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Capitals’ Ilya Samsonov Becomes 10th Rookie Goaltender In NHL History To Win 9+ Consecutive Wins; Breaks Franchise Record

Photo: CapitalsPR The Washington Capitals 5-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils Thursday night was a big one that included an Ovechkin hat trick. However, goaltender Ilya Samsonov had a big night too. He has become the 10th rookie goaltender … Continue reading

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Capitals Have Yet To Decide Which Game Alex Ovechkin Will Sit For Skipping NHL All-Star Game, Make No Line Changes: Devils at Capitals Pregame Notebook

The Washington Capitals will not make any line changes against the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington), head coach Todd Reirden said after their optional morning skate at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. Goaltender Ilya Samsonov … Continue reading

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Samsonov Will Start On Thursday Against The Devils; Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman Visits: News From Capitals’ Practice

The Washington Capitals held practice Wednesday morning ahead of their clash against the New Jersey Devils on Thursday (7:00 P.M. ET on NBC Sports Washington). Here is the latest from Medstar Capitals Iceplex.

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‘Scarlet Caps’ Hold 2020 Hockey N’ Heels Event (Photos)

After an eventful Tuesday morning which saw the Capitals officially announce the re-signing of their star centerman Nicklas Backstrom to five more years in Washington, Tuesday night saw the return of the Scarlet Caps’ annual Hockey N’ Heels event at … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Records First Career Shutout, Continues Impressive Start To NHL Career

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images Capitals rookie netminder Ilya Samsonov recorded his first career NHL shutout Monday night in the Capitals 2-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. He stopped all 23 shots he faced.

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Panik Returns Wearing Face Shield; Samsonov Will Start On Monday Against Hurricanes: News From Capitals’ Practice

The Washington Capitals held a Sunday practice ahead of Monday’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes (7:00 P.M. ET on NBC Sports Washington). Here is the latest from Medstar Capitals Iceplex.

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Capitals Re-Work Power Play, Prepare For New Jersey Devils (Photos)

After a day off on Thursday, the Washington Capitals were back to work on Friday preparing for their next tilt on Saturday when they host the New Jersey Devils. Christian Djoos returned to skating and Capitals bench boss Todd Reirden … Continue reading

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Like Philipp Grubauer, Ilya Samsonov Has Appeared To Push Braden Holtby For Playing Time. How Do The Two Compare?

Photo: Newsday Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby has struggled lately as he’s posted an .811 save percentage and has allowed 19 goals in his last five games, going 1-4-0 in that span. Meanwhile, goaltender Ilya Samsonov‘s .921 save percentage ranks … Continue reading

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Results From The Latest Readers Polls: Backstrom’s Payday, Penalties Galore, Starting Netminder And Greatest Needs For Improvement

Photo: Andy Marlin/Getty Images We are always extremely interested in how Capitals fans are feeling. Whether it’s posting daily readers’ polls, exchanging thoughts and insight on social media, or just reading your emails and comments to our posts, all of … Continue reading

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Djoos Returns To The Ice In Non-Contact Jersey; Samsonov Will Start; Washington To Host Pride Night: News From Capitals’ Morning Skate

Photo: Capitals The Washington Capitals held morning skate ahead of Tuesday’s tilt against the Ottawa Senators (7:00 P.M ET on NBC Sports Washington). Here is the latest from Medstar.

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