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Report: Play-In Bye Teams Could Play Three Games To Determine 2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Seeding

Photo: Scott Audette/Getty Images According to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston, the NHL, GMs, and governors are talking about the eight teams that would earn byes from the play-in round playing three games against the other inter-conference teams to determine seeding for … Continue reading

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Scoring Up A Storm And Setting Records – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals @ Carolina Hurricanes – March 25, 2008

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Over his 15-season National Hockey League career, Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin has become one of the NHL’s best goal-scorers of all-time, setting, tying, and breaking multiple league accolades. However during his rise up the … Continue reading

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See-Saw Fight in Landover – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers – March 23, 1986

Steve Babineau/Getty Images During the 1985-86 season, the rivalry between the Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers was very strong. In late March of 1986, the Flyers were in first place in the Patrick Division with a record of 48-21-4 and … 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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“Backstrom From the Brink” – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals @ Chicago Blackhawks – March 14, 2010

Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals have captured three President’s Trophies (best record at the end of the season) in their nearly 46-year history, all coming within the previous decade. While the team dominated regular season play in … Continue reading

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D.C. Health Department Recommends “Non-Essential Mass Gatherings” As Coronavirus Continues To Spread

Photo: @Capitals As the coronavirus spreads across to the planet and recently came into the DMV, the D.C. Health Department recommends “non-essential mass gatherings, including conferences and conventions, be postponed or canceled. Mass gatherings are defined as events where 1,000 … Continue reading

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Dragging Since December: The Analytics Behind the Washington Capitals’ Prolonged Rut

December 8, 2019. The Washington Capitals are 22-4-5, good for 49 standings points, and sit three points clear of the Boston Bruins as the best team in the NHL. The Capitals have a nine-point lead in the Metropolitan Division. Many … Continue reading

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Play “What Is Love”! Garnet Hathaway Finishes Beautiful Passing Sequence With A Top Shelf Goal

Washington Capitals While right wing Garnet Hathaway was not signed to a four-year contract in the free agency in the summer of 2019 for superior offensive skills, the 28-year forward has chipped in offensively at times in his first season … Continue reading

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Islanders’ Johnny Boychuk Takes Skate Blade to the Face In Game Against Canadiens

Hockey, like any sport, brings with it the potential for injury, with a combination of hard, cold ice, sticks, a puck, and sharp skate blades being potential causes of injury to players or officials. On Tuesday night, in a game … Continue reading

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Capitals Drop Jets 4-3 in the Shootout, Alex Ovechkin Scores Shootout Winner

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 Tuesday night in a shootout at Capital One Arena, a night on which the team celebrated Alex Ovechkin’s 700th career goal. Ovechkin would score the first goal … Continue reading

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