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He’s Baaaack! Alex Ovechkin Scores in First Period of Season Opener, 10 Goals Shy of Moving into 12th All-Time

Patrick Smith/Getty Images After scoring 51 goals in the 2018-19 regular season and his Capitals suffering a heartbreaking loss in their first round playoff series against the Carolina Hurricanes, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was bound to come into the 2019-20 … Continue reading

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CBA Talks: Where Do Things Currently Stand Between the NHL and NHLPA In Regards to the Next CBA?

Over the last couple of weeks, the collective bargaining agreement talks have heated up between the league owners and Players’ Association.  The current CBA was signed back in January 2013 and is set to expire on September 15, 2022.

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T.J. Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov In Chicago Filming “Wednesday Night Hockey” Promo, “The Bird” Celly Makes An Appearance

Photo: Charles P. Grendys With hockey season roughly two months away, promotional clips and commercials will be needed for any major broadcaster holding NHL rights. As the sole holder of national broadcasting rights of the NHL, NBC (whose contract expires … Continue reading

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Capitals To Be Featured On NBC Networks 12 Times In 2019-20

Photo: WTOP NBC Sports announced their broadcasting schedule for the 2019-20 NHL season, the final year of their contract with the league. The Washington Capitals will be featured in 12 games on the networks of NBC, including three times on … Continue reading

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Round 1, Game 7 Preview: The Capitals Will Look to Eliminate the Storm Surging Hurricanes On Home Ice

The Washington Capitals will take on the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 7 on Wednesday evening in Washington D.C. Continue reading

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Knights-Capitals TV Ratings for the Historic Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals

Photo: NHL via Getty Images In October, the odds of the Las Vegas Golden Knights winning the Stanley Cup were 500 to 1. The Washington Capitals haven’t made it to the Stanley Cup Finals since 1998. This combination of teams … Continue reading

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Blackout Upon Blackout: NBC’s Broadcasting Fiasco

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images  The winds had calmed just enough for levity. Battered by a ferocious and seemingly never-ending wall of wind the day before, those in and around the DC-area, faces familiar with volatile weather patterns, received a brief … Continue reading

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Five Storylines Going Into Capitals-Rangers on Wednesday Night Rivalry

The Washington Capitals and the New York Rangers face off for the second time this season Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden in New York. The game can be seen on NBC Sports Network at 8:00 PM. 

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Five Storylines Going into​ Capitals vs. Blackhawks on Wednesday Night Rivalry

The Capitals host the Blackhawks on Wednesday night in the fourth game of their season-long five game homestand. The game will be at 8 PM on NBC Sports Network. 

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Christian Djoos Plays His First NHL Game, Makes an Immediate Impact

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Wednesday night’s 3-2 Capitals loss to the Penguins saw the much anticipated NHL debut of Christian Djoos. He impressed coaches during training camp and after being a healthy scratch for the team’s first … Continue reading

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