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Capitals Bounce Bruins 3-2, Win 10th Straight Against Boston

The Capitals beat the Bruins for the 10th straight meeting 3-1, getting two goals from Tom Wilson and another by Alex Ovechkin. Washington was able to string consecutive wins together for the first time since October 5 and 7, the … Continue reading

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For The Capitals, It’s All About Survival Right Now

Photo: USA Today It’s no secret that the Washington Capitals are off to a rough start to the season, going 6-6-1 in their first 13 games. Not exactly terrible, but not the start the Capitals are used to having, compared … Continue reading

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Smith Makes 29 Saves, Flames Extinguish Capitals 2-1

Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to 1-2-0 on their Western Canadian road trip and 5-6-1 overall, falling to the Calgary Flames 2-1.  After a strong game, fatigue seemed to catch up with the Caps … Continue reading

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Capitals Fan Club Hosts First Meeting of the 2017-18 Season

The Washington Capitals Fan Club held their first meeting of the 2017-18 season tonight prior to the team’s contest against the Florida Panthers. Special guests Joe Beninati and Crain Laughlin, play-by-play and color commentator, respectively, for NBC Sports Washington. They … Continue reading

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Why the Capitals’ Current Defensive Predicament Will Be A True Test of Their Season

NBC Sports Washington While it was widely expected that the Capitals’ defensive corps would face some challenges in the 2017-18 season after the losses of multiple key defensemen this past offseason, the situation the unit is currently facing is somewhat … Continue reading

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Capitals Defense Faces Challenge in High-Flying Maple Leafs

The Capitals blue line met their doom on Friday the 13th when Matt Niskanen suffered an injury in their game against the Devils. The next night, the Caps  surrendered a snowman in an 8-2 beat down by the Flyers. It … Continue reading

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Flyers Daze Capitals, 8-2

The Philadelphia Flyers took the Washington Capitals’ young defensive corps to school Saturday night, transforming into an offensive juggernaut on their way to an 8-2 win in Philadelphia.  The Capitals split their first set of back-to-back contests of the season, having … Continue reading

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Images from Washington Capitals’ Practice at Kettler (Photos)

The Washington Capitals’ held their first day of regular season workouts Tuesday morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. NoVa Caps’ photographer Joseph Noyes was on hand to capture a few of the images. As a reminder, Joe is also covering the Washington Redskins this … Continue reading

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Capitals defeat Blues 4-3, End Preseason on High Note

The Capitals’ preseason wrapped up this afternoon with a 4-3 win against the Blues at Scottrade Arena in St. Louis this afternoon. 

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Washington Capitals Evening News Links: Camp Winds Down and Trotz Fires Missives

Preparing for the Blues and final round of cuts, residue from another preseason loss in Carolina, Trotz speaks with media about the Capitals’ offensive woes and the self-pity associated with playoffs and more in this evening’s Capitals links: 

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