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Capitals Hold off Late Maple Leafs Rally, Win 4-3

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images After a lopsided loss to Andre Burakovsky and the Colorado Avalanche on Monday evening, the Capitals looked to bounce back with a better performance against a Toronto Maple Leafs team playing the second of a … Continue reading

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John Carlson Passes Sergei Gonchar on the Capitals’ All-Time Scoring List for Defensemen, Now Fourth All-Time

Washington Capitals Entering the 2019-20 season, Capitals defenseman and new alternate captain John Carlson looked to build upon a career-best 70-point campaign in 2018-19, for which he finished fourth in Norris Trophy voting. Through eight games, Carlson’s scorching hot start … Continue reading

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Sweet Kill: An Interview With Beck Malenstyn, A Key Part Of The Hershey Bears Stellar Penalty Kill

Photo: JustSports Photography/Hershey Bears Washington Capitals prospect Beck Malenstyn reported to the Capitals AHL affiliate in Hershey for the first time last September. It wasn’t long before his aggressive style and physical play began garnering praise from Bears fans and … Continue reading

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Boiling Hot Boyd: Travis Boyd On A Tear Since Return to the Hershey Bears, Scores Four Goals On Four Shots

JustSports Photography/Hershey Bears After the addition of a number of bottom-six forwards to their roster during the 2019 offseason, the Capitals found themselves with a logjam of players vying for a roster spot before, during, and even after training camp … Continue reading

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John Carlson Records Assist on Lars Eller’s First Period Goal Against Nashville Predators, Continues Hot Start to the Season

After a 70-point performance last season, Capitals defenseman John Carlson headed into this season aiming to continue his production, and was named the Capitals’ second alternate captain after the retirement of fellow blueliner Brooks Orpik this summer. After starting off … Continue reading

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Powerplay Sputters: The Capitals Must Get Their Powerplay Going to Get Through a Tough October Schedule

The Washington Capitals powerplay sputtered against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. Continue reading

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He’s Baaaack! Alex Ovechkin Scores in First Period of Season Opener, 10 Goals Shy of Moving into 12th All-Time

Patrick Smith/Getty Images After scoring 51 goals in the 2018-19 regular season and his Capitals suffering a heartbreaking loss in their first round playoff series against the Carolina Hurricanes, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was bound to come into the 2019-20 … Continue reading

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Red-Hot Prospect: Caps’ 2019 First-Round Pick Connor McMichael Nets Hat Trick and Two Assists, Continues Hot Start to the Season

Photo: London Knights Capitals 2019 first-round pick Connor McMichael arrived to his first training camp with the Capitals with much fanfare and after a strong performance during his first taste of NHL action, the young center has already started the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ 2019 First-Round Pick Connor McMichael Records Slick Assist, Third-Round Pick Aliaksei Protas Scores Goal and Adds Helper in Second Period of The Team’s First Preseason Tilt

Photo: @Capitals While there was bound to be a number of prospects watched during the preseason, perhaps some of the most anticipated were the Capitals’ 2019 draft class, including centers Connor McMichael and Aliaksei Protas. With solid offensive production in … Continue reading

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March to More Milestones: Washington Capitals Milestones in Sight During the 2019-20 Season

Photo: Chris O’Meara/Associated Press During the 2019-20 season, several players on the Capitals’ roster could reach career milestones in various statistical categories, including Games Played, Goals, Assists, and Points. As they achieve these milestones, they will move up on All-Time … Continue reading

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