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Keys to the Series: How Can the Washington Capitals End the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Hopes for a 3-Peat?

How can the Washington Capitals overcome the odds and defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins for the first time in the Alex Ovechkin era? Continue reading

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Updates on T.J. Oshie, Andre Burakovsky, Evgeni Malkin, and Carl Hagelin

With Game 1 between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins beginning on Thursday night, both teams practiced on Wednesday morning. A pair of players from each team weren’t skating. Here’s a double-duty update as we not only update you on … Continue reading

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Round 2 Preview: Penguins vs. Capitals

Photo: NBC Sports Washington The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins will clash in the second round for the third consecutive season. The Penguins beat the Capitals in six games in 2016 before beating them again in 2017 in seven games. … Continue reading

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Capitals Play Easter Sunday Showdown Against Penguins in Pittsburgh

The Washington Capitals clash with the Pittsburgh Penguins for the final time this season when the rivals faceoff at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh on Sunday. The Penguins have won two out of three against the Capitals so far this … Continue reading

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Breaking Down the Capitals’ Potential First Round Opponents

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images There are only 10 games and 22 days left until the Stanley Cup Playoffs¬†begin, so it’s time to start looking at the potential opponents the Capitals could face in the first round. The Capitals hold … Continue reading

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Five Must-See Games As the Capitals Make Their Push For the Playoffs

Photo: MyNHLTradeRumors As there are only 17 more games until the end of the regular season, the Capitals will have some important games remaining on their schedule before they begin their quest for the Stanley Cup when the 2018 Stanley … Continue reading

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Despite Ovechkin’s Two Goals, Penguins Dump the Capitals 7-4

Can the Washington Capitals keep their winning streak alive as they visit the Pittsburgh Penguins? Continue reading

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Holtby Gunning for 200th NHL Win as Capitals host Penguins on Friday Night

Photo: Nick Wass/AP The Washington Capitals will host the Pittsburgh Penguins for the second time this season and the last time at home. Pittsburgh prevailed 3-2 in the first meeting between these two back on October 11. These two teams … Continue reading

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Capitals vs Penguins: Inside The Numbers

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports The rivalry resumes. It’s the first meeting of the season between the Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins. The first chance the Caps have to get revenge for the last two seasons.¬†

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5 Storylines Going Into Capitals-Penguins on Wednesday Night Rivalry

Photo: NHL On Wednesday night, the Capitals will look to bounce back from giving up a 3-1 lead and falling 4-3 in overtime in Tampa Bay on Monday night. They will have to do so against the defending back-to-back Stanley … Continue reading

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