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Capitals acquire Ilya Kovalchuk on the cheap from Montreal
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Chris Lingebach
February 24, 2020 - 12:00 pm
Capitals fans are lauding GM Brian MacLellan for pulling off another savvy trade before the deadline, acquiring Ilya Kovalchuk from Montreal in exchange for a 2020 third-round pick. Kovalchuk's contract details and why he should quickly develop chemistry with his new team.
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Capitals leaving opponents 'too much' space
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Chris Lingebach
February 21, 2020 - 7:15 pm
A critical indicator of the Capitals' downward spiral over the last 20-plus games is spacing. Caps analyst Craig Laughlin gives a detailed breakdown of their spacing issues, providing the perfect example.
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Can the Capitals regain their championship form?
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Chris Lingebach
February 21, 2020 - 6:18 pm
Carl Hagelin hopes the significance of the Capitals' 22 remaining regular-season games kicks them back into the championship form they found early in 2019-20.
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Washington Redskins' Ryan Kerrigan rushes the quarterback against the Miami Dolphins.
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Ben Krimmel
February 20, 2020 - 2:15 pm
The Redskins are set to draft another pass rusher in the 1st round in Chase Young. Does that mean veteran Ryan Kerrigan will be a salary cap casualty? Well, that may not be the case.
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'Mental lapses' at core of Capitals' recent slide
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Chris Lingebach
February 19, 2020 - 12:12 pm
The Capitals haven't been fully mentally there, Carl Hagelin tells 106.7 The Fan, which may be at the core of their 4-6 slide over the past 10 games.
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Redskins release Paul Richardson
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Chris Lingebach
February 14, 2020 - 1:25 pm
On the same day Washington moved on from cornerback Josh Norman, the Redskins announced Friday they've also released wide receiver Paul Richardson. Could Jordan Reed be next? Here's what Mike Garafolo of NFL Network told 106.7 The Fan.
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Laughlin: Caps' negative trend 'getting concerning to me'
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Chris Lingebach
February 13, 2020 - 6:52 pm
The Capitals' play over their last 20 games is becoming a concern to analyst Craig Laughlin, who warns that longer trends are harder to break. Listen as Laughlin dissects the problems in their game and how the Caps can right the ship.
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Hagelin: Once Ovi starts smelling blood, it's 'game over'
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Chris Lingebach
February 10, 2020 - 9:01 pm
Perhaps no one is more uniquely qualified than Carl Hagelin to give a then-and-now perspective on what it's like playing against Alex Ovechkin vs. having him as a teammate. Which makes Hagelin's conversion into an Ovi supporter – and this quote – that much sweeter for Capitals fans.
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Braden Holtby continues his downward slide
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Chris Lingebach
February 10, 2020 - 7:14 pm
The Capitals are being patient with Braden Holtby, but the championship-caliber goalie isn't make a strong case for himself to remain the starter in net. As Holtby continues to struggle to find his form, rookie Ilya Samsonov remains rock-steady.
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Capitals approaching crossroads between Holtby, Samsonov
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Chris Lingebach
February 07, 2020 - 7:02 pm
There are no easy answers for the complicated riddle facing Capitals coach Todd Reirden. As Braden Holtby has struggled all season, rookie goaltender Ilya Samsonov has remained stellar. Soon, Reirden must make a choice, and it will determine the result of their entire season. Here's the nuance that...
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