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Kuznetsov dropped to third line by Capitals

Defending Stanley Cup champions hope shakeup helps end four-game losing streak

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

ARLINGTON, Va. -- If the message about urgency wasn't clear when Todd Reirden gathered the players around him at the start of practice Saturday, it was by Washington Capitals coach's actions.

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NHL All-Star Game rosters revealed

Pavelski, Karlsson, Burns from host Sharks among those named to Jan. 26 event

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

The San Jose Sharks will be well-represented as the host team of the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Game at SAP Center on Jan. 26 (8 p.m. ET, NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS).

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Trotz gets emotional in return to Washington

Islanders coach receives video tribute in first game back since Stanley Cup win with Capitals

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Capitals celebrate Trotz's return

NYI@WSH: Capitals welcome Trotz back to Washington

The Capitals celebrate Barry Trotz's return to Washington with a video tribute and standing ovation from the fans

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WASHINGTON -- Barry Trotz knew it would be emotional.

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Holtby will start for Capitals against Islanders

Goalie has missed two games after sustaining left eye injury

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Braden Holtby will start for the Washington Capitals against the New York Islanders at Capital One Arena on Friday (7:30 p.m. ET; ESPN+, SN1, SNE, NBCSWA, MSG+, NHL.TV).

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Capitals host youth team that stood up for teammate after racial taunts

Metro Maple Leafs take in game, talk to Stanley Cup champs in locker room

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WASHINGTON -- Divyne Apollon II and his Metro Maple Leafs teammates never imagined that standing up for each other in the face of racism would lead to all of this.

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Binnington helping Blues after long wait for NHL chance

Goalie drafted in 2011 wins first three starts with .974 save percentage

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WASHINGTON -- Jordan Binnington learned in the past week that sometimes the wait really is worth it.

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Orpik approaches milestone, still leading on, off ice with Capitals

Defenseman set to play 1,000th NHL game against Blues

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Brooks Orpik prefers to avoid the spotlight.

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Holtby practices with Capitals, is available after eye injury

Goalie left in second period of overtime loss to Blue Jackets, will back up against Blues

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Braden Holtby practiced with the Washington Capitals on Sunday after the goalie left their 2-1 overtime loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday when he was poked in the left eye with a stick.

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Capitals don't see big weaknesses to be addressed before Trade Deadline

GM MacLellan says defending champions are in 'same spot' as last season, could look to add forward

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Washington Capitals' season has a familiar feeling to it.

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Capitals surprise youth team that backed black player after racial taunts

Invitation from Smith-Pelly, Carlson to game vs. Blues recognizes 'there are people who have your back'

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Message for the Metro Maple Leafs

Message for the Metro Maple Leafs

The Metro Maple Leafs hear from John Carlson and Devante Smith-Pelly that they are invited to come and watch the Washington Capitals

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ARLINGTON, Va. -- When Devante Smith-Pelly read a Washington Post article about what happened to Divyne Apollon II and his Metro Maple Leafs teammates during a youth hockey tournament on Dec. 29, the Washington Capitals forward wanted to do something to show his support.

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