Category Archives: History

Cruising Carly: John Carlson Moves Into Second In Franchise Scoring and Assists For Defensemen With Third Period Assists Against Golden Knights

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images John Carlson’s 2019-20 season thus far has been one for the record books and one that has gained league-wide attention. While those outside Washington may just be realizing the weapon Carlson is, the Capitals and … Continue reading

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John Carlson Passes Kevin Hatcher For Third in Franchise Scoring for Defensemen, Ties Scott Stevens For Fifth in Goals, Second in Assists & Points

Capitals defenseman John Carlson has had himself a magnificent start to the 2019-20 season, and gaining some much-deserved league-wide attention for his play. In the process, he has climbed his way up the NHL and franchise record books, and with … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores 668th Career Goal; Ties Luc Robitaille in Goals – 12th on All Time List

Alex Ovechkin scored the 668th goal of his NHL career against the Toronto Maple Leafs Tuesday night.  He is now tied for twelth place on the All Time list with Luc Robitaille.

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To the Nines and Climbing! : John Carlson and Alex Ovechkin Extend Points Streaks to Nine Games, Continue to Climb Record Books in Game Against Oilers

Mike Carlson/Getty Images Heading into Thursday night’s game against the Edmonton Oilers, Capitals defenseman John Carlson had already etched his name into the NHL record books in the team’s previous game against the Calgary Flames while extending his points streak … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Now In Fifth Place for Assists Among Swedish Born NHL Players

Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Image Late in the second period of the Washington Capitals 5-3 victory over the Calgary Flames, Alex Ovechkin scored the Caps third goal of the game to put the Caps ahead 3-2.  He was … Continue reading

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Make it Eight! John Carlson Extends Point Streak to Eight Games With Second Period Goal

NHL Heading into Tuesday night’s game against the Calgary Flames, Capitals defenseman John Carlson was already having himself one heck of a week, having been named the NHL’s Second Star of the Week and heading into the game against Calgary … Continue reading

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John Carlson Keeps Point-Streak Alive, Records Three Assists In Capitals’ 5-2 Win Over Rangers

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images Defenseman John Carlson recorded three assists in the Washington Capitals‘ 5-2 win over the New York Rangers on Friday night to extend his point-streak to six games, where he has recorded three goals and 14 points. … Continue reading

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John Carlson Passes Sergei Gonchar on the Capitals’ All-Time Scoring List for Defensemen, Now Fourth All-Time

Washington Capitals Entering the 2019-20 season, Capitals defenseman and new alternate captain John Carlson looked to build upon a career-best 70-point campaign in 2018-19, for which he finished fourth in Norris Trophy voting. Through eight games, Carlson’s scorching hot start … Continue reading

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Caps Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Dallas Stars – October 17, 1995

The Washington Capitals beat the Dallas Stars 4-1 on Saturday night for their first regulation win in Dallas since October 17, 1995.  In our latest Caps Retro Recap, we take a look back at the Capitals last regulation win in “Big … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Passes Luc Robitaille On All-Time Power Play Goals, Reaches and Approaches Other Milestones in Loss to Nashville

Frederick Breedon/Getty Images While the Capitals’ 6-5 loss to the Nashville Predators ended in less than spectacular fashion, there were a few bright spots in the contest, including continued production from blueliner John Carlson, and more notably, two power play … Continue reading

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