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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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Mr. Versatility: Conor Sheary Has Become A Vital Component of the Capitals’ Lineup

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan is renowned for his willingness to add depth to bolster his team’s roster, and in many instances, these additions have paid dividends in their respective tenures with the team … Continue reading

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Milestone McNugget Minute: John Carlson Ties Dale Hunter For Sixth on Franchise Points List On Daniel Sprong’s Second Period Goal Against Pittsburgh Penguins

When the Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins meet, the potential for both teams’ star players to have big nights. On Tuesday in the Steel City, Capitals defenseman John Carlson did just that with an assist in the final minute … Continue reading

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A Snipe From Sprong and An Apple From Eller: Daniel Sprong Scores On A Wicked Wrist Shot For His Fourth Goal of the Season, Lars Eller Extends Points Streak

After taking an early second period, 1-0 lead on Alex Ovechkin’s record-tying power play goal, the Washington Capitals found themselves down 3-1 as the second period in their Wednesday night tilt against the Chicago Blackhawks suddenly went south. However a … Continue reading

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