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New York at Washington Series Preview: Peter Laviolette Clashes With Barry Trotz For First Time As Capitals’ Coach In 2020 First-Round Rematch

Photo: Elsa/Getty Images The Washington Capitals and New York Islanders will meet in the District on Tuesday for the first time since the Islanders humbled the Capitals in five games during the best-of-seven first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series in August. The … Continue reading

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Buffalo at Washington Series Preview: Capitals Begin Six-Game Home Stand With Clash Against Sabres

Photo: Nick Wass/AP The Washington Capitals begin a six-game home stand at Capital One Arena, hosting the Buffalo Sabres on Friday (7:00 PM ET,  NBC Sports Washington) and Sunday (3:00 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). The Capitals defeated the Sabres … Continue reading

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Washington at Pittsburgh Series Preview: Capitals Continue Road Trip vs. Penguins

The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins will start the week with their first tw0-game series against one another this season. The Capitals took two out of three from the Penguins a season ago, including a 5-2 win in the Steel … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals at Buffalo Sabres – Series Preview: Capitals Begin 2020-21 Season In Buffalo

The Washington Capitals will open the 2020-21 season with two games at the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday and Friday night. The teams split two regular-season meetings last season, including a 3-2 shootout win by the Sabres in Western New York … Continue reading

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Islanders-Capitals First Round Preview

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals (41-20-8 regular-season record, third seed in Eastern Conference) and New York Islanders (35-23-10 regular-season record, seventh seed in Eastern Conference) will meet in the first round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The … Continue reading

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Round One Preview: Metropolitan #1 Capitals vs. Wild Card #1 Hurricanes

The Washington Capitals, who finished the regular season with top-seed in the Metropolitan Division with a record of 48-26-8 (104 points), and Carolina Hurricanes, who ended the regular season as the first wild-card in the Eastern Conference with a record … Continue reading

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Round 2 Preview: Penguins vs. Capitals

Photo: NBC Sports Washington The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins will clash in the second round for the third consecutive season. The Penguins beat the Capitals in six games in 2016 before beating them again in 2017 in seven games. … Continue reading

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