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Physicality and Hitting was a Major Factor in the Capitals Win Monday Night

The Washington Capitals had their backs against the wall heading into Monday night’s Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Tampa Bay Lightning were determined to end Washington’s season in front of their fans and had a bit of … Continue reading

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Capitals Players were All Smiles at Morning Skate, Trotz Leaves Another Message to the Fans

As the Washington Capitals geared up for Game 3 of their Eastern Conference Finals on Tuesday morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, there was a different feel among the team as they prepared for DC’s first Conference Final game in 20 … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Finals Game 3 Preview: A Capital Homecoming

Photos: NHL via Getty Images “I think (Ovechkin) is taking fourteen years of frustration out on one playoff” – Jon Cooper, Head Coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning. We are now in the thick of the NHL Conference Finals. The … Continue reading

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Young Guns 2.0 and New Faces have Helped Create History for the Capitals

Photo: Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson, Jay Beagle, and Braden Holtby have seen their share of playoff hockey action. Now they’ll get to experience the third round. While each of these players did their … Continue reading

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So Many Reasons to Keep Winning, Two of Them Right Here!

Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images My family room likely looked a lot like your family room right around 10pm last night – sheer joy! Screaming – literally jumping for joy – and lots of hugs and high fives! I kept … Continue reading

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Capitals Return Home to Battle Penguins in Best of Three

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins return to action Saturday night at 7 PM at Capital One Arena for Game 5 of their best-of-seven series in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The teams are even … Continue reading

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Capitals Enter Game 4 Facing Adversity: “No Matter What Happens, We’ll Always Stick Together and Play for Each Other” -Alex Ovechkin

After the Washington Capitals held their morning skate Thursday Morning, numerous players and coach Barry Trotz spoke to the media. Of course, the hot topic was the Tom Wilson three-game suspension. Here’s what was said from the locker room. 

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Alex Ovechkin Rises to the Occasion in Enemy Territory

Photo: Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin has had numerous memorable moments throughout his career, but none may be more significant than what he did on Tuesday night in Pittsburgh during Game 3 of the Washington Capitals second round … Continue reading

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Capitals Get Rewarded for Effort in Game 2 Victory

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals played another great game during Game 2 of their second round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins and this time got rewarded with a 4-1 win. The complete effort shown by the team from … Continue reading

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Brooks Orpik Nominated for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy

It’s been an exciting few hours for the Washington Capitals. Last night, they bested the Columbus Blue Jackets for the fourth straight time to finish them off in the first round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Now as they … Continue reading

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