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Capitals at Lightning – Inside The Numbers: Rally Falls Short in Tampa Bay

Photo: Scott Audette/Getty Images The Washington Capitals‘ first meeting of the season with the league-leading Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night did not go as well as the Caps had hoped as they fell 6-3. While the Capitals came up short, … Continue reading

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Alex Killorn’s Hat Trick Helps Lightning Strike Capitals, 6-3; Alex Ovechkin Nets Two Goals

Photo: Scott Audette/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning by a score of 6-3 at Amalie Arena on Saturday night. The loss kept the Capitals two points up on the New York Islanders for first place … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Showdown: Capitals at Lightning Goalie Matchup

As the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning prepare for Saturday night’s “Beasts of the East” matchup, one of the marquee matchups to watch will be in the goal crease. The Capitals’ Braden Holtby and Lightning’s Andrei Vasilevskiy will man … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Lightning: Special Teams Stats

For the first time this season, the Washington Capitals will be facing the Tampa Bay Lightning Saturday night at Amalie Arena in Tampa. The two teams have not seen each other since the emotional Eastern Conference finals games last spring. … Continue reading

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Washington at Tampa Bay Preview: Two Eastern Conference Heavy Weights Clash For The First Time in Saturday Night Showdown at Amalie Arena

Photo: THN The Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning clash for the first time this season when the two teams meet at Amalie Arena on Saturday night. After the Bolts took two out of three regular-season meetings between the two … Continue reading

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Comparing The 2018-19 Lightning To The 2015-16 Capitals

Photo: Stars and Sticks The Tampa Bay Lightning are having a historic season, holding an 18-point cushion on the San Jose Sharks in the Presidents’ Trophy race and became the second-fastest team in NHL history to clinch a berth in … Continue reading

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Some Positive Notes From the Capitals Current Seven-Game Win Streak

The Washington Capitals are rolling in the early part of March. Continue reading

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Capitals Head Out For Huge Eastern Conference Road Swing

Photo: NBC Sports Washington After earning their seventh consecutive win in a 3-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday night, the Washington Capitals hit the road for four straight games, all against Eastern Conference opponents, and three of which … Continue reading

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Tough Schedule Down the Stretch is a Good Thing For the Washington Capitals

The experienced Washington Capitals should embrace a tough schedule in March and April. Continue reading

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March Metropolitan Madness: The Capitals Will Get a Heavy Dose of the Division As Spring Approaches

The Washington Capitals will play ten of fifteen games against the Metropolitan Division in March. Continue reading

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