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Brooks Orpik is now the smartest Capitals player of all time

Retired Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik has accomplished a lot in his life including two Stanley Cups but perhaps his most impressive accomplishment came off the ice on Tuesday. Brooks Orpik completed his degree from Boston College. It took a bit of time, and for good reason with all the...
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Capitals' Tom Wilson out 6-8 months after knee surgery

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Washington Capitals right winger Tom Wilson is expected to miss six to eight months after undergoing surgery to reconstruct the torn ACL in his left knee. The team announced Wednesday that Wilson had a. “My summer sucks now,” Wilson said March 15 when the Capitals...
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How the Capitals can get younger next season

Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan doesn’t believe the Capitals need a sudden injection of speed into the lineup after the team's loss to the younger, quicker Florida Panthers. He does believe, however, that they need a youth injection. The Capitals are now in their fourth-straight offseason after a first-round...
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Washington Capitals: 3 trade proposals for John Carlson

One unpopular (or maybe it’s popular) opinion some Washington Capitals fans have is that the team should move on from defenseman John Carlson. Carlson is a good offensive defenseman, in fact he’s a great one. He scored a career high 17 goals to go along with 54 assists for 71 points. So what’s the problem that Caps fans have?
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Capitals Continue Commitment to Community During 2021-22 Season

During the 2021-22 season, the Washington Capitals, its players, and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation (MSE Foundation) continued to give back to the community and grow participation in hockey throughout the region. WashCaps.com takes a look back at highlights:. PLAYER PROGRAMS:. So Kids Can: So Kids Can members Nicklas Backstrom,...
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Capitals' Tom Wilson will miss six to eight months after ACL surgery

Washington Capitals winger Tom Wilson underwent surgery to repair an ACL tear in his left knee on Tuesday, the team announced, a procedure that is expected to sideline him for the start of the 2022-23 season. Wilson was injured in Game 1 of Washington's first-round Stanley Cup playoff series against...
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Capitals forward Tom Wilson undergoes knee surgery

The Washington Capitals won’t have Tom Wilson for the start of the 2022-23 season. The team announced Wednesday that Wilson underwent a successful surgical procedure to reconstruct the torn ACL of his left knee. The current recovery timeline is set at six to eight months. That would essentially rule...
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Capitals forward Tom Wilson to miss first month of season after ACL surgery

The Washington Capitals will be preparing for time without Tom Wilson after the club announced he underwent surgery for a torn ACL. According to the Capitals, he underwent a successful surgical procedure to reconstruct a torn ACL in his left knee. Expected to miss six-to-eight months with the surgery, his timeline for a return is somewhere around late November to January 2023.
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Is It Better The Washington Capitals Lost In The First Round Of The Playoffs?

Success can sometimes blind you. If it doesn’t blind you it can sure knock you off track for possibly just a second or two forcing you to miss some signs. Hopefully for the Washington Capitals, that is not the case. It shouldn’t be anyways. In terms of sports it’s now been a long time since the Caps have actually done anything. It might feel like yesterday, but 2018 was a long time ago. Four years is quite a long time in sports. If you have a longer career, it is nearly a third or maybe a quarter of someone’s career.
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How Can the Capitals Get Younger for the 2022-23 Season?

How the Capitals can get younger next season originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington. Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan doesn’t believe the Capitals need a sudden injection of speed into the lineup after the team's loss to the younger, quicker Florida Panthers. He does believe, however, that they need...
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