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Caps History Feature Archive

Detroit's Ted Lindsay, Gordie Howe, and Alex Delvechhio dominated the 1940s

Caps and NHL history through the years
Get caught up on the history of the Capitals as well as the entire National Hockey League in our History Archive.

Throughout the last year or so, has hosted several guest writers who have examined key moments and eras in hockey history. In addition, site writer Mike Vogel has focused in on Caps history specifically.

The result is a growing library of interesting features from experts such as Dick Irvin, Brian McFarlane and Pat Calabria. Sift through the archive on the right to follow the path of history. More importantly, check back throughout the year as we add to the list.  


Doug Jarvis: NHL Ironman

Big Game Hunter

Lafleur and Bossy: Offensive Superstars of the mid-1970s

Early Leagues and the Birth of the NHL

The Shifting of a Dynasty

The Titans: NHL Governors of the 1940s

The Patrick Heritage

A Lifetime of Caps Hockey: Yvon Labre's 25 years in D.C.

Opening Night: Oct. 9, 1974

The Capitals' First Win

The Hiring of David Poile