Like A Fine Wine: Alex Ovechkin Becomes Oldest Player In Capitals’ Franchise History To Score A Hat Trick

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Alex Ovechkin recorded his 28th career hat trick Friday night against the Panthers. That marks Ovechkin’s 28th career hat trick, which ties him with Marcel Dionne and Bobby Hull for the sixth-most in NHL history. Continue reading

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Kody Clark and Garrett Pilon Score In Bears 7-3 Loss To Americans

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The Hershey Bears fell to the Rochester Americans, 7-3, Friday night at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, New York. The loss drops the Bears record to 8-6-2-1 (19 points) on the season. Continue reading

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Red-Hot Bird: Evgeny Kuznetsov Records 18th Career Game With At Least Three Assists, Has Another Big Night in Win Over Florida Panthers

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Washington Capitals Center Evgeny Kuznetsov has been one of the team’s best players through the first quarter of the 2021-22 season, his presence on the ice noticeable on a nightly basis. The former first-round pick has been one of the team’s best offensive and all-around players this season, and in the Caps’ 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Friday night, he continued with a three-assist night. Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Records 28th Career Hat Trick, Capitals Down Top-Ranked Panthers, 4-3

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The Washington Capitals downed the Florida Panthers 4-3 Friday evening at Capital One Arena. The victory improves the Capitals record to 13-3-5 (31 points) on the season. Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Scores 28th Career Hat Trick vs. Panthers

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Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored a hat trick during Friday’s clash against the Florida Panthers at Capital One Arena. The hat trick marked the 28th of his career. Ovechkin now has eighteen goals thus far. Continue reading

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Caps Dads: Nic Dowd, Garnet Hathaway Get Visits from Family During Warmups

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The Washington Capitals shared some adorable Caps Dads content prior to their tilt against the Florida Panthers at Capital One Arena. This time, it was Nic Dowd and Garnet Hathaway’s families. Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Gets The Start In Goal Against Panthers


The Capitals didn’t hold a gameday morning skate on Friday due to the 5:00 PM start time for their traditional “Black Friday” tilt, this year with the Florida Panthers. As a result, Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette met with the media at 2:45 PM to provide an update on the team. Continue reading

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Washington Capitals First Quarter Review: 2021-22 Season

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With the Washington Capitals having played 20 games in the 2021-2022 season, it’s time for our annual quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece we will look at the first quarter of the Capitals’ season. Continue reading

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A “Measuring Stick” Weekend Awaits The Capitals After Thanksgiving

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It doesn’t get any bigger than this in the regular season, as the Capitals face the league’s two best teams this weekend. First up, the Florida Panthers come to town with the league’s best record for the Capitals’ traditional “Black Friday” game. Then the Capitals will head south on Saturday in advance of their tilt with the league’s second best team, the Carolina Hurricanes, on Sunday in Raleigh. Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Sets Capitals’ Franchise Record For Most Points In First 20 Games Of A Season

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It was just another game and another franchise record for Alex Ovechkin Wednesday night. Ovechkin recorded three assists in the Capitals 6-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens, marking his 16th career three-assist game and first since February 15, 2018 at Minnesota. Continue reading

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