Garden State Gloom: John Carlson Scores Lone Goal in Capitals’ 5-1 Loss to Devils

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The Washington Capitals fell to the New Jersey Devils by a score of 5-1 Saturday night at Prudential Center. The loss dropped the Capitals’ record to 9-11-3 and 21 points on the season. Goaltender Charlie Lindgren made 24 saves in the loss. Continue reading

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Preview: Capitals’ Season-Long Road Trip Starts On Saturday Night In New Jersey

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The Washington Capitals take on the New Jersey Devils for their final meeting in the Garden State and second of four this season on Saturday night. Washington defeated New Jersey in the first get together between the two by a score of 6-3 on October 24 and has points in 12 straight games (11-0-1) against them. Continue reading

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Hendrix Lapierre: “I Wasn’t Too Happy With My Camp With The Capitals, So I Kinda Came In With A Knife Between My Teeth At Hershey”

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Washington Capitals forward prospect Hendrix Lapierre has quickly settled in for his rookie season in the American Hockey League (AHL), recording four goals and eight assists in his first 17 career AHL games. While his start has been impressive, Lapierre knows he needs to continue to work hard to get back to Washington. Continue reading

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Ivan Miroshnichenko Records 8th Goal In First 8 Games With Omsk Hawks

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Washington Capitals forward prospect Ivan Miroshnichenko recorded his 8th goal in his first eight games played for the Omsk Hawks of the MHL on Saturday. Miroshnichenko also has two assists in one game played earlier this week for the Omsk Wings (VHL team), giving him eight goals and five assists in his first nine games played since his recovery from Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Continue reading

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Somethin’ ‘Bout the OshBabe: Capitals’ Improved Play With the Return of T.J. Oshie May Be More Than A Coincidence

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The Capitals’ injury list got one name shorter on Wednesday with the return of right wing T.J. Oshie to the lineup; the team secured a 3-2 overtime victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on the day before Thanksgiving. On Friday afternoon, the Caps once again saw an impressive effort result in a victory, this time a 3-0 blanking of the Calgary Flames. Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Career Goal 791 In 3-0 Win Over Calgary Flames

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Alex Ovechkin scored the 791st goal of his career in a 3-0 win over the Calgary Flames and is now just nine goals away from reaching the 800-goal plateau. He is just 11 goals away from passing Gordie Howe for second place on the All-Time List for career goals. Continue reading

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Hunter Shepard Shines Again, Henrik Borgstrom Scores 5th Goal Of Season And Hendrix Lapierre Records 8th Assist Of Season; Bears Down Wolf Pack, 2-1

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The Hershey Bears downed the Hartford Wolf Pack, 2-1 Friday night at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn. Henrik Borgstrom notched his 5th goal of the season, Hendrix Lapierre recorded his 8th assist of the season and Hunter Shepard stopped 30 of 31 in the win. The Bears record improves to 11-4-2-0 (24 points) on the season. Continue reading

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Slide, Kuzy, Slide! Evgeny Kuznetsov Scores Highlight-Reel Third Goal of the Season in Capitals’ 3-0 Victory Over Flames

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Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov scored his third goal of the season in Friday’s 3-0 victory over the Calgary Flames at Capital One Arena, and it was a highlight-reel-worthy moment. Continue reading

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Capitals Douse Flames, 3-0; Alex Ovechkin, T.J. Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov Score

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The Washington Capitals doused the Calgary Flames, 3-0, Saturday afternoon at Capital One Arena. T.J. Oshie scored his third of the season, Evgeny Kuznetsov added a highlight reel goal and Alex Ovechkin added a power play tally from the office in the win. The victory improves the Capitals record to 9-10-3 on the season. Continue reading

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Darcy Kuemper To Start, Dmitry Orlov Remains Out Against Flames


Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette met with the media this morning. He announced that Darcy Kuemper will get the start in goal and that Dmitry Orlov would remain out of the lineup this afternoon against the Calgary Flames. Continue reading

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