Axel Jonsson-Fjallby Scores Hat Trick In Bears 5-0 Victory Over Wolf Pack

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The Hershey Bears downed the Hartford Wolf Pack, 5-0 Saturday night at Giant Center in Hershey. Axel Jonsson-Fjallby scored the first goal of the game, sending the teddy bears flying and added two late scores for the hat trick in the victory. The win improves the Bears record to 19-11-3-2 (43 points) on the season. Continue reading

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Capitals Storm Back To Down Senators, 3-2 (OT); Ovechkin Scores Twice In The Third; Backstrom Earns Game-Winner, Assist

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The Washington Capitals overcame a 2-0 third-period deficit to defeat the Ottawa Senators by a score of 3-2 in overtime at Capital One Arena on Saturday night. The point lifted the Capitals into a tie with the Pittsburgh Penguins (who have two games in hand), three points behind the New York Rangers (both teams have played 42 games) for first place in the Metropolitan Division, and one behind Carolina Hurricanes (four games in hand) for second. Goaltender Vitek Vanecek made 20 saves in the victory. Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Considering Signing Former Shark Left-Wing Kane, No Contract Offered Yet

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According to Sportnet’s Elliotte Freidman, the Washington Capitals are considering signing unrestricted free agent left-wing Evander Kane, who’s contract was terminated by the San Jose Sharks on January 9. No contract has been offered yet. Continue reading

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It’s Raining Teddy Bears! Axel Jonsson-Fjallby Scores Bears’ First Goal Prompting the Teddy Bear Toss

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The AHL’s Hershey Bears hosted their Teddy Bear Toss game as they clashed with the Hartford Wolf Pack Saturday night. Fans were encouraged to throw teddy bears and other stuffed animals onto the ice following Hershey’s first goal of the game. Here are the scenes from Giant Center when left-winger Axel Jonsson-Fjallby scored and ensued the Teddy Bear Toss. Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin on Oldest Son Sergei: “He Loves Hockey…It’s 24/7. Obviously, It’s Fun To Watch How He Likes It”

On Saturday, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin spoke to the media following morning skate ahead of their tilt against the Ottawa Senators at Capital One Arena (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). He discussed how he feels heading into the middle point of the season with the playoffs on the horizon and son Sergei’s growing love for hockey. Continue reading

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Tom Wilson On Alex Ovechkin: “Their Career Is In A Dive, They Come Here, They Hang Out With “O” And It’s Like Their Career Is Reborn”

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For Tom Wilson, being Alex Ovechkin’s teammate has been a “pretty cool thing,” but his leadership is something that he finds difficult to explain. That’s because Ovechkin doesn’t fit the typical profile of a successful leader. Continue reading

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Nick Jensen Misses Morning Skate, John Carlson And T.J. Oshie Remain Out: News From Saturday’s Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals were back at MedStar Capitals Iceplex Saturday morning for their gameday morning skate in advance of their tilt with the Ottawa Senators tonight at Capital One Arena. Continue reading

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Capitals Re-assign Jonsson-Fjallby To AHL Hershey

The Washington Capitals have re-assigned forward Axel Jonsson-Fjallby to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Continue reading

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The Need For (Another) Swede? A Look At The Primary Factors In Replacing Carl Hagelin With Axel Jonsson-Fjallby

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There has been some discussion outside of the Washington Capitals organization proposing the replacement of Carl Hagelin with fellow Swede, Axel Jonsson-Fjallby. And much of that discussion has been based on sound principles. Continue reading

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Capitals Ticket Stub From Alex Ovechkin’s 2005 NHL Debut Sells For Nearly $6,000

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NHL memorabilia is always fascinating to find whether through online auctions, antique malls, or garage sales. Recently, a Washington Capitals ticket stub from 2005 was sold for $5,988 on eBay. This wasn’t an ordinary ticket stub, though—it was from captain Alex Ovechkin’s NHL debut when he scored two goals that night. Continue reading

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