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The Jensman Strikes Again: Nick Jensen Scores Third Goal of the 2021-22 Season, Records 10th Career Multi-Point Game Against Florida Panthers

Joel Auerbach/Getty Images Washington Capitals defenseman Nick Jensen has found a great deal of success this season, including strong possession metrics and adding his first goal at Capital One Arena. During the Capitals’ Tuesday night tilt against the Florida Panthers, … Continue reading

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Red-Hot Bird: Evgeny Kuznetsov Records 18th Career Game With At Least Three Assists, Has Another Big Night in Win Over Florida Panthers

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals Center Evgeny Kuznetsov has been one of the team’s best players through the first quarter of the 2021-22 season, his presence on the ice noticeable on a nightly basis. The former first-round pick … Continue reading

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Hat Trick of the Apple Kind: Alex Ovechkin Records Three Assists in 6-3 Win Over the Montreal Canadiens, Ties Guy Lafleur On NHL Points List

Scott Taetsch/Getty Images The start to the 2021-22 NHL season has been nothing short of fantastic for Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, who entered the team’s Thanksgiving Eve contest against the Montreal Canadiens with 15 goals and 30 points in … Continue reading

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Oh Captain, Red-Hot Captain: Alex Ovechkin Extends Points Streak to Eight Games, Ties For League Lead in Scoring

Scott Taetsch/Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has started the 2021-22 NHL regular season as a man on mission, entering Friday night’s game against the Arizona Coyotes with points in seven games to start the season. During the Capitals’ … Continue reading

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More McMichael Magic: Connor McMichael Has Himself A Game, Scores Two Goals, Records One Assist Against Leigh Valley Phantoms

Lehigh Valley Phantoms The recent announcement that the Ontario Hockey League would not play this season gave the Washington Capitals confirmation on the playing future of top prospect Connor McMichael for the 2020-21 season. With no OHL season, the 2019 … Continue reading

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Big Night For Big John: John Carlson Records 400th Career Assist in 800th Career Game

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals’ 6-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday¬†proved to be a big milestone night for multiple players. In addition to Alex Ovechkin reaching another power play milestone, and new addition Anthony Mantha’s first goal and … Continue reading

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On the Swede Side of History: Nicklas Backstrom Ties Daniel Alfredsson For Fourth-Most Assists By A Swedish-born Player; Moves Up NHL Assists List

Washington Capitals Center Nicklas Backstrom has long been established as one of the franchise’s all-time greatest players and during his NHL career has climbed the ranks of great players that hail from his native country of Sweden. In Sunday night’s … Continue reading

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Make It Three! Justin Schultz Records First Three-Point Game In Three Years, Records Goal And Two Assists Against the Buffalo Sabres

Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images Since being signed to a two-year, $8 million contract in free agency during the 2020 offseason, Washington Capitals defenseman Justin Schultz has been a welcome addition to the team’s blueline, adding an offensive boost to … Continue reading

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Put Another Egg in the Basket! Conor Sheary Continues Productive Season With Goal Against New Jersey

Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images When the Washington Capitals signed forward Conor Sheary to a one-year contract in free agency during the offseason, they did so hoping the former Pittsburgh Penguin and Buffalo Sabre could provide some offensive depth to … Continue reading

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Chasing Greatness In A Game: John Carlson Ties Mike Gartner For Fourth All-Time On Capitals’ Franchise Assists List, Nicklas Backstrom Climbs After Swedish Greats

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images In a game against the New York Islanders that already saw Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin record his 1,300th career point and pass the great Phil Esposito for sixth all-time in goals scored, Caps defenseman … Continue reading

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