Category Archives: Players

Once Again, Jay Beagle Answers the Call

Jay Beagle found himself in an unfamiliar place at the start of overtime on Saturday night. Taking the opening face off of the extra period. 

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Capitals Embark on Annual Mentors’ Trip: Part 1 (Photos)

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals embarked on their annual mentors’ trip Wednesday afternoon following practice. The annual trip allows players to bring their father or friend along for a couple of road games. This year the mentors are along for this … Continue reading

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Is Justin Williams A Hall of Famer?

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Even before signing with the Caps on July 1, 2015, forward Justin Williams was a proven winner. Three Stanley Cups, a Conn Smythe Trophy, and over 10 seasons of experience were just a “few” of the reasons … Continue reading

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11 Years Ago Today: The Goal – “Simply Sensational”

AP Photo/Paul Connors The NHL today released one of its “Centennial Memories” dedicated to Alex Ovechkin’s famous rookie season goal in Arizona, in honor of the 11-year anniversary of the amazing goal. 

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Capitals and Penguins Both Missing Key Defensemen in Tonight’s Matchup

Geoff Burke/USA Today Despite pounding the Philadelphia Flyers yesterday afternoon, it wasn’t all celebration for the Capitals. Defenseman John Carlson missed the final two periods with an injury, and despite being a possibility for tonight’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Named NHL’s First Star of the Week

Alex Brandon/Associated Press After a week full of accomplishments for multiple members of the Capitals, center Nicklas Backstrom has added another one to the list, as he was named the NHL’s First Star of the Week.

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Ilya Samsonov Wins in Relief on Friday the Thirteenth

When the Caps drafted Russian goaltender Ilya Samsonov in the first-round of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, they did so with the hope that he would develop into their goalie of the future. Throughout this season, he has played fantastic, … Continue reading

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Karl Alzner Playing in His 500th Consecutive Game

Already the Capitals’ “Iron Man” for playing the most consecutive games in franchise history, shutdown defenseman Karl Alzner will be playing in his 500th consecutive game in a Capitals sweater tonight against the Chicago Blackhawks.

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Video: NoVa Caps’ Tribute to Alex Ovechkin

Rob Carr/Getty Images Just 35 seconds into his 880th NHL game, Alex Ovechkin scored his 20th goal of the 2016-17 season to notch his 1,000th career point. In this piece, NoVa Caps pays tribute to The Great Eight.

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The Big 1K: Ovechkin Reaches 1,000 Career Points

Since the moment he entered the NHL, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has proven he’s a special player. Building a career on scoring goals and piling up points, fans have seen him put his name in the record books. After earning … Continue reading

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