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Capitals Get Home Shootout Win for First Time this Season

Photo: Nick Wass/AP The shootout round has been relatively unkind to the Capitals this season. Tonight the Caps played a playoff-like contest and got a huge win to stay atop of the Metropolitan Division and the league. They needed overtime … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie Achieves Milestone of His Own

Photo: @Capitals Last night, Braden Holtby achieved the milestone of playing in his 300th game, but another Caps player not only achieved a personal career-high, but also did something no Capital other than Alex Ovechkin has done in recent time. 

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Capitals Douse Flames 4-2

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 Tuesday night at Verizon Center. The win raised the Capitals record to 47-17-8 (102 points). The Capitals next host the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday. Puck drop is 7:00 p.m. 

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Game Preview: Flames @ Capitals

Can the Washington Capitals cool the surging Calgary Flames on Braden Holtby bobblehead night? Continue reading

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Paul Carey Named CCM/AHL Player of the Week with 8 Point Performance

It had to be a no-brainer. Paul Carey racked up 6 goals and 2 assists in three games including Hershey’s first 4-goal game in 10 years Saturday. And he probably beat out his own teammate, Christian Djoos, for CCM/AHL Player of the Week honors. 

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Capitals Defeat Lightning 5-3; Oshie Tricks the Bolts

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Capitals visited the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night.  The Capitals will now have a 3-game homestand that will begin on Tuesday night when they face the Calgary Flames.  Tuesday’s game will be Braden … Continue reading

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Is The Capitals Top Line Good Enough? Comparing Contenders Top Lines

Hockey is a team sport. When teams have a lot of success in both the regular season and in the playoffs, they need a lot of depth – A team where you have contributions up and down the lineup. From … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall to Kings 4-2, Lose Third Straight

Photo: NHL The Washington Capitals fell to the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 Saturday night at Staples Center. The loss dropped the Capitals record to 44-16-7 (95 points). The Capitals next travel across town for a tilt with the Anaheim Ducks on … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall to Stars 4-2, Home Winning Streak Ends at 15 Games

Patrick Smith/Getty Image The Washington Capitals fell to the Dallas Stars 4-2 Monday night at Verizon Center. The loss dropped the Capitals record to 44-13-8 (95 points). The Capitals next travel west for their annual west coast trip, starting in San … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Game Winner: Oshie and Backstrom Team up for Winning Goal

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images At first glance, the Capitals game-winning goal against the Flyers looked like just another beautiful snipe executed by Nicklas Backstrom. But a closer look reveals a fantastic setup by T.J. Oshie, and even better communications between … Continue reading

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