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“We Are Extremely Disappointed”: New York Rangers Release Statement Condemning NHL For Not Suspending Capitals’ Tom Wilson for “Horrifying Act of Violence”

After the ice chips had settled and the Washington Capitals’ chaotic game against the New York Rangers on Monday night was over, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety fined Capitals right wing Tom Wilson $5,000 for his involvement in a … Continue reading

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Brawl on Broadway: Scramble In Front of the Capitals’ Net Leads To Two-Team Brawl

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images With the Washington Capitals having lost captain Alex Ovechkin after one shift, with two forwards and a defenseman already out of the lineup, the team would require grit and grind from the rest of the lineup to … Continue reading

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Conor Sheary Nets Thirteenth Goal; Michael Raffl Records First Point as A Capital During Monday’s Game Against Rangers

Screen cap: NBC Sports Washington Washington Capitals forward Conor Sheary scored his thirteenth goal of the season during Monday’s game against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Newly acquired forward Michael Raffl picked up his first point as … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Leaves Game Against Rangers After Just One Shift, Will Not Return

With Evgeny Kuznetsov and T.J. Oshie out of the Washington Capitals’ lineup against the New York Rangers, the return of Captain Alex Ovechkin and Alternate captain John Carlson were welcome bits of news for Head Coach Peter Laviolette’s team. However, … Continue reading

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Dilly Dilly Fight Night: Brenden Dillon Drops Penguins Teddy Blueger in One-sided Fisticuffs

Not much went right for the Washington Capitals in their 3-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night, just a few nights after clinching a spot in the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. As one might expect, frustrations mounted and … Continue reading

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Capitals Clinch 2021 Playoff Berth For Seventh Consecutive Season

Graphic: NHL PR They punched their ticket to postseason play. Earning a point in the 5-4 overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins at Capital One Arena on Thursday, the Washington Capitals have clinched a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs … Continue reading

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Sprong Has Sprung: Capitals’ Daniel Sprong Nets Fourth Goal in Three Games

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals forward Daniel Sprong stayed hot during Thursday’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Capital One Arena, scoring his eleventh goal of the season and fourth in his last three games.

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Power Play Prowess: T.J. Oshie Ties Career-High In Power Play Goals Against the Pittsburgh Penguins

Patrick Smith/Getty Images With Washington Capitals captain and power play weapon Alex Ovechkin out for the first time ever against the Pittsburgh Penguins as he continues to deal with an injury suffered a week ago, and defenseman John Carlson also … Continue reading

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Ilya Kovalchuk And Avangard Win KHL’s Gagarin Cup

Photos: KHL/Avangard Former Washington Capitals forward Ilya Kovalchuk is a champion once again, as his current team in the KHL, HC Avangard Omsk, became the 2021 Gagarin Cup Champions on Wednesday. (The Gagarin Cup is the KHL’s equivalent to the … Continue reading

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Goal From Garny! Garnet Hathaway Scores Fifth Goal of the Season, Beginning Productive Night For the Fourth-Line

Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ fourth-line has arguably, been its most hard-working this season, lauded throughout the season for their grit and ability to do all the “little things” right. During the Caps’ April 24 contest against … Continue reading

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