Capitals History

Throughout the years, May 4 has provided more action in National Hockey League playoff history than a lightsaber duel in space. Multiple hat tricks, the crowing of a champion, and broken records are among the big moments on this date. Let’s begin our daily journey to a galaxy not so far, far, away and relive
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April 25 has provided us with some great playoff moments throughout the history of the National Hockey League. Two of the greatest players to ever lace up a pair of skates had offensive explosions on a date that saw plenty of great postseason moments. Let’s take our daily trip back in time to relive all
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April 16 is a huge date amongst the National Hockey League’s “Original Six” franchises, with four of them winning the Stanley Cup. There are also plenty of Hall of Fame players who left their mark on the game through the years. Let’s hop aboard the THW time machine and go back in time to relive
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After two consecutive first-round exits for the Washington Capitals, personnel changes were to be expected. The team now has their third head coach in four seasons, a starting goaltender not wearing the number 70 for the first time in nearly a decade, and four new skaters with six combined Stanley Cups. Caps fans have watched
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When it comes to the Washington Capitals and their logos, they have had a surprisingly long and complicated history. They have had some logos that fans have absolute adored, but also had logos that fans have voted as some of the worst in the NHL. They have managed to find themselves on both ends of
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There is little doubt that the city of Montreal is responsible for some of the biggest moments and greatest players in National Hockey League history. They had three of their numerous legends play their first NHL game on this date, two of them in the same contest. This was also a very memorable date in
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Nov. 25 has been one heck of an eventful date in National Hockey League history. Two of the greatest goal-scorers to ever play the game had memorable hat tricks while numerous goaltenders stole the show. Also, fans and Detroit and Pittsburgh had plenty to cheer about and a hero made his emotional return to the
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Oct. 21 has seen plenty of memorable moments from some of the best players in National Hockey League history. This date has big over the years for hockey fans in Quebec City, Detroit and Pittsburgh. Lafleur & Dionne Own the Day Hockey Hall of Famers Guy Lafleur and Marcel Dionne began their connection to each
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So many historic events occurred on Oct. 13 throughout National Hockey League. “Mr. Hockey” scored his first NHL goal in eight years, numerous big names lit the lamp for the first time in their careers, some legendary goaltenders earned shutouts and the first-ever All-Star Game was played in Toronto. Howe Gets Back in the Goal
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One of the most prolific goal scorers in National Hockey League history had to step away from the game for one season, due to health reasons, on this date. Also, another talented class took their places in the Hockey Hall of Fame. Super Mario Steps Away One of the greatest players to ever skate in
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The 2020 Draft Lottery is now set for June 26, and the teams hoping for the first overall pick are starting to dream of adding that next great piece to their roster. The majority of top NHL draft picks do work out in some form or fashion, but not always. In 1993, the Ottawa Senators
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There was still plenty of hockey played on June 7 and we got to see a trio of unique Stanley Cup winners, some overtime drama, clutch goaltending and one streak extended while another was snapped. Plus, some of the best players in National Hockey League history got their calls to the Hockey Hall of Fame.
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On June 7, 2018, after 44 years of trying, the Washington Capitals finally lifted the Stanley Cup. In Oakland, California, 43 years, 2 months, and 10 days earlier, the same team took turns lifting a trash can around the ice in mock jubilation. The achievement they were celebrating? A regular-season road win. It would turn
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This date in National Hockey League history has seen its fair share of memorable moments. From Stanley Cup Final drama to coaching changes and trades, May 30 has provided us with a little bit of everything. The Kurri-Berube Connection On May 30, 1985, the Edmonton Oilers won their second straight championship by defeating the Philadelphia
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