Daily Archives: April 21, 2018

After a Dismal Third Period, Trotz was Pleased with Leadership Shown in Overtime

Photo: Alex Brandon/AP The Washington Capitals entered Saturday afternoon’s Game 5 contest with the Columbus Blue Jackets with the series deadlocked at two games apiece. The first two periods of Game 5 was a back and fourth affair. Then in … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Becomes the 19th Player in NHL History with At Least Four Overtime Goals in the Playoffs

Nick Wass/Associated Press Entering today’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets with three career overtime goals in the playoffs, Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom added a fourth in a 4-3 win to give the Caps a 3-2 series lead over the … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Blue Jackets 4-3 (OT); Take 3-2 Series Lead

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 (OT) Saturday afternoon at Capital One Arena. After the Jackets opened the scoring, Nicklas Backstrom would notch a tally in the first frame for a 1-1 … Continue reading

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Thoughts from Section 217: Who Are We?

With the Capitals (and their fans) celebrating a promised Game 4 win on Thursday night, NoVa Caps’ Lisa Desabrais gives her thoughts on the Capitals’ identity and the unity of the fans in the latest Thoughts From Section 217.

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