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Daniel Sprong To Make Capitals’ Debut vs. Penguins, Conor Sheary Scratched Against Former Team; Ilya Samsonov In Net

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette announced that forward Daniel Sprong will get a chance and come into the lineup in favor of forward Conor Sheary against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday (12 PM ET, NBC).

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Washington at Pittsburgh Series Preview: Capitals Continue Road Trip vs. Penguins

The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins will start the week with their first tw0-game series against one another this season. The Capitals took two out of three from the Penguins a season ago, including a 5-2 win in the Steel … Continue reading

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Islanders’ Semyon Varlamov Leaves Pregame Skate vs. Rangers After Taking Shot In Throat, Does Not Play

Screencap: MSG New York Islanders goaltender Semyon Varlamov left the team’s pregame skate prior to their 5-0 loss to the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night after taking a shot in the lower-helmet, upper-neck part of … Continue reading

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The Goal: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals at Phoenix Coyotes – January 16, 2006

Typically in mid-January, the NHL is just past the midpoint of their season, with certain teams having established themselves as contenders, while other teams have established themselves as mediocrities, or bottom feeders in the league standings. In January 2006, the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Vitek Vanecek on NHL Debut, 2-1 Victory Over Sabres: “The Dream Came True”

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek made his NHL debut Friday night as the Capitals clashed with the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center. A first career NHL game is one a player will never forget. The night became even … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek Wins In NHL Debut, 2-1; Czech Mate Jakub Vrana Scores Second Goal In First Two Games

The Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 Friday night at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo. The win improves the Capitals record to 2-0-0 on the season. The team will now depart for Pittsburgh for their first game of a … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette Says Connor McMichael Will Join The Team Following Quarantine

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette announced on Friday that goaltender Vitek Vanecek will make his NHL debut against the Buffalo Sabres (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). “It’s a good opportunity for everyone to get in … including [Vanecek],” … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek Will Make First Career NHL Start Friday Night In Buffalo

Vitek Vanecek has been named the Washington Capitals starter in goal for tonight’s game against the Sabres. The start will be Vanecek’s first career start in the NHL. Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette made the announcement in his pre-game presser … Continue reading

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NHL Reschedules Capitals-Bruins Game In April

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The NHL announced multiple changes to the 2020-21 regular-season schedule, which included moving the Boston Bruins-Washington Capitals game at Capital One Arena from Sunday, April 11 to the day before.

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Television Ratings For Return Of NHL Are Up, Set Records

The opening of the 2020-21 NHL season has drawn record-breaking viewership both in the United States and in Canada.

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