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  1. From Young Guns to Stun GunsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Capitals Outsider

    They may not be so young anymore, but the Washington Capitals' 2015-16 roster is going to be jam packed with experience and fire power. With two impressive recent acquisitions, forwards T.J. Oshie and Justin Williams , the Caps are hoping that one of them will be a good match to play on the first line along side Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom -the two remaining not-so-young guns.

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  2. Could Oshie be more popular than Ovi?Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Jul. 7, 2015 - The Capitals acquired right wing T.J. Oshie in a trade with the St. Louis Blues. Could the Sochi Olympics hero and social media standout ever become more popular than fan favorite Alex Ovechkin? (Post Sports Live/The Washington Post)

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  3. Capitals pulling right strings to seize Cup shot before window closesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Washington Post

    ... some savvy moves that should foster hope for a deep playoff run before the Cup window closes on this roster. Alex Ovechkin will turn 30 in September and at some point these 50-goal seasons will start to disappear. Already gone is Mike Green, a ...

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  4. Are the Capitals Making the Most of Defensive-Zone Face-Off Wins?Read the original story

    Monday | Japers' Rink

    In the lead-up to the 2013-14 season, The Score ran a series of posts in which talented analysts and writers Justin Bourne and Thomas Drance took a look at "Unique Team Traits," pointing out some of the game's finer points as they applied to individual teams. For the Caps, the trait was Alex Ovechkin's power-play one-timer ... yeah, that meets the definition of "unique."

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  5. 'Mr. Game 7' Justin Williams joins Capitals, who have struggled in Game 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    When Justin Williams wasn't sure where he'd be playing next season, his six-year-old son Jaxon was already suggesting Alex Ovechkin's Washington Capitals. "A month ago he said, 'Daddy, if we don't go back to L.A., I think you should go to play with Ovechkin because he's the best,'" Williams recalled.

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  6. Ward leaves Washington for San JoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Washington Post

    Washington Capitals' Joel Ward, right, celebrates a goal with teammates Alex Ovechkin, center, and John Carlson during an April game. Ward signed a new deal with San Jose on Friday.

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  7. Capitals, Kuznetsov discussing new contract between 2-3 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | The Washington Post

    ... in the lineup jumbled. They skated apart during the playoffs, with Kuznetsov enjoying a top-line stint between Alex Ovechkin and Joel Ward, and he finished with seven points in 14 postseason games, tied for fourth on the team. But with Brouwer's ...

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  8. Wishing a Fond Farewell to the Big Cheese, Joel WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Capitals Outsider

    ... is this past season. After an overtime filled first series, Game 1 of round 2 looked like it would too. Then Alex Ovechkin carried the puck behind Henrik Lundqvist , and backhanded it in front, right where Ward was waiting. Ward quickly put the puck ...

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  9. New teams have Kessel, Oshie among offseason fantasy winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | USA Today

    There have been a slew of NHL trades and signings since free agency opened for business July 1. While this year's unrestricted crop was widely viewed as underwhelming, the fantasy landscape shifts all the same, and there are plenty of impact players who'll don new colors next season. Over the past six seasons, only Alex Ovechkin , Steven Stamkos and Corey Perry have topped Kessel's 151 goals.

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  10. Joel Warda s Caps tenure ends with San Jose dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Washington Post

    Washington Capitals' Joel Ward, right, celebrates a goal with teammates Alex Ovechkin, center, and John Carlson during an April game. Ward signed a new deal with San Jose on Friday.

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  11. 5 Reasons Justin Williams and T.J. Oshie Are Perfect for the Washington CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | BleacherReport

    ... fall in heartbreaking fashion to the Rangers, it was clear that Washington lacked a legitimate threat to spell Alex Ovechkin when the four-time Maurice Richard Trophy winner is blanketed by opposing defenses. With one of Oshie and Williams, the Caps ...

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  12. Snohomish County native T.J. Oshie traded to CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | HeraldNet

    T.J. Oshie is looking forward to joining Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom with the Washington Capitals, who acquired the Sochi Olympics shootout star from the St. Louis Blues on Thursday for Troy Brouwer. "I'd feel kind of like a kid in a candy store, I guess, playing with that caliber of player," Oshie, who grew up in Snohomish County, said on a conference call.

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  13. Is it too early to get excited about Crosby vs. Ovechkin again?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | MSNBC

    For all the star power that the NHL boasts outside of Pittsburgh and Washington, it's difficult to resist the siren call of a spike in the Sidney Crosby - Alex Ovechkin rivalry. It's perfectly plausible that we'll never get a sequel to that memorable 2009 playoff series.

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  14. How T.J. Oshie and Justin Williams fit into the Capitalsa lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Washington Post

    ... Trotz said of Williams, rattling off potential trios for the three-time Stanley Cup winner. "Nickie and [Alex Ovechkin], Marcus or [Andre Burakovsky] and Kuzy, but he will be in the top-six role. His experience and his skill and his thought process ...

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  15. A push from a coach and a son got former King Justin Williams to CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Baltimore Sun

    So who got Justin Williams, who won the Stanley Cup twice with the Kings, to the finish line - to the Washington Capitals? 1. Barry Trotz. Trotz happens to be the well-respected coach of the Capitals.

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  16. Capitals were best fit for former L.A. Kings forward Justin WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | LA Daily News

    After the family meetings, listings of the pros and cons and unexpected stress, all it took were a few words of advice from his son to persuade Justin Williams to leave the Kings and sign a two-season, $6.5-million contract with the Washington Capitals. “Daddy, if we don't go back to L.A., you should play with Ovechkin because he's the best,” 8-year-old Jaxon Williams told his father, referring to the Capitals' Alex Ovechkin, a three-time winner of the Hart Trophy as the NHL's most-valuable player.

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  17. Sochi shootout star T.J. Oshie heads to Capitals in trade that sends Troy Brouwer to BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Canada.com

    T.J. Oshie is looking forward to joining Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom with the Washington Capitals, who acquired the Sochi Olympics shootout star from the St. Louis Blues on Thursday for Troy Brouwer. "I'd feel kind of like a kid in a candy store, I guess, playing with that calibre of player," Oshie said on a conference call.

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  18. T.J. Oshie Traded To Washington CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | I4U Future Technology News

    The St. Louis Blues traded right wing T.J. Oshie to the Washington Capitals for right wing Troy Brouwer, goaltender Pheonix Copley and a third-round draft choice in the 2016 NHL draft on July 2. According to Caps Today, the Blues acquired right wing Troy Brouwer , goaltender Pheonix Copley and a third-round draft choice in the 2016 NHL draft in exchange for Oshie . Washington vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan lauded Oshie's skill set and said he'll be a good fit for the Capitals core group that includes Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, per Caps Today: "T.J. is an outstanding skater with a tremendous skill set.

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  19. LOVERRO: Mike Green finally has chance to win Stanley Cup -- in DetroitRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Washington Times

    ... the expectations of that "Young Guns" marketing campaign - to bring a Stanley Cup to Washington . Now, only Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom remain, and their presence, as much as the departure of Green , is also a reminder of lost opportunities. ...

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  20. Capitals stay busy, acquire T.J. Oshie from St. Louis in three-player dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Washington Post

    ... by either side, according to an individual with knowledge of the situation - to the top-six beside Williams, Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Evgeny Kuznetsov and one more forward, likely either Marcus Johansson or Andre Burakovsky. A hero for the ...

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