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Beginnings With Bruce and Backstrom Birthday Heroics — Retro Recap: Washington Capitals @ Philadelphia Flyers – November 23, 2007

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Under normal circumstances, the NHL at this point in the year, would be over a month into the regular season. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape dramatically and the NHL 2020-21 schedule is still being determined. … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: The Japan Coca-Cola Bottlers Cup – Washington Capitals and Kansas City Scouts

Photo: @Jessamygriffin It was back in April of 1976 when the Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Cup, a four-game exhibition series, took place in Japan. The series was devised as a way of stirring up interest in hockey in Japan.

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“Backy to the Beginning”: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs Ottawa Senators – November 8, 2007

Chris Wattie/Reuters Under normal circumstances, the NHL at this point in the year, would be just over a month into the regular season. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape dramatically and the NHL 2020-21 schedule is still being determined. … Continue reading

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Number 12 For Two — Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadiens – November 15, 1997

NHL Under normal circumstances, the NHL at this point in the year, would be just over a month into the regular season. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape dramatically and the NHL 2020-21 schedule is still being determined.  This … Continue reading

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Sabre Rattling – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals @ Buffalo Sabres – November 13, 1997

NHL Under normal circumstances, the NHL would be just over a month into the 2020–21 regular season. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape dramatically and the NHL 2020-21 schedule is still being determined. The NHL is hoping to … Continue reading

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Stick Taps to the Veterans: A Look At the Washington Capitals on Veterans’ Day

Nam Yuh/Associated Press November 11 is an important day in history. On November 11, 1918, Germany signed the armistice agreement with the Allies to end World War I. The anniversary of that date was commemorated by Armistice Day, eventually known … Continue reading

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A Milestone And a Cloud of Controversy – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Edmonton Oilers – November 8, 1997

NHL Under normal circumstances, the NHL at this point in the year, would be conducting its latest regular season action, with teams just beginning an 82-game schedule in preparation for the following spring’s playoffs. However, the COVID pandemic has changed … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Halloween Happenings: Horrors and Highlights

Photo: Associated Press In a normal year, October means many things. It’s a time when the weather gets colder, the leaves on the trees turn color, and college and professional football are in full swing. The Major League Baseball postseason is … Continue reading

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A Gould-en Comeback – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Winnipeg Jets – October 30, 1983

Washington Capitals Under normal circumstances, the NHL at this point in the year, would be conducting its latest regular season action, with teams just beginning an 82-game schedule in preparation for the following spring’s playoffs. However, the COVID pandemic has … Continue reading

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Big Guns Fire Away: Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin Even Up Score After Capitals Go Down 2-0 In Must-Win Game 4

Elsa/Getty Images The Washington Capitals entered Game 4 of their first round 2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Series against the New York Islanders with their postseason lives on the line, down 3-0 in the series, with their star center Nicklas Backstrom … Continue reading

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