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Tom Wilson receives NHL Player Safety’s 1st suspension this preseason
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Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has been suspended for two games by the NHL Department of Player Safety for a body check on St. Louis Blues forward Robert Thomas that occurred Friday. It’s the first suspension handed out to a player this preseason. Wilson, a former first-round pick known for his physical play, hit Thomas […]

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Preseason Game 3: Capitals vs. Blues, date, time, TV channel, live stream, game thread
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The Capitals made their first round of roster cuts on Thursday, trimming 11 players ahead of their back-to-back preseason games against the Blues and Hurricanes. Among the youngsters who were returned to their respective clubs: forwards Robbie Baillargeon, Tanner Jeannot, Brendan Semchuk, Mark Simpson, Jimmy DeVito, Damien Riat, Kristian Marthinsen, Beck Malenstyn, Garrett Pilon as […]

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Alex Ovechkin makes kids' day with street hockey surprise
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The Capitals made their first round of roster cuts on Thursday, trimming 11 players ahead of their back-to-back preseason games against the Blues and Hurricanes. Among the youngsters who were returned to their respective clubs: forwards Robbie Baillargeon, Tanner Jeannot, Brendan Semchuk, Mark Simpson, Jimmy DeVito, Damien Riat, Kristian Marthinsen, Beck Malenstyn, Garrett Pilon as […]

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Capitals’ Tom Wilson has a discipline hearing today for interference
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The NHL’s department of player safety announced on Saturday morning that it has scheduled a disciplinary hearing with Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson as a result of his late hit on St. Louis Blues forward Robert Thomas on Friday night. It will be the first hearing for the department under the direction of its new […]

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Tom Wilson gets early start on season’s NHL suspension hearings
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The delightful Tom Wilson of the Washington Capitals has a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety on Saturday, which is not only the first hearing from the 2017-18 preseason but the first under new Player Safety boss George Parros. Wilson then ensured that Thomas was further separated from the puck by leaping into […]

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Capitals trim 11 players from training camp roster in first round of cuts
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The Capitals made their first round of roster cuts on Thursday, trimming 11 players ahead of their back-to-back preseason games against the Blues and Hurricanes. Among the youngsters who were returned to their respective clubs: forwards Robbie Baillargeon, Tanner Jeannot, Brendan Semchuk, Mark Simpson, Jimmy DeVito, Damien Riat, Kristian Marthinsen, Beck Malenstyn, Garrett Pilon as […]

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Caps’ Vrana hoping to earn spot with Ovechkin, Kuznetsov
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It looks like the Washington Capitals are going to give Jakub Vrana the opportunity of a lifetime. Washington has given the young winger a chance to earn a spot on the right side of the top line with Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin. On Wednesday night, they got to put the chemistry to the test, […]

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Hischier scores as Devils beat Capitals in preseason opener
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Nico Hischier scored in his preseason debut, helping the New Jersey Devils beat the Washington Capitals 4-1 on Monday night. Keith Kinkaid made 15 saves for the Devils, and Scott Wedgewood stopped all 14 shots he faced. Braden Holtby was charged with the loss despite making 18 saves on 19 shots.

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The Capitals would like to see Tom Wilson score a few more goals this season
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Tom Wilson is the classic “love him or hate him” type of player depending on which team he happens to be playing for. If he is playing on your team, you probably like him. Wilson has spent the first four years of his career playing in the Washington Capitals’ bottom-six, playing an extremely physical brand […]

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Olympics: Ovechkin concedes that his Pyeongchang dream is over
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Alex Ovechkin has given up on his dream of playing for the Russian ice hockey team at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, a conclusion he begrudgingly accepted with the NHL refusing to halt its season to accommodate the event. Ovechkin had long said he would compete in South Korea even if he was the only […]

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Ovechkin agrees: Capitals should still be competitive
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ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Alex Ovechkin is ready to get the Olympics out of his head and prepare for what could be a very different Washington Capitals season. Gone are forwards Justin Williams, Marcus Johansson and Daniel Winnik and defensemen Karl Alzner

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Tallest, Smallest, Far and Wide: Breaking down the Washington Capitals 2017-18 training camp roster
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LIVE COVERAGE TO INCLUDE 6 PRESEASON AND 71 REGULAR-SEASON GAMES; 11 CONTESTS TO BE PRESENTED NATIONALLY ON NBC, NBCSN CAPS FACEOFF AND CAPS OVERTIME TO JOIN CAPS GAMETIME AND CAPS EXTRA TO DELIVER 2.5 HOURS OF LIVE GAMEDAY NEWS, ANALYSIS AND ENTERTAINMENT EXTENSIVE CAPS CONTENT TO BE FEATURED ACROSS WEBSITE, APP AND SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS THROUGHOUT THE DAY NEW FEATURE SHOWS TO […]

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