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A Bear of a Rivalry Brewin’: Stanley Cup Playoff History Between the Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins

Elsa/Getty Images As the Washington Capitals prepare to meet the Boston Bruins on Sunday, August 9, 2020 in their third and final round robin game to determine 2020 playoff seeding, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle takes time to take a quick … Continue reading

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What You Missed From Day Five Of The Stanley Cup Qualifiers

Photo: Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images Some late magic happened across the NHL happened on Thursday as two teams won their games late in regulation and more must-see action occurred. Missed anything? Catch up on all of the day’s action below.

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The Ice Is Flying: A Look at the Playoff History Between the Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images As the Washington Capitals prepare to meet the Philadelphia Flyers in Thursday’s round robin game to determine playoff seeding, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle is taking a quick look back at the playoff history between the Capitals … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Clinch Stanley Cup Playoff Berth, Sweep Rangers In Qualifying Round

Photo: Chase Agnello-Dean/Getty Images The Carolina Hurricanes advanced to the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Tuesday night after they defeated the New York Rangers by a score of 4-1 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, becoming the first qualifying round team … Continue reading

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Skating Into the Past: A Look At the Washington Capitals’ Playoff History

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America With the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs just around the corner in the league’s delayed postseason schedule, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle examines the playoff history for the Washington Capitals, who are coming off a 3-2 exhibition … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Ilya Samsonov Sustained An Injury, Will Not Travel to Toronto, Expected To Be Ready For 2020-21 Season

Photo: @Capitals According to the Washington Capitals, goaltender Ilya Samsonov sustained an injury prior to the training camp and will not travel with the team to Toronto for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Sunday. He will remain in the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ T.J. Oshie: “I Feel Like I’m Ready To Go.”

Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie said that “I feel like I’m ready to go” after training in Minnesota for the last month of the NHL Pause even though he was in the Washington area for a majority of it. “Training … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Lars Eller: “I Want To Be With My Team And Win Another Cup.”

Washington Capitals center Lars Eller told the media on Tuesday that “a lot of thoughts [went] into the decision [to play]” and he was “weighing the pros and cons” of doing so with a new baby due August 8, when … Continue reading

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NHL Releases Play-In, Round-Robin Schedules; Capitals To Face Lightning In Opener August 3

Photo: Scott Audette/Getty Images After the NHL and players’ association agreed on the protocols on phases three and four of the league’s return-to-play plan on Friday, the round-robin and qualifying round schedules were released. The Washington Capitals will face the … Continue reading

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Says Country Willing To Host NHL Despite Border Closure

Photo: BBC The Canadian and American governments announced on Tuesday that the border between the two countries will remain closed for another month but Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated that the country is open to the idea of having … Continue reading

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