Category Archives: Game Re-Caps

Capitals Fall to Lightning 2-1 In Overtime, Alex Ovechkin Scores Third Goal of the Season

Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning at Capital One Arena on Saturday night in overtime by a score of 2-1. The win-loss brings their record to 1-0-1 on the young 2021-22 season.

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Penalty Parade and Goals Galore: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals at New York Rangers – October 13, 1986

Photo: NHL The Capitals have opened their season against the Rangers on a few occasions, including their first game ever back on October 9, 1974. One particularly memorable matchup took place on October 13, 1986 at Madison Square Garden.

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Fight Night in Landover: Retro Recap – New York Rangers @ Washington Capitals – October 13, 1989

Photo: NHL The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have been rival clubs for the majority of the Capitals’ time in the National Hockey League. Over the nearly 47 seasons the Capitals have been in the league, the two Eastern … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Versus New York Rangers – Looking Back At Their Past Opening Day Matchups

Photo by B Bennett/Getty Images It’s finally here. Opening night for the 2021-22 NHL season is upon us, with the Rangers coming into Washington, DC to play the Capitals on Wednesday.

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Capitals Beat Flyers, 5-3, in Preseason Finale; Ovechkin Leaves With Lower-Body Injury

Photo: Rob Carr/Getty The Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 5-3 in Friday’s preseason finale at Capital One Arena. Goaltender Ilya Samsonov made 22 saves in the victory.

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Aliaksei Protas Scores Goal, Assist And Converts In Shootout In Olympic Qualifier Tune-Up Games

Photo: Eng Belta By Website In preparation for the upcoming Olympic qualifiers next week in Slovakia, the Belarussian national team played two exhibition games against Barys Nur-Sultan, a KHL team in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, on August 19 and on August 21. … Continue reading

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Renewin’ A Bruin Rivalry — Stanley Cup Playoff History Between the Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins

As the Washington Capitals prepare to meet the Boston Bruins in the first round of the 2020-21 Stanley Cup Playoffs, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle takes a quick look back at the playoff history between the two teams.

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Bears Fall to Lehigh Valley Phantoms 5-3, Axel Jonsson-Fjallby Among Scorers For Bears

Lehigh Valley Phantoms The Hershey Bears fell to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 5-3, Wednesday night at the PPL Center in Allentown, PA. The loss moves the Bears record to 20-7-2-0 (42 points) on the season.

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N1KY Throwback: Remembering Nicklas Backstrom’s Hat Trick Against The Montreal Canadiens in the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs – April 17, 2010

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images On April 15, 2021, Washington Capitals Center Nicklas Backstrom played in his 1,000th regular season game as a member of the team. While Stanley Cup Playoff games do not count in that number, Backstrom has been a … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Two Goals Against Philadelphia – Needs Just One More to Tie Marcel Dionne For 5th Place On All-Time List

Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images Alex Ovechkin scored two goals in Saturday’s 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers. He now  needs just one more goal to tie Marcel Dionne for fifth place on the All-Time List for NHL goals with … Continue reading

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