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NHL Power Rankings: The Sabres and Oilers Surprise; The Wild are Plummeting

Ranking all 31 NHL clubs through the middle of October. Continue reading

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Powerplay Sputters: The Capitals Must Get Their Powerplay Going to Get Through a Tough October Schedule

The Washington Capitals powerplay sputtered against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. Continue reading

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Capitals Fall to Hurricanes 3-2 in Overtime Home Opener, Garnet Hathaway Scores First Caps Goal

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images After opening their season with two victories on the road, the Capitals fell to the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 in their 2019-20 home opener on a night that saw offseason signing Garnet Hathaway score his first … Continue reading

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Hockey Player’s Best Friend: Capitals Welcome “Team Dog” Captain, in Training to Be Placed With a Veteran In Need; Makes Debut On Red Carpet with Alex Ovechkin

Photo: @Capitals A common trend over the last few years in sports has seen organizations throughout the sports world welcome puppies in training to be service animals live among the daily goings on of team staff and personnel, a combination … Continue reading

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Home Opener Preview: Capitals Come Home To Host Hurricanes

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Washington Capitals host the Carolina Hurricanes for the first meeting of the season between the two teams on Saturday night. The Capitals swept the Hurricanes in a four-game series during the 2018-19 regular-season but lost … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson Says Canes’ Coach Chirped Him – A Look at the Gritty Final Preseason Tilt

Sunday’s Capitals-Hurricanes tilt was the final preseason game for both teams, although you would have a tough time telling the game was meaningless. In front of a full house (tickets were free as part of “Canes Carnival”) the two teams … Continue reading

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Capitals Clip Canes 4-3 to Win Final Preseason Contest

Screen cap: NBC Sports Washington The Washington Capitals defeated the Carolina Hurricanes by a final score of 4-3 at a packed PNC Arena in Raleigh on Sunday afternoon in their preseason finale. The Capitals finish the preseason with a record … Continue reading

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2019-20 Metropolitan Division Preview

Photo: Cardiac Cane The Metropolitan Division features the Washington Capitals, the reigning division winners for the past four seasons, and the Pittsburgh Penguins, who have made the Stanley Cup Playoffs for 12 consecutive seasons (the longest active streak in the NHL). This … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Acquire Joel Edmundson, Dominik Bokk, Seventh-Round Pick In 2021 From Blues For Justin Faulk, 2020 Fifth-Round Pick

Photo: Last Word on Hockey The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Tuesday afternoon that they have acquired defenseman Joel Edmundson, forward prospect Dominik Bokk, and a seventh-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Hurricanes 3-2 In Final Home Preseason Game; Brian Pinho Scores Twice

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals downed the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 Saturday night at Capital One Arena. The Capitals posted first period goals from Brett Leason and Brian Pinho to jump to an early 2-0 lead, and added … Continue reading

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