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Capitals Edge Sabres 4-3 (SO); Alex Ovechkin Extends Goal and Point Streaks

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 (SO) Saturday night at Capital One Arena. The win improves the Capitals record to 20-9-3 (43 points). The Capitals are now off until Wednesday when they host … Continue reading

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Melted @ Dunkin’ Donuts Center: Hershey Bears Fall 6-2 to Providence Bruins

Photo: Providence Bruins The Hershey Bears fell to the Providence Bruins 6-2 Saturday night at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. The Bears return to action Sunday afternoon when they visit the Thunderbirds in Springfield. Puck drop is set for … Continue reading

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Buffalo at Washington Preview: Capitals Start Homestand Against Sabres In Eastern Conference Showdown

The Washington Capitals host the Buffalo Sabres in the first meeting of the season between the two teams and the first in a span of six days at Capital One Arena. The Capitals went 2-1-0 against the Sabres a season … Continue reading

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Capitals Recall Tyler Lewington

The Washington Capitals have recalled defenseman Tyler Lewington from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. 

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Alex Ovechkin Sets Power Play Goal Record – Most Power Play Goals with a Single Franchise

Photo: @MonSportsNet The Washington Capitals game against the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night produced yet another Alex Ovechkin milestone.   The power play goal that he scored for the team’s fifth goal was his 237th power play goal and broke a … Continue reading

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Capitals @ Hurricanes – Inside The Numbers: Sluggish Start, Furious Finish

Photo: @jennarolandphotography Contrary to recent games where the Caps have jumped out to early leads, Friday night in Raleigh saw a sluggish start for the defending champs. Fortunately Washington would respond in a big way, scoring four unanswered goals, with … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Records Second Consecutive Hat Trick, Gets A Shout Out from Larry King

Photo: @monsportsnet After recording his 21st career hat trick in the Capitals’ last game against the Detroit Red Wings, the Capitals’ captain followed that up with a second consecutive “hatty” against the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night, getting a shout … Continue reading

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Capitals Storm Back To Beat Hurricanes, 6-5 (SO); Alex Ovechkin Does It Again

Photo: @MonumentalSports The Washington Capitals rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes by a score of 6-5 in a shootout at PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Friday night, after trailing 4-1 in the second period. Goaltender Braden Holtby made … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson Looks Like He Will Return To Lineup Tonight; Christian Djoos Out Indefinitely After Surgery

The Capitals have just wrapped up their game-day morning skate at PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC. They face the Hurricanes tonight at 7:30PM (Preview here). Here are the news bits from this morning: 

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Washington at Carolina Preview: Capitals Take On Hurricanes in Raleigh

The Washington Capitals face the Carolina Hurricanes in the first meeting of the season between the two teams. The Capitals and Hurricanes split the season series last season with the road team winning every game. Puck drop from PNC Arena … Continue reading

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