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Maple Leafs Hand Capitals Seventh Straight Loss With 6-3 Victory

Photo: Mark Blinch via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-3 at Scotiabank Arena, their seventh consecutive loss (0-5-2). The Capitals enter the All-Star Break with 60 points, one more than the Columbus Blue Jackets, … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Ties Hall of Famer, Former Teammate Sergei Fedorov on All-Time Russian Points List

Photo: Washington Times A few seasons ago, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin became the all-time leader in goals scored by a Russian player in the history of the NHL, passing former Capitals teammate and Hockey Hall of Famer Sergei Fedorov in … Continue reading

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Wednesday Night Hockey Preview: Capitals, Maple Leafs Look To End Losing Streaks

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals visit the Toronto Maple Leafs for the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The Maple Leafs beat the Capitals by a score of 4-2 on October 13 at Capital One Arena, the … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Records Hat Trick in 7-6 Loss Against the San Jose Sharks

On a night in which the struggling Capitals needed to rebound and end their five-game losing streak, it was their captain, Alex Ovechkin who did his part in an effort to end the skid against the San Jose Sharks, recording … Continue reading

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San Jose at Washington Preview: Capitals Go Swimming With The Sharks on Tuesday Night, Look To End Season-Long Losing Streak

Photo: Getty Images The Washington Capitals host the San Jose Sharks for the first meeting of the season between the two teams on Tuesday night. The Capitals swept both games against the Sharks last year, including a 4-1 win at … Continue reading

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With Five Straight Losses, the Capitals Must Make Some Minor Tweaks In Their Overall Game to Get Back on Track

How can the Capitals correct their overall game to get out of their five-game losing streak? Continue reading

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Capitals’ Rut Requires Some Tough Lineup Decisions From Todd Reirden

Photo: Bill Smith/NHLI Via Getty Images After losing their fifth straight game to the NHL-worst Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday afternoon, and holding a players-only meeting following the 8-5 drubbing, the Capitals are in a rut in every sense of the … Continue reading

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Capitals at Blackhawks – Inside The Numbers: Another One Bites The Dust

Photo: @MonSportsNet The Capitals entered this afternoon’s contest riding a season-long four-game losing streak. This one started much the same, as a porous Capitals defense gave up two goals in an 80-second span of the opening frame, and four goals … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Hold Off Capitals To Win 8-5; Four Defensemen Score For Washington

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals fell to the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday afternoon in the Windy City by a score of 8-5, despite getting all five of their goals from defensemen. The loss put the Capitals back in third-place, though … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz Shows Gratitude To A Capitals Fan

Photo: NBC Sports Washington When New York Islanders head coach Barry Trotz entered the visiting tunnel prior to their game with the Washington Capitals on Friday evening for the first time after winning the Stanley Cup with the Capitals, I wanted … Continue reading

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