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After A 5-2 Victory In Tampa Bay, The Capitals’ Ohashi Pushup Tradition Returned

Screencap: Capitals The Washington Capitals began this season’s Mentor’s Trip right by defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2 on Saturday. A certain Dad’s Trip tradition returned in the midst of post-game celebrations.

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Images From Tuesday Mornings Capitals Practice

The Capitals were back to work this morning after last night’s disappointing 5-2 loss to the hands of the Columbus Blues Jackets. The loss snapped the Capitals six game winning streak. The Capitals next host the Boston Bruins Wednesday night … Continue reading

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Panthers at Capitals Pregame Notebook: Nicklas Backstrom Skates In No-Contact Jersey

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, who was ruled out for their game against the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night, skated in a no-contact jersey with his teammates in the team’s morning skate prior to the game. The 32-year old will … Continue reading

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Monday’s Capitals Practice Notebook: Nic Dowd Appears Ready To Return, Carl Hagelin Sheds No-Contact Jersey

Center Nic Dowd, who has missed the past five games due to a hand injury, skated on the Washington Capitals‘ fourth-line during practice on Monday and appears ready to return when the team hosts the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night … Continue reading

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Vancouver At Washington Preview: Canucks Battle the Capitals In An Early-Afternoon Tilt

Can the Washington Capitals rebound after an ugly outing in New York on Wednesday? Continue reading

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Friday’s Capitals Practice Notebook: Nicklas Backstrom Doesn’t Participate, Carl Hagelin Skates In No-Contact Jersey

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom missed the team’s practice on Friday after he did not play in the team’s 4-1 loss to the New York Rangers on Wednesday due to a lower-body injury. Head coach Todd Reirden told the media … Continue reading

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A Close Game With The Rangers Looming: How Do These Teams Stack up When The Score Is Within a Goal

Photo: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports In the Capitals’ last 10 games, exactly one half have gone to at least overtime, and three of those tilts went all the way to a shootout. In the matchups where the Capitals did not … Continue reading

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Injuries And Recalls And Hathaway’s Hearing, Oh My!- News From Morning Skate

Photo: Capitals Wednesday morning, the Washington Capitals game day morning skate at Madison Square Garden ahead of tonight’s game against the New York Rangers (8:00 P.M. ET on NBCSN). Here is news from the morning skate.

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Capitals Place Carl Hagelin On Long-Term IR, Nic Dowd On IR, Announce Nicklas Backstrom Will Miss Wednesday’s Game at Rangers With Upper-Body Injury

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals announced on Wednesday morning that they have placed forward Carl Hagelin on long-term injured reserve and center Nic Dowd on injured reserve. Both have missed the past six and three games, respectively, … Continue reading

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Hagelin, Dowd Out; Hathaway Awaits Possible Supplemental Discipline- News From Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals held an optional practice on Tuesday at Medstar Capitals Iceplex ahead of Wednesday’s game in New York against the Rangers (8:00 P.M. ET on NBCSN). Here are notes from the morning skate.

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