Capitals Hammer Blackhawks, 6-1; John Carlson Scores In Return; Alex Ovechkin Scores 41st Of The Season

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The Washington Capitals trounced the Chicago Blackhawks, 6-1 Thursday night at Capital One Arena in the District. The victory improves Washington’s record to 34-31-8 (76 points) on the season. Continue reading

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John Carlson Scores Goal In Return to Lineup, Three Months to the Day of Serious Head Injury

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Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson wasted no time making an impact in his return to the lineup against the Chicago Blackhawks, picking up his ninth goal of the 2022-23 season. Continue reading

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Do The Capitals Actually Struggle Against Younger Teams?

The hot-button issue surrounding the Washington Capitals and their current roster construction centers on the narrative that the Capitals are older and slower than their competition, resulting in more poor performances against teams that are younger and faster. Continue reading

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Capitals Return Zach Fucale And Gabriel Carlsson To Hershey

The Washington Capitals announced Thursday afternoon that they have returned goaltender Zach Fucale and defenseman Gabriel Carlsson to AHL Hershey. The moves make room on the roster for the expected returned of defenseman John Carlson and goaltender Darcy Kuemper. Continue reading

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John Carlson Set To Return, Will Be Paired With Martin Fehervary To Start

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The Washington Capitals made a formal announcement this morning regarding their lineup for tonight’s game, something they rarely do. John Carlson will return to the lineup tonight for the first time since December 23. Continue reading

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Ivan Miroshnichenko Scores First Postseason Goal

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It had been a fairly quiet postseason so far for the Capitals latest first round draft pick. Ivan Miroshnichenko had no goals and just three assists in Omskie Yastreby (MHL – Juniors) first round series against Siberskie Snaipery, and no points after one game in their second round series against Tolpar. Continue reading

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John Carlson Expected To Start Against Blackhawks: Notes From Capitals Thursday’s Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals held their gameday morning skate at 10:30 on Thursday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. They wrap-up their two-game homestand tonight when they host the Chicago Blackhawks at Capital One Arena. Puck drop is set for 7PM ET. Continue reading

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Capitals Prospects Set To Do Battle In NCAA Tournament

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The NCAA Men’s Hockey tournament is set to begin this week, with three Washington Capitals prospects – Ryan Chesley, Mitchell Gibson, and Chase Clark, all competing in the season’s final collegiate tournament. Continue reading

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Capitals Unveil Cherry Blossom Warmup Jersey

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The Washington Capitals unveiled on Wednesday a Cherry Blossom-themed warmup jersey that will be worn during warmups on Sunday, April 2, when the Capitals host the New York Rangers at Capital One Arena.  The warmup jerseys will signed and then be auctioned off, with proceeds benefitting Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation (MSE Foundation). Continue reading

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Ovechkin Hits 40 For NHL-Record 13th Time In Washington’s Thrilling 7-6 Overtime Loss To Columbus

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The Washington Capitals were edged the Columbus Blue Jackets by a score of 7-6 in overtime at Capital One Arena on Tuesday night. Charlie Lindgren made 32 saves in the loss. Continue reading

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