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Weekend Recap of Washington Capitals Roster Improvements
June 25th, 2012 at 12:44 AM
"I would expect that we're going to make two picks." Washington Capitals General Manager George McPhee wasn't lying to viewers while joining the crew on NHL Network before the first round of the draft began. Only thing was, McPhee had a trick up his sleeve that would have Caps fans salivating by...

Washington Capitals Select Thomas Wilson at Pick Number 16 (Video Highlights)
June 22nd, 2012 at 9:33 PM
With the 16th pick in the 2012 Draft, the Washington Capitals selected left winger Thomas Wilson. The 6'4", 203 pound forward is known for his checking abilities, but also has a great offensive game. The Canadian is just 18 years old, but he managed 27 points in 46 games with the...

Washington Capitals Select Filip Forsberg with the Number 11 Pick (Highlight Video)
June 22nd, 2012 at 8:52 PM
After acquiring Mike Ribeiro from the Dallas Stars before the third pick was announced, George McPhee decided to select Filip Forsberg with the 11th pick in the NHL Draft. The left winger was ranked as the number three prospect in the entire draft, but somehow fell all the way down to...

Washington Capitals Receive Mike Ribeiro in Trade with Dallas Stars
June 22nd, 2012 at 7:56 PM
Before the third pick in the NHL draft was chosen, George McPhee made a big splash in Pittsburgh by addressing one of the biggest needs in Washington. In exchange for Cody Eakin and a second round pick, the Washington Capitals receive Dallas Stars center Mike Ribeiro. Ribeiro will immediately step into...

2012 NHL Draft: First Round Selections
June 22nd, 2012 at 5:43 PM
The 2012 NHL Draft begins at 7:00 EST at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, PA. For those who won't be watching the draft on NBC Sports Network, Capitals 101 will have an updating thread of the entire first round. (And hopefully some monster trades!) To make things more exciting for...