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Brooks Orpik Scores His First Goal in 182 Regular Season Games

Photo: USAToday Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik has never been known for his offensive abilities in his career (as evidenced by his 17 career goals in nearly 1,000 games. However, during the Capitals’ Thursday night matchup against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Orpik … Continue reading

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Silent Swede: Nicklas Backstrom Continues to Quietly Climb the Capitals’ Record Books

While Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and rookie Nathan Walker have been generating most of the hockey headlines in the DMV in the last few days, star center Nicklas Backstrom is once again flying under the radar, as he has done … Continue reading

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