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Lines Combinations Remain The Same, No Tom Wilson: Notes From Capitals’ Saturday Practice At MedStar Capitals Iceplex

The Washington Capitals held one final practice on Saturday before departing for Toronto in advance of their tilt with the Maple Leafs on Sunday. (A reminder that puck drop on Sunday is set for 5PM ET). Here’s the latest from … Continue reading

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John Carlson Skates, No Tom Wilson: Notes From Capitals’ Optional Friday Practice

The Washington Capitals returned to work on Friday for an optional practice following their 3-2 shootout victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. They will practice again on Saturday before departing for Toronto in advance of their tilt with … Continue reading

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Capitals Prevail Against Pittsburgh In The Shootout: Post Game Analytics

Photo: Twitter/Capitals The Washington Capitals gathered two hard-earned standings points against Pittsburgh tonight, grabbing a shootout win over the division rival Penguins. The tilt had ebbs and flows in momentum, with each team dominating a period each, and matching up … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Penguins, 3-2 (SO); Alex Ovechkin Scores 32nd Goal Of The Season

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals downed the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-2 in a shootout Thursday night at Capital One Arena. Alex Ovechkin scored his 32nd goal of the season and Marcus Johansson scored his 13th in the win. The Capitals … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Ties Former Capitals Forward Mike Gartner For Fourth-Most Home Goals in NHL History

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin scored his 32nd goal of the 2022-23 regular season, and in doing so, continued not only his chase of Wayne Gretzky’s all-time Goals Scored record, but also climbed up another Goals list … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Forward Alexander Semin In Attendance For Capitals’ Game Against Pittsburgh

Screenshot: NBC Sports Washington The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins’ meeting at Capital One Arena is the latest chapter in the two teams’ well-known rivalry, heightened in its fanfare since the debuts of Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby in 2005. … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie, Nicklas Backstrom Return, Tom Wilson Misses Morning Skate: Notes From Capitals Morning Skate

The Washingt0n Capitals made their way home from Denver on Wednesday for a quick pitstop and one-game home-stand against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. They will hit the road again for games in Toronto and Columbus on Sunday and … Continue reading

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The Great Eight Effect: How Alex Ovechkin Has Defined Capitals Hockey For A Generation of Fans

Chase Petersen/Getty Images Four games short. That’s how many wins the Washington Capitals needed to capture the Stanley Cup in June of 1998, falling short in a series sweep of the repeating champion Detroit Red Wings. As the 20th Century … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall To Avalanche, 3-2; Alex Ovechkin Scores 31st Goal Of The Season

Photo: Twitter:@Capitals The Washington Capitals fell to the Colorado Avalanche, 3-2 Tuesday night at the Ball Arena in Denver. Alex Ovechkin scored his 31st goal of the season and Conor Sheary notched his 12th tally of the season in the loss. The … Continue reading

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On The Rise: A Look At The Capitals Steady Month-By-Month Improvement

After very underwhelming month of October, where the Washington Capitals finished the month with a 5-4-1 record, the team has battled their way back, steadily improving each month as the season has progressed. On the surface, this makes sense, as … Continue reading

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