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Number One For No. 3! Nick Jensen Scores His First Goal As A Washington Capital Against the Philadelphia Flyers

Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images Since being acquired by the Washington Capitals from the Detroit Red Wings on February 22, 2019, defenseman Nick Jensen had played in 108 games in the Red, White, and Blue, all without scoring a goal. … Continue reading

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Boxing In Beantown: Physicality Erupts In Capitals-Bruins Rematch

After their Wednesday night victory over the Boston Bruins saw some animosity develop between their respective benches, the Washington Capitals’ and Boston Bruins’ rematch on Friday night proved to be a much more physical sequel, with both teams’ tempers flaring.

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Capitals Defeat Bruins, 2-1 in Shootout; Zdeno Chara Returns to Boston

Photo: Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the Boston Bruins 2-1 in a shootout at TD Garden on Wednesday. The win improves the Capitals record to 13-5-4 (30 points) and first place in the MassMutual East Division. … Continue reading

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Dowd Dominance: Nic Dowd’s Recent Faceoff Effectiveness A Highlight As the Capitals Look To Improve On The Dot

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Center Nic Dowd has been a regular feature on the Washington Capitals’ fourth-line for the last two seasons and now in his third campaign in a Caps sweater, the former seventh-round pick of the Los Angeles Kings … Continue reading

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Washington at New Jersey Series Preview: Capitals Tangle With Devils in Weekend Matinees

Photo: Julio Cortez/AP The Washington Capitals begin a five-game road trip, starting with the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center in a back-to-back matinee clash on Saturday (1 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally, NHL Network nationally) and Sunday (3 … Continue reading

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Historic Clinching: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals at Calgary Flames – February 24, 1983

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In February 1983, the Washington Capitals embarked on a road trip in Canada with stops in Edmonton, Calgary, and Montreal. One of their goals on this road trip was to clinch a berth in the Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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Two in Period 2: Richard Panik Scores Second Goal of the Season, Conor Sheary Scores Another Against the Pittsburgh Penguins in A Productive Second Period

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Whenever the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins play against one another, every shift for each team is hard-fought and requires every goal scored to be earned. In Tuesday night’s Reverse Retro showdown at Capital One Arena, Capitals … Continue reading

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The Defunct Southeast Division: No Longer “South-least”

Photo: New England Flag and Banner For most of the Alex Ovechkin era, the Washington Capitals played in what was known as the Southeast Division, which was eliminated prior to the 2013-14 season with a number of division re-alignments. For … Continue reading

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Shorty For 43! Tom Wilson Scores Gorgeous Goal Shorthanded Against the Buffalo Sabres

Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson is one of the Capitals’ most well-rounded players, being utilized in multiple on-ice situations when the need arises. On Thursday night against the Buffalo Sabres, Wilson proved his versatility by scoring a shorthanded goal … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Goaltender Braden Holtby Shows Off Guitar Playing Skills In Video Released by the Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver Canucks/Twitter Goaltender Braden Holtby spent 10 seasons in a Washington Capitals sweater, winning a Vezina Trophy and backstopping the club to a Stanley Cup in 2018 in that time span among other notable achievements. One of his off-ice accomplishments … Continue reading

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