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Washington Capitals Third Quarter Review: 2019-20 Season

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals now having played 62 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 third quarter … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Dmitry Orlov Plays 500th Career Game Against Penguins On Sunday

Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov is playing in his 500th career game this afternoon as the Capitals host the Pittsburgh Penguins for the first time this season. Today’s Super Bowl Sunday matinee also marks Orlov’s 399th consecutive game, which is … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Scores Hat Trick In Victory Over The Islanders, Passes Mario Lemieux & Ties Steve Yzerman For 9th Place On The NHL All-Time Goals List

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin had another milestone-making game in Saturday’s 6-4 win over the New York Islanders. He is now in the Top 10, officially passing Mario Lemieux and tying Steve Yzerman for ninth place on the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Scores 685th Goal Against Hurricanes; Passes Teemu Selanne For The 11th Most Goals In NHL History

He’s done it again. Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 685th goal on Monday night against the Carolina Hurricanes. He has passed forward Teemu Selanne for the 11th most goals in NHL history.

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Tom Wilson Will Skate In His 500th NHL Game Monday Night Against The Hurricanes

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson will be playing his 500th NHL game on Monday night as the team clashes with the Carolina Hurricanes. At 25 years and 290 days old, Wilson will become the third-youngest player and the youngest forward … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Second Quarter Review: 2019-20 Season

Geoff Burke/NHLI via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals having played 41 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 second quarter of … Continue reading

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Decade of Dominance: A Look At Individual Moments and Milestones of the Last 10 Years of Capitals Hockey

During the last decade, the Capitals led the NHL in wins, and were the third-most successful team in any decade, one marked by playoff failures, fantastic regular season success, and the franchise’s first Stanley Cup in 2018. During this period … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Becomes The Quickest Rookie Goaltender In Capitals’ History To Win 10 Games

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals‘ 2-1 overtime win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night, goaltender Ilya Samsonov became the quickest rookie goaltender in franchise history to win 10 games, accomplishing the feat in … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom To Skate In 900th NHL Game Together vs. Devils On Friday Night

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and center Nicklas Backstrom will skate in their 900th NHL game together when the team visits the New Jersey Devils on Friday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington).

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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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