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Capitals Cruise Past Canadiens, 8-4; Mantha And Orlov Each Earn Four Points, Ovechkin Records 47th Goal Of The Season

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals crushed the Montreal Canadiens by a score of 8-4 at Bell Centre on Saturday night to draw within three points behind the Boston Bruins for the first wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference with each … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores 47th Goal Of The Season, 777th Career Goal In NHL

Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images It was a relatively quiet first period for the Washington Capitals and Montreal Canadiens Saturday night at Bell Centre in Montreal. Nic Dowd potted the period’s only tally for a 1-0 Capitals lead at the … Continue reading

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Anthony Mantha Scores Twice in 34 Seconds

Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images The Washington Capitals‘ Anthony Mantha’s scoring had gone dormant in April, recording no goals and just three assists in his last eight games. But that all quickly came to an end in the second period … Continue reading

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Dmitry Orlov Returns, Vitek Vanecek Set To Start Tonight Against Canadiens: News From Capitals Morning Skate In Montreal

The Washington Capitals made their way to Montreal Thursday night following their 7-3 loss to the Maple Leafs in Toronto. The team held an optional practice on Friday and their usual game-day morning skate Saturday morning at the Bell Centre … Continue reading

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Joe Snively Scores First Two Career NHL Goals In Capitals 5-2 Win Over Canadiens

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals downed the Montreal Canadiens, 5-2 Thursday night at Bell Centre in Montreal. The victory improves the Capitals record to 26-14-9 (61 points) on the season.

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Rare Club From The Old Dominion: With His Name on the Scoresheet, Capitals’ Joe Snively Joins Select Company

Minas Panagiotakis/NHLI via Getty Images Earlier in the 2021-22 regular season, Washington Capitals forward Joe Snively became the first Virginia native to suit up in a game for the team. On February 10, 2022 against the Montreal Canadiens, Snively notched … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Will Start In Montreal: News From Capitals Morning Skate In Montreal

The Washington Capitals made their way north of the border Wednesday afternoon in advance of their tilt with the Canadiens tonight. Due to Canadian regulations, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin did not make the trip due to his recent bout with … Continue reading

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League-Worst Canadiens Fire Head Coach Ducharme Less Than One Year After Hiring Him, Appearing In Final

Photo: Salt Wire The Montreal Canadiens, who entered Wednesday last in the NHL standings with a .265 points percentage (8-30-7 record) and a league-worst -79 goal differential, fired head coach Dominique Ducharme less than a year after hiring him as … Continue reading

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NHL Postpones 10 Games Due To COVID-19, Canadian Attendance Restrictions, Including Capitals-Canadiens On Tuesday

Photo: Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty Images The NHL announced on Tuesday that 10 games have been postponed, one due to COVID-19 (Detroit Red Wings at New York Islanders originally scheduled for Wednesday) and nine due to border issues (including the … Continue reading

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Sheary, Oshie Take Line Rushes In Capitals’ Practice; Hagelin, Carlson, Hathaway Take Maintenance Days

Center Nicklas Backstrom (who has yet to play this season due to a hip injury), right-wing T.J. Oshie (has missed six straight games and 16 of the last 17 with two different lower-body injuries), and left-wing Conor Sheary (has missed … Continue reading

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