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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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A Bear of a Rivalry Brewin’: Stanley Cup Playoff History Between the Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins

Elsa/Getty Images As the Washington Capitals prepare to meet the Boston Bruins on Sunday, August 9, 2020 in their third and final round robin game to determine 2020 playoff seeding, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle takes time to take a quick … Continue reading

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Skating Into the Past: A Look At the Washington Capitals’ Playoff History

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America With the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs just around the corner in the league’s delayed postseason schedule, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle examines the playoff history for the Washington Capitals, who are coming off a 3-2 exhibition … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Alan Haworth

Photo: Unknown The 1980’s was the decade in which the Washington Capitals began to rise to prominence as a playoff contender, though they were never able to capture Lord Stanley’s Cup. In this latest Capitals Alumni Profile, NoVa Caps takes … Continue reading

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A Deuce, Then A Dud: Washington Capitals Two-Year Wonders

NHL Any fans of music know that there are some artists who seemingly come out of nowhere to have one mega-hit song, but could never replicate the same success in any of their subsequent works. Every NHL team has had players who … Continue reading

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One and Done: Washington Capitals One-Hit Wonders – Forwards

NHL Any fans of music know that there are some artists who seemingly come out of nowhere to have one mega-hit song, but could never replicate the same success in any of their subsequent works. Every NHL team has had … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Ryan Walter

The Washington Capitals have had a total of 14 captains in their 46-year history in the NHL, with notable names such as Yvon Labre, Rod Langway, Dale Hunter, and Alex Ovechkin among them. While he may not have been as … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Bobby Gould

Photo credit: @Capitals Over the last decade or so, the Washington Capitals have had a number of different players don the sweater number, “23”, with names like Milan Jurcina, Scott Hannan, and Dmitrij Jaskin dotting the lineup. In this latest … Continue reading

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Bench Boss Level Up: Greatest Head Coaching Upgrades in Washington Capitals History

Recently, sports media platform The Athletic released an article on the greatest upgrades in the history of each NHL team. In the case of the Washington Capitals, it was the hiring of David Poile as General Manager that made the … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Alumni Profile: Adam Oates

Photo:Doug Pensinger/Allsport While right wing T.J. Oshie has donned the number 77 for the Washington Capitals the last five seasons, he is not the most offensively productive player to don the double-seven on a Washington sweater. That distinction belongs to … Continue reading

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