Category Archives: Offense

Cruising Carly: John Carlson Scores 10th and 11th Goals of the Season in First Period Against Los Angeles Kings, Continues Historic Start to the Season.

Hans Deryk/The Canadian Press, via the Associated Press Capitals defenseman John Carlson’s start to the 2019-20 season has seen the former first-round pick have one incredible game after the other. After scoring a goal in the Caps’ 5-2 routing of … Continue reading

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Add Another to the Books! Alex Ovechkin Reaches New Milestones In Capitals’ 5-2 Victory Over Detroit Red Wings

Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images In the Washington Capitals 5-2 win against the Detroit Red Wings Saturday night, on a night in which he scored a hat trick, Alex Ovechkin achieved several new personal milestones, adding to a long list … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Records Hat Trick in Victory Against the Detroit Red Wings

Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images With a goal in the Capitals’ 4-3 overtime victory on Friday, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was just three goals shy of reaching the 20-goal plateau yet another time in his storied NHL career. Just one … Continue reading

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D.C. Stands For Dangle City: Alex Ovechkin Dances Around A Florida Panthers Defender For 16th Goal of the Season

Having struggled to get a victory since their 5-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on November 18, the Capitals needed to have a good start to their Wednesday night tilt against the Florida Panthers, on a night where the team … Continue reading

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Monday Madness: Tempers Flare in Capitals-Ducks Contest, Garnet Hathaway Given Match Penalty

Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images Already dominating play in their Monday night game against the Anaheim Ducks at Capital One Arena, the Capitals kicked up their intense play with some back-and-forth physical play with the visitors in the second period. However, … Continue reading

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On a Roll: John Carlson Extends Points Streak to Seven Games In Game Against the Anaheim Ducks

Nick Wass/Associated Press Capitals defenseman John Carlson has already been the most productive defenseman in the National Hockey League and for Washington this season, and after a historic start to the 2019-20 campaign, Carlson’s red-hot stick has been carried through … Continue reading

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Travis Boyd Scores First Goal of the Season Against the Boston Bruins in First Game Since Being Recalled

Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images Throughout his time with the Capitals this season, forward Travis Boyd has made a case for more and regular playing time for Head Coach Todd Reirden, but a combination of salary cap constraints and a … Continue reading

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“Hopefully the Goals and Points Will Come”: Hometown Prospect Joe Snively Discusses Growing Up In the DMV, His Transition to the Professional Game, and Scoring Slump

Lehigh Valley Phantoms Hershey Bears left wing Joe Snively grew up watching and loving the Washington Capitals. Playing for the local Little Capitals in his youth, the Herndon, Virginia native had his hopes set on professional hockey. Snively attended Yale … Continue reading

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Capitals Have Multi-Goal Scorers In Nine Consecutive Games, A Franchise Record

Photo: Knights On Ice Just because one streak ended for the Washington Capitals in their 4-3 shootout loss to the Arizona Coyotes on Monday doesn’t mean others came to a halt either. The Capitals’ extended their point streak to 12 … Continue reading

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Jonas Siegenthaler Scores First NHL Goal Against the Vegas Golden Knights

Rob Carr/Getty Images Capitals defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler had played in 43 NHL games prior to the Caps’ Saturday night contest against the Vegas Golden Knights at Capital One Arena. The former second-round pick (57th overall in 2015) had earned a … Continue reading

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