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Caps Take on Isles in Bridgeport on Saturday Night

Washington heads out on the road for the second of its four preseason road games, taking on the Islanders in Connecticut.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

With the World Cup of Hockey now in the rear view mirror, each of the nine Capitals participating in that tournament and Washington bench boss Barry Trotz have now returned to Arlington for the remainder of Caps training camp. And with 21 players having been shaved off the team's training camp roster in Thursday's first round of cuts, the Caps are now down to a more manageable 44 players, less than two weeks away from the onset of the 2016-17 NHL regular season. 

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Fourth Time Around

Chris Bourque is a more mature - but still driven and competitive - player in his fourth separate stint in the Washington organization.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Friday at noon, the Washington Capitals placed veteran forward Chris Bourque on waivers. Bourque is one of more than two dozen players placed on waivers in the league today and if he clears, he'll be reassigned to Hershey of the AHL. This is not a surprise to Bourque or anyone else, really.

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Capitals 2016-17 Promotional Schedule Announced

The Washington Capitals announced today the team's 2016-17 promotional schedule, highlighted by three all-fan giveaways to open the season and several new and returning theme nights.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals announced today the team's 2016-17 promotional schedule, highlighted by three all-fan giveaways to open the season and several new and returning theme nights. 

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Third Jerseys Return in 2016-17

The Washington Capitals will wear their third jersey, modeled after the team's original red jersey for all Thursday and Friday home games during the 2016-17 season, totaling 13 games.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals will wear their third jersey, modeled after the team's original red jersey for all Thursday and Friday home games during the 2016-17 season, totaling 13 games, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

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Habs Club Caps, 5-2

Caps fall down early, can't climb back up in suffering second exhibition setback in as many nights

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Torrey Mitchell scored twice and Nathan Beaulieu and Greg Pateryn each had three assists to help the Montreal Canadiens to a 5-2 win over the Washington Capitals in an exhibition game on Tuesday night at Bell Centre in Montreal. 

The first 40 minutes of the game were devoid of flow, with the two sides unable to go as many as eight minutes without a penalty call until the middle of the third period. The Capitals managed only 38 shot attempts on the night, and had just nine even-strength shots on goal for the game. Through 40 minutes, Washington was credited with only three even-strength shots on net.

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Caps Turn Around and Head to Montreal

A night after opening their preseason schedule at home, the Caps hit the road to face the Canadiens in Montreal

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

A night after opening their preseason slate with a 2-1 overtime loss to the Carolina Hurricanes at Verizon Center, the Caps take to the road for the first of their four away preseason contests. Washington travels north to Montreal to take on the Canadiens on Tuesday night at Bell Centre.

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Capitals Fans Invited To Go "Strollin' With Nolan"

Washington Capitals fans are invited to participate in the Best Buddies Friendship Walk: Capital Region as members of team "Strollin' with Nolan" on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 8:30 a.m. at the Washington Monument.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

WASHINGTON, DC - Washington Capitals fans are invited to participate in the Best Buddies Friendship Walk: Capital Region as members of team "Strollin' with Nolan" on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 8:30 a.m. at the Washington Monument.  

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Capitals Casino Night Tickets Now Available

Capitals Casino Night tickets are now available. Capitals Casino Night will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel. The event benefits Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and features gaming with Capitals players, a raffle, a silent auction and a live auction.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - Capitals Casino Night tickets are now available. Capitals Casino Night will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel. The event benefits Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and features gaming with Capitals players, a raffle, a silent auction and a live auction.

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Capitals Announce So Kids Can Starting Lineup Auction

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and the Elliot in the Morning Show announced today the So Kids Can Starting Lineup auction, featuring the opportunity for winners to announce the Capitals' starting lineup in the Capitals locker room prior to the team's game against the New York Islanders on Sunday, Oct. 9.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and the Elliot in the Morning Show announced today the So Kids Can Starting Lineup auction, featuring the opportunity for winners to announce the Capitals' starting lineup in the Capitals locker room prior to the team's game against the New York Islanders on Sunday, Oct. 9.

In addition to getting four glass seats, the auction winner will meet Capitals head coach Barry Trotz and will head to the Caps locker room to announce the starting lineup for the game. The experience will be captured by Monumental Sports Network.

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Canes Overcome Caps in Overtime

Justin Faulk's power-play goal with 7.3 seconds left in overtime lifts Carolina over Washington in preseason opener for both teams

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Monday night's exhibition contest between the Washington Capitals and the Carolina Hurricanes at Verizon Center was the first for both teams this fall, and both sides were far from midseason form. Six minor penalties were whistled on each side, and two of the three goals in the game - including the game-winner - were scored on the power play.

Justin Faulk's blast from center point with 7.3 seconds left in overtime enabled the Hurricanes to skate off with a 2-1 victory over the Caps. Rookie defenseman Madison Bowey scored Washington's only goal, a power play marker that tied the score at 1-1 with 6:02 remaining in the game.

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