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Burakovsky Ready for Top-6 Responsibility

With the Washington Capitals set to enter 2017-18 without key pieces from last year, Andre Burakovsky is expected to step up and take on a top-six role.

Cheerless is Thinking About the Capitals’ Upcoming Season

Some thoughts about the 2017-18 Caps

Capitals’ Nathan Walker Ready for Historic NHL Jump

Washington Capitals prospect Nathan Walker appears ready to earn a roster spot this season, meaning he will be the first Australian to play in the NHL.

It’s Not Cup or Bust for Ovechkin

Though Alex Ovechkin has yet to lead the Washington Capitals to the Stanley Cup, it's not a championship-or-bust situation for him in D.C.

JRR Episode 59: Summertime Madness

Stephen Pepper joins Adam Stringham to discuss what the Capitals have done wrong this summer and why the personnel changes may actually be a good thing for the franchise.

Alex Ovechkin still hoping to represent Russia at 2018 Winter Olympics

The NHL announced in April that its players wouldn't be participating in the PyeongChang Games.

Ted Leonsis wants more than new name on arena

Ted Leonsis had hoped for a big payday for the international naming rights for the Verizon Center

Verizon Center to Become The ‘Capital (One) Center’

The new name for Verizon Center should have a familiar ring to it.

Dmitry Orlov: Does His New Contract Stack Up?

How does the defensman's new contract compare to similar ones signed by others this summer?

Capitals to have 15 nationally televised games next season

The Washington Capitals will have 15 nationally televised games next season.

Can the Kid Capitals Help Carry the Defense?

The Capitals lost a lot of defense this offseason and will rely on young prospects to fill the voids on the blue line. How will that work out for the team?

What If the Washington Redskins Ran the Washington Capitals?

One Washington, D.C. sports franchise stands above all others for mismanagement.

Saturday Caps Clip: Happy Liam O’Brien Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and note: Liam O'Brien is back in the fold. This is not a drill.

Washington Capitals Top 4 Prospects 2017

The Washington Capitals will have to rely on their top prospects to fill the holes next season as they go through the throes of a salary cap crunch.

Wayne Simpson signed by Capitals to two-way contract

The Washington Capitals signed right winger Wayne Simpson Tuesday to a one-year, two-way contract, the team announced.