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Sabres Flatten Capitals, 5-2, In Nicklas Backstrom’s 1,000th Game; Anthony Mantha Scores Twice In As Many Games Since Trade

Photo: Scott Taetch/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Buffalo Sabres by a score of 5-2 at Capital One Arena on Thursday night in center Nicklas Backstrom’s 1,000th career NHL game. The loss kept the Capitals two points ahead … Continue reading

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Ant-Man Strikes Again: Anthony Mantha Scores In Second Straight Game, Nicklas Backstrom Records An Assist on His Big Night

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Just two nights after scoring in his Washington Capitals debut, forward Anthony Mantha notched his second goal in as many games as a member of the team on Nicklas Backstrom’s big night.

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Vitek Vanecek Will Start In Goal Tonight, Ilya Samsonov Out Day-To-Day With Upper Body Injury: Notes From Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals are back in action tonight as they host the Buffalo Sabres at Capital One Arena. This is the final meeting between the two teams this season, with the Capitals holding a 6-0-1 record against the Sabres. Puck … Continue reading

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Grading Each East Division Team’s Trade Deadline

Photo: Detroit News The top four teams in East Division made major upgrades while the Buffalo Sabres and New Jersey Devils were big sellers and others like the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers were relatively quiet. NoVa Caps reviews … Continue reading

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Report: Sabres Trade Taylor Hall, Curtis Lazar To Bruins For Second-Round Pick, Anders Bjork

Photo: Sportsnet According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman, the Buffalo Sabres traded Taylor Hall and forward Curtis Lazar to the Boston Bruins for forward Anders Bjork and a second-round pick on Sunday night. The Sabres retained 50% of Hall’s $8 million … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Jakub Vrana Scores 11th Goal of the Season; Ends 13-Game Scoring Drought

Photo: Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images After serving as a healthy scratch for games on April 2 and 4 and returning to the lineup on April 6, Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrana scored his 11th goal of the season, ending … Continue reading

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Make It Three! Justin Schultz Records First Three-Point Game In Three Years, Records Goal And Two Assists Against the Buffalo Sabres

Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images Since being signed to a two-year, $8 million contract in free agency during the 2020 offseason, Washington Capitals defenseman Justin Schultz has been a welcome addition to the team’s blueline, adding an offensive boost to … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Buffalo, 4-3; Justin Schultz Tallies Three Points

Photo: Bill Wippert/Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres by a score of 4-3 at KeyBank Center on Friday night. The win lifted the Capitals into a tie kept them into a tie with the New York Islanders … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Scores Career Goal No. 727; Five Goals Shy Of Passing Marcel Dionne For The Fifth-Most All-Time

Photo: Kevin Hoffman/Getty Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin continues to climb the NHL’s All-Time Goals List. On Friday, the 35-year-old scored his 21st goal of the season against the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center. The goal marked his 727th career … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals-Buffalo Sabres Preview: Two Games Remain in Season Series

Photo: Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals start a quick two-game road trip on Friday clashing with the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington+) before stopping in Boston to take on the Bruins … Continue reading

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