Category Archives: History

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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Capitals Honor Brooks Orpik Prior to Game Against the New York Islanders

Photo: NHL via Getty Images On a night in which the Capitals welcomed back Stanley Cup-winning bench boss Barry Trotz with a video tribute during the first period of Friday night’s game against the New York Islanders, the team also … Continue reading

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1,000 for No. 44: Brooks Orpik to Play in 1,000th Career Game When Capitals Take on the Blues

While the Capitals’ Monday night game against the St. Louis Blues will be the 45th of the season for the team, it will be a milestone game for veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik, who will be playing in his 1,000th NHL … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie Scores 200th Career Goal in Capitals’ 5-3 Win over Flyers

While Jakub Vrana was named the First Star of the Capitals’ 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night with a two-goal game that set a career-high in goals, it was right wing T.J. Oshie who reached a major … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Records 300th NHL Point in Win Over Red Wings

Photo: Carlos Osorio/Associated Press While the Capitals ended their three-game losing streak with their 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday evening, superstar center Evgeny Kuznetsov reached a milestone of his own, recording his 300th career NHL point … Continue reading

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A Comparison of The Washington Capitals’ “Young Guns” Era with Today’s Toronto Maple Leafs

Photo: NHL There was a time when Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom were not the experienced, well-rounded leaders that led the Capitals to the team’s first championship this past spring, but young players with a thirst for the Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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Bruins Beat Blackhawks, 4-2, In 2019 NHL Winter Classic

Photo: @NHL The Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks clashed in the 11th Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana, just under two hours away from Chicago in New Year’s Day matinee. The Bruins won the … Continue reading

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Madison Bowey Scores First NHL Goal in Night of Firsts For Capitals’ Defensemen

Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images On a night in which young defenseman Tyler Lewington recorded his first career Gordie Howe Hat Trick in his second career game, fellow young blueliner Madison Bowey added a milestone of his own with his … Continue reading

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Tyler Lewington Records First Career Gordie Howe Hat Trick in Second Career Game

Photo: Washington Capitals A week ago, Capitals defenseman Tyler Lewington made his NHL debut in Ottawa against the Ottawa Senators in front of his family, getting on the scoresheet with a two-minute minor penalty. Exactly one week later, Lewington recorded … Continue reading

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Capitals Christmas Alumni Profile: A Look Back at Three Former Capitals Who Celebrate Their Birthday on Christmas Day

Photo: Getty Images While people around the world have finished or are finishing their Christmas Day celebrations, for three former members of the Washington Capitals, they have double the reason to celebrate, as their birthdays fall on arguably the most … Continue reading

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