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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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Road Fever: Capitals Practice Before Embarking On 10-Day Roadie With First Stop In Chicago Sunday Night

The Washington Capitals were back to work Saturday morning following their decisive 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers Friday night. Following practice the team will depart for Chicago in advance of their Sunday night tilt with the Blackhawks. The … Continue reading

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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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Washington Capitals – Watching Stanley Cup Banner Raisings

It seems for most of this past decade (2010’s), the Washington Capitals have had the misfortune of being the opposing team when the Stanley Cup winner raises their Stanley Cup banner to the rafters.  That is certainly the case again … Continue reading

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Capitals Blowout Blackhawks 6-0, Improve To 4-0-0 In Preseason Play

Photo: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images The Washington Capitals improved to a 4-0-0 record in the preseason with a 6-0 win over the Chicago Blackhawks at United Center on Wednesday night. Goaltenders Pheonix Copley, who played the first half of the game, … Continue reading

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