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Buffalo at Washington Series Preview: Capitals Begin Six-Game Home Stand With Clash Against Sabres

Photo: Nick Wass/AP The Washington Capitals begin a six-game home stand at Capital One Arena, hosting the Buffalo Sabres on Friday (7:00 PM ET,  NBC Sports Washington) and Sunday (3:00 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). The Capitals defeated the Sabres … Continue reading

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No Ovechkin, Kuznetsov, Orlov Or Samsonov at Thursday’s Capitals Practice; Connor McMichael, Martin Fehervary and Brian Pinho Skate With Team

The Washington Capitals returned to practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Thursday following a day off on Wednesday. The Capitals play their home opener on Friday when they host the Buffalo Sabres at Capital One Arena. Puck drop is set … Continue reading

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Peter Laviolette Discusses Zdeno Chara, Vitek Vanecek And Team Discipline Prior To Monday’s Practice

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette made his weekly appearance on 106.7 The Fan, Monday morning prior to Capitals practice in Pittsburgh. He was asked about  newcomer Zdeno Chara and his impact on the Capitals blueline, Vitek Vanecek’s NHL debut … Continue reading

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NHL Moves Capitals-Sabres Game On Sunday To 3 PM ET

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The NHL announced on Sunday afternoon that the game between the Washington Capitals and Buffalo Sabres on Sunday, January 24 at Capital One Arena has been moved from 7 PM ET to 3 PM ET.

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Capitals’ Vitek Vanecek on NHL Debut, 2-1 Victory Over Sabres: “The Dream Came True”

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek made his NHL debut Friday night as the Capitals clashed with the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center. A first career NHL game is one a player will never forget. The night became even … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek Wins In NHL Debut, 2-1; Czech Mate Jakub Vrana Scores Second Goal In First Two Games

The Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 Friday night at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo. The win improves the Capitals record to 2-0-0 on the season. The team will now depart for Pittsburgh for their first game of a … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette Says Connor McMichael Will Join The Team Following Quarantine

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette announced on Friday that goaltender Vitek Vanecek will make his NHL debut against the Buffalo Sabres (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). “It’s a good opportunity for everyone to get in … including [Vanecek],” … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek Will Make First Career NHL Start Friday Night In Buffalo

Vitek Vanecek has been named the Washington Capitals starter in goal for tonight’s game against the Sabres. The start will be Vanecek’s first career start in the NHL. Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette made the announcement in his pre-game presser … Continue reading

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No Hearing For Nic Dowd’s Hit To Eric Staal

There will be no hearing by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety (DoPS) for the hit made by Washington Capitals center Nic Dowd on Buffalo Sabres Eric Staal in Thursday night’s Capitals-Sabres game.

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Capitals’ Brenden Dillon Drops the Gloves With Sabres’ Jake McCabe

It’s the first game of the 2020-21 season and we already have our first fight. During the Washington Capitals’ clash with the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night, Capitals defenseman Brenden Dillon dropped the gloves with Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe in … Continue reading

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