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Peter Bondra Tops 400 Goals, First in Capitals Franchise History: Retro ReCaps: New York Rangers vs Washington Capitals – December 4, 2001

Photo: Washington Capitals Washington Capitals fans have been treated in recent years to major career milestones by Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, among others. Fans are now attending Capitals’ games, almost expecting to see one or more career milestones achieved.

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Adam Oates: “I Think Ovechkin May Very Well Pass Gretzky”

Photo: © REUTERS / Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports/Contributor / Sporting News / Gettyimages.ru Following his tenure as an NHL coach, former Washington Capitals forward and bench boss Adam Oates shifted his career to individual coaching, including NHL players. Clients include Steven … Continue reading

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All Alone: Alex Ovechkin Scores 787th Career Goal, Passes Gordie Howe for Most Goals Scored With a Single Franchise

Screenshot: NBC Sports Washington Alex Ovechkin scored his seventh goal of the 2022-23 season against the Arizona Coyotes at home on Saturday night. The goal was the 787th goal of his career, which passes Gordie Howe for the all-time record … Continue reading

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More Milestones In Motown: A Look At Alex Ovechkin’s Latest Edits To NHL Record Book

Photo: Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Detroit Red Wings, 3-1, Thursday night in the Motor City. And while the Capitals results have been somewhat underwhelming to start the 2022-23 season, Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin … Continue reading

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More Career Milestones For Alex Ovechkin In Victory Over Canucks

Photo: Jordan Bondurant/NoVa Caps Alex Ovechkin scored two goals in the Washington Capitals’ 6-4 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night, giving him 159 career multi-goal games. The tallies allowed him to pass Brett Hull for sole possession of second … Continue reading

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Hats Off To Bondra: Retro Recap – Philadelphia Flyers at Washington Capitals – Oct 12, 1999

Photo: Washington Capitals/NHL It was early in the 1999-00 season when the Philadelphia Flyers, one of the Washington Capitals’ traditional rivals, made their first visit of the season to MCI Center. Both teams were hoping to improve over their prior … Continue reading

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Milestone Hat Trick for Adam Oates: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders – October 8, 1997

Photo: John McDonnell The Washington Post Unlike recent NHL seasons, which have started relatively late due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 1997-98 NHL season was one that started relatively early on the calendar, as the Capitals played their first game … Continue reading

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Our Wish List Of Candidates To Fill The Capitals Vacant Assistant Coaching Position

Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan stated in his media availability earlier this week that the Capitals were close to naming a replacement for assistant coach Scott Arniel, who departed for Winnipeg earlier this off-season. MacLellan said they had narrowed their list … Continue reading

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Bondra Nets Two Goals For Franchise Record: Retro Recap – Carolina Hurricanes at Washington Capitals – November 30, 2001

Photo: Washington Capitals In recent years, Washington Capitals fans have been treated to numerous career milestones by Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and others. It’s gotten to the point where fans often go to Capitals’ games expecting to see one or … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Halloween Zed Heads – Red Wings at Capitals – October 31, 2000

Photo: NHL On October 31, 2000, Halloween Day, the Detroit Red Wings visited MCI Center to face the Capitals. The theme of the day was Zed. No, not the letter “Z”.  Not the character from the Hellblazer comic series. No, … Continue reading

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