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Alex Ovechkin Scores Goal for His 10th 40-goal Season; Joins Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, and Marcel Dionne As the Only Players Ever to Do So

Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images In the Capitals’ Sunday night game against the Anaheim Ducks, captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 40th goal of the season, his 10th 40-goal season of his career.

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T.J. Oshie Scores 200th Career Goal in Capitals’ 5-3 Win over Flyers

While Jakub Vrana was named the First Star of the Capitals’ 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night with a two-goal game that set a career-high in goals, it was right wing T.J. Oshie who reached a major … Continue reading

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Aging Like a Fine Wine: Alex Ovechkin’s Fantastic Start to the 2018-19 Season More Spectacular Than Meets the Eye

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images With the Capitals at the Christmas break of the 2018-19 season, captain Alex Ovechkin has already scored 29 goals and added 14 assists for a total of 43 points in the 34 games … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Records Second Consecutive Hat Trick, Gets A Shout Out from Larry King

Photo: @monsportsnet After recording his 21st career hat trick in the Capitals’ last game against the Detroit Red Wings, the Capitals’ captain followed that up with a second consecutive “hatty” against the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night, getting a shout … Continue reading

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The Capitals Depth Is Shining: The 4th Line Is Getting It Done on the Ice

The Washington Capitals are getting some much-needed goal support from the 4th line. Continue reading

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Capitals Alex Ovechkin Records 21st Career Hat Trick Against the Detroit Red Wings

Photo: NHL via Getty Images While T.J. Oshie’s return and goal in the Capitals’ 6-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings may garner a lot of the attention on Tuesday night, captain Alex Ovechkin extended his point streak and then … Continue reading

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Travis Boyd Scores First NHL Goal in Capitals’ Shutout of Blue Jackets

Jamie Sabau/Getty Images While Braden Holtby may get most of the attention in the Caps’ 4-0 whitewashing of the Columbus Blue Jackets, it was Travis Boyd’s first NHL goal that was one of the keys to an all-around perfect game … Continue reading

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Sophomore Success: Capitals’ Jakub Vrana Continues to Find Success in His Second Season in the NHL

Photo: Washington Capitals Capitals forward Jakub Vrana showed flashes of his tremendous potential in his rookie season in 2017-18, recording 27 points in 73 games played in the team’s Stanley Cup-winning season. And his offensive talent has been on full … Continue reading

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A Pattern That Repeats: The Capitals Are Surrendering Goals in Bunches and Squandering Points Away

The Capitals are surrendering goals in bunches and blowing leads late in games. Continue reading

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A Long Road to the Stanley Cup: Big Goals Came At Critical Times For the Washington Capitals in 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Washington Capitals scored some big and timely goals in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Continue reading

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