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Photo: NHL The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have had numerous memorable matchups, with many of them have renowned for physical play. The game of February 22, 1991 that took place at the Capital Center was no different.
Bondra Nets Two Goals For Franchise Record: Retro Recap – Carolina Hurricanes at Washington Capitals – November 30, 2001
Photo: Washington Capitals In recent years, Washington Capitals fans have been treated to numerous career milestones by Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and others. It’s gotten to the point where fans often go to Capitals’ games expecting to see one or … Continue reading
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.
Fighting The Flyers in Landover – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers – March 13, 1982
The Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers have developed a very intense rivalry over the years. In the early days of the Caps’ existence, the Flyers would dominate the Capitals, but eventually the matchup became more even. In this piece, NoVa … Continue reading
The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have long been rivals. Over the nearly 46 seasons the Capitals have been in the league, the two Eastern Conference teams have met multiple times during the regular season and playoffs. This latest … Continue reading
Christian Peterson/Getty Images North America February 14, better known as Valentine’s Day, is a day typically associated with romantic occasions with one’s significant other. While Valentine’s Day has not typically been a “standing” date on the Washington Capitals’ calendar, the … Continue reading
Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the New York Rangers 4-2 Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. The loss drops the Capitals record to 6-2-3 (15 points) on the season. They remain one point out of first … Continue reading
Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Scores 709th Goal; Passes Mike Gartner for Seventh Place on NHL’s All-Time Goals List
Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 709th career NHL goal during Thursday night’s clash against the New York Rangers. He is now in sole possession of seventh place on the league’s all-time goals list, passing Mike Gartner.
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
For many longtime Capitals fans, memories of the 1982-83 season, which saw the Washington Capitals become perennial Stanley Cup Playoff contenders, are likely still relatively fresh some 38 years later. In this look back, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle takes a … Continue reading