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Somethin’ ‘Bout the OshBabe: Capitals’ Improved Play With the Return of T.J. Oshie May Be More Than A Coincidence

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals’ injury list got one name shorter on Wednesday with the return of right wing T.J. Oshie to the lineup; the team secured a 3-2 overtime victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on the day … Continue reading

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Surprise, Surprise: Goal No. 790 Brings With It More Historical Significance For Alex Ovechkin

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images As if the Washington Capitals’ 3-2 come-from-behind overtime victory against the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night at Capital One Arena wasn’t already a morale boost to the locker room, the game-winning goal by captain Alex … Continue reading

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Answering the Call: Connor McMichael Scores First Goal Since Being Loaned to the Hershey Bears

AHLTv After sitting on the sidelines at the NHL level for a large majority of start of the 2022-23 season, the Washington Capitals loaned former first-round pick Connor McMichael to the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears to provide him with … Continue reading

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The Renaissance Run: Bruce Boudreau Named 14th Head Coach in Franchise History On This Day 15 Years Ago

NHL On this day 15 years ago, the Washington Capitals named then-Hershey Bears (American Hockey League) Head Coach Bruce Boudreau the 14th Head Coach in franchise history on an interim basis. The promotion of the longtime minor leagues coach would … Continue reading

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John Carlson Scores Shorthanded Goal in His 900th NHL Game

Screenshot: NBC Sports Washington By taking the ice on Thursday night against the St. Louis Blues, Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson officially skated in his 900th career NHL game, all spent as a member of the Capitals.

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Nicolas Aube-Kubel Given Match Penalty For Hit to the Head of Tampa Bay’s Cal Foote

The Washington Capitals lost forward Nicolas Aube-Kubel during the second period of Friday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, after he was assessed a match penalty for a hit to the head.

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Sizzlin’ Strome: Dylan Strome Pots Two Goals Against Edmonton Oilers in Another Strong Offensive Performance

Jess Rapfogel/Getty Images Having already proven to be a valuable contributor to the Washington Capitals’ offense in the wake of a number of injuries, offseason signee Dylan Strome added to his short Capitals resume with another multi-point night on Monday … Continue reading

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The G.O.A.T. Gains A Goalie: Alex Ovechkin Notches Goal No. 788 Against Edmonton Oilers, Has Scored on A New Goalie In Three Straight Games

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images As if tying and surpassing Gordie Howe as the NHL’s all-time leader in Goals Scored with one franchise wasn’t impressive enough, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been on an absolute tear in the team’s … Continue reading

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One Day After Making History, Alex Ovechkin Skates With Son Sergei (aka “Ovi Jr”) After Practice

Photo: @ByMattWeyrich After making history last night against the Arizona Coyotes in the Washington Capitals’ 3-2 loss at Capital One Arena, Alex Ovechkin concluded Sunday’s practice enjoying some one-on-one time with oldest son Sergei.

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Sonny Milano Says He Will “Try to Bring A Lot of Energy and Offense” In His Capitals Debut

Screenshot: Washington Capitals With a wave of injuries plaguing them less than 20 games into the 2022-23 regular season, the Washington Capitals recalled reinforcements from the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, a group which included forward Sonny Milano.

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