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Birth Of A Beast: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins – November 5, 2010

Photos: NHL via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals about to face the Bruins tonight at TD Garden in Boston, I  thought I would take a look back to a prior contest that took place between the two teams on … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs New Jersey Devils – October 9, 2010

Photo: Getty Images With the Capitals set to host the Metropolitan Division rival New Jersey Devils on Friday night, NoVa Caps takes a look back at a contest between the two teams just under nine years ago on Opening Night … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Washington Capitals at Tampa Bay Lightning – February 14, 2009

Photo: NHL Nearly 10 years ago the Capitals played a memorable game on Valentine’s Day on a road trip to that included stops in New York and Florida, where this game was played. The game against the Tampa Bay Lightning … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins – October 1, 2009

Elsa/Getty Images With the Washington Capitals playing the Boston Bruins in their inaugural game of the 2019-20 season on October 3, 2018, it almost coincides with another Opening Night contest between the two teams in 2009.  While the opener in … Continue reading

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Retro Recap – October 17, 1974 – The Washington Capitals First Ever Win

Photo: Washington Capitals Going into the game on October 17, 1974, the Chicago Blackhawks were one of the NHL’s powerhouse teams.  They had won the Stanley Cup just two years before and had earned 105 points the previous season which … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Symmetric Rivalry – Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers in the 2010-11 Season

Photo: Capitals With the Philadelphia Flyers having just played at Capital One Arena on January 21, 2018 and about to return just 10 days later, it is time to think back to other matchups between these two teams.  The rivalry … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Carolina Hurricanes – November 6, 2008

Photo: Getty Images With the Caps having just finished back-to-back games against the Carolina Hurricanes and with the second of that set of games featuring a very late comeback win for the Caps, it brings back memories of another game … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs New Jersey Devils – December 26, 2009

With the New Jersey Devils coming into Capital One Arena to play the Washington Capitals on Saturday night, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle takes us back to another game that took place between these two teams around the same time-frame. 

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Retro Recap: Panthers Top Capitals in Record-Setting Shootout

Three years ago today, the Washington Capitals and Florida Panthers met for the second time of the 2014-15 season. Washington took the first meeting at Verizon Center back on Saturday, October 18 by a 2-1 final in a shootout. The … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs San Jose Sharks – October 15, 2009

Greg Fiume/Getty Images With the San Jose Sharks coming into Capital One Arena to play the Washington Capitals tonight, it may bring back memories of past matchups between the Sharks and Caps.  Throughout their history, the Capitals have had trouble … Continue reading

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