Category Archives: Offense

Tom Wilson’s Goal Against Sharks A Career-high and A Sign of His Evolved Playing Style

While T.J. Oshie’s 500th point and two-goal outburst in the Capitals’ 5-1 Valentine’s Day thrashing of the San Jose Sharks occupied most of the headlines from the game, right wing Tom Wilson’s empty-net goal at the end of the game … Continue reading

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Ovechkin Passes Former Capital and Hall of Famer Sergei Fedorov to Become All-Time Scoring Russian in NHL History

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images A few weeks ago, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin tied former Capitals teammate and NHL great Sergei Fedorov for the most points all-time by a Russian-born player at 1,179 in a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. … Continue reading

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Breaking Down Boyd: A Look At Travis Boyd’s Performance Through the First Part of the 2018-19 Season

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images After the departure of longtime Capitals center Jay Beagle in free agency last summer, the team had a void on the fourth-line that needed to be filled, and had a few in-house solutions to solve … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Ties Hall of Famer, Former Teammate Sergei Fedorov on All-Time Russian Points List

Photo: Washington Times A few seasons ago, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin became the all-time leader in goals scored by a Russian player in the history of the NHL, passing former Capitals teammate and Hockey Hall of Famer Sergei Fedorov in … Continue reading

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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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T.J. Oshie Scores 200th Career Goal in Capitals’ 5-3 Win over Flyers

While Jakub Vrana was named the First Star of the Capitals’ 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night with a two-goal game that set a career-high in goals, it was right wing T.J. Oshie who reached a major … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Records 300th NHL Point in Win Over Red Wings

Photo: Carlos Osorio/Associated Press While the Capitals ended their three-game losing streak with their 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday evening, superstar center Evgeny Kuznetsov reached a milestone of his own, recording his 300th career NHL point … Continue reading

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Capitals’ 2018 First-Round Pick Alexander Alexeyev Scores and Adds Assist in World Junior Championship Game Against Switzerland, Helps Russia Win 7-4

While much of the focus surrounding the Capitals has been on young defensemen Madison Bowey and Tyler Lewington, who scored their first NHL goals in Saturday night’s game against the Ottawa Senators, one of the team’s top defensive prospects scored … Continue reading

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Madison Bowey Scores First NHL Goal in Night of Firsts For Capitals’ Defensemen

Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images On a night in which young defenseman Tyler Lewington recorded his first career Gordie Howe Hat Trick in his second career game, fellow young blueliner Madison Bowey added a milestone of his own with his … Continue reading

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Tyler Lewington Records First Career Gordie Howe Hat Trick in Second Career Game

Photo: Washington Capitals A week ago, Capitals defenseman Tyler Lewington made his NHL debut in Ottawa against the Ottawa Senators in front of his family, getting on the scoresheet with a two-minute minor penalty. Exactly one week later, Lewington recorded … Continue reading

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