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Capitals Will Honor Alex Ovechkin 1,000th Game Milestone with Pregame Ceremony Thursday Night

On Sunday night in Pittsburgh, Alex Ovechkin played in his 1,000th NHL game. It’s  a milestone that is unprecedented as no Washington Capital had ever suited up for 1,000 games in a Capitals sweater. Ovechkin played that 1,000th game in … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Sunday’s Capitals Morning Skate at Pittsburgh: A Big Milestone for the Great Eight, An Update on T.J. Oshie, and Who’s in Goal?

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals are in Pittsburgh on Easter Sunday with no intentions of hunting for eggs. Instead, they’re hunting for Penguins! With a narrow three-point lead on the Pittsburgh Penguins for the top spot in the Metropolitan Division, … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin to Play in 1,000th Game Tonight

Alex Ovechkin has racked up numerous milestones throughout his career. From 600 goals to 1,100 points. On this Easter Sunday in Pittsburgh, Alex Ovechkin will play in his 1,000th game with the Washington Capitals becoming the first player in franchise … Continue reading

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Capitals Honor Alex Ovechkin for 600 Goals in a Pregame Ceremony (Video)

Photo: @Capitals Alex Ovechkin achieved a rare and historic feat during Monday night’s Capitals game against the Winnipeg Jets, scoring his 600th career goal. Prior to Friday night’s Capitals game against the New York Islanders at Capital One Arena, the … Continue reading

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600vi: Alex Ovechkin Achieves History with 600th Career Goal

“We have been privileged for 13 years to watch the best goal scorer of our generation.” That was how the radio voice of the Washington Capitals, John Walton described an incredible moment for one of the best players to ever … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Monday’s Capitals Morning Skate at Kettler: Chasing a Milestone in Front of a Kid that Looked Up to You

The Washington Capitals are back home after a big win in San Jose to conclude their California road trip. Monday night, they’ll take on the Winnipeg Jets in what is sure to be an exciting matchup between two of the … Continue reading

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Collector’s Corner: Caps Fan Shows Off His Collection from Mike Green’s 2009 Scoring Streak (Video)

Nine years ago, former Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green did something unprecedented for a blueliner. From January 27, 2009 through Valentines Day, Green scored a goal in eight consecutive games, setting the NHL record for most consecutive games scoring by … Continue reading

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After Recently Achieving a New Milestone, Alex Ovechkin is on the hunt for A Couple of Bigger Ones (Readers’ Poll)

Alex Ovechkin, the Washington Capitals’ new franchise record holder for most games played, is eyeing two big milestones as the Caps enter the month of March. The first one, which should come very soon, is 600 career goals. The second … Continue reading

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Swede Scorer: Nicklas Backstrom’s Milestone Goals

With Nicklas Backstrom recently scoring his 200th career goal, it’s time to look back on other milestones in his career. While Backstrom, as a playmaking center, is more notable for his playmaking abilities than for his goal-scoring, scoring 200 goals is … Continue reading

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All 26 of Alex Ovechkin’s Goals Through the Midway Point of 2017-18

Are you bored and have nothing to do over the next four days with no Capitals hockey? Well, NoVa Caps has you covered. What’s more entertaining or exciting than watching Alex Ovechkin dazzle with jaw-dropping plays, gorgeous goals, and making … Continue reading

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