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The Capitals Will Look To “Life Lessons” They’ve Learned to Keep Season Alive

Photo: Nick Wass/AP After taking a commanding 2-0 lead against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference Finals, the Capitals are now facing elimination from the playoffs after a defeat in Tampa Bay on Saturday night. As a result, the … Continue reading

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A Road Win Would Be A Great Birthday Present for Evgeny Kuznetsov

Today Evgeny Kuznetsov will turn 26 years old and he gets a great present for his birthday: playing a road game! That’s right. It’s something Kuznetsov loves. 

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How the Capitals will Line Up for Saturday’s Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals (Changes!)

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals are back in Tampa after dropping their last two games at home. The Tampa Bay Lightning have evened the series at two, setting up a crucial Game 5 on Saturday night. One of these teams … Continue reading

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Facing Adversity: A Familiar Foe for the Washington Capitals

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Many fans have started to panic. What was once a 2-0 series lead, putting the Washington Capitals just two wins away from their first trip to the Stanley Cup Finals in 20 years, has now … Continue reading

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Once a Team Strength, The Capitals Special Teams Are Now Looking For Answers

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals returned home with a 2-0 series lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning and momentum on their side. After dropping Games 3 and 4 at Capital One Arena, the Capitals will head to Tampa … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Practices with Top Power Play Unit at Thursday’s Morning Skate

As the Washington Capitals prepared for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals, one big storyline both reporters and fans kept their eyes on was Nicklas Backstrom. Backstrom has missed the last four games with a right hand, upper-body injury … Continue reading

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How the Capitals Could Line Up for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals

The Washington Capitals held a morning skate Thursday morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex prior to Game 4 of their Eastern Conference Final series with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Based on the line rushes, here is how the Capitals could line up. 

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Scenes from Wednesday’s Capitals Optional Practice

After dropping Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, numerous Washington Capitals players hit the ice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex for an optional practice on Wednesday. If you couldn’t make it out this afternoon, … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Participates in Capitals Optional Practice Wednesday, “When Nicky is Ready To Go, He’s Ready To Go”- Trotz

Nicklas Backstrom has missed the last four games due to an upper-body right hand injury but has continued to make progress for a potential return. With the Washington Capitals dropping Game 3 of their Eastern Conference Finals series with the … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson Isn’t Pleased with hit by Anton Stralman, Believes NHL Department of Player Safety Needs to Review

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images At 8:58 of the first period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning, there was a big hit from Anton Stralman on Tom Wilson along the boards … Continue reading

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