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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Discusses Possibly Catching Wayne Gretzky’s Goal Record

Photo: SI Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin discussed catching Wayne Gretzky’s record for the most goals in league history (894) with Sportsnet‘s Elliotte Freidman in an interview that was published this week. The forward, who will turn 34 a week … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Scores 20th Goal of Season Against Tampa Bay Lightning, Moves Into Eighth Place In Points For Swedish-born Players

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images Known primarily for his exceptional assist totals, Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom scored his 20th goal of the 2018-19 season (his fourth consecutive 20-goal campaign) in the first period of the Capitals’ March 30, 2019 matchup … Continue reading

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March of the Capitals – Coming in Like the Hard-Hitting Lamb

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The month of March is nearly upon the Washington Capitals and with the arrival of March, comes the final playoff push. Often, March will come in like a lamb, but a hard-charging battering ram. In this … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Third Quarter Review: 2018-2019 Season

Photo: Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals having played 61 games in the 2018-2019 season, it’s time for our third quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks at the third quarter … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Ties Hall of Famer, Former Teammate Sergei Fedorov on All-Time Russian Points List

Photo: Washington Times A few seasons ago, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin became the all-time leader in goals scored by a Russian player in the history of the NHL, passing former Capitals teammate and Hockey Hall of Famer Sergei Fedorov in … Continue reading

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Collector’s Corner: Caps Fan Shows Off His Collection from Mike Green’s 2009 Scoring Streak (Video)

Nine years ago, former Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green did something unprecedented for a blueliner. From January 27, 2009 through Valentines Day, Green scored a goal in eight consecutive games, setting the NHL record for most consecutive games scoring by … Continue reading

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Records by the Dozen: Looking At Past 12-Game Starts by the Capitals

Bleacher Report Through the first 12 games of the 2017-18 season, the Capitals have played their way to a 5-6-1 record, despite a plethora of injuries to key players such as defenseman Matt Niskanen and right wing Brett Connolly. While … Continue reading

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Karl Alzner Playing in His 500th Consecutive Game

Already the Capitals’ “Iron Man” for playing the most consecutive games in franchise history, shutdown defenseman Karl Alzner will be playing in his 500th consecutive game in a Capitals sweater tonight against the Chicago Blackhawks.

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All-Time Russian Gr8ness !!

Alex Ovechkin has been considered by many as the best goal-scorer of his generation. On Thursday night versus the Dallas Stars, Ovechkin notched another lofty personal kudo by surpassing 2015 Hall of Fame inductee and former teammate Sergei Fedorov to become the all-time … Continue reading

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