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Somethin’ ‘Bout the OshBabe: Capitals’ Improved Play With the Return of T.J. Oshie May Be More Than A Coincidence

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals’ injury list got one name shorter on Wednesday with the return of right wing T.J. Oshie to the lineup; the team secured a 3-2 overtime victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on the day … Continue reading

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Surprise, Surprise: Goal No. 790 Brings With It More Historical Significance For Alex Ovechkin

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images As if the Washington Capitals’ 3-2 come-from-behind overtime victory against the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night at Capital One Arena wasn’t already a morale boost to the locker room, the game-winning goal by captain Alex … Continue reading

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Sizzlin’ Strome: Dylan Strome Pots Two Goals Against Edmonton Oilers in Another Strong Offensive Performance

Jess Rapfogel/Getty Images Having already proven to be a valuable contributor to the Washington Capitals’ offense in the wake of a number of injuries, offseason signee Dylan Strome added to his short Capitals resume with another multi-point night on Monday … Continue reading

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The G.O.A.T. Gains A Goalie: Alex Ovechkin Notches Goal No. 788 Against Edmonton Oilers, Has Scored on A New Goalie In Three Straight Games

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images As if tying and surpassing Gordie Howe as the NHL’s all-time leader in Goals Scored with one franchise wasn’t impressive enough, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been on an absolute tear in the team’s … Continue reading

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Sonny Milano Scores His First Goal As A Member of the Hershey Bears

Photo: Charlotte Checkers After signing with the Washington Capitals to a one-year deal, Sonny Milano scored his first goal as a member of the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears against the Charlotte Checkers.

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Special Teams Taketh, and Special Teams Giveth Away: Capitals’ Power Play Showing Signs of Life, Penalty Kill Struggling Early

Screenshot: NBC Sports Washington Last season, the Washington Capitals’ power play units ranked in the lower tier of teams across the NHL, a problem that failed the club on more than one occasion. Despite a slow start to the 2022-23 … Continue reading

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Conor Clutch: Conor Sheary Puts Capitals Ahead Late in Win Against Canucks, Continues Hot Start to the Season

Washington Capitals Washington Capitals forward Conor Sheary has been called many things during his time in Washington: Shears, Swiss army knife, versatile. With a hot start to the 2022-23 season, “reliable” could be added to that list.

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Need A Superhero? Call Captain America: TJ Oshie Scores Game-Tying Goal With 1:01 Left in Regulation, Sends Capitals to Overtime in Game 6 Against Florida Panthers

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images With their season on the line in a crucial Game 6 at home against the Florida Panthers, the Capitals needed their top players to find a way to come through. Right wing TJ Oshie did … Continue reading

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Climbing That Playoff Ladder: T.J. Oshie, John Carlson Move Up Franchise Record Books On First Period Goal Against the Florida Panthers

Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images After a tough, 3-2 loss in overtime to the Florida Panthers in Washington, D.C. on Monday, the Washington Capitals got off to a good start in the first period of Game 5, on a … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores 48th Goal of the Season, Ties Teemu Selanne For Most Goals By a Player Aged 36 or Older

Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images Already having had a milestone 2021-22 regular season, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 48th goal of the year against the Colorado Avalanche, and once more found himself in the NHL record books.

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