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5 hrs ago | PennLive.com

D Nate Schmidt re-signs with Washington Capitals and Hershey Bears

Defenseman Nate Schmidt scored two goals and assisted on 11 others in 38 games last season with the AHL's Hershey Bears.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, Nate Schmidt, Cameron Schilling, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division

6 hrs ago | MSNBC

Capitals ink Schmidt, Vanecek

The Washington Capitals have recently signed two young players to deals, as they came to terms with defenseman Nate Schmidt and goalie Vitek Vanecek.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, Nate Schmidt, Mike Green, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division

10 hrs ago | MSNBC

Capitals' Burakovsky set to compete for roster spot

When the Washington Capitals selected Andre Burakovsky with the 23rd overall pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, the Austrian-born forward already had gotten used to playing with men in Sweden's second-tier league.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tom Wilson, Andre Burakovsky, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Capitals Outsider

All Hail the FanFest Scrimmage

The White Squad, the 2014 Winners of the Future Caps Cup, presented for the first time this year by Ted Leonsis Ah, the annual Washington Capitals Fanfest.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division

MSNBC

Coaches, Ovechkin influenced Niskanen in picking Caps

As a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins, defenseman Matt Niskanen had his fair share of experience playing against the rival Washington Capitals, but he was also watching them for a different reason.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Atlantic Division, Nicklas Backstrom, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division

PennLive.com

Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis: Reinvigoration of affiliation with Hershey Bears off to good start

Caps majority owner Ted Leonsis, holding a press conference at Kettler Capitals Iceplex Saturday during the closing scrimmage of the team's summer development camp, said he believes that reinvigoration is off to a good start.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division

The Washington Post

Leftovers from Caps development camp

With Capitals development camp wrapped up Saturday, before everything shuts down for the upcoming vacation months, here are some leftover tidbits from the past week: At the 2014 NHL draft in Philadelphia, the Capitals selected Czech winger Jakub Vrana with the 13th overall pick .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Braden Holtby, Blake Heinrich, Philipp Grubauer, NHL Players, NHL Eastern Conference, Entertainment, Television

Fri Jul 11, 2014

USA Today

Grabovski takes return shot at Jeremy Roenick

Center Mikhail Grabovski signed with the Islanders this month after spending last season with the Capitals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mikhail Grabovski, NHL Hockey, NHL Players

BleacherReport

The Best Remaining 2014 NHL Free Agents at Every Position

When NHL free agency opened on July 1, it was only a matter of hours before most of the top players from this year's class inked their new deals.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Southeast Division, Barry Trotz, NHL Players

The Washington Post

Burakovsky, Vrana dazzle in second scrimmage

The Washington Capitals developmental camp at Kettler Capitals Iceplex was open to the pubic July 7, 2014 in Arlington, VA.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andre Burakovsky, Blake Heinrich, Brian Pinho, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division

Japers' Rink

Friday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Loads of goodies from Day #4 - and scrimmage #1 - of Development Camp out at Kettler.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Karl Alzner, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division

Broad Street Buzz

Flyers Prospects Camp: Philadelphia Flyers Daily Poll

Sep 27, 2013; Washington, DC, USA; Philadelphia Flyers center Scott Laughton skates with the puck against the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Scott Laughton, NHL Players, Samuel Morin, NHL Atlantic Division, NHL Southeast Division

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Age

Nathan Walker at Washington Capitals' development camp.

For those Australians curious about ice hockey, the return of the international exhibition series is an opportunity to sample the hard-hitting sport in settings similar to the game's pinnacle, North America's National Hockey League.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division, Ian Cole, NHL Players, St. Louis Blues, NHL Central Division, Emerson Etem

Times Herald-Record

Herr hoping to boost interest in local hockey scene

Matt Herr won two national championships at the University of Michigan and played in the NHL for the Washington Capitals.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division

PennLive.com

Mark French: Washington Capitals D Karl Alzner provided positive reference for Calgary Hitmen job

Karl Alzner of Hershey puts a shot past John Curry of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton at Giant Center during a 2009-10 game.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Karl Alzner, NHL Players, Mike Green, NHL Southeast Division

Japers' Rink

Mailbag: Developing D, Trading Green (or Brouwer) and Much More

Developing defensemen, valuing the second-line center position, trading Mike Green and/or Troy Brouwer and much more in this week's edition of "you ask, we answer."

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The Washington Post

Caps prospect has incredible beard

Hi, Eliot! Pleasure to meet you! they might say, and before long it's, How often does food get stuck in there? It's a magnificent beard, no doubt, the unkempt type where birds could roost, and flipped upside down it might make a dandy replacement hat for the royal guards at Buckingham Palace.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division, World News

Japers' Rink

Thursday Caps Clips

According to his agent, Tom Wilson underwent surgery to repair a fractured fibula but should be ready to go in time for training camp...ish.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

Wed Jul 09, 2014

MSNBC

Caps sign draft-day acquisition Pasquale

After acquiring him via trade at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the Washington Capitals signed goalie Eddie Pasquale to a one-year, two-way deal on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Braden Holtby, Philipp Grubauer, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division

BleacherReport

NHL Rumors: Latest Chatter Surrounding Mike Green, Ryan Johansen and More

Since NHL free agency commenced on July 1, the initial wave of open-market movement has passed.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Green, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, NHL Southeast Division, Vincent Lecavalier, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Central Division, Claude Giroux

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