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Penalty Parade and Goals Galore: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals at New York Rangers – October 13, 1986
Photo: NHL The Capitals have opened their season against the Rangers on a few occasions, including their first game ever back on October 9, 1974. One particularly memorable matchup took place on October 13, 1986 at Madison Square Garden.
Getty Images The 1983-84 season for the Washington Capitals could simply be described as a roller coaster ride. It began with a seven-game losing streak that was followed by a five-game winning streak. On January 11, they finally climbed over … Continue reading
Washington Capitals Under normal circumstances, barring strikes, lockouts, or pandemics, the NHL starts their regular season action during the month of October, starting their 82 game regular season. By the end of October, games are well under way and the … Continue reading
One notable Washington Capitals tradition has been defensemen who were also great contributors on the offensive end. Throughout the years, the Capitals have had eight defensemen on their roster who have topped 20 goals.
Photo: USA Today Throughout the Capitals’ 42 years in existence, they’ve issued a total of 87 different jersey numbers to the hundreds of players that have suited up in the District. In NoVa Caps’ feature, History Behind A Number, NoVa … Continue reading
Photo: Sports.ru The current generation of Capitals fans are very familiar with the exploits of left winger Alex Ovechkin who wears No. 8 on his jersey and will likely one day be elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame. They also … Continue reading
#5 – (Tie) Sergei Gonchar – 1994-2004 (10 seasons) and Mike Green – 2005-2015 (10 seasons) Each of these players was known for their offensive prowess as defensemen and both were usually on the second defensive pairing. Gonchar’s best asset … Continue reading