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Game 5 Preview: Capitals, Blue Jackets Eye 3-2 Series Lead

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals and Columbus Blue Jackets will play a pivotal Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Capital One Arena on Saturday. The road team has prevailed in every game in this series so far. 

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Keys to the Game 3 Victory: How Did the Washington Capitals Pull Off a Stunning Double Overtime Upset in Columbus?

What adjustments did the Washington Capitals make to steal a Game 3 double overtime victory in Columbus? Continue reading

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Lars Eller Wins It for Capitals, 3-2 in Double OT; Caps Cut Series Deficit to 2-1

Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 in Game 3 at Nationwide Arena on Monday night in double overtime. Columbus leads the series 2-1. The Capitals bounced back after dropping the … Continue reading

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Capitals React to Humboldt Broncos Tragedy

On Friday, the hockey world learned of a tragedy that took place in Saskatchewan involving the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team. As the team was heading to a game on a bus, the vehicle collided with a transport truck on … Continue reading

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News and Notes’ From Capitals’ Morning Skate on Thursday: Attacking the Preds

The Washington Capitals held a morning skate on Thursday before their matchup with the Nashville Predators. The Capitals conclude the season with a short two-game homestand and will play the next four on home ice since they have home ice … Continue reading

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Capitals Break Blues 4-2 With Three-Goal Second Period, Win Fifth Straight Road Game

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals beat the St. Louis Blues by a final score of 4-2 at Scottrade Center on Monday night for their 11th win in their last 13 games. T.J. Oshie (healthy scratch) and Jay Beagle (upper-body injury) were … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Thursday’s Capitals Practice at Capital One Arena: Team Photo Day, Playoff Clinch Scenarios, Roster Moves, Maintenance Day for One Defenseman, and Ted Talks

Photo: @Capitals The clock was ticking and Braden Holtby was pulled for an extra attacker as the Washington Capitals were trailing the New York Rangers 2-1 on Wednesday night. With a minute and five seconds left Nicklas Backstrom quickly fed … Continue reading

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Capitals Rock Their Way to Detroit to Begin Road Trip Against Red Wings

Photo: Washington Times The Washington Capitals and Detroit Red Wings will close out their season set on Thursday night at Little Caeser’s Arena in Detroit. The two teams split the first two meetings with each prevailing in overtime on the … Continue reading

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With Ten Games Left, What Are the Biggest Concerns Facing the Washington Capitals As They Hit the Home Stretch?

What issues are the Washington Capitals facing in the final ten games of the regular season? Continue reading

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News and Notes from Monday’s Capitals Practice: Evgeny Kuznetsov and Brooks Orpik Updates Plus New Lines

Following a tough 6-3 loss to the Flyers Sunday, the Washington Capitals returned home from Philadelphia and hit the ice Monday morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex for practice. Despite the loss, the Capitals still lead the Penguins by two points in … Continue reading

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