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Shutout Streak Of Former Washington Capitals Goaltender Semyon Varlamov Ends At 142.10

Former Washington Capitals goaltender Semyon Varlamov is having a season to remember so fr in 2021. He started the season with a very impressive shutout streak that finally came to an end against the New Jersey Devils on Thursday.

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The Goal: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals at Phoenix Coyotes – January 16, 2006

Typically in mid-January, the NHL is just past the midpoint of their season, with certain teams having established themselves as contenders, while other teams have established themselves as mediocrities, or bottom feeders in the league standings. In January 2006, the … Continue reading

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Longtime NHL Defenseman Jay Bouwmeester Moves On From Playing Career

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Defenseman Jay Bouwmeester, who suited up for a number of National Hockey League clubs between the 2002-03 and 2019-20 seasons (his last seven with the St. Louis Blues), recently talked with Pierre Lebrun of The Athletic about … Continue reading

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A First Hat Trick for A Gr8 Win – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals at Mighty Ducks of Anaheim – January 13, 2006

Mike Cassesse/Reuters Over his now 16-year career, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has delighted hundreds of thousands of fans with many a goal celebration. Of his 706 career goals, 81 of them (11.4%) have come on hat tricks. The active … Continue reading

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Building An Era of Improvement: A Look Back At the 1983-84 Washington Capitals Season

For many longtime Capitals fans, memories of the 1982-83 season, which saw the Washington Capitals become perennial Stanley Cup Playoff contenders, are likely still relatively fresh some 38 years later. In this look back, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle takes a … Continue reading

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Hath’s Heroes, A Baby Way on the Way, A New Puppy, And More: Garnet Hathaway One of the Busiest Capitals During the Offseason

NHLPA Since the Capitals last played in the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Washington Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway has had himself a busy offseason. From extensive work with his charity organization “Hath’s Heroes”, bringing a new puppy home, and the news … Continue reading

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Hunting For 1,000 Points – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers – January 9, 1998

Getty Images In early January 1998, the Philadelphia Flyers arrived in Washington to play the Capitals in their first visit to the Nation’s capital since the Capitals had moved from U.S. Air Arena (long-known as the Capital Centre) in Landover, … Continue reading

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The Last Men Skating: A Look At Players Who Have Stood the Test of NHL Time

NHL It is always a momentous occasion when a player gets drafted into the NHL, and event marked every year with coverage of the NHL Entry Draft, which includes the expected anticipation of which player will be drafted first overall. … Continue reading

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Milestones in Sight During the Washington Capitals 2020-21 Season

Photo: Nick Wass/The Associated Press The 2020-21 NHL season will be a shortened thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the teams playing just 56 games instead of the customary 82 games. Nonetheless, several players on the Capitals’ roster could reach … Continue reading

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10 Years After: A Fan’s Memory of the 2011 Winter Classic

Photo: Diane Doyle On July 27, 2010, the NHL announced that the Pittsburgh Penguins would host the 2011 Bridgestone Winter Classic at Heinz Field, the home stadium of the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers, and that their opponent would be the Washington … Continue reading

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