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Climactic Clinching at Home – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers – April 5, 2008

Photo by John McDonnell TWP The Washington Capitals were about to play their last game of the 2007-08 season, and on the verge of completing a nearly impossible run to the playoffs. On Thanksgiving Day, the Capitals had the worst … Continue reading

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A Look Back at the Capitals Season-Ending, Playoff-Clinching Winning Streak of 2007-2008

Photo: NHL via Getty Images On March 21, 2008, the Washington Capitals beat the Atlanta Thrashers 5-3, in a game in which they were trailing 3-1 after two periods. The comeback win would be a sign of things to come … Continue reading

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Former Capital Alex Semin Out Rest Of Season For KHL’s Podolsk Vityaz With Lower-Body Injury

The KHL’s Podolsk Vityaz announced on Friday morning that captain Alex Semin will miss the rest of the season, including the 2020 Gagarin Cup Playoffs, due to a lower-body injury suffered on Thursday.

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Stars Shine At KHL All-Star Skills Competition; Former Capitals Alexander Semin and Dmitrij Jaskin Participate

Yury Kuzmin/KHL The NHL is currently gearing up for the 2020 All-Star Game (featuring Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden, defenseman John Carlson, goaltender Braden Holtby, and right wing T.J. Oshie), which is set to take place this weekend (January 25-26) … Continue reading

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Oh Captain, New Captain: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadiens – January 5, 2010

Greg Fiume/Getty Images North America Ten years ago, on January 5, 2010, the Capitals were set to play the Montreal Canadiens at home. They had been riding a three-game losing streak that started after trading their captain, Chris Clark, to … Continue reading

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Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs. New York Rangers – 1/3/2009 – Saturday Night’s For Bad Fighting

Len Redkoles/Getty Images North America Just over 11 years ago, the Washington Capitals played the New York Rangers in their second home game of the new year on January 3, 2009. In this latest Retro Recap, Diane Doyle takes a … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Washington Capitals at Philadelphia Flyers – December 5, 2009: Saint Nicholas Day and Sucker Punches in Philadelphia

Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals recently playing the Anaheim Ducks on Saint Nicholas Day 2019 in a game marked with physical altercations, NoVa Caps takes look back on a game 10 years ago on the day … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Sandwich Games – How The Washington Capitals Have Fared on Games Near Thanksgiving

Within the NHL, most teams will practice on Thanksgiving Day in the USA, but they will generally not play a game, at least not in U.S. cities.  This year, there was only one game on the schedule: the New Jersey … Continue reading

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The Capitals’ Road Trip from Hell in November 2008

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals achieved a pretty good start to the 2008-09 season. The team amassed a record of 10-4-2 in their first 16 games, and had won their fifth game in a row on November 14.  … Continue reading

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Birth Of A Beast: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins – November 5, 2010

Photos: NHL via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals about to face the Bruins tonight at TD Garden in Boston, I  thought I would take a look back to a prior contest that took place between the two teams on … Continue reading

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