Daily Archives: February 11, 2017

Zach Sanford Scores First NHL Goal, Game Winner

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images Even before Andre Burakovsky was sidelined by a broken hand in the Capitals’ game against the Detroit Red Wings, rookie Zach Sanford had been patiently waiting for game action since being recalled. And in his … Continue reading

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Caps Snipe Ducks 6-4

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images The Capitals beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-4 Saturday night at Verizon Center. The win raised the Capitals record to 39-11-6 (84 points). The Capitals now enter their bye-week, and will not play again until next Saturday, February … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Records His 700th Career Point

For years, Capitals fans have known just how special center Nicklas Backstrom truly is. From his first NHL point to his 500th career assist this season, Backstrom has been one of the NHL’s most consistent point producers and most underrated … Continue reading

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Capitals Daily Report: Caps Prepare for Ducks Before a Packed Kettler

The Capitals took to the ice at Kettler for an optional skate this morning to prepare for their final game before the bye week. Tonight, the Capitals host the Ducks at Verizon Center with puck drop at 7:30 PM. 

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Blasting Caps: The Capitals’ Scoring Rampage is Rooted in High Percentages

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images It’s no secret the Capitals have been on a “Monumental” scoring rampage since the start of 2017. The Caps have scored five or more goals in their last 10 home games – a mind-boggling stat … Continue reading

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