Stats And Analysis From The Capitals 4-3 Overtime Win at Detroit


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It was a back and forth game on the scoreboard. The Capitals, who couldn’t score for over one hundred minutes, were down 1-0. Then up 2-1. Then down 3-2, and suddenly win 4-3 in overtime thanks to an Alex Ovechkin power play goalContinue reading

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Alex Ovechkin – First in Ovi-Time

Alexander Ovechkin scored the game winning goal in Overtime Friday night in Detroit.  This marks the twentieth Overtime goal he had scored during his career, breaking a tie with Jaromir Jagr for the Career Record in Overtime goals.  Ovechkin is now the undisputed career leader in that statistical category.  Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Fall to Milwaukee Admirals 4-1, Still Looking for First Win of the Season


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The Hershey Bears opened their three-game Midwest road trip Friday night with a 4-1 loss to the undefeated Milwaukee Admirals. The Bears (0-3-0-1) have yet to win a game in four tries this season. Hershey will get right back to work Saturday night when they visit the Grand Rapid Griffins. The Bears will finish-up their three-in-three set Sunday night in Illinois when the face the Rockford Ice HogsContinue reading

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Ovechkin Scores his 10th in Overtime, Capitals Rout Red Wings 4-3

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The Capitals opened their second set of back-to-backs this season tonight visiting Little Caesars Arena in Detroit for the first time. After two straight regulation losses and a 1-3-1 record, the Capitals needed this game and got the dub 4-3 in overtime off an Alex Ovechkin overtime winner. Especially since they were tied with the Red Wings, who also lost its past two games, for the second wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference standings. The Caps switched Andre Burakovsky and Tom Wilson in an effort to get the offense going again after it scored two goals in the past two games.  Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Daily Links: Detroit, Rock City!

The Capitals make their first visit to Little Caesers Arena, Grubauer set to go tonight, milestones for Jay Beagle and Barry Trotz, Holtby remembers singer from The Tragically Hip and more in this evening’s Capitals Links:  Continue reading

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Notes from Capitals’ Morning Skate in Detroit

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The Capitals held their gameday morning skate at 11:30 a.m. this morning at the newly-minted $863 million Little Caesers Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Capitals (3-3-1) take on Mike Green and the Detroit Red Wings (4-3-0) tonight at 7:30 pm. Our game preview is here. Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Update – Some Days It Doesn’t Pay to Go into the Office


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It was on October 18, 2017 when Metallurg Magnitogorsk had a rematch with their opponent from the 2016 Gagarin Cup Finals; i.e. CSKA.  In 2016, Metallurg Magnitogorsk won that series in seven games, winning Game 7 on the road.  However, this most recent match between the two teams did not go well for Magnitka.  Continue reading

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Capitals Make First Visit to Little Caesers Arena, Look to Get Back in Win Column Against Red Wings

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The Capitals will visit the Detroit Red Wings looking to get back in the win column after dropping four of its past five games. This will be the team’s first visit to Little Caesars Arena since it opened this season. The Red Wings are currently one point in front of the Capitals for the second wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference Standings, which makes tomorrow night a big game for both teams. Washington won last year’s season series, going 2-0-1 in three games against the Red Wings.  Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Daily Links: Top Line Tommy

Top line Tommy, Graovic injury update, prep for Red Wings, Matt Murray struggles, Guns n’ Roses at Capital One Arena and much more on your Thursday Capitals links.  Continue reading

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After a 2-Game Losing Skid, How Can the Capitals Adjust Their Game and Get Back on the Winning Track?

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It was not a kind week for the Washington Capitals.  After losing defenseman Matt Niskanen to injury for some time, the defensive core is still trying to gel with new players in various roles.  In addition to the shaky defense, the Capitals have had a few players that are off to slow starts. Continue reading

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