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News and Notes from Tuesday’s Capitals Morning Skate in Winnipeg: Who Will Be Scratched? And Is Alex Ovechkin Watching This Year’s Olympics?

The Washington Capitals hit the road to begin a four-game road trip in which three of those four contests will come against teams in the Central Division. First up is a Tuesday night contest with the second-place Winnipeg Jets. Prior … Continue reading

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Caps Casino Night Auction Winners Have Fun Experiences with Players

Photo: @msefoundation Last month, Capitals players and fans “went all in” for a fun night of games all in the name of charity. Caps Casino Night is an annual hit that allowed fans to mingle with their favorite players, play games … Continue reading

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A Look at Alex Ovechkin Through the Years at the NHL All Star Game

Photo: NHL Alex Ovechkin has been the biggest star of the Washington Capitals from the moment he made his NHL debut back in October 2005. With dazzling goals, solid assists, and dynamic plays, Ovechkin continues to amaze hockey fans around … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin and His Quest for 600 Goals

From the moment Alex Ovechkin was drafted by the Washington Capitals as the number one overall pick in 2004, the “Great Eight”, as the fans have called him, has emerged into a superstar in our nation’s capital. Two years ago, … Continue reading

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The Capitals Showed Their Character In Comeback Win Against Ducks

“That was fun.” That’s how head coach Barry Trotz started his post-game presser following the Anaheim Ducks game Saturday night. And he wasn’t wrong. After being down 0-2 after two periods, the Capitals roared back to win 3-2 in overtime. 

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News and Notes from Monday’s Capitals Practice: *Checks Fridge* Guess What’s Here this Time

The Capitals have won three in row and for the first time this season have swept a back-to-back set. After two big wins over the Lightning and the Maple Leafs, the Caps got a well-deserved day off on Sunday. On … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores a Hat Trick in Toronto, Dedicates It To Cancer Survivor

Photo: @lukefoxjukebox Alex Ovechkin may have been the star on the stats sheet in the Capitals 4-2 win over the Maple Leafs Saturday night, but the biggest star of the night was one of his biggest fans, 13-year old Alex Luey. … Continue reading

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After Two Games, the Alex Ovechkin-Nicklas Backstrom Line Reunion Might Be Spark Capitals Needed

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images When the Capitals lost a tough contest to the Calgary Flames Monday night, some Caps fans were beginning to panic. Many thought the Capitals finally hit their stride not too long ago when they … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Limps Off Ice at Monday’s Practice

Youth and inexperience have been the struggle for the Capitals this season, and now the injury bug might be playing a role as well. After Andre Burakovsky sat out of practice with an injury of his own, Alex Ovechkin, the … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky Finally Breaks Through

Andre Burakovsky began the season on the top line with Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie, but has struggled ever since.  Trotz needed to make a change to his lineup. He chose to switch things up during Thursday’s practice, as Tom Wilson was moved … Continue reading

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