T.J. Oshie Achieves Milestone of His Own

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Last night, Braden Holtby achieved the milestone of playing in his 300th game, but another Caps player not only achieved a personal career-high, but also did something no Capital other than Alex Ovechkin has done in recent time.  Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? Sidney Crosby Spears Ryan O’Reilly Beneath the Belt For Unknown Reasons

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On Tuesday night in Buffalo, the Pittsburgh Penguins were in town to take on the Buffalo Sabres.  The Penguins ended up winning the game 3-1, but there were some shenanigans that took place on the ice. Continue reading

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Game Preview: Blue Jackets @ Capitals


The Capitals look to extend their winning streak when they face off against the Columbus Blue Jackets Thursday night at Verizon Center. Puck drop is at 7 PM ET on CSN and the NHL Network. A preview of this game, which has massive implications for both Metropolitan division playoff positions and overall home ice advantage, follows.  Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Could be the Capitals’ X-factor in the Playoffs

Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has always been one of the NHL’s best players, and has yet again, gone inexcusably unnoticed by the NHL media and fan bases outside the Nation’s Capital. The highly-productive Swede is having one of his best seasons of his career, and if the Capitals offense wants to continue their dominance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, they’ll need Backstrom to be on his game. Continue reading

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Ovechkin’s Russian Heritage Night Skates will be Auctioned for Good Cause

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On Thursday night the Capitals will host the Blue Jackets in what promises to be an exciting contest, with both teams neck and neck for the Metropolitan Division crown. It’ll also be Russian Heritage Night. Alex Ovechkin, the most prominent Russian to put on a Capitals sweater, is donning special skates at warmups for the occasion.  Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Practice Schedule – 3/22 Thru 4/1

Please be advised that practice times are subject to change. Please check “Caps Today” for the latest schedule before heading to Kettler. You can also follow @CapitalsPR on Twitter for all of the latest changes to the Capitals practice schedule.  Continue reading

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Holtby Takes a Trip Down Memory Lane Before Game #300

Sitting in front of his locker in Kettler on the verge of his 300th game, which just happened to be the Election Night Bobblehead giveaway, Braden Holtby took a trip down memory road to his days with the Hershey Bears and South Carolina Stingrays.  Continue reading

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Capitals Douse Flames 4-2

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The Washington Capitals beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 Tuesday night at Verizon Center. The win raised the Capitals record to 47-17-8 (102 points). The Capitals next host the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday. Puck drop is 7:00 p.m.  Continue reading

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Capitals Daily Report: Orpik Returns as Caps Prep for Red-Hot Flames

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The Capitals continue their battle for the top spot in the Metropolitan Division tonight against the Calgary Flames. Before their game, the team held a morning skate at Kettler. Here are some news and notes from the rink, as well as a look at tonight’s game. Puck drop is at 7 PMContinue reading

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Metropolitan Division Rivals and their Upcoming Schedules

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The Washington Capitals have had a relatively easy time this season when it comes to holding on to their spot at the top of the Metropolitan Division, being one of the NHL’s best teams throughout the 2016-17 campaign. But with just 11 games left, the Capitals are now holding on to their spot by a thread. This article takes a look at the top contenders for the Metropolitan Division title and their remaining schedules.  Continue reading

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