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Hockey and All That: Pre-Training Camp Edition

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The offseason between the 2020-2021 and 2021-22 seasons continues to be eventful. It has included additional player signings and acquisitions and other news since NoVa Caps’ previous light-hearted summary of the offseason events in early August. … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin And Evgeni Malkin: Comrades and Arch-Rivals

Photo: NHL The 2004 NHL Entry Draft was the first draft where the first two players selected were from Russia. The players were Alexander Ovechkin, whom the Washington Capitals drafted with the first overall pick, and Evgeni Malkin, who the … Continue reading

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John Carlson, Alex Ovechkin Participate At Capitals’ Morning Skate, Uncertain For Saturday’s Game vs. Penguins

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette told the media that “we’ve got decisions to make” when asked about the status of captain Alex Ovechkin, who has missed the past three games with a lower-body injury, and defenseman John Carlson, who … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin, John Carlson Still Day-To-Day, Unknown For Saturday’s Rematch vs. Penguins

Head coach Peter Laviolette said after the Washington Capitals’ optional practice on Friday that captain Alex Ovechkin, who has missed the past three games with a lower-body injury, and defenseman John Carlson, who missed Thursday’s 5-4 overtime loss to the … Continue reading

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Capitals Trail Penguins 1-0: First Period Stats

The Penguins opened the scoring with a power play goal fro Evgeni Malkin at 6:41 of the first frame. The Capitals have now given up the first goal the game in their last three games. The Penguins led 1-0 after … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Supports Sports Charity Auction in Moscow

Photo: @appollonov_ag Two days after partying down at his extravagant 35th birthday party, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and wife Nastya returned to the Moscow social circuit on Saturday evening, this time for the benefit of charity. The event was … Continue reading

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Dmitry Orlov, Evgeny Malkin and Mikhail Sergachev Hold Group Chat Interview

Photo: Sport Express On Tuesday a group chat took place among several NHL players from Russia: Dmitry Orlov of the Washington Capitals, Evgeny Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins, and Mikhail Sergachev of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Vladimir Tarasenko of the … Continue reading

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Dillon vs. Malkin: Brenden Dillon’s First Fight As A Capital

Photo: @Capitals A scrum by the net turned into a big fight with Washington Capitals defenseman and newest acquisition Brenden Dillon and Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin, and it was a good one.

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Metropolitan Division Storylines: Which Teams Are Hot, and Which Teams Are Cold? Which Players Are Leading the Points Race?

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Metropolitan Division News Roundup: A Busy Day On Monday

Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Monday was filled with news out of the seven cities within the NHL’s Metropolitan Division, as injuries begin to pile up, and one of the biggest stars in the division could be facing legal troubles. … Continue reading

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