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Capitals’ Tom Wilson Leaves Third Period Against Sabres With Lower-Body Injury; Will Be Re-evaluated Saturday

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson left during the third period of Friday’s home opener against the Buffalo Sabres with an apparent lower-body injury. According to the team, he will not return for the remainder of the game and will be … Continue reading

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Bruins’ Brad Marchand on Capitals’ COVID-19 Violation: “We All Know The Consequences Of Breaking The Rules…They Brought That On Themselves”

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty News about the Washington Capitals’ COVID-19 violation has quickly made its way around the league. Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand recently expressed his displeasure about the Capitals breaking the NHL protocol.

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T.J. Oshie’s Message to Capitals Fans: “We Miss You As Much As You Miss Us”

On Thursday, Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie spoke to the media on a Zoom call following today’s practice prior to Friday’s home opener against the Buffalo Sabres. He discussed the recent news of four Capitals players on the NHL’s COVID-19-related … Continue reading

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Sprung By Sprong: Daniel Sprong Records First Point As A Washington Capital On Evgeny Kuznetsov’s First Goal of the Season

Justin K. Aller/NHLI via Getty Images Acquired by the Washington Capitals in a trade for defenseman Christian Djoos last season, forward Daniel Sprong has gotten his first long look under new Head Coach Peter Laviolette in a pandemic-shortened 2020-21 season. … Continue reading

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Top Line Tommy: Capitals’ Tom Wilson Scores Two Goals In First Period Against Penguins; Has Five Points in Four Games

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson was having a night and it was only the first period! Wilson scored two goals minutes apart in the first period during the Capitals’ clash against the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Garnet Hathaway: “We Have To Find A Way To Not Trust Ourselves To Scrape By With Points, But Rather Take Control Of Games”

On Monday, Washington Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway spoke to the media on a Zoom call following today’s optional practice from PPG Paints Arena prior to their tilt against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday. Hathaway discussed adjusting to a new system … Continue reading

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He’s Still Got It: Alex Ovechkin Scores First Goal of the 2020-21 Season, 707th Career Goal Against Penguins

Photo: @Capitals He’s still got it! Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his first goal of the 2020-21 season and his 707th career goal on Sunday as the Capitals clashed with the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena.

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The Goal: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals at Phoenix Coyotes – January 16, 2006

Typically in mid-January, the NHL is just past the midpoint of their season, with certain teams having established themselves as contenders, while other teams have established themselves as mediocrities, or bottom feeders in the league standings. In January 2006, the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Vitek Vanecek on NHL Debut, 2-1 Victory Over Sabres: “The Dream Came True”

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek made his NHL debut Friday night as the Capitals clashed with the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center. A first career NHL game is one a player will never forget. The night became even … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Brenden Dillon Drops the Gloves With Sabres’ Jake McCabe

It’s the first game of the 2020-21 season and we already have our first fight. During the Washington Capitals’ clash with the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night, Capitals defenseman Brenden Dillon dropped the gloves with Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe in … Continue reading

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