Category Archives: Washington Capitals

Washington at Nashville – Pre-Game Notes: Capitals Take On Predators In The Music City

Photo: NBC Sports Washington The Washington Capitals head to the Music City to take on the Nashville Predators for the second time in a span of 16 days and the final meeting between the two teams this season. The Predators … Continue reading

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More Alex Ovechkin Milestones: Career NHL Goals and Power Play Goals

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The lone highlight in the Capitals’ 4-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues was Alex Ovechkin’s first period power play goal. The goal moved him up the NHL’s all-time career goals list, as well as … 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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Pheonix Copley Gets The Start Against His Former Team; Andre Burakovsky, Madison Bowey Draw Back Into Lineup

Goaltender Pheonix Copley, who is 10-2-3 with a save percentage of .916, a goals-against average of 2.56, and one shutout this season, will start against his former team for the first time when the Washington Capitals host the St. Louis Blues … 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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St. Louis at Washington Preview: Capitals Battle Blues on Monday Night

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals host the St. Louis Blues for the final meeting of the season between the two teams this season and second in a span of 11 days. The Blues beat the Capitals 5-2 on January 3 … Continue reading

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Capitals Snow Day! Caps Players, Kids, and Pets Enjoy the Snow in the DMV

Photo: @lauren.oshie After falling to the division rival Columbus Blue Jackets in overtime on Saturday night, the Capitals awoke Sunday morning to a white wonderland with the overnight snowfall that hit the DMV. Like many families, Capitals players, their families, … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby Practices After Suffering Eye Injury Against Blue Jackets; Christian Djoos Skates Before Practice

Goaltender Braden Holtby was on the ice after leaving in the second period of the Washington Capitals’ 2-1 overtime loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets last night with an eye injury. He said his vision wasn’t good enough to come … 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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Rick Nash’s Premature Retirement: A Shot of Realization for the NHL and A Notice for the Capitals and T.J. Oshie

Photo: Sportsnet The announcement from longtime NHL forward Rick Nash early Friday that he was stepping away from the game of hockey due to concussion-related issues was a move that highlighted the consequences of head injuries in the National Hockey … Continue reading

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