Rant Sports

    ... what the Capitals need. Mike Green has been the best defenseman for the Capitals for the past five years, but John Carlson has now surpassed him in that role. He represented the U.S. team at Sochi in the Winter Olympics, and he logs the most minutes ...

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  19. Capital Improvements: Evaluating the Options on the BluelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | Japers' Rink

    ... who aren't going to provide much in the way of scoring and won't be very useful on the power play. And with John Carlson , Mike Green (assuming he is still around on opening night...), and Ovechkin, the need for another point man on the power play ...

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  20. Breaking Down Experts' Picks for Washington Capitals' 2014 DraftRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... Capitals, the biggest immediate need within the organization is a blue-chipper on the back end - beyond Karl , John Carlson and Mike Green, Washington's defensive unit doesn't exactly strike fear in the eyes of opposing teams. And while there's an ...

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