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Ant-Man Strikes Again: Anthony Mantha Scores In Second Straight Game, Nicklas Backstrom Records An Assist on His Big Night

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Just two nights after scoring in his Washington Capitals debut, forward Anthony Mantha notched his second goal in as many games as a member of the team on Nicklas Backstrom’s big night.

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Stick Taps to Nicky: Former and Current Teammates, Fellow Swedes, And More Pay Tribute To Nicklas Backstrom on the Night of His 1,000th Game

Photo: Getty Images Center Nicklas Backstrom has been not only an important piece of the Washington Capitals’ core for the past 14 seasons, he has been one of the franchise’s best players to have laced the skates. That’s why the … Continue reading

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That Didn’t Take Long! Anthony Records First Point, Scores First Goal In Capitals Debut

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images April 13 has proven to be an eventful day for new Washington Capitals forward Anthony Mantha. Acquired by the team at the NHL Trade Deadline in a significant package, the former Detroit Red Wing met … Continue reading

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“I Was Surprised…But I’m Excited to Join the Caps”: Anthony Mantha Meets With the Media for the First Time As a Washington Capital

Just one day after the Washington Capitals finished off the NHL Trade Deadline by acquiring him from the Detroit Red Wings, forward Anthony Mantha partook in his first morning skate with the team and met with the media for the … Continue reading

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On the Swede Side of History: Nicklas Backstrom Ties Daniel Alfredsson For Fourth-Most Assists By A Swedish-born Player; Moves Up NHL Assists List

Washington Capitals Center Nicklas Backstrom has long been established as one of the franchise’s all-time greatest players and during his NHL career has climbed the ranks of great players that hail from his native country of Sweden. In Sunday night’s … Continue reading

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A Dowd Dart: Nic Dowd Matches Career-High in Goals In Sunday Night Tilt Against the Boston Bruins

Washington Capitals Center Nic Dowd has evolved his game during the 2020-21 season to become the team’s leading faceoff man entering the team’s Sunday night tilt against the Boston Bruins. And while he may not blow opponents away offensively, the … Continue reading

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Mr. Consistent: Conor Sheary Scores 10th Goal of the Season, Marks Fifth Consecutive 10-Goal Season

Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals forward Conor Sheary has proven to be a smart signing by General Manager Brian MacLellan during the pandemic-shortened 2020-21 season. During the Capitals’ April 11 tilt against the Boston Bruins, the hard-working forward … Continue reading

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Make It Three! Justin Schultz Records First Three-Point Game In Three Years, Records Goal And Two Assists Against the Buffalo Sabres

Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images Since being signed to a two-year, $8 million contract in free agency during the 2020 offseason, Washington Capitals defenseman Justin Schultz has been a welcome addition to the team’s blueline, adding an offensive boost to … Continue reading

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Great Eight Magic: Alex Ovechkin Scores 20th Goal of the Season, Passes Brett Hull For Second-Most Power Play Goals In NHL History

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Already having himself one heck of 2020-21 season after missing a handful of games due to being placed on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list, Washington Capitals Alex Ovechkin has been on a tear as of … Continue reading

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“He Definitely Gave Us An Opportunity”: Vitek Vanecek Earns Praise From Teammates, Head Coach Peter Laviolette After Strong Performance in 1-0 Loss to Islanders

Al Bello/NHLI via Getty Images If one looked at Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek’s statistics from the team’s Tuesday night game against the New York Islanders, it would seem at first glance that the visiting Caps came away from Long … Continue reading

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