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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 668th And 669th Career Goals; Passes Luc Robitaille for 12th on All Time List For Career Goals; Ties Norm Ullman in Career Points

Photo: Mark Blinch/Getty Images Alex Ovechkin scored the 668th and 669th goals of his NHL career against the Toronto Maple Leafs Tuesday night.  He moved ahead of Luc Robitaille for twelth place on the All Time list.

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Alex Ovechkin Scores 668th Career Goal; Ties Luc Robitaille in Goals – 12th on All Time List

Alex Ovechkin scored the 668th goal of his NHL career against the Toronto Maple Leafs Tuesday night.  He is now tied for twelth place on the All Time list with Luc Robitaille.

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Nicklas Backstrom Now In Fifth Place for Assists Among Swedish Born NHL Players

Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Image Late in the second period of the Washington Capitals 5-3 victory over the Calgary Flames, Alex Ovechkin scored the Caps third goal of the game to put the Caps ahead 3-2.  He was … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Passes Luc Robitaille On All-Time Power Play Goals, Reaches and Approaches Other Milestones in Loss to Nashville

Frederick Breedon/Getty Images While the Capitals’ 6-5 loss to the Nashville Predators ended in less than spectacular fashion, there were a few bright spots in the contest, including continued production from blueliner John Carlson, and more notably, two power play … Continue reading

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Capitals Braden Holtby Wins His 250th Game, Becoming the Second-Fastest Goalie Ever to Do So

Since his establishment as the Capitals’ starting netminder in 2012, Braden Holtby has compiled win upon win and in securing another victory in the Capitals’ 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night, he reached the 250-win plateau for … Continue reading

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What A Rush! Capitals Line Rush Of The Game: Another Day, Another Milestone For No. 8

Photo: Mike Stobe/Getty Images The Washington Capitals scored three unanswered goals in the third period after entering the period trailing 1-0 in their game against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum/NYCB Live despite controlling the play for most of the … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Goal for His 10th 40-goal Season; Joins Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, and Marcel Dionne As the Only Players Ever to Do So

Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images In the Capitals’ Sunday night game against the Anaheim Ducks, captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 40th goal of the season, his 10th 40-goal season of his career.

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Retro Recap: Washington Capitals at Tampa Bay Lightning – February 14, 2009

Photo: NHL Nearly 10 years ago the Capitals played a memorable game on Valentine’s Day on a road trip to that included stops in New York and Florida, where this game was played. The game against the Tampa Bay Lightning … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie Scores 200th Career Goal in Capitals’ 5-3 Win over Flyers

While Jakub Vrana was named the First Star of the Capitals’ 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night with a two-goal game that set a career-high in goals, it was right wing T.J. Oshie who reached a major … Continue reading

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