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2021-22 Milestone Moments: Alex Ovechkin Breaking Records Faster Than “Disco Demolition Night” At Comiskey Park

Photo: Robb Carr/NHL via Getty Images The 2021-22 NHL season finally returned to a normal 82-game schedule after the previous two seasons were shortened due to the Covid pandemic. The full-length campaign saw many Capitals veterans set numerous career milestones, … Continue reading

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A Golden Finnish: Team Finland Downs Team Canada in Overtime to Capture Gold in 2022 World Championship

Photo: IIHF While the likes of Team USA and Team Canada are often talked about as hockey superpowers when it comes to international play, the tide has turned in favor of Finland, who captured the 2022 International Ice Hockey Federation’s World … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Fourth Quarter/End of the Season Report: 2021-22 Season

Photo: Nova Caps With the 2021-22 season over for the Washington Capitals, it’s time to take our regular quarterly assessment of the team for the fourth quarter of the season.

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A Final Feast: Washington Capitals Hold Team Dinner Before Going Their Separate Ways For the Offseason

@lauren.oshie/Instagram After their season ended with a 4-3 overtime loss to the Florida Panthers in Game 6 of their first round series in the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs, and conducting their annual exit interviews at MedStar Capitals Iceplex, the Washington … Continue reading

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So You Think Your Team’s Postseason History Has Been Bad? – Playoff Failures In Perspective

Screen cap: Youtube After losing in Round 1 for the fourth consecutive season, it’s not difficult for Washington Capitals fans to feel depressed about their team, especially when their core players are growing long in the tooth. But, to put … Continue reading

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Climbing That Playoff Ladder: T.J. Oshie, John Carlson Move Up Franchise Record Books On First Period Goal Against the Florida Panthers

Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images After a tough, 3-2 loss in overtime to the Florida Panthers in Washington, D.C. on Monday, the Washington Capitals got off to a good start in the first period of Game 5, on a … Continue reading

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“Overall Our Execution Wasn’t There Tonight and That’s An Area We Need to Be Better At”: Capitals Looking Forward To A Better Performance in Game 3 Against the Panthers

Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images While the absence of top-line right wing Tom Wilson certainly played a part in the Washington Capitals’ 5-1 loss to the Florida Panthers in Thursday night’s Game 2, a lot of other things went … Continue reading

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Capitals Take 1-0 Series Lead Over Florida Panthers: Things to Note From Washington’s Game 1 Victory

Joel Auerbach/Getty Images The Washington Capitals took a 1-0 lead in their first round playoff series against the Florida Panthers, with a gritty 4-2 victory in Sunrise, Florida on Tuesday night.

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Tom Wilson Scores Capitals’ First Goal of the 2022 Postseason, Exits Game With Injury

Joel Auerbach/Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ much-anticipated Game 1 matchup against the Florida Panthers in the first round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs got off to a positive start for the visiting Caps, as right wing Tom Wilson scored … Continue reading

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Examining The Presidents’ Trophy “Curse”

Photo: NHL There is no guarantee that a team winning the Presidents’ Trophy, awarded to the team with the regular season’s best record, will also win the Stanley Cup. In fact, more often than not the Presidents’ Trophy winner has … Continue reading

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