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Add Another to the Books! Alex Ovechkin Reaches New Milestones In Capitals’ 5-2 Victory Over Detroit Red Wings

Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images In the Washington Capitals 5-2 win against the Detroit Red Wings Saturday night, on a night in which he scored a hat trick, Alex Ovechkin achieved several new personal milestones, adding to a long list … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals First Quarter Review: 2019-20 Season

Photo: NHL via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals having played 20 games in the 2019-2020 season, it’s time For our annual quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks at the first quarter of … Continue reading

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John Carlson Passes Sergei Gonchar on the Capitals’ All-Time Scoring List for Defensemen, Now Fourth All-Time

Washington Capitals Entering the 2019-20 season, Capitals defenseman and new alternate captain John Carlson looked to build upon a career-best 70-point campaign in 2018-19, for which he finished fourth in Norris Trophy voting. Through eight games, Carlson’s scorching hot start … 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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March to More Milestones: Washington Capitals Milestones in Sight During the 2019-20 Season

Photo: Chris O’Meara/Associated Press During the 2019-20 season, several players on the Capitals’ roster could reach career milestones in various statistical categories, including Games Played, Goals, Assists, and Points. As they achieve these milestones, they will move up on All-Time … Continue reading

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Climbing the Books: Washington Capitals Career Milestones Reached in 2018-2019

The 2018-2019 was a good season for the Capitals, although they fell short of their ultimate goal of repeating as Stanley Cup champions. During the regular season, many of the team’s players managed to reach career milestones.  Prior to the … Continue reading

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Multiple Milestones Reached In Game 5 vs. Hurricanes For Capitals

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Six goals in Game 5 meant a lot of milestones were hit for the Washington Capitals. As much fun as the team had in their 6-0 win in the Carolina Hurricanes, the fact that some set … Continue reading

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More Alex Ovechkin Milestones: Career NHL Goals and Power Play Goals

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The lone highlight in the Capitals’ 4-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues was Alex Ovechkin’s first period power play goal. The goal moved him up the NHL’s all-time career goals list, as well as … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Second Quarter Review – 2018-2019 Season

With the Washington Capitals having played 41 games in the 2018-2019 season, it is time to conduct a second quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks at the second quarter of the Capitals’ season … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Ties Henrik Zetterberg In Career Assists — Eighth Place Among Swedes

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images In the game between the Washington Capitals and the Ottawa Senators, Nicklas Backstrom tied Henrik Zetterberg on the All-Time list for assists.  It was Backstrom’s 623rd career assist.  Backstrom got an assist on … Continue reading

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