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Cruising Carly: John Carlson Scores 10th and 11th Goals of the Season in First Period Against Los Angeles Kings, Continues Historic Start to the Season.

Hans Deryk/The Canadian Press, via the Associated Press Capitals defenseman John Carlson’s start to the 2019-20 season has seen the former first-round pick have one incredible game after the other. After scoring a goal in the Caps’ 5-2 routing of … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Records Hat Trick in Victory Against the Detroit Red Wings

Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images With a goal in the Capitals’ 4-3 overtime victory on Friday, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was just three goals shy of reaching the 20-goal plateau yet another time in his storied NHL career. Just one … Continue reading

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D.C. Stands For Dangle City: Alex Ovechkin Dances Around A Florida Panthers Defender For 16th Goal of the Season

Having struggled to get a victory since their 5-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on November 18, the Capitals needed to have a good start to their Wednesday night tilt against the Florida Panthers, on a night where the team … Continue reading

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Travis Boyd Scores First Goal of the Season Against the Boston Bruins in First Game Since Being Recalled

Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images Throughout his time with the Capitals this season, forward Travis Boyd has made a case for more and regular playing time for Head Coach Todd Reirden, but a combination of salary cap constraints and a … Continue reading

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A Balanced Attack With Powerful Scoring: The Capitals Are a Tough Matchup For the Opposition

The Washington Capitals offensive attack is among the best in the NHL. Continue reading

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A Sense of Belonging: Travis Boyd Doing His Best to Prove He Deserves A Regular Lineup Spot

Last season, Capitals forward Travis Boyd showed promising growth in his offensive game and seemed primed for a true shot at a spot in the Capitals’ bottom-six forward group and a chance to be a regular contributor in the lineup. … Continue reading

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Michal Kempny Scores Two Straight Goals in Third Period to Tie Canucks 5-5, Has First Multi-Goal Game

Photo by Derek Cain/NHLI via Getty Images After missing the first few games of the 2019-20 season, Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny has been a welcome addition to the Washington blueline, with his all-around style of play adding a valuable dimension … Continue reading

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Top Shelf T.J. : T.J. Oshie Extends Team Lead in Goals With First Period Power Play Tally

Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images Heading into Sunday night’s contest against the Chicago Blackhawks, Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie was coming off a game in which he scored two goals to help the Caps to a 5-2 win over the … Continue reading

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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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