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Flyers Clip Capitals, 3-1; Alex Ovechkin Ties Mike Gartner For Most 30-Goal Seasons In NHL History

Photo: @Capitals/Twitter The Washington Capitals fell to the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 3-1  at Capital One Arena on Saturday. The loss dropped the Capitals’ record to 23-16-6 and 52 points on the season. Goaltender Darcy Kuemper made 22 … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Ties Former Capitals Forward Mike Gartner For Most 30-Goal Seasons in NHL History

Photo: Washington Capitals Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 30th goal of the 2022-23 in the first period of the team’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night. In doing so he ties former Capitals forward Mike Gartner … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Third-Period Rally Falls Short In 5-3 Loss At Philadelphia; Backstrom Gets First Point Of The Season

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 5-3 at Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday. They remain a point behind the New York Rangers (who have two games in hand) for … Continue reading

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Same Ol’ Nicky: Nicklas Backstrom Records First Regular Season Point in Second Game Back This Season; First Point in 264 Days

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In his second regular season game played since April 28, 2022, Washington Capitals Center Nicklas Backstrom recorded his first point of the 2022-23 season against the Philadelphia Flyers.

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Game No. 500 in the City of Brotherly Love: Capitals’ Trevor van Riemsdyk to Play 500th NHL Game Against Brother James

Mitchell Leff/Getty Images Washington Capitals defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk will take the ice tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers for his 500th career game in the NHL. To add to the milestone, he will be facing brother James, who is a … Continue reading

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Peter Laviolette on Managing the Lineup Upon Return of Key Players, Sitting Anthony Mantha: “He’ll Get Back in There, These Decisions Are Tough”

Screenshot: Washington Capitals With the long-awaited return of lineup stalwarts Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson in a 1-0 shutout of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday, the Washington Capitals were forced to do some shuffling to their roster to make … Continue reading

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Chalking it Up to Chuck: Charlie Lindgren Stepping Up In Absence of Darcy Kuemper

Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images When the Washington Capitals made a drastic overhaul of their goaltending tandem this past offseason, the signing of backup netminder Charlie Lindgren (a veteran of just 29 NHL games at the time) was likely not … Continue reading

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Nothin’ Gonna Break Strome’s Stride: Dylan Strome Records Two Points in Capitals’ 4-1 Win Over Flyers

Photo: @Capitals/Twitter Washington Capitals center Dylan Strome recorded two points in Wednesday’s 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center, continuing productivity in his first season with the Capitals.

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Capitals Fend Off Philadelphia, Win 4-1; Strome Gets Two Points

Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 4-1 at Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday night to climb back to .500 (12-12-4) and three points out of the second wild-card … Continue reading

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“There Was Nothing Back Then, You’re Talking Thirty Years Ago, it Was Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy…”: Peter Laviolette Talks Life on the Road, Advice From Wife Kristen, and More In Appearance on The Sports Junkies

Rich Graessle/NHLI via Getty Images After a much-needed 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday, the Washington Capitals get set to take on the Philadelpphia Flyers tonight. Despite being on the road, Head Coach Peter Laviolette made his regular … Continue reading

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