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Capitals’ T.J. Oshie Drops the Gloves With Lightning’s Yanni Gourde During Round-Robin Opener

Screencap: @faiello_mari It’s getting real now, folks. Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie dropped the gloves with Tampa Bay Lightning’s forward Yanni Gourde during the second period of Monday’s round-robin opener at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

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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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Our Favorite Capitals Bouts From The Past Five Years

Photo: CBS Sports While the NHL has tried to discourage fighting for quite some time, players around the league haven’t been afraid to drop the mitts when they think it’s necessary, including members of the Washington Capitals. Capitals fans have … Continue reading

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Hurricanes’ Andrei Svechnikov, Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Pointing Fingers At One Another On Who Sparked Game 3 Fight

Photo: NBC Sports Washington One of the biggest subjects of conversations after Game 3 of the First Round series between the Washington Capitals and Carolina Hurricanes was the fight between Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and Hurricanes rookie forward Andrei Svechnikov … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs New Jersey Devils – October 9, 2010

Photo: Getty Images With the Capitals set to host the Metropolitan Division rival New Jersey Devils on Friday night, NoVa Caps takes a look back at a contest between the two teams just under nine years ago on Opening Night … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Fight…The History Of Tom Wilson and Ian Cole

Photo: @Capitals While the return of Philipp Grubauer and Evgeny Kuznetsov’s game-winning, overtime goal were arguably the highlights of the Capitals’ -3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night, right wing Tom Wilson’s demolition of Avalanche defenseman Ian Cole … Continue reading

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Lars Eller And The Capitals Face Brad Marchand And The Bruins In Opening Night Rematch Laden With Retribution Undertones

Photo: Sportsnet Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand was clearly frustrated in the first meeting of the season between the Bruins and Washington Capitals back on October 3 in a 7-0 Capitals victory on opening night, when the Capitals raised their … Continue reading

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Tempers Flare Early in the Capitals’ Game Against Pittsburgh, As Tom Wilson Drops the Gloves With Jamie Oleksiak

Heading into tonight’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, there was expected to be some fireworks after a contentious last meeting in November, one that saw T.J. Oshie receive an elbow to the head from Penguins star Evgeni Malkin, only to … Continue reading

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Former Capitals’ Forward Zach Sanford Gets Into Fight in Practice With Teammate Robert Bortuzzo

Photo: FOX Sports Former Washington Capitals‘ forward Zach Sanford got in a fight with teammate Robert Bortuzzo in the St. Louis Blues’ practice on Monday. 

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Assessing the Lars Eller-Brad Marchand Fight and the Bigger Issues at Hand

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports On Wednesday, the Washington Capitals opened their Stanley Cup title defense with a near-flawless dismantling of the Boston Bruins. Goaltender Braden Holtby was rarely tested, and the Caps high-flying offense picked up where it left off … Continue reading

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