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Sizzlin’ Strome: Dylan Strome Pots Two Goals Against Edmonton Oilers in Another Strong Offensive Performance

Jess Rapfogel/Getty Images Having already proven to be a valuable contributor to the Washington Capitals’ offense in the wake of a number of injuries, offseason signee Dylan Strome added to his short Capitals resume with another multi-point night on Monday … Continue reading

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Climbing That Playoff Ladder: T.J. Oshie, John Carlson Move Up Franchise Record Books On First Period Goal Against the Florida Panthers

Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images After a tough, 3-2 loss in overtime to the Florida Panthers in Washington, D.C. on Monday, the Washington Capitals got off to a good start in the first period of Game 5, on a … Continue reading

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White-Hot Willy: Tom Wilson On A Roll With the 2021-22 Regular Season Nearing An End

Patrick Smith/Getty Images The 2021-22 regular season has seen the Washington Capitals struggle at times to maintain a consistent stretch of play, with injuries and COVID-19-related absences, among others, making it difficult for the club to ice their envisioned lineup. … Continue reading

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Johnny Is Indeed, Good: John Carlson Has A Four-Point Night Against the Tampa Bay Lightning

Photo: John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals needing a bounce-back performance following players-only meetings after recent poor showings, defenseman John Carlson helped deliver with four points against the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 4-3 victory.

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Apples For N1Ky: Nicklas Backstrom Scores On Night He Is Honored For Reaching 1,000 Points

On the night the Washington Capitals honored alternate captain and franchise cornerstone Nicklas Backstrom for reaching 1,000 career points, the team’s 2006 first-round pick scored, resulting in one of the most memorable nights at Capital One Arena.

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n1cKy Points – Nicklas Backstrom Records 1,000th Career Point Against the Edmonton Oilers

Photo: Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images Just one game after playing in his 1,000th game with teammate Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals Center Nicklas Backstrom became just the second player in franchise history to reach 1,000 career points.

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Adding An Apple and Climbing the Record Books: John Carlson, Alex Ovechkin Climb the Record Books With Assists on Evgeny Kuznetsov’s Goal Against the Columbus Blue Jackets

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Over the course of their time together, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and defenseman John Carlson have teamed up for a number of milestone moments and history-making plays. During the team’s first game following the … Continue reading

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Fourth-Line Force: Capitals’ Fourth-Line Continues Its Consistency In First Game After the All-Star Break

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images During the course of the 2020-21 season, the Washington Capitals’ fourth-line of Carl Hagelin, Nic Dowd, and Garnet Hathaway was arguably the team’s most consistent line, adding a little bit of everything on a nightly … Continue reading

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A Snipe From Sprong and An Apple From Eller: Daniel Sprong Scores On A Wicked Wrist Shot For His Fourth Goal of the Season, Lars Eller Extends Points Streak

After taking an early second period, 1-0 lead on Alex Ovechkin’s record-tying power play goal, the Washington Capitals found themselves down 3-1 as the second period in their Wednesday night tilt against the Chicago Blackhawks suddenly went south. However a … Continue reading

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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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