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Alex Ovechkin Records Hat Trick in 7-6 Loss Against the San Jose Sharks

On a night in which the struggling Capitals needed to rebound and end their five-game losing streak, it was their captain, Alex Ovechkin who did his part in an effort to end the skid against the San Jose Sharks, recording … Continue reading

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Capitals Reportedly Listening To Offers on Andre Burakovsky, Seeking Top-Nine Forward in Any Deal

Photo: NHL via Getty Images In the midst of a five-game losing skid and with their offense struggling to pick up their play, the Capitals are in arguably their worst stretch of the 2018-19 season. Earlier this season there were … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Rut Requires Some Tough Lineup Decisions From Todd Reirden

Photo: Bill Smith/NHLI Via Getty Images After losing their fifth straight game to the NHL-worst Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday afternoon, and holding a players-only meeting following the 8-5 drubbing, the Capitals are in a rut in every sense of the … Continue reading

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Capitals Pay Tribute to Barry Trotz With Video During Game Against the Islanders

Having already presented former Head Coach Barry Trotz with his Stanley Cup ring earlier this season in New York, the Capitals paid homage to the man that led them to the franchise’s first Stanley Cup championship with a video tribute … Continue reading

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Slow Start Finds the Capitals Down 2-0 After One Period in Nashville

While coming into the second night of a back-to-back tilt will always bring with it a degree of fatigue, the Capitals’ were hoping for quite a different start to their Tuesday night matchup against the Nashville Predators after a poor … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Second Stanza Meltdown Puts Metropolitan Division Lead in Jeopardy

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Capitals’ game against the St. Louis Blues on Monday night started off well after a tough loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. Everyone at Capital One Arena, including … Continue reading

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1,000 for No. 44: Brooks Orpik to Play in 1,000th Career Game When Capitals Take on the Blues

While the Capitals’ Monday night game against the St. Louis Blues will be the 45th of the season for the team, it will be a milestone game for veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik, who will be playing in his 1,000th NHL … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Braden Holtby Leaves Game Versus Blue Jackets With Eye Injury

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals had enough problems as they continued trying to even the score in their Saturday night game against the division rival Columbus Blue Jackets, but losing starting goaltender Braden Holtby only added … Continue reading

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Lars Eller Tries to Tussle With Brad Marchand in Caps’ 4-2 Win; Postgame Reactions

Photo: Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images In the Capitals’ Opening Night meeting with the Boston Bruins back in October (one in which they dropped a 7-0 bombshell on the B’s), Boston forward Brad Marchand took exception to a goal celebration … Continue reading

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Thursday Evening Clash: Washington at Boston Preview

The Washington Capitals face the Boston Bruins for the second time in the 2018-19 regular season. Continue reading

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