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Capitals Can Clinch Stanley Cup Playoff Spot With Win, Rangers Loss To Islanders On Thursday

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images In addition to the East Division lead, the Washington Capitals’ game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) could feature a trip to the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs on the … Continue reading

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Divisional Playoff Races Coming Down To The Wire

Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images With most teams across the NHL down to 10 or fewer games before the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs start in May, some races for the Stanley Cup Playoffs could go to the final whistle. The East … Continue reading

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Grading Each East Division Team’s Trade Deadline

Photo: Detroit News The top four teams in East Division made major upgrades while the Buffalo Sabres and New Jersey Devils were big sellers and others like the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers were relatively quiet. NoVa Caps reviews … Continue reading

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Outlook for East Division Teams Heading Into NHL Trade Deadline

Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images Despite the fact that the NHL Trade Deadline is six days away, there has not been much movement across the league due to travel restrictions, mandatory quarantines, and the flat salary cap. NoVa Caps takes a … Continue reading

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The Capitals And The Recent Surge In Goals Allowed Per Game

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Capitals have now lost two games in a row for the first time since their four-game losing streak back at the beginning of February (2/1 – 2/14). The two-game skid has subsequently dropped the Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals Squander Two-Goal Lead, Collapse In Third Period, Fall To Rangers, 5-2

Photo: @Capitals The New York Rangers rallied to beat the Washington Capitals, 5-2, on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden in New York. The loss drops the Capitals record to 23-8-4 (50 points) on the season.

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Getting It Done: Nic Dowd Scores Against New York Rangers, Continues Strong Season

Washington Capitals Center Nic Dowd has been one of the Capitals’ most important players, centering a fourth-line that has been effective from the start of the season, while also blossoming in the faceoff dot under new Player Development Coach Michael … Continue reading

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Lars Eller Said He Is “Available To Play Tonight”: Notes From Capitals’ Morning Skate In New York City

The Washington Capitals made their way to New York City yesterday afternoon ahead of their game against the Rangers tonight. The team will be in the New York metro area for a week with games against the Islanders and the … Continue reading

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Capitals Hold Off Rangers, 5-4; Tom Wilson Strikes Twice

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers by a score of 5-4 at Capital One Arena on Sunday afternoon for their 10th win in 11 games (10-1-0) and 15th in their last 18 (15-2-1). The … Continue reading

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Second Period Fire: Wilson, Ovechkin Give Capitals 3-0 Lead Over Rangers

After a scoreless first frame, the Washington Capitals brought the fire in the second period of Sunday’s matinee game against the New York Rangers at Capital One Arena. Forward Tom Wilson would open today’s scoring, followed by captain Alex Ovechkin … Continue reading

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