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Caps Trade Matt Niskanen to Philly

Early Friday morning, the Washington Capitals sent Stanley Cup-winning defenseman Matt Niskanen to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defenseman Radko Gudas....

One Year Ago Today: The Greatest Moment in DC Sports History

One year ago today marks the anniversary of what was arguably the most exciting moment of my life. After suffering for years...

Reviewing My NHL Trade Deadline Winners and Losers

Back in March, I became the 4,328th (approximately) person to write a winners and losers list from the NHL trade deadline. But...

Ranking the Caps’ Top Off-Season Priorities

The Washington Capitals’ season ended a lot sooner than most hoped it would. After winning a Cup in 2018 and successfully winning...

Storylines From an Unforgettable First Round

From beginning to end, the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs exemplified the phrase “there is nothing like playoff hockey.” After...

Did Alex Ovechkin Do Anything Wrong Fighting Andrei Svechnikov?

The Carolina Hurricanes won Game 3 over the Washington Capitals in dominating fashion. The score finished 5–0, and the actual game was...

John Carlson Is, Like, Really Good

Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson has only twice received votes for the Norris Trophy—the NHL’s annual award for the best defenseman in...

Caps Prospect Spotlight: Joe Snively Signs for Hometown Team

About ten years ago, a young hockey player was sitting in the waiting room for his dentist in his hometown of Herndon,...

Caps Prospect Spotlight: Will Chase Priskie Sign in D.C. or Test...

As the NCAA hockey season comes to an end, high-end college players have begun signing with NHL teams. Quinnipiac defenseman Chase Priskie,...

The Caps Have a Faceoff Problem: Does It Matter?

The Washington Capitals are bad at faceoffs. Of the 31 teams in the NHL, they rank dead last in faceoff win percentage...