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Caps Ground Jets, 4-3

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Ovechkin, Capitals overcome late push to down Jets 4-3 in overtime. 

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Recap: Capitals @ Oilers (Oct. 26 2016)

Andy Devlin / NHLI via Getty Images Pouliot, Talbot spoil Capitals’ first visit to Rogers Place with 4-1 rout to open Washington’s  four-game, 4,924 mile road trip Wednesday night in Edmonton, Alta.

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Game Day Preview: Islanders @ Capitals

The Washington Capitals hoped to start their season on the right note with a road victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins, but ultimately fell short in a 3-2 shootout loss on Thursday. They will look to get their first notch in … Continue reading

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Recap: Capitals @ Islanders (10/1/2016)

Credit: AP / Jessica Hill While the Washington Capitals celebrate the return of their World Cup cohort, the standouts from their training camp who were left behind continued to impress in a power-play filled 2-1 win over the New York … Continue reading

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Whip-Shawed: NHL Commits Unforced Error With Shaw Suspension

Photo: Washington Post   It’s one of the favorite pastimes amongst sports fans: debating suspensions. No matter what the sport or the infraction, there is never universal agreement when it comes to either the decision to or extent of suspending a … Continue reading

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Capital Gains: Caps Sign Brett Connolly to One-Year Deal

Photo Credit: Joel Auerbach / Getty Images North America Hours after losing left winger Jason Chimera in free agency, the Capitals continue to enrich the competition for the roster spot vacated by his absence.

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Catching Up: Notes From Tom Wilson’s Conference Call After Re-Signing

Photo Credit: NHLI via Getty Images After acquiring center Lars Eller from the Montreal Canadiens on the opening night of the NHL Draft, Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan stated that the team’s attention would turn to re-signing their restricted free … Continue reading

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Chiming Out? Caps’ Elder Statesman Likely To Move On

Photo: Joel Auerbach, Getty Images North America With less than 24 hours until the start of the free agency period, and the official start of the 2016-17 NHL season, the stage is set for the general managers of all 30 … Continue reading

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