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Alex Ovechkin Will Serve Suspension For Skipping All-Star Game on February 1 vs. Flames

Photo: NBC Sports Washington After the Washington Capitals’ 7-6 overtime loss to the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night, captain Alex Ovechkin, who scored a hat trick and notched four points in the loss, told the media that he will … Continue reading

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With Christian Djoos Close To Return, What Should the Capitals Do? (Readers’ Poll)

Photo: @Capitals For the past few months, the Capitals’ defensive corps has remained largely the same, with only the return of veteran Brooks Orpik from and loss of young rearguard Christian Djoos to injury, as well as the insertion of … Continue reading

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Christian Djoos Practices In No-Contact Jersey; Capitals To Make Decision on When Alex Ovechkin Will Serve Suspension Wednesday

Defenseman Christian Djoos, who has missed the past 18 games after undergoing thigh surgery on December 14, practiced with his teammates for the first time but wore a light blue no-contact jersey at the Washington Capitals‘ morning skate prior to … Continue reading

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Brooks Orpik Takes Maintenance Day, Capitals Keep Same Lineup From 8-5 Loss To Blackhawks and Hold Meeting Prior To Practice

The Washington Capitals took to the practice ice approximately 30 minutes late Monday morning, as head coach Todd Reirden likely held a team meeting. The team lost their fifth consecutive game (0-4-1), including their fourth straight in regulation, and eighth in … Continue reading

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Capitals Hold “Players Only” Meeting After Fifth Consecutive Loss

Photo: Bill Smith/NHL via Getty Images After the Washington Capitals fell to the Chicago Blackhawks, the worst team in the NHL, 8-5 for their fifth consecutive loss (0-4-1) and fourth straight loss in regulation, on Sunday afternoon, the players held … Continue reading

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Pheonix Copley Gets The Start Against His Former Team; Andre Burakovsky, Madison Bowey Draw Back Into Lineup

Goaltender Pheonix Copley, who is 10-2-3 with a save percentage of .916, a goals-against average of 2.56, and one shutout this season, will start against his former team for the first time when the Washington Capitals host the St. Louis Blues … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby Practices After Suffering Eye Injury Against Blue Jackets; Christian Djoos Skates Before Practice

Goaltender Braden Holtby was on the ice after leaving in the second period of the Washington Capitals’ 2-1 overtime loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets last night with an eye injury. He said his vision wasn’t good enough to come … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan Meets With The Media

Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan told reporters on Friday in his mid-season meeting that the team wants to begin negotiating a contract with forward Jakub Vrana, who can become a restricted free agent July 1, soon, and discussed more. 

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Andre Burakovsky Will Be A Healthy Scratch Again For Capitals Tonight vs. Bruins

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky, who has just one assist in his past 10 games, will be a healthy scratch for the team’s game at the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Action from TD Garden will begin at … Continue reading

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Nic Dowd, Dmitrij Jaskin Get Back In The Lineup in St. Louis; Vladimir Tarasenko Game-Time Decision For Blues

Photo: @JoeBpXp The Washington Capitals and St. Louis Blues clash for the first time this season at Enterprise Center in the first game of the Capitals’ three-game road trip. Action from St. Louis can be seen on NBC Sports Washington … Continue reading

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