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Capitals Down Penguins, 5-2; Nicklas Backstrom Scores 9th Goal Of The Season

The Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-2 Thursday night at Capital One Arena. The Capitals gave-up a two-goal lead in the third period, but answered the Penguins rally with a power play goal from Tom Wilson midway through the … Continue reading

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How Swede is It: Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom Scores Team-Leading Ninth Goal of the Season

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom continues to stay hot, scoring the team-leading ninth goal of the season Thursday night at Capital One Arena as the team hosted the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Laviolette Shakes Up Capitals Lines; Vanecek To Start Tonight; Samsonov Likely To Return To Hershey For Game Tomorrow Night: News From Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals held their game day morning skate at 10:30 this morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. They will host the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first game of a two-game set tonight at Capital One Arena. Puck drop is set … Continue reading

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Capitals Down Sabres, 3-1; Nicklas Backstrom, Tom Wilson Notch Tallies

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals downed the Buffalo Sabres 3-1 Thursday night at Capital One Arena. With the win the Capitals record improves to 8-4-3 (19 points) on the season. The Capitals are now alone in second place in the … Continue reading

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The Goal: “Part Deux” – Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadians – February 18, 2009

Mike Carlson/Associated Press In the history of the Washington Capitals, the month of February has seemed to be one in which players have either good fortune or a knack, for scoring memorable, highlight-reel goals, including current team captain Alex Ovechkin. … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Scores 250th Career NHL Goal

Nicklas Backstrom scored his 250th career NHL goal late in the second period of Sunday afternoons game against the Penguins.

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Penguins Lead Capitals 4-3: Second Period Stats

The Capitals tied the game early in the middle frame with a goal from Jakub Vrana (4) at 3:26 of the second period. TJ Oshie (6) and Evgeny Kuznetsov (3) had the helpers. But the Penguins would quickly re-take the … Continue reading

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Capitals And Flyers Tied 4-4 After Two Periods: Second Period Stats

The Flyers would tie the game early in the middle frame with a goal from Scott Laughton at 2:29. It was his second goal of the game. Alex Ovechkin would quickly reinstate the Capitals lead with a tally at 4:08, … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Off To Hot Start For Capitals

When the Capitals signed center Nicklas Backstrom to a five-year, $46 million dollar contract last year ($9.2 million AAV), some NHL observers thought that Washington had overpaid. But as the contract kicks in, Backstrom is proving the critics wrong with … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Bruins 4-3 (OT); Alex Ovechkin Wins It In Overtime; Nicklas Backstrom Scores 5th Goal Of The Season

The Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 (OT) Saturday night at Capital One Arena. The win improves the Capitals record to 6-0-3 (15 points) on the season. The Capitals remain atop the East Division, two points ahead of the … Continue reading

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