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Back to Ohio: Capitals Close Out Season Series With Columbus on Trade Deadline Day

While everyone will have their eyes on the NHL Trade Deadline on Monday, the Washington Capitals will look to finish off a season sweep of the Columbus Blue Jackets a few hours after the 3 PM Eastern deadline. Washington took both … Continue reading

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Rumors Roundup for the Washington Capitals – February 21st, 2018

With the trade deadline rapidly approaching (this Monday, 2/26, 3:00 p.m. ET.), teams are starting to get serious about making their final moves for the final quarter of the season. Yes, “silly season” is in high gear. Here are the … Continue reading

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Capitals Foil Sabres, 3-2; Alex Ovechkin Scores 35th Goal of the Season

Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 in a Presidents Day matinee matchup on the shores of Lake Erie, reclaiming the top spot in the Metropolitan Division. The game was a nice response … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall to Jets 4-3 (OT), Andre Burakovsky Gets “Off the Schneid”

Photo: NHL/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 (OT) Tuesday night in Winnipeg. The Jets would strike first but Nicklas Backstrom would tie the game in the waning seconds of the first period. Andre Burakovsky would … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Blue Jackets 4-2, Sweep Two-Game Set

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals downed the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 Friday night at Capital One Arena. John Carlson notched the game’s first tally early in the first period, but the Jackets would quickly respond to tie things … Continue reading

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Caps Casino Night Auction Winners Have Fun Experiences with Players

Photo: @msefoundation Last month, Capitals players and fans “went all in” for a fun night of games all in the name of charity. Caps Casino Night is an annual hit that allowed fans to mingle with their favorite players, play games … Continue reading

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Capitals Players Spend Off-Day Raising Money and Awareness for “Make-A-Wish”

The Washington Capitals spent part of their off-day on Wednesday at Top Golf in Ashburn, Virginia for their annual “Wish Upon a Par” event, presented by Make A Wish Mid-Atlantic. The event, coordinated by Brooks and Erin Orpik, gave Caps fans … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Blue Jackets 3-2, Backstrom’s 200th NHL Goal is Game Winner

Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 Tuesday night at Nationwide Arena. The Jackets struck first less than two minutes into the game, but the Caps quickly tied things up moments … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Panthers 4-2, Ovechkin Reaches 500 Assists, Connolly Stays Hot

The Washington Capitals beat the Florida Panthers 4-2 Thursday night at BB&T Arena in Sunrise, Florida. The Capitals would give up the game’s first goal, but would tie the game late in the first period with a power play goal … Continue reading

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Canadiens Outhustle Sluggish Capitals for 3-2 Win

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 Friday night at Capital One Arena. After a scoreless and mostly lethargic first period, each side registered power play markers in the middle frame to make it … Continue reading

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