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John Carlson politely sidesteps Brendan Leipsic questions
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Chris Lingebach
May 14, 2020 - 4:08 pm
Capitals defenseman John Carlson was all class when addressing former teammate Brendan Leipsic, who was released by Washington amid a social media firestorm.
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Caps, Wizards fight COVID-19 with social-distancing shirts
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Chris Lingebach
May 13, 2020 - 1:27 pm
The Washington Wizards and Capitals unveiled these fresh new t-shirts to help raise money for frontline workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic. Details on where to purchase them here.
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Capitals waive Brendan Leipsic after offensive remarks
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Chris Lingebach
May 08, 2020 - 11:28 am
The Capitals placed forward Brendan Leipsic on unconditional waivers, terminating his contract one day after screenshots leaked of Leipsic making offensive remarks about women and Caps teammates.
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Where the NHL, Capitals stand amid extended shutdown
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Chris Lingebach
April 21, 2020 - 5:05 pm
The NHL continues to explore all options while waiting for the go-ahead from authorities to resume its season. As for the Capitals, head coach Todd Reirden is nothing if not for an over-preparer. Whenever – if ever – the season resumes, the Caps will be ready.
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Capitals, Wizards to play out seasons via video game simulations
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Chris Lingebach
March 20, 2020 - 12:15 pm
In light of the coronavirus wiping out a large portion of their regular seasons, the Washington Capitals and Wizards are simulating their previously scheduled games via NHL 20 and NBA 2K20.
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Sports are our escapism, but players' virus fears were real
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Chris Lingebach
March 13, 2020 - 6:33 pm
As the deadly threat of the Coronavirus spreads, what went underreported were the fears of the players, before their respective leagues made the call to effectively grind American sports to a halt. Look no further than this interview with Capitals defenseman John Carlson for a sampling of those...
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John Healy
March 12, 2020 - 1:27 pm
The NHL followed the lead of several other professional sports leagues as it decided to suspend the remainder of its season indefinitely due to coronavirus fears.
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Wizards players, staff self-quarantine for coronavirus
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Chris Lingebach
March 12, 2020 - 11:44 am
The Washington Wizards advise their players, coaches and other team personnel to self-quarantine in the aftermath of Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert's positive test for Coronavirus. These are the links that may have left the Wizards exposed.
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Wizards, Capitals stay open to public as Coronavirus spreads
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Chris Lingebach
March 11, 2020 - 4:38 pm
Going against the recommendation of the D.C. Department of Health, Monumental Sports & Entertainment announces Capitals and Wizards games, as well as any other events scheduled at Capital One Arena, will go forward as previously scheduled. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has since declared a state of...
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Lars Eller: Capitals aren't playing up to their potential
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Chris Lingebach
March 11, 2020 - 3:32 pm
The Capitals need to raise their level of play from the beginning of games, not once they fall behind, Lars Eller tells The Sports Junkies.
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