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John Carlson Ties Calle Johansson For First in Franchise History in Points By a Defenseman

With the banner season that Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson has had in 2019-20, it was a given that the 27th overall pick in 2008 would climb the franchise record books. During Saturday’s game against the New Jersey Devils, the … Continue reading

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Decade of Dominance: A Look At Individual Moments and Milestones of the Last 10 Years of Capitals Hockey

During the last decade, the Capitals led the NHL in wins, and were the third-most successful team in any decade, one marked by playoff failures, fantastic regular season success, and the franchise’s first Stanley Cup in 2018. During this period … Continue reading

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Cruising Carly: John Carlson Moves Into Second In Franchise Scoring and Assists For Defensemen With Third Period Assists Against Golden Knights

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images John Carlson’s 2019-20 season thus far has been one for the record books and one that has gained league-wide attention. While those outside Washington may just be realizing the weapon Carlson is, the Capitals and … Continue reading

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John Carlson Reaches 400 Career Points in Capitals’ 4-1 Win Over Carolina

Photo: NHL via Getty Images After recording a then-career high 63 points and capping off the 2017-18 with a Stanley Cup championship, Capitals defenseman John Carlson had already had himself a solid season. This season, however, has seen the former … Continue reading

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Silent Swede: Nicklas Backstrom Continues to Quietly Climb the Capitals’ Record Books

While Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and rookie Nathan Walker have been generating most of the hockey headlines in the DMV in the last few days, star center Nicklas Backstrom is once again flying under the radar, as he has done … Continue reading

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