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Boyder Back in Business: Travis Boyd Scores in First Game In Nearly A Month

USA Today Sports While most of the Capitals entered last week’s All-Star break with plenty of game action to rest hard-worked muscles and get some much-needed relaxation, Capitals forward Travis Boyd headed into the bye week having not played a … Continue reading

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Throw the Hats! Alex Ovechkin Completes Hat Trick on Beautiful Feed From Tom Wilson

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images After scoring two goals in the first period of the Capitals’ Thursday night victory against the New Jersey Devils to reach his 15th consecutive 30-goal season, Alex Ovechkin needed to light the lamp once more … Continue reading

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Make it 30! Alex Ovechkin Scores Two First Period Goals After Getting Clipped By High-Stick, Joins Elite Company with 30th Goal

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Just a few after scoring two goals in the first period of a 2-0 shutout win against the Carolina Hurricanes, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin repeated the feat against the New Jersey Devils, in Thursday night’s … Continue reading

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I’ll Have A Mc-Triple: Caps’ 2019 First-Round Pick Connor McMichael Records Hat Trick Against Saginaw Spirit

Chris Tanouye/Getty Images As has been reported many times at stages throughout the 2019-20 season, the Capitals’ 2019 first-round pick (25th overall) Connor McMichael has had himself a banner year, that has seen him be named OHL Player of the … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Ties Teemu Selanne For 11th-most Goals In NHL History With Second Goal In Win Over Ottawa

As if scoring an answering goal to a close, no-goal call in the second period, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin moved into a tie with Hall of Famer Teemu Selanne for 11th all-time on the NHL’s Goals Scored List with his … Continue reading

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No Doubt About It: Alex Ovechkin Scores Goal Just Seconds After No-Goal Call Against the Senators

Over the course of his 15-season NHL career, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been gold against the Ottawa Senators, entering Tuesday night’s game at Capital One Arena with 27 goals and 47 points in 46 games played against the Sens. … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Leads In Goals Against Nine Teams This Decade, The Most In The NHL

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin leads the NHL in regular-season and Stanley Cup Playoff goals combined vs. a single team against nine different franchises, the most in the league, this decade. (Data provided by hockey-reference.com)

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Alex Ovechkin Moves Into Third In All-Time Power Play Goals

Greg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images Since he entered the league in 2005-06, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has made the Caps’ power play one of the most lethal in the league. His characteristic one-timer from his “office” has become one of … Continue reading

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Pretenders to the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy Throne – A Look At the Opposition To Ovechkin’s Goal Scoring Dominance Over the Years

NHL For much of the decade, hockey pundits have speculated when Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin would begin to decline in terms of his goal scoring, as he aged and faced the ever-inevitable onset of Father Time, despite the 2004 first … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores In First Game Following the Passing of Capitals Super-fan Alex Luey, Climbs Up Record Books

Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images In each game that Capitals superfan Alex Luey, who passed away yesterday morning following a three-year battle with cancer, attended in Toronto, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored a goal, including his famous hat trick in … Continue reading

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