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Bruins Head Coach Bruce Cassidy Calls Islanders “The New York Saints” After One-For-Four Night On P.K. In Game 5 Loss

Photo: John Tlumacki/Globe Staff After the New York Islanders’ three-for-four night on the man advantage in Game 5 of their second-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Boston Bruins on Monday, Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy said “I think they … Continue reading

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Daniel Sprong Will Likely Replace Michal Raffl In Capitals’ Lineup For Game 5

Forward Daniel Sprong took line rushes on the second line at the Washington Capitals’ morning skate prior to Game 5 of their 2021 Stanley Cup Playoff first-round series against the Boston Bruins. He skated in place of Michael Raffl, hinting that … Continue reading

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Game 5 Preview: Capitals on Brink of Playoff Elimination Sunday Against Bruins

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals return to Capital One Arena for Game 5 of the First Round in the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Sunday (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington, and USA Network). The Capitals … Continue reading

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Islanders Eliminate Capitals With 4-0 Win In Game 5, Anthony Beauvillier Strikes Twice

Photo: Elsa/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the New York Islanders by a score of 4-0 in Game 5 of the first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series on Thursday night. The Capitals are now eliminated from the tournament. Goaltender Braden … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden: “We Knew Coming Into The Tournament We Could Have A Lot Of This”

Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden told the media on Wednesday that being without center Nicklas Backstrom, who has missed the past three games due to an undisclosed injury suffered in Game 1 of their first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series … Continue reading

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Multiple Milestones Reached In Game 5 vs. Hurricanes For Capitals

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Six goals in Game 5 meant a lot of milestones were hit for the Washington Capitals. As much fun as the team had in their 6-0 win in the Carolina Hurricanes, the fact that some set … Continue reading

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Nic Dowd Scores First Career Playoff Goal on Penalty Shot in Game 5

Prior to the season, Capitals’ center Nic Dowd was an unknown to the Caps, in terms of his playing ability and how effective he could replace longtime fourth-line center Jay Beagle, who departed the team in free agency. However, through … Continue reading

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Carl Hagelin Moves To Top-Six For Capitals; Michael Ferland and Andrei Svechnikov Out Again In Game 5 For Hurricanes

With forward T.J. Oshie out for Game 5 with an upper-body injury, forward Carl Hagelin was promoted to the second line with center Evgeny Kuznetsov and forward Jakub Vrana for the Washington Capitals. Forward Tom Wilson took Oshie’s spot on … Continue reading

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Round 1, Game 5 Preview: Capitals and Hurricanes Look For 3-2 Lead in Series on Saturday

Photo: Sportsnet The Washington Capitals are back at Capital One Arena for the fifth game in their first-round series against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. Thursday’s 2-1 loss in Raleigh put the Capitals in a rough place. Both teams … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin’s Reaction To Jakub Vrana’s Goal is Absolutely Priceless

Alex Brandon/Associated Press The Capitals are currently tied with the Vegas Golden Knights 2-2 in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final, with the Capitals’ most recent goal coming on a power play from captain Alex Ovechkin. Capitals rookie Jakub … Continue reading

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