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Capitals Rally In Second Period, Lose Lead In Third Period, Fall In Overtime; Ovechkin Scores Twice: Inside The Numbers

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals would rally with another strong second period, scoring three unanswered goals in the middle frame to take a 3-1 lead at the second intermission. Edmonton would add a goal early in the final frame and tie the … Continue reading

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Oilers Come Back In 3rd Period To Defeat Capitals, 4-3, In Overtime; Alex Ovechkin, John Carlson Extend Respective Point-Streaks To Nine Games

Photo: Andy Devlin/Getty Images ‪The Washington Capitals fell to the Edmonton Oilers by a score of 4-3 in overtime at Rogers Place on Thursday night to extend their point-streak to five games (4-0-1). The point put the Capitals five ahead … Continue reading

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To the Nines and Climbing! : John Carlson and Alex Ovechkin Extend Points Streaks to Nine Games, Continue to Climb Record Books in Game Against Oilers

Mike Carlson/Getty Images Heading into Thursday night’s game against the Edmonton Oilers, Capitals defenseman John Carlson had already etched his name into the NHL record books in the team’s previous game against the Calgary Flames while extending his points streak … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby To Start Tonight, Ilya Samsonov Tomorrow in Vancouver; Another Maintenance Day For Tom Wilson, Will Play Tonight

Photo: CTV News The Capitals are in Edmonton tonight for the third stop of their current five-game road trip. Puck drop against the Oilers is set for just after 9:00 PM. (Preview). The Oilers (7-2-1) have just two goals in … Continue reading

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Washington at Edmonton Preview: Capitals Look to Keep Road Trip Momentum Going Thursday Against the Oilers

Photo: Perry Nelson- USA TODAY Sports The Washington Capitals defeated the Calgary Flames in a 5-3 contest on Tuesday and continue their Canadian leg of their road trip with a set of back-to-back games, starting Thursday night against the Edmont … 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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Early October Fun Around the NHL: Highlight Goals, Stick Throws, and Crowd Taunts

The first week of the 2019-20 NHL regular season has been extremely eventful. Continue reading

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2019-20 Pacific Division Preview

How will the NHL’s Pacific Division look in 2019-20? Continue reading

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A Look At Potential Trade Partners To Get The Capitals Under The Salary Cap

Photo: Fox Sports Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan stated recently that he will likely have to make a trade in order to get below the NHL salary cap of $81.5 million before opening night on October 2. His team … 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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