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Capitals Down Penguins, 5-2; Nicklas Backstrom Scores 9th Goal Of The Season

The Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-2 Thursday night at Capital One Arena. The Capitals gave-up a two-goal lead in the third period, but answered the Penguins rally with a power play goal from Tom Wilson midway through the … Continue reading

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How Swede is It: Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom Scores Team-Leading Ninth Goal of the Season

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom continues to stay hot, scoring the team-leading ninth goal of the season Thursday night at Capital One Arena as the team hosted the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Laviolette Changes Capitals’ Lines And Power Play Unit; Vanecek Will Start Tonight: News From Morning Skate

The Capitals and Penguins wrap-up their two-game set tonight at Capital One Arena, with puck drop scheduled for just after 7:00 PM. This is the sixth of eight meetings with the Penguins so far this season (1-1-3).  Here’s the latest … Continue reading

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Capitals Hold Optional Skate On Wednesday

The Washington Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Wednesday afternoon following their 3-2 overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins Tuesday night. The same two teams will do battle again Thursday night at Capital One Arena. Puck drop is set for just after … Continue reading

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Penguins Top Capitals, 3-2 In Overtime; Conor Sheary Scores Sixth Goal In Eight Games Against Former Team

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins by a score of 3-2 in overtime at Capital One Arena on Tuesday night. The point lifted the Capitals a point ahead of the New York Islanders for … Continue reading

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Two in Period 2: Richard Panik Scores Second Goal of the Season, Conor Sheary Scores Another Against the Pittsburgh Penguins in A Productive Second Period

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Whenever the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins play against one another, every shift for each team is hard-fought and requires every goal scored to be earned. In Tuesday night’s Reverse Retro showdown at Capital One Arena, Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals And Penguins Tied 2-2: Second Period Stats

The Capitals tied the game early in the middle frame with a goal from Richard Panik (2) at 4:38. Zdeno Chara (4) and John Carlson (10) had the helpers. The Capitals would grab their first lead with a tally from … Continue reading

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Capitals Trail Penguins 1-0: First Period Stats

The Penguins opened the scoring with a power play goal fro Evgeni Malkin at 6:41 of the first frame. The Capitals have now given up the first goal the game in their last three games. The Penguins led 1-0 after … Continue reading

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Laviolette Shakes Up Capitals Lines; Vanecek To Start Tonight; Samsonov Likely To Return To Hershey For Game Tomorrow Night: News From Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals held their game day morning skate at 10:30 this morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. They will host the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first game of a two-game set tonight at Capital One Arena. Puck drop is set … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh at Washington Series Preview: Capitals Reconvene With Penguins In The District

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins will face off in the District of Columbia for the first time this season and for what will be the third and fourth time in seven games. After the Penguins … Continue reading

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