Tag Archives: 2019-2020 Washington Capitals

Islanders Down Capitals 5-2, Lead Series 2-0; Alex Ovechkin Scores Twice

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals fell to the New York Islanders 5-2 in Game 2 of their best-of-seven first-round series Friday night at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. The loss gives the Islanders a commanding 2-0 series lead.

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Tom Wilson On Backstrom Hit: “I Definitely Think It’s Fuel For The Fire”

Screen cap: @Capitals The Washington Capitals’ Tom Wilson met with the media following the Capitals practice on Thursday. He was asked about the hit levied on Nicklas Backstrom by Anders Lee, and the team’s mindset going into Game 2.

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Nicklas Backstrom Will Not Play In Game 2, “He Is In (Concussion) Protocol”

Washington Capitals’ center Nicklas Backstrom will not play in Game 2 of the Capitals first round series with the New York Islanders.

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Lars Eller Returns To Practice Following Quarantine: “It Wasn’t Particularly Fun Sitting In Your Room For Four Days.”

The Washington Capitals were back to work Thursday morning at the Ford Performance Center in Toronto following their 4-2 loss in Game 1 to the New York Islanders. Lars Eller rejoined the team following his mandatory quarantine after returning to … Continue reading

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Postgame Analytics: Isles Dominate at Even Strength, Down Caps 4-2 in Game 1

Photo: @Capitals After jumping out to a 2-0 lead in the second period of Game 1, the Capitals were thoroughly outworked and outplayed at even strength, leading to four unanswered goals by the Islanders en route to a 4-2 victory.

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John Carlson Will Be A Game Time Decision For Game 1

Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden met with the media following Tuesday’s practice. Reirden stated that defenseman John Carlson would be a game time decision for Game 1 against the New York Islanders on Wednesday.

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Lars Eller Will Not Be Available For Game 1 Against Islanders

The Washington Capitals held one final practice on Tuesday in preparation for Game 1 of their first round series against the New York Islanders. Puck drop is set for Wednesday afternoon at 3:00 pm.

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Analytical Preview: Washington Capitals Face New York Islanders in First Round Matchup

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Following the Washington Capitals‘ 2-1 victory against the Boston Bruins in the final game of the round robin portion of the NHL Playoffs, the Caps solidified the third seed in the Eastern Conference and a … Continue reading

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Vegas Knights, Colorado Avalanche Current Favorites To Win It All: Latest Odds To Win Stanley Cup

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The qualification round is in the books. Sixteen teams are now set to battle it out for the Stanley Cup in the two hub-city bubbles of Edmonton and Toronto.

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Washington Capitals Announce ALL CAPS 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs Initiatives For Fans

On Monday the Washington Capitals announced fan initiatives for the upcoming playoffs. The new initiatives include a wide array of designated activities aimed at integrating Capitals fans with the 2020 NHL playoffs experience. Fans are encouraged to share personalized messages, … Continue reading

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