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Washington Capitals Fourth Quarter/End of the Season Report: 2021-22 Season

Photo: Nova Caps With the 2021-22 season over for the Washington Capitals, it’s time to take our regular quarterly assessment of the team for the fourth quarter of the season.

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Making The Grade: Grades For Washington Capitals Forwards For The 2021-22 Season

As we continue to wrap-up our analysis of the Washington Capitals 2021-22 season, we  next take a look at the performance of the Capitals forwards during the regular season and generate resultant grades for each of the forwards for their … Continue reading

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“He’s A Warrior…Everyone Knows What He Means to The Team”: Alex Ovechkin Conducts Exit Interview on Capitals’ Breakdown Day

Screen cap: @Capitals The Washington Capitals officially wrapped up their 2021-22 season on Sunday at MedStar Capitals Iceplex, and conducted their annual exit interviews with the press.

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Nicklas Backstrom Regarding Chronic Hip Injury: “We Have Some Decisions To Make”

Screen cap: @Capitals Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom met with the media for the final time this season on Sunday morning. He spoke about dealing with his lingering hip injury and potential decisions ahead.

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Nicklas Backstrom on Capitals’ 2022 First-Round Exit to Panthers: “We Basically Gave The Series To Them”

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images It was a tough one to swallow Friday night. For the fourth consecutive time, the Washington Capitals suffered a first-round exit—a 4-3 overtime loss to the Florida Panthers, who won the series 4-2, in Game 6 … Continue reading

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Panthers Down Capitals, 4-3, In Overtime, Take Series, 4-2

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Florida Panthers, 4-3 (OT) Friday night at Capital One Arena in Washington. The Panthers victory eliminate the Capitals from the postseason.

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Capitals Take Down Panthers, 6-1, To Retake Series Lead In Game 3; Johansson, Ovechkin, Mantha, Carlson, Backstrom Each Tally Two Points

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the Florida Panthers by a score of 6-1 at Capital One Arena on Saturday afternoon to retake the lead in the the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoff first-round series, 2-1. Goaltender Ilya Samsonov made … Continue reading

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“Overall Our Execution Wasn’t There Tonight and That’s An Area We Need to Be Better At”: Capitals Looking Forward To A Better Performance in Game 3 Against the Panthers

Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images While the absence of top-line right wing Tom Wilson certainly played a part in the Washington Capitals’ 5-1 loss to the Florida Panthers in Thursday night’s Game 2, a lot of other things went … Continue reading

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Age is Just a Number: Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom Left Major Impact in Capitals’ Game 1 Win vs. Panthers

Photos: Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images Tuesday’s Game 1 win over the Florida Panthers was a gritty one, but nonetheless, the Washington Capitals got the job done and lead 1-0 in the best-of-seven first-round series of the 2022 Stanley … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin’s Defense Sparks Game 1 Rally For Capitals

Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images We’ve heard it ever since he arrived in the Nation’s Capital. “Alex Ovechkin doesn’t play defense!” And while he’s done his fair share of gliding around the ice in his 17-year career in the NHL, … Continue reading

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