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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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Ticking Off Another One: Johan Larsson Scores First Goal As A Washington Capital

On a night in which the Washington Capitals received at least a point from everyone but Marcus Johansson and Nick Jensen, trade deadline acquisition Johan Larsson chipped in with a two-point night, including his first goal as a member of … Continue reading

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A Shot Of Martini: Martin Fehervary Scores Third Goal in Four Games In Style

The 2021-22 regular season saw the Washington Capitals give rookie defenseman Martin Fehervary an opportunity to become a regular in the lineup on the blueline. The former second-round pick (2018) has made the most of that opportunity, and during the … Continue reading

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Shake and Rattle Because Ovi’s on a Roll: Alex Ovechkin Scores 46th Goal of 2021-22, Continues Hot Streak

The Washington Capitals have improved their play over their last handful of games, and captain Alex Ovechkin is, to no surprise, a major reason why. On Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Flyers, Ovechkin continued to do his part with his … Continue reading

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White-Hot Willy: Tom Wilson On A Roll With the 2021-22 Regular Season Nearing An End

Patrick Smith/Getty Images The 2021-22 regular season has seen the Washington Capitals struggle at times to maintain a consistent stretch of play, with injuries and COVID-19-related absences, among others, making it difficult for the club to ice their envisioned lineup. … Continue reading

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Johnny Is Indeed, Good: John Carlson Has A Four-Point Night Against the Tampa Bay Lightning

Photo: John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals needing a bounce-back performance following players-only meetings after recent poor showings, defenseman John Carlson helped deliver with four points against the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 4-3 victory.

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Apples For N1Ky: Nicklas Backstrom Scores On Night He Is Honored For Reaching 1,000 Points

On the night the Washington Capitals honored alternate captain and franchise cornerstone Nicklas Backstrom for reaching 1,000 career points, the team’s 2006 first-round pick scored, resulting in one of the most memorable nights at Capital One Arena.

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Sweet 16: Alex Ovechkin Caps Off Productive Night With 16th Career Game-Deciding Shootout Goal

Ben Green/NHLI via Getty Images After a disappointing showing in their previous game against the St. Louis Blues, the Washington Capitals’ 4-3 shootout win over the Buffalo Sabres was a welcome bounce-back performance for the Metropolitan Division’s fourth-placed team. The … Continue reading

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