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Four-Goal Second Period Helps Toronto Torch Capitals, 5-1, In Tavares’ 1,000th Game; Backstrom Scores First Goal Of Season

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals lost to the Toronto Maple Leafs by a score of 5-1 at Scotiabank Arena on Sunday evening as their lead over the Pittsburgh Penguins, who have three games in hand on them, for the first … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Wilson, Dowd Out For Final Two Games Before All-Star Break, Bye Week

Head coach Peter Laviolette announced after the Washington Capitals’ practice on Saturday morning that right-wing Tom Wilson, who left the second period of the team’s 3-2 loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday, and center Nic Dowd, who left Washington’s … Continue reading

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Trip On The Strip: Capitals Fold In 6-2 Defeat To Vegas At The Fortress

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals got blown out by the Vegas Golden Knights by a score of 6-2 at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday night. Washington has never won a regular-season game in Las Vegas (0-4-1).

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Capitals Blank Arizona, 4-0; Strome Scores Twice vs. Team That Drafted Him

Photo by @Capitals The Washington Capitals shut out the Arizona Coyotes by a score of 4-0 at ASU’s Mullett Arena on Thursday night to lift to within one point behind the New York Rangers (who have two games in hand) … Continue reading

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Identification Of Optimal Forward Line Combinations For The Capitals Based On Expected Goals For Percentages (xGF%)

There are numerous ways and means suitable for assessing the performance of any forward line combination. One metric capable of providing significant insight is the expected goals for percentage (xGF%) metric.

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Aliaksei Protas Will Travel With Capitals On Western Road Trip

The Washington Capitals will embark on their annual western road trip on Wednesday, which will feature stops in Arizona on Thursday, Las Vegas on Saturday and Denver next Tuesday. Capitals forward Aliaksei Protas will also be making the trip with … Continue reading

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Charlie Lindgren Gets The Start In Goal, Nic Dowd (Lower Body) Out, Lars Eller Back In Against Minnesota Wild

The Washington Capitals made their way back to the District late Monday night following their 4-3 overtime victory over the Islanders in New York. They get right back to work tonight when they host the Minnesota Wild at Capital One … Continue reading

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Capitals Rally To Beat Islanders, 4-3 (OT)

Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals rallied from a 3-0 deficit in the second period to down the New York Islanders, 4-3 (OT), Monday night at UBS Arena in Belmont Park, New York. The victory improves the … Continue reading

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Nic Dowd Leaves Game Against Islanders With Lower-Body Injury, Will Not Return

The Washington Capitals not only found themselves down by two goals entering the first intermission of their January 16 game against the New York Islanders, but also down a Center in the form of Nic Dowd.

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Lars Eller Looks To Be Healthy Scratch, More Line Changes For Islanders Tonight: Notes From Capitals Morning Skate In New York

The Washington Capitals made their way to Long Island, New York Sunday afternoon in advance of their tilt with the Islanders Monday night at UBS Arena. Puck drop is set for 7:30PM. [Game Preview]. 

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