Capitals Late Surge Downs Coyotes 4-1


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The Washington Capitals beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-1 Saturday night at Verizon Center. The win raised the Capitals record to 49-17-8 (106 points). The win gives the Capitals a three-point lead in the Metropolitan Division, with eight games remaining in the regular season. The Capitals next travel to Minnesota to face the Wild on Tuesday night. Puck drop is 8:00 p.m.  Continue reading

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Images from Capitals Optional Morning Skate (Photos)

The Capitals held an optional skate Saturday morning in advance of their game against the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night at Verizon Center. A relatively quiet skate this morning, as only four players (Schmidt, Grubauer, Chorney and Carey) took part in the optional skate. NoVa Caps photographer Debbie Pierce was on hand to capture a few of the images from Kettler Capitals IceplexContinue reading

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Capitals Daily Report: Caps Battle Coyotes Before “Road Running” for Home Ice

The Capitals look to set a franchise record for home wins in a season with a win tonight over the Arizona Coyotes. Prior to the game, the team held an optional skate at Kettler. Puck drop tonight from Verizon Center is at 7 PMContinue reading

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Daniel Winnik on the edge of becoming Caps’ next double digit goal scorer

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Above: Daniel Winnik at Kettler Capitals Iceplex practice.

A month ago, NoVa Caps’ Michael Fleetwood did this excellent profile on Daniel Winnik. Here are some more tidbits on the Capitals left winger.  Continue reading

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The Capitals Want to Re-sign T.J. Oshie, but How Much Will He Cost?

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The Capitals have made it clear that they hope to re-sign right wing T.J. Oshie to a new contract before he hits unrestricted free agency on July 1. While there are likely no Caps fans that would disagree with that, the reality is that this summer makes that easier said then done. With difficult decisions looming, and Oshie having arguably, the best season of his career, the ultimate factor will be what it will cost to lock him up. Continue reading

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Capitals Daily Report: Connolly Gets Recognized

The Capitals got a thrilling win last night in shootout fashion to remain atop the NHL and the Metropolitan Division. Their win over the Blue Jackets was the Caps’ 30th home win of the season and their first home win in shootout fashion. Not looking back, the Caps held a practice today at Kettler and will welcome the Arizona Coyotes tomorrow night at Verizon Center.  Continue reading

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Images From Capitals Practice (Photos)

The Capitals were right back at it on Friday morning, following their thrilling 2-1 shootout victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night. NoVa Caps photographer Joseph Noyes was on hand to capture a few of the images from the team’s practice at Kettler Capitals IceplexContinue reading

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Home Ice Advantage Tie-Breaking Status


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This article is updated to reflect results through March 25th.  The table below summarizes the status of tie-breakers for home ice advantage throughout the playoffs from a Washington Capitals perspective.  Continue reading

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Capitals Recall Paul Carey

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In a release, the Washington Capitals and Hershey Bears announced that Paul Carey has been recalled today.  Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Defeat Binghamton Senators 3-1 (Photos)

In front of a sold out crowd, the Hershey Bears continued their home win streak defeating the Binghamton Senators 3-1. While the Bears currently hold third place in the Atlantic, they can’t let their foot of the gas, as the Providence Bruins and Bridgeport Sound Tigers aren’t far behind. Following the week’s trend of playing teams that will be defunct next season, the boys have a big weekend away with back-to-back games against the St. John’s Ice Caps.  Continue reading

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