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

Photo: Capitals PR 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, … Continue reading

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Capitals Douse Flames 4-2

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images 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. 

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Capitals Defeat Lightning 5-3; Oshie Tricks the Bolts

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Capitals visited the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night.  The Capitals will now have a 3-game homestand that will begin on Tuesday night when they face the Calgary Flames.  Tuesday’s game will be Braden … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Ends Goal Drought

Photo: Alex Brandon/AP Photo There’s an old saying that “all good things must come to an end” but that can also be a two-way street. For the Capitals, bad things such as a four game losing streak came to an … Continue reading

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Capitals Tame Wild 4-2

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 Tuesday night at Verizon Center. The win raised the Capitals record to 45-17-7 (97 points). The Capitals next host the Nashville Predators Thursday night at Verizon Center. Puck drop is 7:00 p.m. 

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Is The Capitals Top Line Good Enough? Comparing Contenders Top Lines

Hockey is a team sport. When teams have a lot of success in both the regular season and in the playoffs, they need a lot of depth – A team where you have contributions up and down the lineup. From … Continue reading

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Do the Washington Capitals Lack the Mean Edge In Their Game?

Can the Washington Capitals find their killer instinct in the playoffs? Continue reading

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Capitals Fall to the Rangers, 2-1

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Capitals fell to the New York Rangers, 2-1 Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. The loss dropped the Capitals record to 39-12-7 (85 points). The Capitals Next face the Flyers in Philadelphia on Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Despite His Impressive Overall Numbers, Ovechkin is Struggling More than You Think

For the past four years, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has won the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy as the league’s leading goal scorer, and each time,  he’s done so with 50 or more goals. However, The Great Eight is on pace … Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? The NHL Could Learn Some Things From the NFL

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images The Super Bowl is one of the biggest sports events of the year.  Last Sunday night, the NFL delivered one of its best Super Bowls in history. In the United States, football is the most popular sport.  … Continue reading

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