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Zdeno Chara Plays in 1,600th Career NHL Game Against Islanders

Washington Capitals defenseman Zdeno Chara played in his 1600th NHL game Saturday night against the Islanders in New York. He is the thirteenth player in NHL history to reach the 1,600-games milestone.

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Sharks’ Patrick Marleau Plays In NHL-Record 1,768th Career Game

Photo: Sports Illustrated When the puck dropped between the San Jose Sharks and Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena on Monday night, Sharks forward Patrick Marleau’s name came up on the game sheet for an NHL-record 1,768th time. He was … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Two Goals Against Philadelphia – Needs Just One More to Tie Marcel Dionne For 5th Place On All-Time List

Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images Alex Ovechkin scored two goals in Saturday’s 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers. He now  needs just one more goal to tie Marcel Dionne for fifth place on the All-Time List for NHL goals with … Continue reading

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N1KY: Capitals Honor Nicklas Backstrom With Pregame Ceremony For Playing 1,000th Game

Thursday night marked an incredible night for Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom. The 33-year-old Swede is playing his 1,000th career game. He has become the second player in franchise history to play 1,000 games with the Capitals, joining teammate and … Continue reading

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Big Night For Big John: John Carlson Records 400th Career Assist in 800th Career Game

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals’ 6-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday proved to be a big milestone night for multiple players. In addition to Alex Ovechkin reaching another power play milestone, and new addition Anthony Mantha’s first goal and … Continue reading

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Swede Milestone: Nicklas Backstrom Passes Daniel Alfredsson For Fourth-Most Assists By A Swedish-born Player

New guy Anthony Mantha scored his first career goal as a Washington Capital on Tuesday night against the Flyers. Nicklas Backstrom had an assist on the goal, which was his 714th career assist, allowing him to pass Daniel Alfredsson for fourth … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie Tallies 600th Point In Capitals’ 8-1 Victory vs. Bruins

Photo: NHL/Getty Images Forward T.J. Oshie hit the 600-point mark in the Washington Capitals’ 8-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Sunday night when he had the primary assist on center Lars Eller’s goal that made it 8-1 in the … Continue reading

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John Carlson Ties And Passes Mike Green and Calle Johansson For Third All-Time In Goals Among Capitals Defenseman

Getty Images Already the franchise leader in Points and Assists among defenseman, John Carlson scored his eighth and ninth goals of the 2020-21 season in the Washington Capitals’ April 1 tilt against the New York Islanders, moving closer to taking … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Goal #718 – Passes Phil Esposito For Sixth Place On All Time List

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 718th career goal Tuesday night against the New York Islanders. The goal moves Ovechkin into 6th place on the NHL’s all time career goals list, passing … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Goal #717 – Ties Phil Esposito For Sixth Place On All Time List

Alex Ovechkin scored his 717th career goal Monday night against the Sabres in Buffalo.  The tally came in the waning moments of the third period, with the Capitals leading 5-0. The goal ties him with Phil Esposito for sixth place … Continue reading

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