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Nic Dowd Scores First Career Playoff Goal on Penalty Shot in Game 5

Prior to the season, Capitals’ center Nic Dowd was an unknown to the Caps, in terms of his playing ability and how effective he could replace longtime fourth-line center Jay Beagle, who departed the team in free agency. However, through … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Moves Up All-Time Playoff Scoring List With Game 4 Goal, Tied with Evgeni Malkin for 26th All-Time

Photo: Grant Halverson/Getty Images While the Capitals’ 2-1, series-evening loss to the Carolina Hurricanes put a dent in the mood of the team, and fans, the Caps’ lone goal came on the power play from Alex Ovechkin, who was serenaded … Continue reading

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Capitals Alex Ovechkin Scores 50th Goal of Season; Moves Up NHL Record Books…Again

Photo: NHL via Getty Images After what seemed like an eternity, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin notched his 50th goal of the 2018-19 season at the 14:35 mark of the third period of play against the Tampa Bay Lightning, adding another … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Scores 20th Goal of Season Against Tampa Bay Lightning, Moves Into Eighth Place In Points For Swedish-born Players

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images Known primarily for his exceptional assist totals, Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom scored his 20th goal of the 2018-19 season (his fourth consecutive 20-goal campaign) in the first period of the Capitals’ March 30, 2019 matchup … Continue reading

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The Capitals Line Rush Of The Game: Jakub Vrana Pads Lead Going Five-Hole On Breakaway

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Washington Capitals did not come up with their best effort on Sunday despite beating the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 3-1 to snap their two-game losing streak. For Sunday’s Rush of the Game, we … Continue reading

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With the 2018-19 Regular Season Inching Closer to an End, the Washington Capitals Are Showing a Well-Balanced Offensive Attack

The Washington Capitals are pushing hard for the postseason with a well-balanced offensive attack. Continue reading

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With A Career Season in the AHL, What Does the Future Hold For Riley Barber?

Photo: Tori Hartman While the beginning of the season did not start well for the Hershey Bears, the Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate, the latter part of 2018-19 has been a positive one for the Chocolate and White. In addition … Continue reading

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What A Rush! Capitals’ Line Rush of the Game: A Pair for “Conno”!

Photo: Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images With five goals in the Capitals’ 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night, there were plenty of plays and sequences to choose from for the Capitals’ Line Rush of the Night. However, … Continue reading

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Offseason’s Rewards: Nic Dowd Has Been A Welcome Surprise for the Capitals This Season

Photo: NHL After the departure of longtime fourth-line center Jay Beagle in free agency, the Capitals were left with what was, in terms of value and production, a massive hole on their fourth-line. One of the ways in which General … Continue reading

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Burky is Back: A Renewed Confidence Has Andre Burakovsky Playing With Fire

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Prior to the 2019 Trade Deadline, the future around Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky was less than clear. While there was no indication the Caps were close to dealing the young forward, the 24-year old former first-round … Continue reading

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