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Dancing Through The Devils For A Goal: Daniel Sprong Scores First Goal of 2021-22 Season In Impressive Fashion

Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images During the 2020-21 season, forward Daniel Sprong emerged as a potential impact player for the Washington Capitals, impressing with offensive skill and good skating ability. During the second period of the Capitals’ game against the … Continue reading

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Ain’t No Dowd About It: Nic Dowd Scores First Goal of the 2021-22 Season, Nick Jensen Notches Eighth Career Multi-Point Game With Assist

Screen cap: ESPN+ With the Washington Capitals already holding a 4-2 lead over the visiting Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night, Center Nic Dowd scored his first goal of the 2021-22 season to boost the team’s lead by three goals, with … Continue reading

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Give-And-Go Goal: Nick Jensen Scores First Goal of the 2021-22 Season On Odd-Man Rush

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Entering Tuesday night’s game against the Colorado Avalanche, Washington Capitals defenseman Nick Jensen had scored just two goals in 143 Games Played in a Washington sweater, both coming last season. However, unlike the length of … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Climbs To Fifth Place On NHL’s Total Goals List

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Left-wing Alex Ovechkin scored the 804th goal of his NHL career (regular season and Stanley Cup Playoffs combined) in the Washington Capitals‘ 2-1 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning at Capital One Arena on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Career Goals No. 731 and 732, Ties and Passes Marcel Dionne For Fifth Place On All-Time List

Photo: John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 731st and 732nd career goals against the New York Rangers in the team’s Opening Night contest, a night that also featured rookie Hendrix Lapierre scoring his first … Continue reading

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Game 1, Goal #1: Hendrix Lapierre Scores First NHL Goal In NHL Debut

Photo: Patrick Smith/NHL via Getty Images When the Washington Capitals drafted forward Hendrix Lapierre in the first-round of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, there were probably not many who thought the 22nd overall pick would make his NHL debut just … Continue reading

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Don’t Know What Hit Them: Evgeny Kuznetsov, Tom Wilson Score 56 Seconds Apart in Preseason Tilt Against the Boston Bruins

With star Center Nicklas Backstrom still dealing with recovery from a hip ailment, the Washington Capitals are looking for the team’s other top forwards to pick up their offensive game in his absence. Two of those, Center Evgeny Kuznetsov and … Continue reading

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Aging Like A Fine, Goal-Scoring Wine: The Most Productive NHL Players Past Age 35 And What That Could Mean For Alex Ovechkin

Photo: Nick Wass/AP Alex Ovechkin, who just turned 36-years old, has scored a total of 730 goals in his NHL career, which ranks sixth on the All-Time List. Last season, he scored 24 goals in a campaign that was shortened … Continue reading

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Canadiens Win Game 7, 3-1 Over Maple Leafs; Will Face Jets In Round 2

Photo: Andrew Lahodynsky/Getty Images The first round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs ended on Monday night at Scotiabank Arena, where the No. 4 seeded Montreal Canadiens upset the No. 1 seeded Toronto Maple Leafs by a score of 3-1 … Continue reading

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Breakthrough! Conor Sheary Scores First Goal of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Sets Record For the Fastest Playoff Goal in A Period In Franchise History

The Washington Capitals headed into the third period of their crucial Game 5 contest against the Boston Bruins in desperate need of an offensive flame, outshooting the Bruins by a margin of 30-13 but down by a 2-0 score. It … Continue reading

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