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Oilers Swipe Andreas Athanasiou From Blue Jackets, Send Two Second-Round Picks, Sam Gagner To Red Wings

Photo: Detroit Free Press After the Columbus Blue Jackets reportedly were about to acquire forward Andreas Athanasiou and forward Ryan Kuffner from the Detroit Red Wings prior to the NHL Trade Deadline on Monday, the Red Wings sent him to … Continue reading

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Capitals Acquire Ilya Kovalchuk From Canadiens In Exchange For 2020 Third-Round Pick

Photo: THN The Washington Capitals announced on Sunday night that they have acquired forward Ilya Kovalchuk from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, just hours ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline at … Continue reading

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Victorious Vrana: Capitals’ Jakub Vrana Ends 12-Game Scoring Drought With 24th Goal Of The Season Against Penguins

Photo: Scott Taetsch/Getty Images Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrana ended a 12-game scoring drought on Sunday as the Capitals clashed with the rival Pittsburgh Penguins at Capital One Arena. He scored his 24th goal of the season and tied his … Continue reading

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Top of the Blueline Totem Pole: John Carlson Becomes Franchise Points Leader Among Defensemen, Passes Calle Johansson

Just a day after tying Capitals defensive great Calle Johansson for the franchise Points record among defensemen, current Capitals defenseman John Carlson took sole possession of first all-time in Washington Capitals’ history in scoring among blueliners with an assist against … Continue reading

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Dillon vs. Malkin: Brenden Dillon’s First Fight As A Capital

Photo: @Capitals A scrum by the net turned into a big fight with Washington Capitals defenseman and newest acquisition Brenden Dillon and Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin, and it was a good one.

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“See You At 800”: Wayne Gretzky Congratulates Alex Ovechkin on Reaching 700 Goals

Getty Images When it comes to NHL greats, there is no player greater than Wayne Gretzky, appropriately nicknamed The Great One. The NHL’s greatest player of all-time is widely respected around the league and holds dozens of NHL records, topped … Continue reading

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Ward In Washington: Capitals Alumnus Joel Ward Participates In Street Hockey Clinic, Ceremonial Puck Drop Before Capitals’ Black History Game

Washington Capitals alumnus Joel Ward was back in the District this weekend taking part in a street hockey clinic on Saturday and participating in a ceremonial puck drop before the Capitals’ Black History Game on Sunday. Washington hosted the Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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NHL Game Of The Week Preview: Capitals, Penguins Seek To End Slumps

Photo: Scott Taetsch/Getty Images The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins meet up for the second time this season at Capital One Arena on Sunday afternoon. Both teams will be on the back end of back-to-back contests. The Penguins have won … Continue reading

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42-Year-Old David Ayres Dresses As Hurricanes’ Emergency Backup vs. Maple Leafs

After goaltender James Reimer suffered a lower-body injury in the first period of the Carolina Hurricanes’ game against the Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday night, and backup Petr Mrazek got banged-up when he skated out to play the puck a little past … Continue reading

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Capitals To Honor Alex Ovechkin Reaching 700 Career Goals With Pre-game Ceremony Tuesday, February 25 Versus Winnipeg

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals will honor captain Alex Ovechkin’s 700-career goal milestone with a pre-game ceremony on Tuesday, February 25 following their tilt against the Winnipeg Jets. All fans in attendance will receive an Ovechkin 700vi jersey towel.

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