Tag Archives: Goals

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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After Drawing No Luck in Game 1, the Capitals Look to Rebound Against Vegas in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final

Can the Washington Capitals pull even in Game 2 after losing to the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 1? Continue reading

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The Washington Capitals And the Home Ice Struggles: How Can they Fix It?

The Washington Capitals have struggled at home in the postseason. What are some ways they can fix their home-ice problems? Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Finals Preview: The Capitals Look to Tame the Lightning In Ovechkin’s First Trip to the Third Round

The Washington Capitals look to continue to make history as they face the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference Finals Continue reading

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Winning on the Road Is A Must: How Can the Capitals Steal A Game (Or Two) In Pittsburgh?

What things can the Washington Capitals do to steal a victory (or two) in Pittsburgh for Games 3 and 4? Continue reading

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Down In a 0-2 Hole, How Can the Washington Capitals Crawl Back Into the Series Versus Columbus?

What adjustments can the Washington Capitals make in their game as they head to Columbus down 0-2 in the series? Continue reading

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