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Lars Eller Carl Hagelin

Washington Capitals Lars Eller and Carl Hagelin Set to Leave Hub...

Two members of the Washington Capitals, Lars Eller and Carl Hagelin, are preparing to leave their team's hub city. Both players will be welcoming...
Jaromir Jagr

Today in Hockey History: Pittsburgh Penguins Trade Jaromir Jagr to Washington...

During the NHL’s hiatus, we at Last Word on Hockey are going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll...
NHL rivalry

NHL Rivalry Breakdown: Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins

Even as hockey leagues all over the world take a hiatus, the Last Word on Hockey team is still devoted to publishing quality content in the absence of live sports. Such continues the NHL Rivalry Breakdown. Each article will take a look at two longtime rivals and break down how the rivalry came to be, how the teams stack up against each other currently, and how the matchup may look down the road. This next edition takes a look at the rivalry between the giants of the Metropolitan Division, the Washington Capitals, and the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Alex Ovechkin

Today in Hockey History: Washington Capitals Take Alex Ovechkin

During the NHL’s hiatus, we at the Last Word on Hockey are going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game....
Capitals Black Aces

Washington Capitals Black Aces

When the coronavirus ended the regular season, the Washington Capitals were on top of the Metropolitan Division, solidifying them a place in this year's...
Washington Capitals Draft

Washington Capitals Biggest Draft Boom and Bust Since 2000

Welcome to Last Word’s Draft Boom and Bust series. As the 2020 NHL Entry Draft approaches, we decided to examine each team’s best and...
2017-18 Washington Capitals

Today in Hockey History: 2017-18 Washington Capitals Win First Cup Game...

During the NHL’s hiatus, we at the Last Word on Hockey are going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game....
Braden Holtby

Washington Capitals Facing Crisis with Braden Holtby Entering Free Agency

In 2012, rookie goaltender, Braden Holtby fell just short of leading the Washington Capitals to their first Eastern Conference Final since 1998. In 2018,...