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Capitals Forwards: Performance Analysis After 31 Games

With the Capitals now enjoying a four-day break before they resume their second half of the 2020-21 regular season, it’s a good time to get caught-up on a few of the story lines from the first half of season. We … Continue reading

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Capitals Blast Sabres, 6-0; Vitek Vanecek Pitches First Career NHL Shutout, Alex Ovechkin Ties Phil Esposito

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals rolled the Buffalo Sabres 6-0 Monday night at KeyBank Arena in Buffalo, New York. The victory improves the Capitals record to 18-6-4 (40 points) on the season.

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Tiger On A Roll: Lars Eller Scores Goal Against Boston Bruins, Keeps Point Streak Going

Center Lars Eller is one of the Washington Capitals’ most valuable forwards, able to play in multiple situations if called upon. While he is not a solely offensive-minded player, the former first-round pick of the St. Louis Blues has been … Continue reading

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Two in Period 2: Richard Panik Scores Second Goal of the Season, Conor Sheary Scores Another Against the Pittsburgh Penguins in A Productive Second Period

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Whenever the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins play against one another, every shift for each team is hard-fought and requires every goal scored to be earned. In Tuesday night’s Reverse Retro showdown at Capital One Arena, Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals And Penguins Tied 2-2: Second Period Stats

The Capitals tied the game early in the middle frame with a goal from Richard Panik (2) at 4:38. Zdeno Chara (4) and John Carlson (10) had the helpers. The Capitals would grab their first lead with a tally from … Continue reading

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Blue Chip Bottom Six: Expected Goals And Scoring Chances For Capitals Forwards At The Quarter Pole

With just over 25% of the Washington Capitals abbreviated regular season now officially in the books, it’s a good time to take a look at several of the the key statistics for the team. Last week we looked at the … Continue reading

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Third Line Combines For Two Goals, Four Points In Capitals’ 3-1 Win Over Penguins

Photo: Joe Sargent/Getty Images The third line of forwards Conor Sheary (one goal), Lars Eller (one goal), and Richard Panik (two assists) combined for two goals and four points in the Washington Capitals‘ 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on … Continue reading

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Top Shelf Goal and 100 Apples! Conor Sheary Scores Against Pittsburgh Penguins on Richard Panik’s 100th Career Assist

Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images When the Washington Capitals signed forward Conor Sheary in the offseason, they did so with the hope that he could provide some depth and secondary scoring to their bottom-six forward group. On Tuesday night, the … Continue reading

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Images From Washington Capitals Training Camp -Saturday, January 9

The Washington Capitals were back to work Saturday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex following a day off on Friday. The team will hold one more scrimmage Sunday afternoon and then begin to finalize their opening night roster. The season opens … Continue reading

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Peter Laviolette Takes Lars Eller Off Of Capitals’ Power-Play Unit

After the Washington Capitals‘ first scrimmage of training camp on Thursday, the team finally moved towards practicing the power-play. First-year head coach Peter Laviolette opted to take center Lars Eller, who has been a fixture on the second unit for … Continue reading

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