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Solid At The Rock: Capitals Dump Devils, 4-1; Anthony Mantha Scores Twice In As Many Games

Photo: Mike Stobes/Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the New Jersey Devils by a score of 4-1 at Prudential Center on Thursday night. The win improved the Capitals’ record to 3-0-1 this season. Goaltender Vitek Vanecek made 24 saves in … Continue reading

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Fight Night in Landover: Retro Recap – New York Rangers @ Washington Capitals – October 13, 1989

Photo: NHL The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have been rival clubs for the majority of the Capitals’ time in the National Hockey League. Over the nearly 47 seasons the Capitals have been in the league, the two Eastern … Continue reading

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Bears Fall to Lehigh Valley Phantoms 5-3, Axel Jonsson-Fjallby Among Scorers For Bears

Lehigh Valley Phantoms The Hershey Bears fell to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 5-3, Wednesday night at the PPL Center in Allentown, PA. The loss moves the Bears record to 20-7-2-0 (42 points) on the season.

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Washington Capitals’ Prospect Connor McMichael Records Goal in Team Canada’s 5-0 Victory Over Russia In World Junior Semi-Finals

Hockey Canada Now in the first week of January 2021, the 2021 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championships will soon be wrapping up. With a roster filled with many talented young players, the 2020 defending champion Team Canada took … Continue reading

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10 Years After: A Fan’s Memory of the 2011 Winter Classic

Photo: Diane Doyle On July 27, 2010, the NHL announced that the Pittsburgh Penguins would host the 2011 Bridgestone Winter Classic at Heinz Field, the home stadium of the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers, and that their opponent would be the Washington … Continue reading

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A Whale of a Hat Trick in Hartford – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Hartford Whalers – March 18, 1989

NHL Just minutes before the NHL Trade Deadline of March 7, 1989, the Washington Capitals made a blockbuster trade with the Minnesota North Stars.  In exchange for the then-franchise leader in Goals Scored, Mike Gartner, and offensive defenseman Larry Murphy, … Continue reading

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Tie-Breaker “T” Team: Tom Wilson Ties Game Against Avalanche With Late Third Period Goal, T.J. Oshie Scores Late Go-Ahead Goal to Secure Win for Washington

Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images Having struggled in their previous seven games heading into their late-night (Eastern Standard Time) game against the Colorado Avalanche in Denver, the Washington Capitals needed a boost to right the struggling proverbial ship. Trailing by … Continue reading

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Flyers Crush Capitals 7-2 in Matt Niskanen’s Return to D.C.; Martin Fehervary Picks Up First NHL Point

Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Philadelphia Flyers 7-2 Saturday night at Capital One Arena, in a game in which the team welcomed back former defenseman Matt Niskanen. 

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Back To Basics: The Capitals Must Play Tougher Hockey Down the Stretch

The Washington Capitals must play playoff-style hockey down the stretch. Continue reading

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The Streak: A Look Back at the Capitals’ Historic Winning Streak 10 Years Later – Part 2

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images North America A mere 10 years ago, the Washington Capitals found themselves in the midst of the longest winning streak in franchise history, one that started on January 13 and continued into the month of February. Part … Continue reading

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