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Oh Captain, New Captain: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadiens – January 5, 2010

Greg Fiume/Getty Images North America Ten years ago, on January 5, 2010, the Capitals were set to play the Montreal Canadiens at home. They had been riding a three-game losing streak that started after trading their captain, Chris Clark, to … Continue reading

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Russian Goalie Memories: A Recall From Deep in the Heart of Texas and A Dazzling Debut

Christine Muschi/Reuters Capitals backup goaltender Ilya Samsonov is in his first season in the NHL and is seen as the future in net for the team going forward. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle takes a look back at … Continue reading

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2019-20 Division Breakdown – NHL Results Through 1/3 of the NHL Season: Atlantic Division

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images With another Thanksgiving in the United States come and gone, most NHL teams have completed about one-third of their 2019-20 season. In the past, it was generally believed that teams who were in a playoff position at … Continue reading

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Top Ten Surprises Through the First Quarter of the 2019-20 Season

Through the first quarter of the 2019-20 NHL regular season, plenty of surprises have already happened. Continue reading

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Canadiens Power Past Capitals 5-2, Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov Score For Washington

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Montreal Canadiens thumped the Washington Capitals 5-2 Friday night at Capital One Arena. The loss drops the Capitals record to 14-3-4 (32 points) on the season, good enough for first place in the Metropolitan Division, five … Continue reading

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Montréal At Washington Preview: Capitals Host The Canadiens On Friday

Photo: Susan Walsh / AP The Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 in their second straight shootout victory Wednesday night at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The Capitals now return to Capital One Arena for a Friday night date … Continue reading

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NHL Power Rankings: The Sabres and Oilers Surprise; The Wild are Plummeting

Ranking all 31 NHL clubs through the middle of October. Continue reading

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Early October Fun Around the NHL: Highlight Goals, Stick Throws, and Crowd Taunts

The first week of the 2019-20 NHL regular season has been extremely eventful. Continue reading

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Former Capitals’ Riley Barber, Nathan Walker Waived, Michael Neuvirth Released From PTO With Maple Leafs

Photo: NHL.com Former Washington Capitals forward prospects Riley Barber, who signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Montreal Canadiens on July 1, and Nathan Walker, who signed a two-year, two-way contract with the St. Louis Blues the same day, were … Continue reading

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2019-20 Atlantic Division Preview

Photo: CLNS Media The Atlantic Division features the Tampa Bay Lightning, the reigning Presidents’ Trophy winners (Tampa Bay tied a league-record 62 wins), and the Boston Bruins, last season’s Eastern Conference champion. This year the division promises to be even … Continue reading

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