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Add Another to the Books! Alex Ovechkin Reaches New Milestones In Capitals’ 5-2 Victory Over Detroit Red Wings

Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images In the Washington Capitals 5-2 win against the Detroit Red Wings Saturday night, on a night in which he scored a hat trick, Alex Ovechkin achieved several new personal milestones, adding to a long list … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Records Hat Trick in Victory Against the Detroit Red Wings

Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images With a goal in the Capitals’ 4-3 overtime victory on Friday, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was just three goals shy of reaching the 20-goal plateau yet another time in his storied NHL career. Just one … Continue reading

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Capitals Crunch Red Wings, 5-2; Alex Ovechkin Nets First Hat-Trick Of The Season

Photo: Dave Reginek/Getty Images The Washington Capitals earned their third consecutive win on Saturday night when they beat the Detroit Red Wings, who dropped their ninth straight (0-7-2), by a score of 5-2 at Little Caesar’s Arena. The win extended … Continue reading

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Washington At Detroit Preview: Capitals Battle The Red Wings In The Motor City

Photo: Carlos Osorio, AP After a 4-3 overtime thriller against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday, the Washington Capitals kick off a four-game road trip against the Detroit Red Wings Saturday evening at Little Caesars Arena. Puck drop is set … Continue reading

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Hockey Tough: Former Capitals Defenseman Matt Niskanen Gets Hit in the Face By a Shot, Returns to Game Action

Photo: Philadelphia Flyers For five seasons, defenseman Matt Niskanen patrolled the Washington Capitals’ blueline, and was a key component of the Caps’ 2018 Stanley Cup victory. Signed as a free agent in the summer of 2014, Niskanen was dealt to … 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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2019-20 Atlantic Division Preview

Photo: CLNS Media The Atlantic Division features the Tampa Bay Lightning, the reigning Presidents’ Trophy winners (Tampa Bay tied a league-record 62 wins), and the Boston Bruins, last season’s Eastern Conference champion. This year the division promises to be even … Continue reading

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2019-20 Washington Capitals Schedule Road Map: The Tough Stretches and Winnable Stretches

Which stretches of games will be toughest and easiest for the Washington Capitals in 2019-20? Continue reading

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Part 2: WAR! What Is It Good For? Projecting the Atlantic Division Standings by Expected WAR Standings Point Projections

Photo: NHL In Part 2 of our series for projecting out the 2019-20 NHL standings by division, we’ll be analyzing the Atlantic Division. At a glance, the Atlantic is the home to some of the best teams in the NHL, … Continue reading

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The Year In Review: Grading Each Atlantic Division GM’s Performance Over The Last Year

Photo: Sun-Sentinel General Managers around the NHL have been busy in the past year with free agency, trades, and the draft. While some teams like the Florida Panthers and Toronto Maple Leafs have added superstars such as goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky and center … Continue reading

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