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16 Canucks Players, Including Both Goalies, Now On COVID-19 Protocol

Photo: NHL.com According to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, 16 players and three coaches from the Vancouver Canucks are on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol as of 5 PM ET on Saturday. Both of their goalies, Thatcher Demko and Braden Holtby, are … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Exits Game Against New York Islanders After Collision With T.J. Oshie, (UPDATE: Returns With Three Minutes Left In Period)

Having played strongly since returning from the COVID-19 protocol list, Washington Capitals second-year goaltender Ilya Samsonov looked to continue his strong play against the New York Islanders on April 1. That start, however, was cut short, after Samsonov left the … Continue reading

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Golden Knights’ Chandler Stephenson Suspended Three Games For Elbowing Kings’ Tobias Bjornfoot

Photo: Reuters The NHL Department of Player Safety announced prior to the Vegas Golden Knights’ game against the Minnesota Wild at T-Mobile Arena on Thursday (10:30 PM ET, NBCSN) that forward Chandler Stephenson has been suspended for three games after … Continue reading

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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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Capitals-Bruins Game In Boston Pushed Up Nine Days; Two Teams Will Play Again In Washington On May 11

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The NHL announced some more schedule changes on Sunday evening, which included the Washington Capitals’ game at the Boston Bruins pushed up to Sunday, April 11. The game will start at 7 PM ET. The Capitals … Continue reading

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Bruins’ Brad Marchand Placed On COVID-19 Protocol, Missed Saturday’s Win Over Sabres

Photo: WCVB The Boston Bruins placed forward Brad Marchand on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list prior to their 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday, which he missed.

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Passing Mr. Hockey: Alex Ovechkin Passes Gordie Howe On Multi-Goal Games List

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Just two periods after tying Brendan Shanahan in Even-Strength Points, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin not only surpassed that mark, but in scoring his second goal of the Caps’ game against the New Jersey Devils, … Continue reading

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Climbing On Up: Alex Ovechkin Ties Brendan Shanahan in Even-Strength Points By A Left Wing

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Just one night ago, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin surpassed NHL great Mark Messier in even-strength goals with his 15th goal of the 2020-21 season. In the first period of the Capitals’ second meeting with … Continue reading

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Comin’ In Hot Against the Devils: Alex Ovechkin Scores Seventh Goal In Seven Games, Moves Past Mark Messier In Even-Strength Goals

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been on goal-scoring tear in his team’s last handful of games, something that fans and his teammates are no strangers to. On Thursday night, the former first overall pick continued that … Continue reading

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And Down The Stretch They Come!: A Look At the Remaining Schedule of the Washington Capitals

Rob Carr/Getty Images While it may be hard to believe, the pandemic-shortened 2020-21 NHL season is reaching the final several weeks and for teams eyeing a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, securing their hold on a playoff position, or … Continue reading

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