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John Carlson, Alex Ovechkin Participate At Capitals’ Morning Skate, Uncertain For Saturday’s Game vs. Penguins

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette told the media that “we’ve got decisions to make” when asked about the status of captain Alex Ovechkin, who has missed the past three games with a lower-body injury, and defenseman John Carlson, who … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Lars Eller Will Play vs. Flyers On Saturday

Photo: TSN Despite not joining the Washington Capitals for their morning skate, center Lars Eller will play against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). The 31-year-old did not play in the Capitals’ 5-3 win at … Continue reading

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Conor Sheary Secures Spot On Capitals’ Third-Line

After waiving nine players and making roster cuts on Monday, the Washington Capitals iced their expected lineup for when the team visits the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) at Tuesday’s practice.

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Carl Hagelin Moved Down To Fourth-Line, Dmitry Orlov Begins Capitals’ Training Camp On Top Pair

Photo: @Capitals On his first day running practice for the Washington Capitals, head coach Peter Laviolette has made some changes to his team’s lineup after they ended last season by going 15-14-3 in their final 32 regular-season games and went … Continue reading

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Sparking A Dying Fuse: How to Put The “Power” Back In The Capitals’ Power Play

As the Capitals teeter on the edge of another customary mid-winter swoon, one of their special teams’ units got a head start. The power play, once a vaunted powerhouse, has been sputtering for better than a month.

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What A Rush! Capitals’ Line Rush of the Game: A Deke From Dima Leads to A Deuce for Backstrom!

Photo: @Capitals In a game that saw the Capitals score six goals en route to a 6-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, there were no doubt a multitude of line rushes for us to choose from for the Capitals’ … Continue reading

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