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Nicklas Backstrom Having Another Productive Season For the Capitals, and Under the Radar of the Rest of the League

Photo: NHL If there’s one thing that the Capitals and their fans have come to appreciate over the last 12 seasons, it’s the consistency and production that star center Nicklas Backstrom has shown and given since entering the NHL in … Continue reading

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With A Career Season in the AHL, What Does the Future Hold For Riley Barber?

Photo: Tori Hartman While the beginning of the season did not start well for the Hershey Bears, the Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate, the latter part of 2018-19 has been a positive one for the Chocolate and White. In addition … Continue reading

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What A Rush! Capitals’ Line Rush of the Game: A Pair for “Conno”!

Photo: Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images With five goals in the Capitals’ 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night, there were plenty of plays and sequences to choose from for the Capitals’ Line Rush of the Night. However, … Continue reading

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Travis Boyd Getting the Job Done For the Capitals in Relatively Unstable Role

Heading into to this season, the Capitals had somewhat of a logjam on their fourth-line with a number of players vying for regular playing time. Over the course of the season, the team has often rotated several players on the … Continue reading

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Recapping the 2019 NHL GM Meetings in Boca Raton, Florida

The NHL General Managers are hard at work trying to make subtle tweaks to the game. Continue reading

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Burky is Back: A Renewed Confidence Has Andre Burakovsky Playing With Fire

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Prior to the 2019 Trade Deadline, the future around Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky was less than clear. While there was no indication the Caps were close to dealing the young forward, the 24-year old former first-round … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson’s Goal Against Sharks A Career-high and A Sign of His Evolved Playing Style

While T.J. Oshie’s 500th point and two-goal outburst in the Capitals’ 5-1 Valentine’s Day thrashing of the San Jose Sharks occupied most of the headlines from the game, right wing Tom Wilson’s empty-net goal at the end of the game … Continue reading

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Breaking Down Boyd: A Look At Travis Boyd’s Performance Through the First Part of the 2018-19 Season

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images After the departure of longtime Capitals center Jay Beagle in free agency last summer, the team had a void on the fourth-line that needed to be filled, and had a few in-house solutions to solve … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Records Hat Trick in 7-6 Loss Against the San Jose Sharks

On a night in which the struggling Capitals needed to rebound and end their five-game losing streak, it was their captain, Alex Ovechkin who did his part in an effort to end the skid against the San Jose Sharks, recording … Continue reading

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With Five Straight Losses, the Capitals Must Make Some Minor Tweaks In Their Overall Game to Get Back on Track

How can the Capitals correct their overall game to get out of their five-game losing streak? Continue reading

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