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Make it 30! Alex Ovechkin Scores Two First Period Goals After Getting Clipped By High-Stick, Joins Elite Company with 30th Goal

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Just a few after scoring two goals in the first period of a 2-0 shutout win against the Carolina Hurricanes, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin repeated the feat against the New Jersey Devils, in Thursday night’s … Continue reading

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Capitals Have Yet To Decide Which Game Alex Ovechkin Will Sit For Skipping NHL All-Star Game, Make No Line Changes: Devils at Capitals Pregame Notebook

The Washington Capitals will not make any line changes against the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington), head coach Todd Reirden said after their optional morning skate at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. Goaltender Ilya Samsonov … Continue reading

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Capitals To Host Viewing Party, Rock the Rink Skate At The Wharf On January 18 At 1 P.M.

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals and The Wharf are hosting a viewing party and “Rock the Rink” skate at the Capitals Campfire and ice rink on Transit Pier at the Wharf on Saturday, January 18. The team will be clashing … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Scores 685th Goal Against Hurricanes; Passes Teemu Selanne For The 11th Most Goals In NHL History

He’s done it again. Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 685th goal on Monday night against the Carolina Hurricanes. He has passed forward Teemu Selanne for the 11th most goals in NHL history.

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CBS Claims Television Rights To New 3-On-3 Hockey League Beginning In 2021

Photo: TSN CBS Network gained television rights to air a new three-on-three North American professional hockey league beginning in June 2021 called 3ICE. TSN has secured the rights in Canada. 

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Tom Wilson Will Skate In His 500th NHL Game Monday Night Against The Hurricanes

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson will be playing his 500th NHL game on Monday night as the team clashes with the Carolina Hurricanes. At 25 years and 290 days old, Wilson will become the third-youngest player and the youngest forward … Continue reading

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Richard Panik Good To Go, Ilya Samsonov In Net, Justin Williams Still Not Ready To Return: Hurricanes at Capitals Pregame Notebook

Forward Richard Panik, who got high-sticked in the face during the Washington Capitals‘ 5-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Saturday, wore a jaw protector during the team’s optional morning skate and said he is fine to suit up … Continue reading

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Sunrise Begins After Darkness – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers – January 13, 2010

Joel Auerbach/Getty Images The 2009-10 season saw the Washington Capitals capture the franchise’s first-ever President’s Trophy and 121 points. A major part of their success that season came during the early part of 2010, which was highlighted by a 14-game … Continue reading

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Carolina at Washington Preview: Capitals Hang With Hurricanes On Monday Night

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Washington Capitals host the Carolina Hurricanes for the fourth and final meeting between the two teams this season. The Hurricanes have taken two of the first three games this season, including a 3-2 overtime victory … Continue reading

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Sparking A Dying Fuse: How to Put The “Power” Back In The Capitals’ Power Play

As the Capitals teeter on the edge of another customary mid-winter swoon, one of their special teams’ units got a head start. The power play, once a vaunted powerhouse, has been sputtering for better than a month.

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