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Notes From Capitals Optional Morning Skate In Vancouver

The Washington Capitals held an optional gameday morning skate at 11:30AM PT at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Tuesday. They begin their annual slate of games in the northwest tonight when they face the Canucks. Puck drop is set for … Continue reading

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Converting On Opportunity: Which Capitals Skaters Are “Finishing” Their Scoring Chances?

Photo: AP/Reinhold Matay Creating scoring chances is half the formula to scoring goals. The second half, which is just as important, is converting on the chances that are created. Generating scoring opportunities is important, but if you can’t capitalize on … Continue reading

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Lines And Pairs Remain The Same, Laviolette Meets With Media: Notes From Capitals’ Practice In Vancouver

The Washington Capitals made their way west on Sunday following their 5-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night. They begin their annual tour of the Pacific Northwest against the Canucks in Vancouver on Tuesday. The team held … Continue reading

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Capitals Weekly Trends: Shot Stats Mixed, Possession Metrics Continue To Improve

Welcome to the sixth installment of our Washington Capitals weekly trends report. The regular feature provides a very brief snapshot of the most relevant statistical trends for the Capitals over the past seven days.

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Garden State Gloom: John Carlson Scores Lone Goal in Capitals’ 5-1 Loss to Devils

Photo: @Capitals/Twitter The Washington Capitals fell to the New Jersey Devils by a score of 5-1 Saturday night at Prudential Center. The loss dropped the Capitals’ record to 9-11-3 and 21 points on the season. Goaltender Charlie Lindgren made 24 … Continue reading

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Capitals Douse Flames, 3-0; Alex Ovechkin, T.J. Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov Score

Photo: Scott Taesch/NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals doused the Calgary Flames, 3-0, Saturday afternoon at Capital One Arena. T.J. Oshie scored his third of the season, Evgeny Kuznetsov added a highlight reel goal and Alex Ovechkin added a power … Continue reading

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Capitals Rally To Down Flyers, 3-2 In Overtime; Alex Ovechkin Scores Game-Winner

Photo: Scott Taetsch/Getty Images The Washington Capitals downed the Philadelphia Flyers, 3-2 (OT) Wednesday night at Capital One Arena. Sonny Milano notched the tying tally late and Captain Alex Ovechkin potted the game winner in overtime. The win improves the Capitals … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie Set To Return, Dmitry Orlov Participates In Morning Skate, Nicklas Backstrom Participates In Non-Contact Jersey: Notes From Wednesday’s Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Wednesday for their gameday morning skate. They host the Flyers at Capital One Arena tonight with puck drop set for 7:30 PM on TNT.

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Capitals Weekly Trends – Possession And Shot Metrics Continue To Improve

Welcome to the fifth installment of our Washington Capitals weekly trends report. The regular feature provides a very brief snapshot of the most relevant statistical trends for Capitals over the past seven days.

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Nicklas Backstrom Conducts Shooting Drills, T.J. Oshie Continues To Fully Participate In Practices: Notes From Capitals Monday Practice

The Washington Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Monday for one final full practice in advance of their next game against the Philadelphia Flyers. The team will have the day off on Tuesday before hosting the Flyers at Capital … Continue reading

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