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Islanders’ Johnny Boychuk Takes Skate Blade to the Face In Game Against Canadiens

Hockey, like any sport, brings with it the potential for injury, with a combination of hard, cold ice, sticks, a puck, and sharp skate blades being potential causes of injury to players or officials. On Tuesday night, in a game … Continue reading

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Capitals Acquire Ilya Kovalchuk From Canadiens In Exchange For 2020 Third-Round Pick

Photo: THN The Washington Capitals announced on Sunday night that they have acquired forward Ilya Kovalchuk from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, just hours ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline at … Continue reading

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Canadiens Top Capitals, 4-3 in Overtime; Alex Ovechkin Scores Career Goal No. 699

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 (OT) on Thursday night at Capital One Arena. The Capitals opened the scoring with a goal from Alex Ovechkin, his 699th career goal in the NHL. … Continue reading

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Come Eller High Water: Capitals’ Lars Eller Scores Sixth-Career Goal Against Canadiens, His Former Team; Continues Productivity In The Rough Patch

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Washington Capitals‘ center Lars Eller is continuing to be one of the team’s best players during a challenging February slump. In Thursday’s 4-3 overtime loss to the Montréal Canadiens, Eller scored his sixth career goal against his … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Scores 699th Goal Against Canadiens; One Goal Shy Of Hitting 700

Photo: @Capitals He’s this close to another major milestone. Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 699th career goal on Thursday as the team clashes with Montréal Canadiens at Capital One Arena. He is now only one goal away from hitting the 700-goal … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov In, Brendan Leipsic Out; Brenden Dillon To Start With John Carlson – Canadiens at Capitals Pregame Notebook

Center Evgeny Kuznetsov will return against the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally or NBCSN nationally) after missing the Washington Capitals’ three-game road trip with a lower-body injury. He will play in his normal … Continue reading

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Miracle on Capital Centre Ice: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs. Montreal Canadiens – February 19, 1980

Photo Credit: @mikecomitto As most avid hockey fans, particularly in the United States, are aware, February 22, 1980 marks the day on which the “Miracle on Ice” occurred, in which the United States Olympic hockey team, a team composed primarily … Continue reading

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Montreal at Washington Preview: Capitals Return Home From Road Trip, Host Habs On Thursday Night

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals host the Montreal Canadiens for the final meeting between the two teams this season on Thursday night. The teams have split the first two games against one another with each winning on the … Continue reading

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NHL Trade Deadline Rumors And News: Lightning In The Market For Defenseman

With the NHL Trade Deadline now just 15 days away, here are the latest news and rumors from around the NHL:

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Critical Points Are Up For Grabs As the Capitals Approach February

The Washington Capitals have a couple of winnable games before a tough start to February. Continue reading

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