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Alex Ovechkin is Ready for a Rematch with Pittsburgh

Photos: Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals started the postseason in an 0-2 hole after dropping two overtime games on their home ice against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Defeats like those can either deflate a team or give … Continue reading

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Time For Closure: The Capitals Must Find the “Killer Instinct” For Game 6 In Columbus

Can the Washington Capitals deliver the killer instinct needed to defeat the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 6? Continue reading

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Game 6 Preview: Capitals Look To Close Out Columbus

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals can advance to Round 2 to play the Pittsburgh Penguins for the third consecutive season, but first, they will have to win one more game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The game will be telecasted … Continue reading

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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 Drop Blue Jackets, 4-1, Level Series 2-2; Wilson, Ovechkin Each Tally Two Points, Kuznetsov Records Three

Photo: NHL After dropping their first two games at home, Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin said his team would come home with an even series, and the Caps delivered Thursday night, beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 in Game 4 … Continue reading

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Lars Eller Wins It for Capitals, 3-2 in Double OT; Caps Cut Series Deficit to 2-1

Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 in Game 3 at Nationwide Arena on Monday night in double overtime. Columbus leads the series 2-1. The Capitals bounced back after dropping the … Continue reading

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Down In a 0-2 Hole, How Can the Washington Capitals Crawl Back Into the Series Versus Columbus?

What adjustments can the Washington Capitals make in their game as they head to Columbus down 0-2 in the series? Continue reading

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Blue Jackets at Capitals Game 2 Preview: Caps Look to Level the Series

¬†Photo: The Moulton Advertiser The Washington Capitals seek to even the series with the Columbus Blue Jackets¬†after falling 4-3 in overtime in Game 1, despite owning 2-0 and 3-2 leads. The series will shift to Nationwide Arena for Games 3 … Continue reading

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Grubauer To Start Game 2 For Capitals Against Blue Jackets

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images Capitals’ coach Barry Trotz told reporters on Saturday morning during the team’s practice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex that Philipp Grubauer will start Game 2 against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday night at Capital One … Continue reading

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