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Capitals Return Home to Battle Penguins in Best of Three

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins return to action Saturday night at 7 PM at Capital One Arena for Game 5 of their best-of-seven series in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The teams are even … Continue reading

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Capitals Seek to Take Commanding 3-1 Series Lead in Game 4

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins will face off in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Second Round series tomorrow night at 7 PM at PPG Paints Arena. Washington has won the last two games … Continue reading

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Notes from Capitals Optional Practice: Questions from Game 3 are Answered

After a thrilling win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in an intense Game 3 of the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Washington Capitals got back to work. On Wednesday afternoon, select members of the team hit the ice … Continue reading

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Capitals–Penguins Game 3: A Look At The Numbers

Photo: Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images What a win by the boys in red, winning 4-3 against the deadly Pittsburgh Penguins. Before the game even began, I was thinking even if the Washington Capitals were slightly outplayed by the underlying … Continue reading

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Ovi Strikes Late to Deliver Caps a 4-3 Win and 2-1 Series Lead

Photo: Capitals Twitter Alex Ovechkin struck late to deliver a 4-3 win for the Washington Capitals over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 of the Second Round Series, giving the Caps a 2-1 series lead. It was the Capitals’ ninth … Continue reading

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Will Tom Wilson be Suspended for his Hit on Brian Dumoulin?

Early in the second period of Game 2 on Sunday afternoon, Tom Wilson and Alex Ovechkin collided with Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin. As Dumoulin had the puck, he saw Ovechkn in front of him getting ready to deliver a hit … Continue reading

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Game 2 Preview: Capitals Look to Bounce Back

Photo: Newsday The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins will clash in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Second Round at Capital One Arena on Sunday afternoon at 3 PM. The game will be televised nationally on NBC. Pittsburgh took Game … Continue reading

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Keys to the Series: How Can the Washington Capitals End the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Hopes for a 3-Peat?

How can the Washington Capitals overcome the odds and defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins for the first time in the Alex Ovechkin era? 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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Top 12 Capitals Playoff Moments

Photo: Sporting News We all know what’s happened in the past. If you’re looking for a column on that narrative, you’ve come to the wrong story. Instead of reliving the bad, this post decided to take a look back at … Continue reading

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