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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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Alex Ovechkin A Game-Time Decision: Notes From Capitals Optional Morning Skate In Denver

The Washington Capitals held an optional gameday morning skate at Ball Arena in Denver on Tuesday morning. They wrap-up their western road trip tonight against the Avalanche before returning home to host the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday. Puck drop for … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Returns To Practice, T.J. Oshie Returns to Washington For Birth Of 4th Child: Notes From Capitals Practice In Denver

The Washington Capitals made their way from Las Vegas to Denver on Sunday following their 6-2 loss to the Vegas Knights on Saturday night. They conclude their western road trip Tuesday night against the Avalanche. Puck drop is set for … Continue reading

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Trip On The Strip: Capitals Fold In 6-2 Defeat To Vegas At The Fortress

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals got blown out by the Vegas Golden Knights by a score of 6-2 at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday night. Washington has never won a regular-season game in Las Vegas (0-4-1).

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Ovechkin Out Day-To-Day With Lower-Body Injury, Won’t Play In Capitals’ Game In Las Vegas on Saturday

The Washington Capitals announced just prior to puck drop against the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday (10 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington in-market, ESPN+ out-of-market) that captain Alex Ovechkin will miss his first game of the season … Continue reading

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Capitals Blank Arizona, 4-0; Strome Scores Twice vs. Team That Drafted Him

Photo by @Capitals The Washington Capitals shut out the Arizona Coyotes by a score of 4-0 at ASU’s Mullett Arena on Thursday night to lift to within one point behind the New York Rangers (who have two games in hand) … Continue reading

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Identification Of Optimal Forward Line Combinations For The Capitals Based On Expected Goals For Percentages (xGF%)

There are numerous ways and means suitable for assessing the performance of any forward line combination. One metric capable of providing significant insight is the expected goals for percentage (xGF%) metric.

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Capitals Rally To Beat Islanders, 4-3 (OT)

Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals rallied from a 3-0 deficit in the second period to down the New York Islanders, 4-3 (OT), Monday night at UBS Arena in Belmont Park, New York. The victory improves the … Continue reading

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Lars Eller Looks To Be Healthy Scratch, More Line Changes For Islanders Tonight: Notes From Capitals Morning Skate In New York

The Washington Capitals made their way to Long Island, New York Sunday afternoon in advance of their tilt with the Islanders Monday night at UBS Arena. Puck drop is set for 7:30PM. [Game Preview]. 

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Flyers Clip Capitals, 3-1; Alex Ovechkin Ties Mike Gartner For Most 30-Goal Seasons In NHL History

Photo: @Capitals/Twitter The Washington Capitals fell to the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 3-1  at Capital One Arena on Saturday. The loss dropped the Capitals’ record to 23-16-6 and 52 points on the season. Goaltender Darcy Kuemper made 22 … Continue reading

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