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Capitals Re-Sign Center Brooks Laich

ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have re-signed center Brooks Laich to a six-year contract, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. In keeping with club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed…


Laich’ing it in Washington


Wizards Magazine Wins Emmy Award

The Washington Wizards’ documentary “Wizards Magazine-The Journey,” which chronicled the team’s 2010-11 season, won a Capital Emmy in the category of editing during yesterday’s award ceremonies.


Caps Red Line Wins Emmy Award

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have announced today that Caps Red Line – Episode One has won a 2010 Emmy Award by the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS-NCCB…


Capitals Make Four Selections on Second Day of NHL Draft

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals selected goaltender Steffen Soberg, defenseman Patrick Koudys, center Travis Boyd and defenseman Garrett Haar on the second day of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, held Saturday at Xcel Energy Center in St. …


Capitals Acquire Right Wing Troy Brouwer from Chicago

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals acquired right wing Troy Brouwer from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for the 26th overall pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.


Wizards Select Vesely, Singleton and Mack in the Draft

The Washington Wizards have selected Jan Vesely from the Czech Republic (sixth overall), Chris Singleton from Florida State (18th overall) and Shelvin Mack from Butler (34th overall, second round) in tonight’s 2011 NBA Draft.


Capitals Announce 2011-12 Regular-Season Schedule

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals’ 82-game regular-season schedule for 2011-12 begins on Saturday, Oct. 8 at Verizon Center versus the Carolina Hurricanes at 7 p.m., with the first road game of the campaign set for Oct. 13 again…


Alex Ovechkin Named Second Team NHL All-Star

Las Vegas, Nv. – Vancouver’s Sedin twins, Daniel and Henrik, were voted to the NHL’s First All-Star Team, becoming the first brothers in 41 years to be honored together.

The last brothers to be named First-Team All-Star in the same season wer…


John Carlson Named to 2010-11 NHL All-Rookie Team

Las Vegas, Nv. – The National Hockey League today announced the 2010-11 NHL All-Rookie Team, including the three players named as finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy as the League’s top rookie: forwards Logan Couture of the San Jose Sharks, M…