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Capitals Fall to Wild, 4-2; Martin Fehervary, Alex Ovechkin Notch Two Points Each

Photo: @Capitals/Twitter The Washington Capitals fell to the Minnesota Wild by a score of 4-2 Tuesday night at Capital One Arena. The loss dropped the Capitals’ record to 24-17-6 and 54 points on the season. Goaltender Charlie Lindgren made 18 saves in … Continue reading

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The Art of Leadership: Goals by Tom Wilson, Garnet Hathaway, Hit By Alex Ovechkin Sparks Capitals’ Resurgence in Second Period Against Islanders

Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images A less-than ideal start to their matchup against the New York Islanders in Long Island found the Washington Capitals in a 3-0 hole on the scoreboard and absent fourth-line center Nic Dowd. In need of … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson Scores First Goal Since Returning to the Lineup, Assisted By Nicklas Backstrom

Screenshot: NBC Sports Washington Tom Wilson scored his first goal of the 2022-23 regular season in the second period of the Washington Capitals’ January 16 game against the New York Islanders.

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Nic Dowd Leaves Game Against Islanders With Lower-Body Injury, Will Not Return

The Washington Capitals not only found themselves down by two goals entering the first intermission of their January 16 game against the New York Islanders, but also down a Center in the form of Nic Dowd.

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Did That Just Happen?! Capitals Prospect Alexander Suzdalev Scores Insane Between-the-Legs Goal

Screenshot: Regina Pats The Washington Capitals drafted forward Alexander Suzdalev in the third-round of the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, and after attending the team’s Development Camp, signed with the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League. On Saturday night, the … Continue reading

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Flyers Clip Capitals, 3-1; Alex Ovechkin Ties Mike Gartner For Most 30-Goal Seasons In NHL History

Photo: @Capitals/Twitter The Washington Capitals fell to the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 3-1  at Capital One Arena on Saturday. The loss dropped the Capitals’ record to 23-16-6 and 52 points on the season. Goaltender Darcy Kuemper made 22 … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Ties Former Capitals Forward Mike Gartner For Most 30-Goal Seasons in NHL History

Photo: Washington Capitals Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 30th goal of the 2022-23 in the first period of the team’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night. In doing so he ties former Capitals forward Mike Gartner … Continue reading

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A Field Trip For the Ages: Arlington Public Schools Attends Capitals Practice, Celebrate Alex Ovechkin’s Historic Season

Photo: Washington Capitals On Friday, school children from five elementary schools in Arlington, Virginia, attended the Washington Capitals’ practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex to celebrate captain Alex Ovechkin’s historic season thus far.

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Same Ol’ Nicky: Nicklas Backstrom Records First Regular Season Point in Second Game Back This Season; First Point in 264 Days

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In his second regular season game played since April 28, 2022, Washington Capitals Center Nicklas Backstrom recorded his first point of the 2022-23 season against the Philadelphia Flyers.

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Game No. 500 in the City of Brotherly Love: Capitals’ Trevor van Riemsdyk to Play 500th NHL Game Against Brother James

Mitchell Leff/Getty Images Washington Capitals defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk will take the ice tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers for his 500th career game in the NHL. To add to the milestone, he will be facing brother James, who is a … Continue reading

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