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After Being Benched For First Two Games, Braden Holtby Comes Through, Leads Capitals to Second Round

Photos: Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Braden Holtby came up big in the Capitals first round series win over the Blue Jackets, from the moment his name was called to enter the game in the third period of Game 2. 

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Capitals Starting Lines and Goaltender for Game 3

Photo: Getty Images The Washington Capitals are in Columbus, Ohio staring at an 0-2 series hole. Prior to a pivotal Game 3, the team held a morning skate on Tuesday morning at Nationwide Arena. After Philipp Grubauer had a bad … Continue reading

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After Strong Relief Appearance by Braden Holtby, Trotz Now Faces Decision

After dropping Game 2 in overtime, the Washington Capitals had an off day on Monday. Before departed for Columbus, Ohio coach Barry Trotz held a conference call with reporters. One of the biggest ongoing topics in the final weeks of … Continue reading

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Grubauer To Start Game 2 For Capitals Against Blue Jackets

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images Capitals’ coach Barry Trotz told reporters on Saturday morning during the team’s practice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex that Philipp Grubauer will start Game 2 against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday night at Capital One … Continue reading

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Where the Series Is Won and Lost: What Factors Will Decide the Playoff Series Between the Blue Jackets and Capitals?

What will be the factors that decide the playoff series between the Blue Jackets and Capitals? Continue reading

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5 Keys for the Capitals in First Round Series Against Blue Jackets

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals and Columbus Blue Jackets await their Round 1 series opener on Thursday night at 7:30 PM at Capital One Arena in Downtown D.C. The meeting will be the first time these teams have faced each other in … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Tuesday’s Capitals Practice at Kettler: T.J. Oshie and Travis Boyd Updates and Both Goaltenders React to Trotz’s Decision

After an optional practice on Monday, the Washington Capitals squad was out for their first postseason practice Tuesday morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. With just over 48 hours to go until the puck drops for Game 1 Thursday night, we … Continue reading

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Capitals Name Philipp Grubauer Starting Goalie For Game 1 Against Blue Jackets

Capitals’ goaltender Philipp Grubauer told the media on Tuesday that he will be starting Game 1 against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night at 7:30 at Capital One Arena. 

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News and Notes from Monday’s Capitals Optional Practice at Kettler: Updates on Jay Beagle and T.J. Oshie, Barry Trotz Makes Goaltending Decision

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals are ready for the playoff grind ahead. It’s been a rough past but beginning on Monday morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex the team began preparations for a new opportunity and another kick at the can. … Continue reading

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Behind the Stats: Digging Deeper Into the Capitals/Blue Jackets First Round Matchup

A statistical breakdown between the Washington Capitals and Columbus Blue Jackets before they head into their first postseason matchup. Continue reading

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