T.J. Oshie Tallies 600th Point In Capitals’ 8-1 Victory vs. Bruins

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Forward T.J. Oshie hit the 600-point mark in the Washington Capitals’ 8-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Sunday night when he had the primary assist on center Lars Eller’s goal that made it 8-1 in the third period. Continue reading

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On the Swede Side of History: Nicklas Backstrom Ties Daniel Alfredsson For Fourth-Most Assists By A Swedish-born Player; Moves Up NHL Assists List

Washington Capitals Center Nicklas Backstrom has long been established as one of the franchise’s all-time greatest players and during his NHL career has climbed the ranks of great players that hail from his native country of Sweden. In Sunday night’s game against the Boston Bruins, the former first-round pick continued that climb by tying Daniel Alfredsson on the Assists list by Swedish-born players. Continue reading

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Capitals Blast Bruins, 8-1; Sheary, Oshie, Eller Score Twice

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The Washington Capitals defeated the Boston Bruins 8-1 at TD Garden on Sunday. The win improved the Capitals’ record to 27-11-4 (58 points) on the season and remain in a tie for first place in the MassMutual East Division with the New York Islanders. The Capitals scored eight goals in a game for the first time since January 9, 2010 — an 8-1 win at the Atlanta Thrashers. Goaltender Vitek Vanecek made 34 saves in the victory. Continue reading

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A Dowd Dart: Nic Dowd Matches Career-High in Goals In Sunday Night Tilt Against the Boston Bruins

Washington Capitals Center Nic Dowd has evolved his game during the 2020-21 season to become the team’s leading faceoff man entering the team’s Sunday night tilt against the Boston Bruins. And while he may not blow opponents away offensively, the St. Cloud State product is capable of chipping in every now and then. The second period of the matchup in Beantown, the Capitals’ fourth-line managed to do just that thanks to Dowd. Continue reading

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Mr. Consistent: Conor Sheary Scores 10th Goal of the Season, Marks Fifth Consecutive 10-Goal Season

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Washington Capitals forward Conor Sheary has proven to be a smart signing by General Manager Brian MacLellan during the pandemic-shortened 2020-21 season. During the Capitals’ April 11 tilt against the Boston Bruins, the hard-working forward recorded his second multi-goal game of the season with two goals during the first two periods of play. Continue reading

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Capitals’ Brenden Dillon Drops Gloves With Bruins’ Chris Wagner Off Opening Draw

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Defenseman Brenden Dillon dropped the gloves with forward Chris Wagner just four seconds into the Washington Capitals’ game against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Sunday. Continue reading

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Canucks’ Jay Beagle Added To NHL’s COVID-19 Protocol

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According to The Fourth Period’s David Pagnotta, Vancouver Canucks center Jay Beagle has been added to the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list. Center Adam Gaudette, who tested positive for the virus, was removed. Continue reading

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Aliaksei Protas Scores First Career AHL Goal, As Bears Down Penguins, 2-0

The Hershey Bears blanked the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 2-0 Sunday afternoon at the Giant Center in Hershey. The victory improves the Bears record to 14-5-2-0 (30 points) on the season. Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Among Teams Willing To Give Up First-Round Pick For Blue Jackets’ Nick Foligno

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According to TSN’s Frank Seravalli, the Washington Capitals, Colorado Avalanche, and Toronto Maple Leafs are among the teams that are potentially willing to trade a first-round pick to the Columbus Blue Jackets to acquire captain Nick Foligno. Seravalli added that the list may not be conclusive. Continue reading

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Henrik Lundqvist Announces That His Heart “Isn’t Quite Ready”

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Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist announced on Sunday that he is aiming to join the Washington Capitals for the end of the season after returning to the ice from an open heart procedure he underwent in January. Continue reading

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