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Make It An Occasion, Tiger! Lars Eller Scores in His 900th NHL Game, Two Points Shy of Becoming Second All-Time Leading Scorer Among Danish-Born Players

Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images With his Washington Capitals already up by a commanding 3-0 lead (thanks in part to a shorthanded, penalty shot goal from Marcus Johansson), Center Lars Eller padded the lead for his club by scoring his … Continue reading

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Durable Dane: Lars Eller Skating in His 900th NHL Game Tonight Against Winnipeg

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images While defenseman Erik Gustafsson will not be in the Washington Capitals’ lineup against the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday night, Center Lars Eller will suit up in his 30th game of the season and the 900th … Continue reading

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A Man of Many Milestones: Alex Ovechkin To Play in His 1,300th NHL Game, Becoming the 14th Player to Do So With A Single Franchise

Photo: Washington Capitals On Saturday night against the Calgary Flames Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin played in his 1,300th NHL game. He becomes the 14th individual to do so with a single franchise. Overall, he ranks 66th in games played … Continue reading

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“I Wish You Continued Success and Many More In A Capitals Jersey”: Peter Bondra Congratulates Nicklas Backstrom On Passing Him in Franchise Games Played

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images While the NHL debut of top prospect Connor McMichael in the Washington Capitals’ 4-3 shootout loss to the Buffalo Sabres was one of the most-talked about moments of the game, star center Nicklas Backstrom also … Continue reading

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Mountains of Milestones: Washington Capitals Career Milestones Reached in 2019-2020

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images While the 2019-20 NHL season was ended prematurely due to the coronavirus pandemic, the shortened campaign was not an uneventful one for members of the Washington Capitals, as many members of the team reached significant career milestones … Continue reading

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