The Washington Capitals will practice today at Kettler Capitals Iceplex at 11:30 a.m.
The 2012-13 NHL Trade Deadline is today at 3:00 p.m. ET.
NHL clubs made 16 trades involving 32 players on the day of the Trade Deadline in 2011-12.
Since the 1979-80 season, the record for the most trades on the day of the Trade Deadline is 31 (2009-10).
Of the Capitals current roster, four players were acquired via trade, including Troy Brouwer, Jason Chimera, Brooks Laich and Mike Ribeiro.
Capitals fans can follow all of the action on NHL trade deadline day live on MonumentalNetwork.com as Mike Vogel, John Walton and Alan May host a special edition of Caps Report from 12 to 4 p.m.
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.: Caps Report – Trade Deadline Edition, MonumentalNetwork.com
Must Read/See/Hear Material
Dump ‘n Chase: Postgame Notebook: Caps 5, Canes 3 / Caps Land Gophers’ Defenseman Schmidt / Caps Ink Hillen To Two-Year Extension / Caps Road Rebound Helps Give Them Control of Destiny
Monumental Network: Adam Oates Postgame 4/2/13 / Caps Postgame Locker Room 4/2/13 / Alex Ovechkin Postgame 4/2/13 / Jack Hillen 4/2/3 / Karl Alzner 4/2/13 / Jay Beagle 4/2/13 / Mike Ribeiro 4/2/13 / Adam Oates Pregame 4/2/13 / Two-Man Advantage 4/2/13 / Monumental Today 4/2/13
Washington Post: Capitals vs Hurricanes: Alex Ovechkin has three points, Nicklas Backstrom has four to rally Washington / Capitals Insider: Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Mike Green put on a show as Capitals trounce Carolina / Capitals Insider: Caps re-sign Jack Hillen to two-year, $1.4 million deal
Washington Times: Capitals return to ‘good old days’ / Capitals shuffle defense as NHL foes beef up before trade deadline / Capitals Watch: Alex Ovechkin ‘playing with some energy’ on point streak / Capitals Watch: Matt Hendricks, Capitals in talks about contract extension / Capitals Watch: Capitals beat Hurricanes, creep closer to 1st place / Capitals Watch: Jack Hillen signs 2-year extension with Capitals
Washington Examiner: Loose Pucks: Caps 5, Hurricanes 3: Five Observations
CSN Washington: Capitals within two points of division lead / Joe B: Caps storm past Hurricanes / Weekly primer: Caps geared up for playoff run / Erskine returns, Orlov, Kundratek to Hershey / Capitals bring back ‘Wrecker,’ add defenseman / McPhee on goalie equipment, visors and more
Associated Press: Alex Ovechkin, Mike Green lead Capitals to comeback win at Carolina
ESPN: Elias Says… (Alex Ovechkin mentioned)
Minnesota Daily: Schmidt leaves Gophers for NHL; others may follow soon
Minneapolis Star Tribune: U defenseman Schmidt signs with Washington
Pioneer Press: Gophers hockey: Nate Schmidt signs with Washington Capitals
St. Cloud Times: Former CHS star Schmidt signs 2-year deal with Washington Capitals
Yahoo! Sports: NHL 3 Stars: Ovechkin, Backstrom lead Capitals; Sabres foil Penguins’ streak
Ted’s Take: Left and Right / Caps on CSN Plus Tonight / POTUS, Wizards and Easter Eggs / SBJ Features Monumental Network / 500,000 Likes / Only Five Players in the NHL Have More Goals Than Alex Ovechkin / Okafor, Ariza, Webster and Nene / “Limitless Potential” / A Terrific Stat Month for John Wall
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Russian Machine Never Breaks: Caps Sign University of Minnesota’s Nate Schmidt
April 2 Assigned Dmitry Orlov and Tomas Kundratek to Hershey; Signed Nate Schmidt; Acquired Joel Rechlicz from Phoenix in exchange for Matt Clackson; Acquired Dane Byers from Edmonton in exchange for Garrett Stafford
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