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Proposing A Trade To Help The Capitals Add More Forward Depth

Photo: NHL.com After the Washington Capitals scored only eight goals in five games from three players (forward Alex Ovechkin: four, center Evgeny Kuznetsov and forward T.J. Oshie: two) in their five-game loss to the New York Islanders in the first … Continue reading

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Looking At The Capitals’ Best UFA Options At Forward

Photo NHL via Getty Images After the Washington Capitals scored only eight goals in their five-game loss in the first-round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, it is clear that the team could use another forward, especially with Ilya Kovalchuk … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Fourth Quarter Review: 2019-20 Season

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Due to the remainder of the 2019-2020 NHL regular season being cancelled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it is time to do the fourth and last quarterly assessment of the Washington Capitals’ 2019-20 season. In … Continue reading

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Tiger in the Spotlight: Lars Eller’s Effectiveness A Bright Spot During Capitals’ Struggles

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals’ struggles over the last several games have been a blemish on an otherwise strong season, and have highlighted a number of issues the team and its coaching staff will be looking to address … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Records 27th Career Hat Trick Against Los Angeles Kings, Moves Closer to 700 Goals

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Since before and after the All-Star break, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been the NHL’s hottest player. Ending the two games before the All-Star break with consecutive hat tricks, the Capitals’ captain for was named … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Ties Mark Messier for Eighth All-Time on NHL Goals List; Extends Goal Scoring Streak to Five Games

Alex Ovechkin has had himself a productive last few weeks of December. With two consecutive hat tricks before the All-Star break, and putting himself back in Maurice Richard Trophy contention since returning, The Great Eight has climbed the NHL record … Continue reading

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Boyder Back in Business: Travis Boyd Scores in First Game In Nearly A Month

USA Today Sports While most of the Capitals entered last week’s All-Star break with plenty of game action to rest hard-worked muscles and get some much-needed relaxation, Capitals forward Travis Boyd headed into the bye week having not played a … Continue reading

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Make it 30! Alex Ovechkin Scores Two First Period Goals After Getting Clipped By High-Stick, Joins Elite Company with 30th Goal

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Just a few after scoring two goals in the first period of a 2-0 shutout win against the Carolina Hurricanes, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin repeated the feat against the New Jersey Devils, in Thursday night’s … Continue reading

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No Doubt About It: Alex Ovechkin Scores Goal Just Seconds After No-Goal Call Against the Senators

Over the course of his 15-season NHL career, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been gold against the Ottawa Senators, entering Tuesday night’s game at Capital One Arena with 27 goals and 47 points in 46 games played against the Sens. … Continue reading

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Finally Home? Brendan Leipsic Thriving In Key, Fourth-Line Role with the Capitals

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images When the Capitals signed him to a one-year, $700,000 deal in free agency in July, left wing Brendan Leipsic’s role on the team was to provide some grittiness and secondary scoring to a revamped fourth-line, … Continue reading

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