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NHL Lockout: Your Questions Answered Part Two

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Mack Lester makes sure you're up to date on what your favorite NHL stars are doing while the NHL Lockout continues.

NHL Lockout: Your Questions Answered Part One

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Guest writer for Capitals 101, Mack Lester, explores the questions NHL fans everywhere are wondering about the lockout.

Lockout Hockey: Watch Dynamo Moscow’s Alex Ovechkin on ESPN2

ESPN announced that ESPN2 will televise Alex Ovechkin's KHL game between Dynamo Moscow and Lev. The Capitals' captain has two goals and four assists thus far.

Unlike the Madden Curse, Being Chosen for NHL Cover is a Blessing

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The NFL Madden Curse is a constant topic of discussion and debate, but there's never been much buzz surround the NHL cover blessing. This article shows how being chosen for the NHL cover is a great thing for Claude Giroux.

Hershey Bears Sign Goalie Prospect Sergey Kostenko

The Hershey Bears (Washington Capitals AHL affiliate) have announced the signing of 19-year-old Russian netminder Sergey Kostenko. Kostenko voided his contract in Russia and will likely begin playing with the Reading Royals; he certainly has the ability and potential to reach the NHL level.

Alex Semin Signs One-Year Deal with Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes signed Alex Semin to a one-year, $7 million contract on Thursday afternoon. This piece highlights the fact that the Canes are getting a great hockey player, and he will be missed in Washington.

Washington Capitals Name Tim Hunter Assistant Coach

The Washington Capitals hired Tim Hunter to be an assistant coach of the Caps this morning, ten years after he left Washington as an assistant coach. Hunter will be working with Adam Oates and Calle Johansson, two guys he coached to the Stanley Cup Final in 1998.

Addition of Calle Johansson Provides Ideal Instruction for Defensive Core

The Washington Capitals hired Calle Johansson to be an assistant coach on Wednesday morning. This is an article that highlights the fact that Johansson will be extremely beneficial to the young defensive core of the Caps.

Washington Capitals Sign First Round Pick Tom Wilson

The Washington Capitals signed Tom Wilson to a three-year entry level contract on Thursday morning. The first-round pick is expected to play with the Plymouth Whalers again this year, but the 18-year-old has a bright future in the NHL.

Washington Capitals Name Calle Johansson Assistant Coach

The Washington Capitals have announced that Calle Johansson will be an assistant coach. The former Capital ranks first in franchise history in games played, as well as points and assists for a defenseman.