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Alex Ovechkin Scores Twice as Capitals Beat Blue Jackets 6-3; Advance to Face Pittsburgh Penguins in Second Round

Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-3 Monday night in Columbus. The win closed-out their first-round series with the Blue Jackets, 4-2. The Capitals will face the Pittsburgh Penguins in round … Continue reading

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Capitals Drop Blue Jackets, 4-1, Level Series 2-2; Wilson, Ovechkin Each Tally Two Points, Kuznetsov Records Three

Photo: NHL After dropping their first two games at home, Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin said his team would come home with an even series, and the Caps delivered Thursday night, beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 in Game 4 … Continue reading

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Line Change! How the Capitals will Line Up for Game 4

After a huge double overtime win Tuesday night and a well-deserved rest day on Wednesday, the Washington Capitals got back on the ice on Thursday morning for a morning skate at Nationwide Arena prior to Game 4 against the Columbus … Continue reading

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On the Eve of Game 1, Capitals are “Chomping at the Bit” to Get Going

The Washington Capitals are back in the playoffs for the 10th time in the last 11 seasons. On Thursday night they’ll begin their chase to the Stanley Cup in Game 1 of the first round against the Columbus Blue Jackets. … Continue reading

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5 Keys for the Capitals in First Round Series Against Blue Jackets

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals and Columbus Blue Jackets await their Round 1 series opener on Thursday night at 7:30 PM at Capital One Arena in Downtown D.C. The meeting will be the first timeĀ these teamsĀ have faced each other in … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Tuesday’s Capitals Practice at Kettler: T.J. Oshie and Travis Boyd Updates and Both Goaltenders React to Trotz’s Decision

After an optional practice on Monday, the Washington Capitals squad was out for their first postseason practice Tuesday morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. With just over 48 hours to go until the puck drops for Game 1 Thursday night, we … Continue reading

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Capitals React to Humboldt Broncos Tragedy

On Friday, the hockey world learned of a tragedy that took place in Saskatchewan involving the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team. As the team was heading to a game on a bus, the vehicle collided with a transport truck on … Continue reading

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News and Notes’ From Capitals’ Morning Skate on Thursday: Attacking the Preds

The Washington Capitals held a morning skate on Thursday before their matchup with the Nashville Predators. The Capitals conclude the season with a short two-game homestand and will play the next four on home ice since they have home ice … Continue reading

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Young Capitals Forwards Get Crash Course on Shooting and Rebounding with Two Nets (Video)

As Capitals practice concluded and players started exiting the ice, four young forwards remained for a little lesson from assistant coaches Lane Lambert and Blaine Forsythe. Jakub Vrana, Chandler Stephenson, Travis Boyd, and now Brian Pinho are adjusting to life … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Thursday’s Capitals Practice at Capital One Arena: Team Photo Day, Playoff Clinch Scenarios, Roster Moves, Maintenance Day for One Defenseman, and Ted Talks

Photo: @Capitals The clock was ticking and Braden Holtby was pulled for an extra attacker as the Washington Capitals were trailing the New York Rangers 2-1 on Wednesday night. With a minute and five seconds left Nicklas Backstrom quickly fed … Continue reading

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