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Mike Gartner Talks About Playing a Hall-Of-Fame Career With One Good Eye

Former Washington Capitals great Mike Gartner played his entire 19-year hall-of-fame career with a vision condition he mostly kept to himself. Gartner’s suffers from amblyopia in his right eye.

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Mike Gartner and Larry Murphy Join Mike Vogel and Craig Laughlin On #CapsSocial Tuesday Night

After an excellent premiere last week, which featured Karl Alzner, Joel Ward, Eric Fehr, Tom Wilson, Jason Chimera and John Carlson, this week’s #CapsSocial will bring you a Hall-Of-Fame edition on Tuesday night, featuring Mike Gartner and Larry Murphy.

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How Mike Gartner Chose the No. 11 For the Capitals

Photo: @Capitals The NHL recently interviewed many of the League’s former greats, asking them how they chose the jersey number they are most famously known for. The first series included Mike Gartner, Capitals great for ten years, from 1979 to … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Regional Rivalry – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers – March 3, 1984

NHL The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have long been natural rivals. Over the nearly 46 seasons the Capitals have been in the league, the two Eastern Conference and Atlantic region teams have met multiples times during the regular … Continue reading

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Miracle on Capital Centre Ice: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs. Montreal Canadiens – February 19, 1980

Photo Credit: @mikecomitto As most avid hockey fans, particularly in the United States, are aware, February 22, 1980 marks the day on which the “Miracle on Ice” occurred, in which the United States Olympic hockey team, a team composed primarily … Continue reading

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Make it 30! Alex Ovechkin Scores Two First Period Goals After Getting Clipped By High-Stick, Joins Elite Company with 30th Goal

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Just a few after scoring two goals in the first period of a 2-0 shutout win against the Carolina Hurricanes, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin repeated the feat against the New Jersey Devils, in Thursday night’s … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Passes Mike Gartner For Seventh In Multi-Goal Games and Passes Phil Housley for Career Points; Nicklas Backstrom Passes Peter Forsberg

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images In Thursday night’s tilt against the Florida Panthers, Alex Ovechkin scored two goals in the second period.  The multi-goal outing is the 136th game in his career where he has scored more than one goal, allowing … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores 30th Goal For 14th Consecutive Season

Photo: Joe Puetz/NHLI via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin scored his 30th goal of the season at 15:34 in the first period of the game between the Washington Capitals and the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night.  It tied the game … Continue reading

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All-time Caps to never win a Stanley Cup?

Photo: NHL/Getty Images While still basking in the silver shine of a Stanley Cup victory, the attention of many Capitals fans has shifted to looking ahead to the future.  There are contracts to sign and coaches to choose.  Young players … Continue reading

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