POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Bruins 3, Caps 2 (SO)

Toss in the fact that none of the NHL's member clubs played any preseason games last year and some development leagues were shut down completely because of the pandemic, and you've got some unique situations around the league as players in their prime development years aren't getting nearly as much game experience - at any level - as they would under more normal circumstances.
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Washington Capitals fall to Bruins in shootout in preseason opener

The Washington Capitals opened up their six game preseason slate on Sunday evening against the Boston Bruins at Capital One Arena. Despite losing in the shootout 3-2, a lineup of mostly young bucks still impressed. Most of the veterans sat out in this one but the future Caps were ready to step up.
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Washington Capitals Player Preview: Nicklas Backstrom in 2021-22

We’ve been going by order of jersey number in this Washington Capitals player preview series and we have now reached number 19. This is very awkward because it’s a preview of a player that will likely begin the regular season still injured. Still we gotta do everybody and it would be a crime to skip center Nicklas Backstrom.
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Washington Capitals: Hendrix Lapierre Impresses in Debut

The Washington Capitals are known as an older team. With established stars that are poised for another run at the Stanley Cup, there’s no denying that this team doesn’t have a lot of open spots on their roster. Nicklas Backstrom’s health and the construction of the team’s left-side of the defensive core are the headlines for Caps’ fans. With that said, this preseason will be a good opportunity for the Capitals front-office to see how their younger prospects perform against tougher competition. Hendrix Lapierre is one of those prospects.

3 takeaways from Bruins’ preseason win over Capitals

Bruce Cassidy and the Bruins coaching staff got their first glance at their hockey club Sunday night against the Washington Capitals. Jeremy Swayman checked in with a solid first impression, stopping 19 of 20 shots in over a period and a half of work. 2021 first-round selection Fabian Lysell showcased glimpses of his potential on an intriguing line with fellow prospects Alex Steen and Jakub Lauko.

The Washington Capitals Have a New Team Puppy

Earlier today, the Washington Capitals introduced the world to the team’s new puppy: a nine-week-old chocolate Lab named Biscuit. The team is partnering with America’s VetDogs, a nonprofit that raises service dogs for first-responders and veterans with disabilities, to train Biscuit. Biscuit was born on July 23 (he’s a Leo!)...

Berner Rolls Out 'Caps by Cookies', Capsules That Mix Mushrooms and THC

Berner’s famed cannabis brand Cookies announced Thursday the launch of its new THC capsules featuring a three-in-one formulation of psilocybin-free functional mushrooms and potent cannabis plant compounds. Caps by Cookies THC Capsules are formulated alongside industry leaders with Jeff Chilton of mushroom extract brand Nammex supplying medicinal mushrooms. The product...

Washington Capitals Pick Caesars as First-Ever Jersey Sponsor

Caesars logo is set to debut on Washington Capitals home and third jerseys at the beginning of the 2022-2023 NHL season. Additionally, Caesars expanded its collaboration with Caps’ owner Monumental Sports and Entertainment to include casino, gaming and the Caesars Rewards program. Caps Pick Caesars for Home and Third Jerseys...
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Monday Caps Clips: Preseason Prologue

Recaps and other assorted musings from last night’s preseason opener against the Bruins from Vogs, WaPo ($), NBCSW, NoVa Caps (and again), RMNB, and SB Nation pals Stanley Cup of Chowder. Previewing the 2021-2022 season for Tom Wilson. [Peerless]. Three important storylines to keep an eye on as the Caps...

PHOTOS: Meet Biscuit, the Capitals' lovable new service dog in training

The Washington Capitals made a big reveal on Monday, introducing 'Biscuit,' a nine-week-old chocolate Labrador who will spend the next 14 to 16 months around the team. Biscuit will undergo basic training and socialization with the Capitals staff, players and the general public over the next year and change, before returning to America's VetDogs for formal service dog training. Afterwards, Biscuit will be paired with a veteran or first responder with disabilities.

Meet Biscuit, the newest member of the Washington Capitals

WASHINGTON — There were several new faces spotted at the rink during the Washington Capitals training camp, but none were greeted with as much enthusiasm as 9-week-old Biscuit. The chocolate lab made his debut as the Caps' newest service dog in training on Sept. 22, in partnership with America's VetDogs program.

Hanging on by a thread, can Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov bounce back?

Views expressed in opinion columns are the author’s own. When the Washington Capitals hoisted the Stanley Cup in 2018, there were two primary takeaways most people had. One, there was nothing anybody could hold against Alex Ovechkin who had just proven all his doubters wrong with one of the best performances of his career. Two, Evgeny Kuznetsov, who led the playoffs in scoring that year, had just arrived as one of the premier players in the NHL.

Rangers set date to retire Henrik Lundqvist's No. 30 at Madison Square Garden

The Rangers announced Monday that goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, the face of the franchise for 15 seasons from 2005 to 2020, will have his No. 30 jersey retired on Jan. 28, before a game at Madison Square Garden against the Minnesota Wild. Lundqvist, the Are, Sweden, native who backstopped the Blueshirts...

The Capitals have a new puppy and our hearts are melted

There’s a new pup in town, and that town is Washington, DC!. The Capitals first introduced us to their team puppy, Captain, at the beginning of the 2019-2020 season and we all instantly fell in love with the cuteness. Back in June, Captain graduated from America’s VetDog training camp and...

Caesars Sportsbook lands on home jersey of Washington Capitals

Caesars Entertainment secured a historic agreement with the Washington Capitals, whose home and alternate jerseys will feature the Caesars Sportsbook logo throughout the 2022-23 NHL season. Caesars Sportsbook appearing on Caps homes jersey. The Caesars Entertainment-Capitals agreement comes as the first of its kind since NHL introduced its Jersey Advertising...

SKATE SHAVINGS - News and Notes From Caps' Morning Skate

Six-Pack - The Caps and the Boston Bruins renew acquaintance on Sunday afternoon in D.C. in the first of six preseason games for the Caps, and the first of three to be played at Capital One Arena. Washington will face three different teams - Boston, New Jersey and Philadelphia - once at home and once on the road before it opens the regular season against the New York Rangers here on Oct. 13.

B's Down Caps in Shootout, 3-2

Ahead of Sunday's exhibition opener between the Capital and the Boston Bruins at Capital One Arena, both teams agreed to a postgame shootout regardless of the final score, a preseason feature when agreed upon before the game by both sides. But as it turned out, the shootout was necessary to snap a 2-2 tie after 65 minutes of hockey.