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Ant-Man Strikes Again: Anthony Mantha Scores In Second Straight Game, Nicklas Backstrom Records An Assist on His Big Night

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Just two nights after scoring in his Washington Capitals debut, forward Anthony Mantha notched his second goal in as many games as a member of the team on Nicklas Backstrom’s big night.

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A Dowd Dart: Nic Dowd Matches Career-High in Goals In Sunday Night Tilt Against the Boston Bruins

Washington Capitals Center Nic Dowd has evolved his game during the 2020-21 season to become the team’s leading faceoff man entering the team’s Sunday night tilt against the Boston Bruins. And while he may not blow opponents away offensively, the … Continue reading

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Mr. Consistent: Conor Sheary Scores 10th Goal of the Season, Marks Fifth Consecutive 10-Goal Season

Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals forward Conor Sheary has proven to be a smart signing by General Manager Brian MacLellan during the pandemic-shortened 2020-21 season. During the Capitals’ April 11 tilt against the Boston Bruins, the hard-working forward … Continue reading

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Make It Three! Justin Schultz Records First Three-Point Game In Three Years, Records Goal And Two Assists Against the Buffalo Sabres

Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images Since being signed to a two-year, $8 million contract in free agency during the 2020 offseason, Washington Capitals defenseman Justin Schultz has been a welcome addition to the team’s blueline, adding an offensive boost to … Continue reading

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Great Eight Magic: Alex Ovechkin Scores 20th Goal of the Season, Passes Brett Hull For Second-Most Power Play Goals In NHL History

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Already having himself one heck of 2020-21 season after missing a handful of games due to being placed on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list, Washington Capitals Alex Ovechkin has been on a tear as of … Continue reading

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Put Another Egg in the Basket! Conor Sheary Continues Productive Season With Goal Against New Jersey

Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images When the Washington Capitals signed forward Conor Sheary to a one-year contract in free agency during the offseason, they did so hoping the former Pittsburgh Penguin and Buffalo Sabre could provide some offensive depth to … Continue reading

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John Carlson Ties And Passes Mike Green and Calle Johansson For Third All-Time In Goals Among Capitals Defenseman

Getty Images Already the franchise leader in Points and Assists among defenseman, John Carlson scored his eighth and ninth goals of the 2020-21 season in the Washington Capitals’ April 1 tilt against the New York Islanders, moving closer to taking … Continue reading

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Getting It Done: Nic Dowd Scores Against New York Rangers, Continues Strong Season

Washington Capitals Center Nic Dowd has been one of the Capitals’ most important players, centering a fourth-line that has been effective from the start of the season, while also blossoming in the faceoff dot under new Player Development Coach Michael … Continue reading

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Passing Mr. Hockey: Alex Ovechkin Passes Gordie Howe On Multi-Goal Games List

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Just two periods after tying Brendan Shanahan in Even-Strength Points, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin not only surpassed that mark, but in scoring his second goal of the Caps’ game against the New Jersey Devils, … Continue reading

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Climbing On Up: Alex Ovechkin Ties Brendan Shanahan in Even-Strength Points By A Left Wing

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Just one night ago, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin surpassed NHL great Mark Messier in even-strength goals with his 15th goal of the 2020-21 season. In the first period of the Capitals’ second meeting with … Continue reading

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