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All Alone: Alex Ovechkin Scores 787th Career Goal, Passes Gordie Howe for Most Goals Scored With a Single Franchise

Screenshot: NBC Sports Washington Alex Ovechkin scored his seventh goal of the 2022-23 season against the Arizona Coyotes at home on Saturday night. The goal was the 787th goal of his career, which passes Gordie Howe for the all-time record … Continue reading

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On the Board: Matt Irwin Scores His First Goal As A Capital, First Since December 2018

With a commanding 5-1 lead over the Philadelphia Flyers at Capital One Arena on Tuesday night, defenseman Matt Irwin scored his first goal as a member of the Washington Capitals to pad the lead by five.

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Sucker Punch in the Steel City: Sidney Crosby Punches Nic Dowd in the Face, Dmitry Orlov Scores Moments Later

When it comes to national television matchups, there is perhaps no better than the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins. When these two, longtime rivals play one another, a playoff-like feel is apparent and tempers can sometimes flare. During the team’s … Continue reading

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Worth the Work: Michal Kempny Scores First Goal in Over Two Years In Game Against the Philadelphia Flyers

Washington Capitals During the Washington Capitals’ run to their first Stanley Cup championship in 2018, defenseman Michal Kempny played a key part after being acquired in a trade mid-season. However the nearly four years since that Stanley Cup run have … Continue reading

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Did You Miss Me? Daniel Sprong Scores Against San Jose Sharks After Missing Last Three Games As A Healthy Scratch

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals mired in a struggle to put a consistent number of wins on the board over their last several games, Head Coach Peter Laviolette has juggled individual players in and out of … Continue reading

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First Goal for Saint Nick: Nicklas Backstrom Scores First Goal of the 2021-22 Season Against the Boston Bruins

ESPN The return of Nicklas Backstrom to the Washington Capitals eight games ago was a welcome one for a Capitals team that had been without their star center since the start of the 2021-22 season. While it took some time, … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Left-Wing Nathan Walker Scores Hat Trick In Season Debut With Blues, Matches Total From First 25 Career Games

Photo: Joe Puetz/NHLI via Getty Images Former Washington Capitals left-wing Nathan Walker scored a hat-trick in his 2021-22 regular-season debut for the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night in the team’s 6-2 win against the Detroit Red Wings at Enterprise … Continue reading

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Number One From No. 43: Tom Wilson Scores First Goal Against Seattle Kraken in Washington Capitals History

Christopher Mast/NHLI via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals set to conclude their West Coast road trip with their first-ever visit to Seattle, Washington to take on the expansion Seattle Kraken on Sunday, the puck drop at Climate Pledge Arena … Continue reading

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Rookie On A Roll: Connor McMichael Scores Second Goal of the 2021-22 Season, Continues Productive Stretch

While it took a couple of games for him to make his 2021-22 debut, Washington Capitals rookie Center Connor McMichael has made the most of his time in game action. On Monday night against the Buffalo Sabres, the former first-round … Continue reading

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That Didn’t Take Long! Anthony Records First Point, Scores First Goal In Capitals Debut

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images April 13 has proven to be an eventful day for new Washington Capitals forward Anthony Mantha. Acquired by the team at the NHL Trade Deadline in a significant package, the former Detroit Red Wing met … Continue reading

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