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The Capitals Will Look To “Life Lessons” They’ve Learned to Keep Season Alive

Photo: Nick Wass/AP After taking a commanding 2-0 lead against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference Finals, the Capitals are now facing elimination from the playoffs after a defeat in Tampa Bay on Saturday night. As a result, the … Continue reading

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Young Guns 2.0 and New Faces have Helped Create History for the Capitals

Photo: Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson, Jay Beagle, and Braden Holtby have seen their share of playoff hockey action. Now they’ll get to experience the third round. While each of these players did their … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom will be a Game-Time Decision for Game 6

When the Washington Capitals took the ice Monday morning for their morning skate at PPG Paints Arena, Nicklas Backstrom wasn’t there. Instead Lars Eller moved up to the second line while Travis Boyd centered the third line. Capitals coach Barry … Continue reading

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How the Capitals Could Line Up for Game 6, Nicklas Backstrom Missed Morning Skate

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals held a morning skate on Monday at PPG Paints Arena prior to Game 6. Entering this game with a 3-2 series lead, the Capitals look to close out the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight in enemy territory … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz: “Just get behind us. Please. That’s all I ask.”

The Washington Capitals are on the cusp of doing something no DC sports team has done for 20 years – advance to the conference final of a playoff tournament. The Caps got a huge win in Game 5 putting them … Continue reading

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Game 6 Preview: Up 3-2 in the Series, the Washington Capitals Have a Chance to Close the Series in Pittsburgh

The Washington Capitals look to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in the Alex Ovechkin era. Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin is Ready for a Rematch with Pittsburgh

Photos: Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals started the postseason in an 0-2 hole after dropping two overtime games on their home ice against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Defeats like those can either deflate a team or give … Continue reading

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After Being Benched For First Two Games, Braden Holtby Comes Through, Leads Capitals to Second Round

Photos: Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Braden Holtby came up big in the Capitals first round series win over the Blue Jackets, from the moment his name was called to enter the game in the third period of Game 2. 

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How the Capitals will Line Up for Game 6

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals enter Monday night’s Game 6 against the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 3-2 series lead with a chance to close out the series and advance to the second round for the fourth consecutive season. The … Continue reading

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Game 6 Preview: Capitals Look To Close Out Columbus

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals can advance to Round 2 to play the Pittsburgh Penguins for the third consecutive season, but first, they will have to win one more game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The game will be telecasted … Continue reading

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