Tag Archives: Carolina Hurricanes

Alex Ovechkin Gives Fan A Puck on Her 18th Birthday And Her Reaction is Priceless

While Ovechkin’s first ballot Hall of Fame career (which includes his latest All-Star Game election) is no doubt one reason Capitals fans love him, the person Ovechkin is no doubt plays an even greater role in the adoration fans have … Continue reading

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Matt Niskanen Departs Game Against Carolina Hurricanes Following Face-first Crash Into the End Boards

While the Capitals’ 3-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes following the Christmas break was cause for celebration, there came cause for concern in the third period of the game when Caps defenseman Matt Niskanen left the game following a scary … Continue reading

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Hurricanes at Capitals – Inside The Numbers: A Sluggish, But Successful Return

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images This one was a fairly sluggish contest from the start, with both sides showing signs of being on the Christmas break for the last four days. Carolina also traveled from Raleigh earlier in … Continue reading

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Capitals Down Hurricanes 3-1; Stephenson, Oshie and Carlson Score

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Thursday night at Capital One Arena.¬†The win raised the Capitals record to 23-10-3 (49 points). The Capitals are back on the ice on Saturday … Continue reading

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The Road to 2019: The Capitals Will Look to Remain On a High Note to Begin the New Year

Can the Washington Capitals begin 2019 on a high note? Continue reading

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Carolina at Washington Preview: Capitals Return From Holiday Break To Host Hurricanes on Thursday Night

The Washington¬†Capitals host the Carolina Hurricanes in the second meeting of the season between the two teams on Thursday night as each team returns from the holiday break. The Capitals came back to beat the Hurricanes 6-5 in a shootout … Continue reading

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Especially Bad Special Teams Weekend For Washington Capitals

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images The weekend was a productive weekend for the Washington Capitals, as far as winning hockey games, as they beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-5 in a shootout on Friday and beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 in … Continue reading

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Capitals @ Hurricanes – Inside The Numbers: Sluggish Start, Furious Finish

Photo: @jennarolandphotography Contrary to recent games where the Caps have jumped out to early leads, Friday night in Raleigh saw a sluggish start for the defending champs. Fortunately Washington would respond in a big way, scoring four unanswered goals, with … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Records Second Consecutive Hat Trick, Gets A Shout Out from Larry King

Photo: @monsportsnet After recording his 21st career hat trick in the Capitals’ last game against the Detroit Red Wings, the Capitals’ captain followed that up with a second consecutive “hatty” against the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night, getting a shout … Continue reading

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Capitals Storm Back To Beat Hurricanes, 6-5 (SO); Alex Ovechkin Does It Again

Photo: @MonumentalSports The Washington Capitals rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes by a score of 6-5 in a shootout at PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Friday night, after trailing 4-1 in the second period. Goaltender Braden Holtby made … Continue reading

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