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1992-93 Washington Capitals: A Roller Coaster Season Of Transition

Photo: Getty Images The 1992-93 season was the first NHL season that was 84 games in length instead of the usual (at the time) 80 games. For the Washington Capitals, it was also a season of transition, as former key … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: A Raucous Night At Cap Centre – New York Rangers at Washington Capitals (2/22/1991)

Photo: NHL The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have had numerous memorable matchups, with many of them have renowned for physical play. The game of February 22, 1991 that took place at the Capital Center was no different.

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Retro Recap – All-Star Game At The Capital Centre – February 9, 1982

On February 9, 1982, the NHL All-Star game came to the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland. It marked the first and only time that the All-Star game took place in the Washington DC area.

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Fight Night in Landover: Retro Recap – New York Rangers @ Washington Capitals – October 13, 1989

Photo: NHL The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have been rival clubs for the majority of the Capitals’ time in the National Hockey League. Over the nearly 47 seasons the Capitals have been in the league, the two Eastern … Continue reading

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Stick Taps to the Veterans: A Look At the Washington Capitals on Veterans’ Day

Nam Yuh/Associated Press November 11 is an important day in history. On November 11, 1918, Germany signed the armistice agreement with the Allies to end World War I. The anniversary of that date was commemorated by Armistice Day, eventually known … Continue reading

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A Whale of a Hat Trick in Hartford – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Hartford Whalers – March 18, 1989

NHL Just minutes before the NHL Trade Deadline of March 7, 1989, the Washington Capitals made a blockbuster trade with the Minnesota North Stars.  In exchange for the then-franchise leader in Goals Scored, Mike Gartner, and offensive defenseman Larry Murphy, … Continue reading

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Many Goals Scored and 30 Years Ago: A Look Back at the Washington Capitals’ 1989-90 Season

Photo: NHL For most of the 1970’s, the Capitals were a terrible team who usually finished dead last in their division and often dead last in the league as a whole. The team didn’t qualify for the playoffs until the … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Gets NHL Point 1,200

He’s done it again. Another major milestone for the “Great 8”. In Tuesday night’s Capitals tilt with the Penguins, Alex Ovechkin registered the 1,200th point of his NHL career.

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Alex Ovechkin Passes Dino Ciccarelli For 11th On All-Time Multi-Goal Games List

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Another game, another milestone for the Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin. As we’ve mentioned a number of times so far this season, the milestone achievements for Ovechkin are coming fast and furious, seemingly each … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Dino Ciccarelli

Over their 44-year history, the Capitals have had a number of high profile names don the team sweater, and many of those had success with the team or became household names at other points in their NHL careers. Many of … Continue reading

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