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Washington at New York Series Preview: Capitals Go Through The Island For The First Time This Season

Photo: Mike Stobe/Getty Images The Washington Capitals head to Long Island for the first time this season to face the New York Islanders on Thursday night. After two games against the New Jersey Devils in Trenton over the weekend, the … Continue reading

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Getting It Done: Nic Dowd Scores Against New York Rangers, Continues Strong Season

Washington Capitals Center Nic Dowd has been one of the Capitals’ most important players, centering a fourth-line that has been effective from the start of the season, while also blossoming in the faceoff dot under new Player Development Coach Michael … Continue reading

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Climbing On Up: Alex Ovechkin Ties Brendan Shanahan in Even-Strength Points By A Left Wing

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Just one night ago, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin surpassed NHL great Mark Messier in even-strength goals with his 15th goal of the 2020-21 season. In the first period of the Capitals’ second meeting with … Continue reading

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Comin’ In Hot Against the Devils: Alex Ovechkin Scores Seventh Goal In Seven Games, Moves Past Mark Messier In Even-Strength Goals

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been on goal-scoring tear in his team’s last handful of games, something that fans and his teammates are no strangers to. On Thursday night, the former first overall pick continued that … Continue reading

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New Jersey At Washington Series Preview: Capitals Return To Action With Back-To-Back Home Games vs. Devils

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Washington Capitals take on the New Jersey Devils on Thursday and Friday night in the District for the fifth and sixth times this season. The Capitals have won all four meetings between the two teams … Continue reading

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And Down The Stretch They Come!: A Look At the Remaining Schedule of the Washington Capitals

Rob Carr/Getty Images While it may be hard to believe, the pandemic-shortened 2020-21 NHL season is reaching the final several weeks and for teams eyeing a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, securing their hold on a playoff position, or … Continue reading

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Shake, Rattle, On A Roll! Alex Ovechkin Scores Two Goals To Lift the Capitals Over the New York Rangers; John Carlson Moves Up in Capitals’ Record Books

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Heading into the Washington Capitals’ Friday night game against the New York Rangers, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin had scored in four straight games. With the Caps down 1-0 late in the third period, The Great Eight came … Continue reading

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Chasing Greatness In A Game: John Carlson Ties Mike Gartner For Fourth All-Time On Capitals’ Franchise Assists List, Nicklas Backstrom Climbs After Swedish Greats

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images In a game against the New York Islanders that already saw Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin record his 1,300th career point and pass the great Phil Esposito for sixth all-time in goals scored, Caps defenseman … Continue reading

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Lars Eller Leaves Capitals’ Game Against Flyers With Lower-Body Injury

After missing the Washington Capitals’ last game against the Philadelphia Flyers due to a family matter, Center Lars Eller was back in the lineup for the teams’ Thursday night tilt. The welcome return of the versatile forward was short-lived, however, … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Lars Eller Will Play vs. Flyers On Saturday

Photo: TSN Despite not joining the Washington Capitals for their morning skate, center Lars Eller will play against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). The 31-year-old did not play in the Capitals’ 5-3 win at … Continue reading

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