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Capitals’ Newly-Acquired Michael Raffl: “It Was Very Exciting News Joining A Winning Club”

On Tuesday, newly acquired Washington Capitals forward Michael Raffl spoke to the media following today’s practice. He discussed being on the ice with a new team for the first time and expressed his excitement about signing with the Capitals.

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Justin Schultz Misses Practice With Lower Body Injury; Zdeno Chara And Michael Raffl Practice: Notes From Capitals Practice

The Washington Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex Tuesday morning for a team practice following a day off on Monday. The Capitals will practice again on Wednesday before departing for New York in advance of their two-game set with the Islanders at … Continue reading

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OHL Cancels Plans For Return To Play This Season

The Ontario Hockey League (OHL) announced Tuesday morning that attempts to return to play for the 2020-21 season have been terminated. The recently extended stay at home order along with increasing cases of COVID-19 across the province have made it … Continue reading

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Sharks’ Patrick Marleau Plays In NHL-Record 1,768th Career Game

Photo: Sports Illustrated When the puck dropped between the San Jose Sharks and Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena on Monday night, Sharks forward Patrick Marleau’s name came up on the game sheet for an NHL-record 1,768th time. He was … Continue reading

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NHL Standings Outlook – In the Late April Home Stretch

Photo: Getty Images While it may be hard to believe, the truncated 2020-21 NHL season is nearing the finish line. As a result of no interdivisional play, it is difficult to assess which division actually has the strongest teams and … Continue reading

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Marcel Dionne To Alex Ovechkin: “ I’ll Put On A Washington Capitals Hat In Your Honor”

Washington Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin is just one goal shy of tying Marcel Dionne for fifth place on the NHL’s all-time goals list with 731 career goals. For Dionne, he knows it’s going to happen, it’s just a matter of … Continue reading

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Former Capital Braden Holtby Makes 37 Saves, Including Spinning Kick Out, In Canucks’ First Game Back From COVID-19 Pause

Photo: Trade Rumors In the Vancouver Canucks’ first game back after a 22-day COVID-19 pause, former Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby made 37 saves against the North Division-leading Toronto Maple Leafs to earn a 3-2 overtime win for his team, … Continue reading

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Optimization: A Look At The Capitals’ Defensemen And Optimizing The Pairings

Over the past few weeks, Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette has been tinkering with the defensive pairings by swapping Dmitry Orlov and Brenden Dillon in their top four roles. The Caps had largely rolled with the same pairings over the … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall To Bruins, 6-3

Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Boston Bruins, 6-3, Sunday afternoon at TD Garden in Boston. The loss drops the Capitals record to 29-13-4 (62 points) on the season.

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Capitals’ Garnet Hathaway Given Game Misconduct For Boarding Bruins’ Jarred Tinordi

Screenshot: @BruinsDiehards Forward Garnet Hathaway was awarded a game misconduct at 9:21 of the third period for boarding defenseman Jarred Tinordi from behind and into the wall during the Washington Capitals’ game against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on … Continue reading

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