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Capitals Sign Liam O'Brien

The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Liam O'Brien to a one-year, two-way contract

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Liam O'Brien to a one-year, two-way contract, with an average annual value of $650,000, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

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Short Shifts

Oshie's adorable daughter sinks trick golf shot

With help from dad, Leni holes out, gets cheers from sister Lyla

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It's been a big year for T.J. Oshie.

The Washington Capitals forward won the Stanley Cup last month, and it became evident Thursday that he is raising a golf prodigy.

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Summer with Stanley

Vrana brings Stanley Cup home to Prague

Capitals forward greets fans, visits grandmother's grave

by Michael Langr / NHL.com/cs Senior Correspondent

PRAGUE -- Jakub Vrana took his turn with the Stanley Cup on Wednesday, making history and memories in his hometown along the way. 

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Upgraded In-Game Entertainment Experience for 2018-19 NBA and NHL Seasons

Monumental Sports & Entertainment announced an entirely overhauled in-game entertainment experience for the 2018-19 Wizards and Capitals seasons

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

Monumental Sports & Entertainment announced an entirely overhauled in-game entertainment experience for the 2018-19 Wizards and Capitals seasons. The overhaul includes a new sound system, new DJ stage, new permanent 3D on ice/on court projection system, new Wizards and Capitals entertainment squads and more. The in-game entertainment overhaul comes as Capital One Arena is undergoing $40 million in renovations to ensure the very best fan experience for every person who comes through the door.

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Summer with Stanley

Kempny brings Stanley Cup to hometown in Czech Republic

Capitals defenseman celebrates with family, friends; visits former youth club

by Michael Langr / NHL.com/cs Senior Correspondent

HODONIN, Czech Republic -- Michal Kempny was on the receiving end of an Alex Ovechkin handoff this time.

The Washington Capitals defenseman had his day with the Stanley Cup in his hometown Tuesday, taking it after Ovechkin spent the weekend celebrating in Moscow.

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Summer of the Stanley Caps: Alex Ovechkin

Rocking the Red Square: Ovechkin takes the Cup home to Moscow

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / WashingtonCaps.com

Lord Stanley certainly got his money's worth.

Back in 1892 or 1893, Lord Stanley of Preston - the governor general of Canada at the time - spent 10 guineas, or half a pound sterling, to have a "challenge cup" made for the game of hockey. Stanley and his family had taken to the game during their time in Canada, and his purchase of less than fifty American dollars at the time likely made the smallest of ripples back then.

But as Bruce Springsteen sagely penned: "From small things mama, big things one day come."

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#CapsDevCamp Diaries: Kody Clark

A daily update from the 2018 Capitals Prospect Development Camp with Kody Clark, a 2018 Capitals Draft Pick (2nd round, 47th overall)

by Kody Clark @kody_clark99 / WashingtonCaps.com

WashingtonCaps.com asked 2018 Capitals Draft Pick Kody Clark to keep a running diary from his time in Washington, D.C. during 2018 Capitals Development Camp.

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Summer with Stanley

Ovechkin has memorable weekend with Cup in Russia

NHL.com's Tom Gulitti reflects on two days with Capitals captain

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

MOSCOW -- Now I know what it's like to travel in the entourage of a rock star.

At least that's what it felt like following around Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin while he had the Stanley Cup in Moscow on Saturday and Sunday.

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Summer with Stanley

Ovechkin surprises tourists by taking Stanley Cup to Red Square

Capitals captain makes unannounced visit to iconic Moscow site

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

MOSCOW -- Alex Ovechkin gave stunned tourists in Red Square the surprise of their lives when the Washington Capitals captain walked in carrying the Stanley Cup on Sunday.

Unlike his first day with the Cup in Moscow on Saturday, Ovechkin spent most of Sunday out of the spotlight in private moments, including a visit to his childhood apartment. 

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Summer with Stanley

Ovechkin shares Stanley Cup with thousands in Moscow

Capitals captain takes photos with fans, has quiet moment with father, trophy

by Tom Gulitti @tomgulittinhl / NHL.com Staff Writer

MOSCOW -- The biggest issue for Alex Ovechkin during the first of his two days with the Stanley Cup in Moscow was time.

The Washington Capitals captain wanted to give as many people in his hometown as possible the opportunity to see the Cup on Saturday. But even with the help of a police escort to navigate Moscow's notorious traffic, he felt like he was racing against the clock.

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