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Alex Ovechkin Nets Career Goal No. 734 in Capitals’ 6-3 Victory Over Avalanche

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Tuesday’s game between the Washington Capitals and Colorado Avalanche marked another major milestone for Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin. He played in his 1,200th career game! In the 6-3 victory over the Avalanche, The Great Eight scored … Continue reading

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Ain’t No Dowd About It: Nic Dowd Scores First Goal of the 2021-22 Season, Nick Jensen Notches Eighth Career Multi-Point Game With Assist

Screen cap: ESPN+ With the Washington Capitals already holding a 4-2 lead over the visiting Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night, Center Nic Dowd scored his first goal of the 2021-22 season to boost the team’s lead by three goals, with … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Anthony Mantha Reaches 100 Career Goals Thanks to First Goal of 2021-22 Season

Screencap: @Capitals Washington Capitals forward Anthony Mantha hit the 100-career goal milestone Tuesday night when he scored his first goal of the 2021-22 season as the team faced the Colorado Avalanche at Capital One Arena.

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Give-And-Go Goal: Nick Jensen Scores First Goal of the 2021-22 Season On Odd-Man Rush

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Entering Tuesday night’s game against the Colorado Avalanche, Washington Capitals defenseman Nick Jensen had scored just two goals in 143 Games Played in a Washington sweater, both coming last season. However, unlike the length of … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov Scores First Goal of the Season Against Avalanche, Picks Up Fourth Point in Three Games

Screencap: @Capitals Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov scored his first goal of the season Tuesday night as the team clashed with the Colorado Avalanche at Capital One Arena.

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Alex Ovechkin Plays In 1,200th Career NHL Game

Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin played his very first game on October 5, 2005, a home game for the Washington Capitals against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Ovechkin played in his 1,200th career NHL games Tuesday night.

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Capitals’ Connor McMichael On Skating on the Third-Line in Practice: “If I Do Get In Tomorrow, I’ll Be Ecstatic”

Screen cap: @capitals After a strong 2020-21 season with the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, the 2019 first-round draft pick of the Washington Capitals, Connor McMichael, has been waiting for his first game of the 2021-22 NHL season. Through the … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek’s Mindset is “Working Hard In The Practice…Focus On The Hockey” Regarding Starting for the Capitals

On Monday, Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek spoke to the media following today’s practice at Medstar Capitals Iceplex. He discussed feeling confident after starting two games and carrying that momentum through the season.

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Nets Third Goal of the Season, Career Goal No. 733 Saturday Night Against Lightning

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Even though it’s only the second game of the season, The Great Eight continues to stay hot. On Saturday during their clash against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his third goal … Continue reading

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Lars Eller Plays In His 800th Career NHL Game

It was back in November of 2009 when the St. Louis Blues called up a young prospect as an “emergency” because one of their regular roster players was injured. The prospect, Lars Eller, made his NHL debut on November 5, … Continue reading

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