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Number 12 For Two — Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadiens – November 15, 1997

NHL Under normal circumstances in most seasons, assuming no lockout, strike, or pandemic,  the NHL in mid-November would be just over a month into the regular season. This post looks at a Washington Capitals’ game against the Montreal Canadiens on … Continue reading

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A Milestone And a Cloud of Controversy – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Edmonton Oilers – November 8, 1997

NHL Under normal circumstances, barring strikes, lockouts, or pandemics, the NHL in early November is a month into their regular season.  This particular Retro Recap, Diane details a game from that time frame during the 1997-98 season, specifically, the Capitals’ game … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Halloween Happenings: Horrors and Highlights

Photo: Associated Press In a normal year, October means many things. It’s a time when the weather gets colder, the leaves on the trees turn color, and college and professional football are in full swing. The Major League Baseball postseason is … Continue reading

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Interview with Calle Johansson, former Washington Capitals Defenseman

Foto: Jonas Löfvendahl Earlier this week, Swedish media outlet Hockeysverige.se published an extensive interview with former Capitals’ great Calle Johansson. The interview, conducted by Ronnie Ronnkqvist, was part of their Old School Hockey series. In the interview, Johansson looks back on his … Continue reading

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Top of the Blueline Totem Pole: John Carlson Becomes Franchise Points Leader Among Defensemen, Passes Calle Johansson

Just a day after tying Capitals defensive great Calle Johansson for the franchise Points record among defensemen, current Capitals defenseman John Carlson took sole possession of first all-time in Washington Capitals’ history in scoring among blueliners with an assist against … Continue reading

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John Carlson Ties Calle Johansson For First in Franchise History in Points By a Defenseman

With the banner season that Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson has had in 2019-20, it was a given that the 27th overall pick in 2008 would climb the franchise record books. During Saturday’s game against the New Jersey Devils, the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ John Carlson Records 70th Point In Loss To Golden Knights; Two Points Shy Of Passing Calle Johansson

It was another tough loss for the Washington Capitals on Monday as they fell 3-2 to the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena. There is a positive though: defenseman John Carlson notched his 70th point of the season, tied a … Continue reading

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Top Helper: John Carlson Becomes the Franchise Assist Leader Among Defensemen

Jana Chytoliva/Freestye Photography/Getty Images While Alex Ovechkin passing Mark Messier for eighth all-time in Goals Scored was the major storyline in the Capitals’ Friday night victory against the Ottawa Senators, defenseman John Carlson made history in his own right, becoming … Continue reading

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Capitals’ John Carlson Earns 361st Career Assist; Ties Calle Johansson For Most Assists By A Defenseman In Franchise History

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson picked up his 361st assist in tonight’s game against the Ottawa Senators. He now ties Capitals alum Calle Johansson for most assists by a defenseman in franchise history.

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Cruising Carly: John Carlson Moves Into Second In Franchise Scoring and Assists For Defensemen With Third Period Assists Against Golden Knights

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images John Carlson’s 2019-20 season thus far has been one for the record books and one that has gained league-wide attention. While those outside Washington may just be realizing the weapon Carlson is, the Capitals and … Continue reading

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