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Kuznetsov Bird

Caps Still A Contender Despite Off Season Losses

July 03, 2017 | Ed Frankovic

The 2017-18 Capitals roster has come into focus just three days into NHL free agency.

FILE - In this April 8, 2017, file photo, Washington Capitals defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk works with the puck during the team's NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins in Boston. Shattenkirk at 28 is looking at a long-term, lucrative deal after leading all pending unrestricted free agents with 56 points last season. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

Shattenkirk comes home, signs 4-year deal with NY Rangers

July 01, 2017 | WNST Staff

Kevin Shattenkirk leaves Caps, signs with NY Rangers…

Oshie Signs

Caps Smartly Lock Up T.J. Oshie Long Term

June 25, 2017 | Ed Frankovic

Washington Capitals General Manager Inks T.J. Oshie to an 8 year, $46M deal.

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel, center, celebrates his goal against the Nashville Predators with Ian Cole, left, and Matt Cullen during the third period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals, Monday, May 29, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Guentzel’s goal lifts Pittsburgh by Nashville 5-3 in Game 1

May 29, 2017 | WNST Staff

Pittsburgh rookie Jake Guentzel beat Nashville’s Pekka Rinne with 3:17 left to put the Penguins ahead to stay.

brian-maclellan

Should the Caps Blow it Up or Stay the Course?

May 29, 2017 | Ed Frankovic

Here’s an analysis of why the Caps lost to Pittsburgh and what they need to do to get past them in 2017-18

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) scores on Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) during the first period of Game 5 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J.Puskar)

Pittsburgh strikes early, routs Ottawa 7-0 to take 3-2 lead

May 21, 2017 | WNST Staff

The Penguins are one win away from a return trip to the Stanley Cup Final.

Teammates celebrate with Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) after defeating the Anaheim Ducks in Game 5 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, May 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Pontus Aberg’s goal puts Predators past Ducks 3-1 in Game 5

May 21, 2017 | WNST Staff

Nashville is now one win away from the Stanley Cup Finals…

Burkie Game 6

Caps Dominate Game Six To Even Up The Series

May 09, 2017 | Ed Frankovic

The Caps race out to a 5-0 lead in game six in Pittsburgh. They have now rallied from three games to one down to force a game 7 on Wednesday night.

Ovi Game 5

Caps Leadership Crew Delivers in Game Five Victory

May 07, 2017 | Ed Frankovic

Washington’s leaders and stars shine as the Caps stave off elimination with a 4-2 victory over Pittsburgh

Ovi Pens

12 Thoughts on the Caps Following an Inexcusable Game 4 Defeat

May 04, 2017 | Ed Frankovic

Washington’s poor start in game four prevented them from evening up the series. Read why they weren’t able to get it done on Wednesday night.