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Dilly Dilly Fight Night: Brenden Dillon Drops Penguins Teddy Blueger in One-sided Fisticuffs

Not much went right for the Washington Capitals in their 3-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night, just a few nights after clinching a spot in the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. As one might expect, frustrations mounted and … Continue reading

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Penguins Drop Capitals, 3-0, Take First Place In East Division

Photo: @Penguins The Pittsburgh Penguins downed the Washington Capitals, 3-0, Saturday night at Capital One Arena in Washington. The loss drops the Capitals record to 32-14-5 (69 points) and drops the Capitals to second place in the East Division, two … Continue reading

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John Carlson, Alex Ovechkin Participate At Capitals’ Morning Skate, Uncertain For Saturday’s Game vs. Penguins

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette told the media that “we’ve got decisions to make” when asked about the status of captain Alex Ovechkin, who has missed the past three games with a lower-body injury, and defenseman John Carlson, who … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin, John Carlson Still Day-To-Day, Unknown For Saturday’s Rematch vs. Penguins

Head coach Peter Laviolette said after the Washington Capitals’ optional practice on Friday that captain Alex Ovechkin, who has missed the past three games with a lower-body injury, and defenseman John Carlson, who missed Thursday’s 5-4 overtime loss to the … Continue reading

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Talking Internal Bias And Capitals Turnovers

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images If you’ve trudged through any of my scribbles over the last seven years then you may have inadvertently discovered who my favorite Capitals player is – The Silky Swede, The Baby-faced assassin, Slick … Continue reading

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Penguins Top Capitals, 5-4 (OT); Both Teams Clinch Stanley Cup Playoff Berth, Tied For East Division Lead; Dmitry Orlov Records Two Points

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins by a score of 5-4 in overtime at Capital One Arena on Thursday night. The loss meant that the Capitals are now tied with the Penguins for first … Continue reading

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Sprong Has Sprung: Capitals’ Daniel Sprong Nets Fourth Goal in Three Games

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals forward Daniel Sprong stayed hot during Thursday’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Capital One Arena, scoring his eleventh goal of the season and fourth in his last three games.

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Power Play Prowess: T.J. Oshie Ties Career-High In Power Play Goals Against the Pittsburgh Penguins

Patrick Smith/Getty Images With Washington Capitals captain and power play weapon Alex Ovechkin out for the first time ever against the Pittsburgh Penguins as he continues to deal with an injury suffered a week ago, and defenseman John Carlson also … Continue reading

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Capitals Can Clinch Stanley Cup Playoff Spot With Win, Rangers Loss To Islanders On Thursday

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images In addition to the East Division lead, the Washington Capitals’ game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) could feature a trip to the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs on the … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin, John Carlson Miss Morning Skate, Vitek Vanecek Starts In Goal

Washington Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin did not participate in the team’s gameday morning skate on Thursday. He remains listed “day-to-day” with a lower body injury, which he sustained in the third period of the Capitals first game with the Islanders … Continue reading

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