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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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Alex Ovechkin Sets Power Play Goal Record – Most Power Play Goals with a Single Franchise

Photo: @MonSportsNet The Washington Capitals game against the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night produced yet another Alex Ovechkin milestone.   The power play goal that he scored for the team’s fifth goal was his 237th power play goal and broke a … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores His 625th Career Goal – Ties Joe Sakic and Jarome Iginla

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin keeps piling up the milestones.  In the Washington Capitals’ 4-1 victory against the New York Islanders on Monday, Alex Ovechkin scored the team’s fourth goal, an empty net goal.  This goal ties him … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals First Quarter Review: 2018-2019 Season

Photo: Will Newton/Getty Images With the Washington Capitals having played 21 games in the 2018-2019 season, it is time to do a quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks at the first quarter of … Continue reading

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Capitals Milestones Achieved on Opening Day 2018-19

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images Wednesday was Opening Day of the 2018-2019 season for the Washington Capitals.  It was most notable for the Pre-game ceremonies, including player and staff introductions, display of the Stanley Cup, and the raising of the … Continue reading

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