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A Man of Many Milestones: Alex Ovechkin To Play in His 1,300th NHL Game, Becoming the 14th Player to Do So With A Single Franchise

Photo: Washington Capitals On Saturday night against the Calgary Flames Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin played in his 1,300th NHL game. He becomes the 14th individual to do so with a single franchise. Overall, he ranks 66th in games played … Continue reading

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Sizzlin’ Strome: Dylan Strome Pots Two Goals Against Edmonton Oilers in Another Strong Offensive Performance

Jess Rapfogel/Getty Images Having already proven to be a valuable contributor to the Washington Capitals’ offense in the wake of a number of injuries, offseason signee Dylan Strome added to his short Capitals resume with another multi-point night on Monday … Continue reading

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All Alone: Alex Ovechkin Scores 787th Career Goal, Passes Gordie Howe for Most Goals Scored With a Single Franchise

Screenshot: NBC Sports Washington Alex Ovechkin scored his seventh goal of the 2022-23 season against the Arizona Coyotes at home on Saturday night. The goal was the 787th goal of his career, which passes Gordie Howe for the all-time record … Continue reading

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Climbing That Playoff Ladder: T.J. Oshie, John Carlson Move Up Franchise Record Books On First Period Goal Against the Florida Panthers

Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images After a tough, 3-2 loss in overtime to the Florida Panthers in Washington, D.C. on Monday, the Washington Capitals got off to a good start in the first period of Game 5, on a … Continue reading

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Capitals Take 1-0 Series Lead Over Florida Panthers: Things to Note From Washington’s Game 1 Victory

Joel Auerbach/Getty Images The Washington Capitals took a 1-0 lead in their first round playoff series against the Florida Panthers, with a gritty 4-2 victory in Sunrise, Florida on Tuesday night.

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White-Hot Willy: Tom Wilson On A Roll With the 2021-22 Regular Season Nearing An End

Patrick Smith/Getty Images The 2021-22 regular season has seen the Washington Capitals struggle at times to maintain a consistent stretch of play, with injuries and COVID-19-related absences, among others, making it difficult for the club to ice their envisioned lineup. … Continue reading

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Johnny Is Indeed, Good: John Carlson Has A Four-Point Night Against the Tampa Bay Lightning

Photo: John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals needing a bounce-back performance following players-only meetings after recent poor showings, defenseman John Carlson helped deliver with four points against the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 4-3 victory.

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Apples For N1Ky: Nicklas Backstrom Scores On Night He Is Honored For Reaching 1,000 Points

On the night the Washington Capitals honored alternate captain and franchise cornerstone Nicklas Backstrom for reaching 1,000 career points, the team’s 2006 first-round pick scored, resulting in one of the most memorable nights at Capital One Arena.

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Making Up For Lost Time: Anthony Mantha’s Red-Hot Return Boosting Capitals

Ben Jackson/NHLI via Getty Image When the Washington Capitals lost top-six forward Anthony Mantha just 10 games into the 2021-22 regular season due to shoulder surgery, it left a huge hole in their lineup that, while filled admirably by a … Continue reading

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n1cKy Points – Nicklas Backstrom Records 1,000th Career Point Against the Edmonton Oilers

Photo: Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images Just one game after playing in his 1,000th game with teammate Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals Center Nicklas Backstrom became just the second player in franchise history to reach 1,000 career points.

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