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An arbitrator has handed down a ruling for Marcus Johansson and it's a deal that seems to be reasonable for the Capitals.
As the 48 hour deadline for an arbitration decision nears, there's still no deal for Marcus Johansson.
Jonathan Quick wrote a piece on some of the NHL's best scorers including Alex Ovechkin.

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    Is Mike Ribeiro ready to trade his hockey stick for boxing gloves?
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    Mike Green says he's 100 percent, but Jason Chimera and Nicklas Backstrom are questionable for Wednesday.
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    WASHINGTON (AP) Chris Kunitz scored a hat trick in the Pittsburgh Penguins' Super Bowl Sunday visit to the nation's capital, leading a 5-3 win over the Washington Capitals that reflected both teams' fortunes so far in the lockout-shortened season. Kris Letang, Paul Martin...
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    WASHINGTON (AP) Troy Brouwer and Wojtek Wolksi scored third-period goals, and Braden Holtby made 29 saves in the Washington Capitals' 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday night. Niklas Backstrom had a goal and an assist for Washington (2-5-1), which had lost...
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    TORONTO (AP) Nikolai Kulemin and Matt Frattin scored third-period goals to give the Toronto Maple Leafs their first home win of the season with a 3-2 comeback victory over the struggling Washington Capitals on Thursday night. Kulemin tied it 2-all at 7:40 of the third,...
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    OTTAWA (AP) Sergei Gonchar scored on the power play with 2:30 left in regulation as the Ottawa Senators battled back from a sluggish start to defeat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Tuesday. Jim O'Brien and Milan Michalek also scored for the Senators (4-1-1), who got 31...
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    WASHINGTON (AP) Alex Ovechkin scored his first goal of the season Sunday, and the Washington Capitals became the last NHL team to get a win, beating the Buffalo Sabres 3-2. After a fruitless first week, Ovechkin found the net with a one-timer from the left circle on a...

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    Capitals - Team News
    Marcus Johansson - W
    Marcus Johansson has been awarded a one-year, $3.75 million contract from Washington in... Johansson set new career-highs last season with 20 goals and 47 points in 82 games. He had requested a $4.75 million salary while Washington countered at $3 million, so the...
    Jul 31 9:05PM Read More
    Jonas Siegenthaler - D
    Jonas Siegenthaler has inked a three-year, entry-level contract with the Washington Capitals. Siegenthaler had three assists in 41 Swiss League games with Zurich last season. The plan is for him to participate in Washington's rookie camp before returning to...
    Jul 30 4:44PM Read More
    Marcus Johansson - W
    Marcus Johansson and the Washington Capitals weren't able to agree to terms before his... Johansson put in a request of $4.75 million to an arbitrator while the Capitals countered at $3 million. Both sides can still agree to an extension until the arbitrator...
    Jul 29 6:31PM Read More
    Brooks Orpik - D
    Brooks Orpik underwent wrist surgery on Tuesday. Orpik is still expected to be ready for the start of the regular season. It will take him about two weeks to get back to full workout activities.
    Jul 28 8:08PM Read More
    Marcus Johansson - W
    Marcus Johansson is requesting $4.75 million from an arbitrator. The Washington Capitals have filed a $3 million counter offer. Johansson's hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, so there's still time for the two sides to find a common...
    Jul 27 11:22AM Read More
    Braden Holtby - G
    Braden Holtby believes the Washington Capitals grew a lot as a team last season. "We grew a lot as a team and as an organization last year in order to gain the experience and confidence to groom ourselves into an elite level team," said Holtby....
    Jul 26 9:54AM Read More
    Marcus Johansson - W
    Marcus Johansson’s contract talks are considered "status quo," according to... "I think they're status quo from last time," McLellan said. Johansson will have an arbitration hearing July 29, though McLellan hopes to avoid it. "As we get...
    Jul 25 2:08PM Read More
    Braden Holtby - G
    Braden Holtby admitted that he is relieved that he and the Capitals were able to come to terms... The two sides did take part in an arbitration hearing but they were still able to agree on a long-term deal after the hearing took place. "Obviously it’s a little...
    Jul 25 9:43AM Read More
    Ryan Stanton - D
    Ryan Stanton has inked a one-year, two-way deal with the Washington Capitals. Stanton had three goals and 11 points in 54 games with the Vancouver Canucks last season. He should have a legitimate shot at making the Capitals' opening game roster.
    Jul 24 6:36PM Read More
    Braden Holtby - G
    Braden Holtby has inked a five-year, $30.5 million contract extension with the Washington... Holtby and the Capitals already had their arbitration hearing, but they were still allowed to come to an agreement independent of the arbitrator because a judgment hadn't...
    Jul 24 3:18PM Read More
    Braden Holtby - G
    Braden Holtby and the Washington Capitals weren't able to agree to terms before their scheduled... Holtby requested a salary of $8 million while Washington has countered at $5.1 million. Although the ideal would have obviously been to settle before the hearing, there's...
    Jul 23 8:13PM Read More
    Braden Holtby - G
    Braden Holtby's agent, Lewis Gross, doesn't think a potential arbitration hearing between the... There's the fear that such a hearing might ultimately hurt a team's relationship with the player in question, but Gross argues that it's all professional. "The team is...
    Jul 22 10:21PM Read More
    Braden Holtby - G
    Braden Holtby is requesting an $8 million salary from the arbitrator. The Washington Capitals have filed a $5.1 million counter request. While $8 million seems too high for Holtby given that he's not far removed from his rough 2013-14...
    Jul 21 12:04PM Read More
    Nicklas Backstrom - C
    Nicklas Backstrom (hip) is still aims to play in the season opener. Backstrom is making any promises though as he'll have to wait and see how his recovery goes. Capitals coach Barry Trotz recently expressed uncertainty about Backstrom's...
    Jul 21 11:07AM Read More
    Miles Koules - C
    Miles Koules is hoping to fight his way onto the Caps' roster this fall and earn his first... "They think I’m a talented player and my skills show for themselves," Koules said. "The things I need to do to earn a contract is kind of play with a...
    Jul 19 12:24PM Read More

    Team Stats

    Washington Capitals Regular Season Stats
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    Skater Stats
    PosNameGPGAPts
    LWAlex Ovechkin81532881
    CNicklas Backstrom82186078
    DJohn Carlson82124355
    CMarcus Johansson82202747
    DMike Green72103545
    RWTroy Brouwer82212243
    CEvgeny Kuznetsov80112637
    LWCurtis Glencross71132235
    RWJoel Ward82191534
    RWEric Fehr75191433
    Goaltender Stats
    NameGPIMinGAAWLOTL
    Braden Holtby7342472.22412010
    Justin Peters126463.25361
    * = Rookie Player
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