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A Gould-en Comeback – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Winnipeg Jets – October 30, 1983

Washington Capitals Under normal circumstances, the NHL at this point in the year, would be conducting its latest regular season action, with teams just beginning an 82-game schedule in preparation for the following spring’s playoffs. However, the COVID pandemic has … Continue reading

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See-Saw Fight in Landover – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers – March 23, 1986

Steve Babineau/Getty Images During the 1985-86 season, the rivalry between the Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers was very strong. In late March of 1986, the Flyers were in first place in the Patrick Division with a record of 48-21-4 and … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Regional Rivalry – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers – March 3, 1984

NHL The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have long been natural rivals. Over the nearly 46 seasons the Capitals have been in the league, the two Eastern Conference and Atlantic region teams have met multiples times during the regular … Continue reading

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Miracle on Capital Centre Ice: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs. Montreal Canadiens – February 19, 1980

Photo Credit: @mikecomitto As most avid hockey fans, particularly in the United States, are aware, February 22, 1980 marks the day on which the “Miracle on Ice” occurred, in which the United States Olympic hockey team, a team composed primarily … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Bengt-Ake Gustafsson

The Capitals have had a number of great centers in their 43-year history in the NHL. One of those centers was Swede Bengt Gustafsson. In NoVa Caps’ latest Capitals Alumni Profile, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle takes a look back at … Continue reading

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Bryan Murray and the Washington Capitals’ 1982-1983 Season

Bruce Bennett/ Getty Images The 1982-1983 season was the first season the Capitals ever made the Stanley Cup Playoffs. It was also the first full season that the late Bryan Murray coached the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane … Continue reading

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