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No. 8 at Number 3: Alex Ovechkin Scores 767th Career Goal to Pass Jaromir Jagr for Third Place in NHL History

Photo: Robb Carr/NHL via Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 767th career goal against the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. The goal moved him ahead of one-time Capital Jaromir Jagr (766) for sole possession of third … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Third Quarter Report: 2021-22 Season

With the Washington Capitals having played 60 games of their 2021-2022 regular season schedule, it’s time to take our regular quarterly assessment of the team for the third quarter of the season. 

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n1cKy Points – Nicklas Backstrom Records 1,000th Career Point Against the Edmonton Oilers

Photo: Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images Just one game after playing in his 1,000th game with teammate Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals Center Nicklas Backstrom became just the second player in franchise history to reach 1,000 career points.

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Former Dynamo Moscow Player and Coach Alexei Kudashov on Alex Ovechkin, “He’s All About Emotions and Desire to Play”

Photo: Sport24 Russia Sport24 recently aired an extended feature on Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, as part of their series on the development of hockey stars from different parts of Russia. The feature included an interview with Ovechkin’s parents (here), an interview … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin’s First Hockey Coach Alexander Filippov, “I Have to Be the Best, That’s His Mentality”

Photo: Sport24 Russia Sport24 recently aired an extended feature on Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, as part of their series on the development of hockey stars from different parts of Russia. The feature included an interview with Ovechkin’s parents (here) … Continue reading

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A Night Of “Firsts” On Valentine’s Day in Calgary: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs Calgary Flames – February 14, 1985

Photo: Calgary Flames In February of 1985, the Capitals were in first place in the Patrick Division, trying to hold-off the Philadelphia Flyers, who were close on their heels in second place. On February 14, the Capitals played the second … Continue reading

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NHL Games Postponed (So Far) Due To COVID-19

The COVID-19 epidemic has caused minor havoc with the NHL schedule, primarily for teams based in Canada, but also for U.S.-based teams like the Washington Capitals. With the NHL now pulling out of the 2022 Olympic Games in China, the … Continue reading

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Numerous COVID-19 Cases Disrupting NHL and Other Sports – Players Pulled From Games

Photo: Calgary Flames Recent COVID-19 outbreaks are currently disrupting the NHL as well as many other sports. The outbreaks have caused the Calgary Flames to postpone three games while the Carolina Hurricanes are also dealing with an outbreak and have … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores 741st Career Goal to Tie Brett Hull for Fourth Place on All Time List

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 741st career NHL goal against the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night. The goal ties Brett Hull for fourth place on the NHL’s all-time Goals list.

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Young Rookie Ends Month of Horrors – Retro Recap – Atlanta Thrashers at Washington Capitals – October 31, 2003

Photo: NHL October 31 is best known for Halloween, a day famous for (among many things) ghosts, goblins, and haunted houses. For the Washington Capitals hockey team, October 31, 2003 was the end of a month of horrors, perhaps the … Continue reading

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