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Alex Ovechkin Ties Former Capitals Forward Mike Gartner For Fourth-Most Home Goals in NHL History

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin scored his 32nd goal of the 2022-23 regular season, and in doing so, continued not only his chase of Wayne Gretzky’s all-time Goals Scored record, but also climbed up another Goals list … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Ties Former Capitals Forward Mike Gartner For Most 30-Goal Seasons in NHL History

Photo: Washington Capitals Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 30th goal of the 2022-23 in the first period of the team’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night. In doing so he ties former Capitals forward Mike Gartner … Continue reading

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More Goals, More Records: Alex Ovechkin’s 24th and 25th Goals of the 2022-23 Season Bring More Distinctions For Capitals Captain

Alex Ovechkin has had one historic regular season, one that is not even halfway completed. On the last day of 2022, the Washington Capitals’ captain finished by making more history with a couple of goals against the Montreal Canadiens.

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Peter Bondra Tops 400 Goals, First in Capitals Franchise History: Retro ReCaps: New York Rangers vs Washington Capitals – December 4, 2001

Photo: Washington Capitals Washington Capitals fans have been treated in recent years to major career milestones by Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, among others. Fans are now attending Capitals’ games, almost expecting to see one or more career milestones achieved.

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Opening Up! Washington Capitals Vs. Boston Bruins – Looking Back At Their Past Opening Night Matchups

Photo: Nick Wass/Associated Press It’s finally here. Opening night for the 2022-23 NHL season is upon us, with the Boston Bruins coming into DC to play the Capitals on Wednesday night. This opening day meeting will be the fourth time … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: A Raucous Night At Cap Centre – New York Rangers at Washington Capitals (2/22/1991)

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.

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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

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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.

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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

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Retro Recap – Madison Square Gartner – Washington Capitals at New York Rangers – February 28, 1985

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

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