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Four-Goal Second Period Helps Toronto Torch Capitals, 5-1, In Tavares’ 1,000th Game; Backstrom Scores First Goal Of Season

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals lost to the Toronto Maple Leafs by a score of 5-1 at Scotiabank Arena on Sunday evening as their lead over the Pittsburgh Penguins, who have three games in hand on them, for the first … Continue reading

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Lines Combinations Remain The Same, No Tom Wilson: Notes From Capitals’ Saturday Practice At MedStar Capitals Iceplex

The Washington Capitals held one final practice on Saturday before departing for Toronto in advance of their tilt with the Maple Leafs on Sunday. (A reminder that puck drop on Sunday is set for 5PM ET). Here’s the latest from … Continue reading

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John Carlson Skates, No Tom Wilson: Notes From Capitals’ Optional Friday Practice

The Washington Capitals returned to work on Friday for an optional practice following their 3-2 shootout victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. They will practice again on Saturday before departing for Toronto in advance of their tilt with … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Penguins, 3-2 (SO); Alex Ovechkin Scores 32nd Goal Of The Season

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals downed the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-2 in a shootout Thursday night at Capital One Arena. Alex Ovechkin scored his 32nd goal of the season and Marcus Johansson scored his 13th in the win. The Capitals … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Returns To Practice, T.J. Oshie Returns to Washington For Birth Of 4th Child: Notes From Capitals Practice In Denver

The Washington Capitals made their way from Las Vegas to Denver on Sunday following their 6-2 loss to the Vegas Knights on Saturday night. They conclude their western road trip Tuesday night against the Avalanche. Puck drop is set for … Continue reading

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Trip On The Strip: Capitals Fold In 6-2 Defeat To Vegas At The Fortress

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals got blown out by the Vegas Golden Knights by a score of 6-2 at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday night. Washington has never won a regular-season game in Las Vegas (0-4-1).

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Alex Ovechkin Misses Morning Skate (Maintenance): Notes From Capitals Morning Skate On “The Strip”

The Washington Capitals had the day off on Friday following their 4-0 victory over the Coyotes in Arizona. The team made their way to Las Vegas immediately following the game in Tempe in advance of their tilt with the Golden … Continue reading

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Capitals Blank Arizona, 4-0; Strome Scores Twice vs. Team That Drafted Him

Photo by @Capitals The Washington Capitals shut out the Arizona Coyotes by a score of 4-0 at ASU’s Mullett Arena on Thursday night to lift to within one point behind the New York Rangers (who have two games in hand) … Continue reading

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Anthony Mantha Skates With Extras, Alex Alexeyev Skates With Starters: Notes From Capitals Morning Skate In The Desert

The Washington Capitals made their way westward on Wednesday in advance of their tilt with the Arizona Coyotes tonight in Tempe, Arizona. Puck drop from the miniaturized Mullet Arena is set for a late, but manageable 9:00 PM ET.

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Identification Of Optimal Forward Line Combinations For The Capitals Based On Expected Goals For Percentages (xGF%)

There are numerous ways and means suitable for assessing the performance of any forward line combination. One metric capable of providing significant insight is the expected goals for percentage (xGF%) metric.

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