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Alex Ovechkin A Game-Time Decision: Notes From Capitals Optional Morning Skate In Denver

The Washington Capitals held an optional gameday morning skate at Ball Arena in Denver on Tuesday morning. They wrap-up their western road trip tonight against the Avalanche before returning home to host the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday. Puck drop for … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Returns To Practice, T.J. Oshie Returns to Washington For Birth Of 4th Child: Notes From Capitals Practice In Denver

The Washington Capitals made their way from Las Vegas to Denver on Sunday following their 6-2 loss to the Vegas Knights on Saturday night. They conclude their western road trip Tuesday night against the Avalanche. Puck drop is set for … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Misses Morning Skate (Maintenance): Notes From Capitals Morning Skate On “The Strip”

The Washington Capitals had the day off on Friday following their 4-0 victory over the Coyotes in Arizona. The team made their way to Las Vegas immediately following the game in Tempe in advance of their tilt with the Golden … Continue reading

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Anthony Mantha Skates With Extras, Alex Alexeyev Skates With Starters: Notes From Capitals Morning Skate In The Desert

The Washington Capitals made their way westward on Wednesday in advance of their tilt with the Arizona Coyotes tonight in Tempe, Arizona. Puck drop from the miniaturized Mullet Arena is set for a late, but manageable 9:00 PM ET.

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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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Capitals Fall to Wild, 4-2; Martin Fehervary, Alex Ovechkin Notch Two Points Each

Photo: @Capitals/Twitter The Washington Capitals fell to the Minnesota Wild by a score of 4-2 Tuesday night at Capital One Arena. The loss dropped the Capitals’ record to 24-17-6 and 54 points on the season. Goaltender Charlie Lindgren made 18 saves in … 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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Dylan Strome Skates With Extras, Darcy Kuemper Gets The Start In Goal: Notes From Capitals Optional Morning Skate On Saturday

The Washington Capitals held an optional morning skate this morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. They host the Philadelphia Flyers tonight in the second game of the home-and-home set, with puck drop set for 7PM.

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Carl Hagelin Continues To Skate, Tom Wilson And Nicklas Backstrom Participate In Optional Skate: Notes From Capitals’ Optional Skate On Monday

A few of the Washington Capitals returned to work on Monday for an optional skate following their 1-0 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday night. The team will have a relatively light week this week, with a home-and-home … Continue reading

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Wilson, Backstrom’s Season Debuts Shake Up Capitals’ Lines vs. Columbus

Center Nicklas Backstrom (who missed the first 42 games of the season due to a hip injury that required surgery) and right-wing Tom Wilson (torn ACL) are making their season debuts for the Washington Capitals vs. the Columbus Blue Jackets … Continue reading

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