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Crossed Hockey Lines, Crossed State Lines, Brought Together Skills, & Helped Each Other Out: How Two Nurses Sewed Over 30 Capitals Masks For D.C. First Responders

Photo: @ChooChooTre Even in the darkest of times, light can still shine. Our communities and our nation are working together to fight this Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Two nurses sewed more than 30 Washington Capitals masks for D.C. first responders. I had … Continue reading

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“Stay Well and See You Soon”: The Message NHL Players and Teams Are Sending to Fans Amid the League Pause

Graphic: NHL.com It has been an abnormal last few days since Thursday’s news of the NHL pausing the season due to the Coronavirus outbreak. What were supposed to be teams pushing for a spot in the 2019-20 Stanley Cup Playoffs have … Continue reading

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“Backstrom From the Brink” – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals @ Chicago Blackhawks – March 14, 2010

Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals have captured three President’s Trophies (best record at the end of the season) in their nearly 46-year history, all coming within the previous decade. While the team dominated regular season play in … Continue reading

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A Look at the Wild Card Race in the Western Conference

Photo: Bruce Kluckhohn/Getty Images As the NHL season winds down with fewer than 13 games remaining in the regular season for most teams, this time of year tends to bring out the best in everyone as they scrap for a … Continue reading

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Czech Mates: Czech Out These Capitals Connections – And Slovaks, Too

Photo: Koláž iSport.cz The current Washington Capitals roster includes several players who hail from the region that was once known as Czechoslovakia (until 1993).  The players include Radko Gudas, Michal Kempny, and Jakub Vrana, who are Czech, and Richard Panik … Continue reading

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Goaltender Robin Lehner Turns To Twitter For New Shootout Strategy

Photo: USA Today “Crowdsourcing” is defined as the practice of obtaining information or input for a task or project by soliciting input from a large number of people. The strategy is based on the philosophy that a diverse crowd is collectively … Continue reading

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Capitals Special Teams Help Take Blackhawks Down – Inside The Numbers

Photo: Chase Agnello-Dean/Getty Images Two special teams goals fueled a 2-1 Capitals lead after two periods. A wild final frame, which saw five goals scored, three by the Capitals, gave Washington the 5-3 win. Capitals are back in action on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Blackhawks, 5-3; Dowd Scores In Second Consecutive Game

Photo: Chase Agnello-Dean/Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Chicago Blackhawks by a score of 5-3 at United Center on Sunday night to earn their third straight win in the first game of their season-long five-game road trip. The victory … Continue reading

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Top Shelf T.J. : T.J. Oshie Extends Team Lead in Goals With First Period Power Play Tally

Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images Heading into Sunday night’s contest against the Chicago Blackhawks, Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie was coming off a game in which he scored two goals to help the Caps to a 5-2 win over the … Continue reading

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Washington At Chicago Preview: Capitals Tangle With The Blackhawks On Sunday

Photo: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images After defeating the Chicago Blackhawks both times they faced them in preseason play, the Washington Capitals are back at United Center for a regular-season rematch on Sunday, and kick off a five-game road trip. Washington currently … Continue reading

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