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Alex Ovechkin Records Hat Trick in 7-6 Loss Against the San Jose Sharks

On a night in which the struggling Capitals needed to rebound and end their five-game losing streak, it was their captain, Alex Ovechkin who did his part in an effort to end the skid against the San Jose Sharks, recording … Continue reading

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Capitals Reportedly Listening To Offers on Andre Burakovsky, Seeking Top-Nine Forward in Any Deal

Photo: NHL via Getty Images In the midst of a five-game losing skid and with their offense struggling to pick up their play, the Capitals are in arguably their worst stretch of the 2018-19 season. Earlier this season there were … Continue reading

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With Christian Djoos Close To Return, What Should the Capitals Do? (Readers’ Poll)

Photo: @Capitals For the past few months, the Capitals’ defensive corps has remained largely the same, with only the return of veteran Brooks Orpik from and loss of young rearguard Christian Djoos to injury, as well as the insertion of … Continue reading

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With Five Straight Losses, the Capitals Must Make Some Minor Tweaks In Their Overall Game to Get Back on Track

How can the Capitals correct their overall game to get out of their five-game losing streak? Continue reading

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Capitals’ Rut Requires Some Tough Lineup Decisions From Todd Reirden

Photo: Bill Smith/NHLI Via Getty Images After losing their fifth straight game to the NHL-worst Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday afternoon, and holding a players-only meeting following the 8-5 drubbing, the Capitals are in a rut in every sense of the … 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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Capitals Pay Tribute to Barry Trotz With Video During Game Against the Islanders

Having already presented former Head Coach Barry Trotz with his Stanley Cup ring earlier this season in New York, the Capitals paid homage to the man that led them to the franchise’s first Stanley Cup championship with a video tribute … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Better Halves Gift Basket Auction Now Open, Featuring Autographed Memorabilia, Stanley Cup Champion Gear, and More

Photo: MSE Foundation Every season, the Capitals’ wives and girlfriends take part in the annual “Better Halves” gift basket auction, whereby fans are able to bid on gift baskets created by the Capitals’ significant others, with funds going towards the … Continue reading

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Thank You Barry! A Letter From One Fan to The Caps’ Former Bench Boss

Nearly five years ago, the Capitals had just finished the 2013-14 season out of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time in seven seasons and relieved both longtime General Manager George McPhee and then-Head Coach Adam Oates of their … Continue reading

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Slow Start Finds the Capitals Down 2-0 After One Period in Nashville

While coming into the second night of a back-to-back tilt will always bring with it a degree of fatigue, the Capitals’ were hoping for quite a different start to their Tuesday night matchup against the Nashville Predators after a poor … Continue reading

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