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The Streak: A Look Back at the Capitals’ Historic Winning Streak 10 Years Later – Part 2

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images North America A mere 10 years ago, the Washington Capitals found themselves in the midst of the longest winning streak in franchise history, one that started on January 13 and continued into the month of February. Part … Continue reading

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Czech Mates: Czech Out These Capitals Connections – And Slovaks, Too

Photo: Koláž iSport.cz The current Washington Capitals roster includes several players who hail from the region that was once known as Czechoslovakia (until 1993).  The players include Radko Gudas, Michal Kempny, and Jakub Vrana, who are Czech, and Richard Panik … Continue reading

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Capitals Ground Lightning 3-1; Radko Gudas Scores First Goal As A Capital

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 on Saturday night at Capital One Arena. The win improves the Capitals record to 26-6-5 (57 points) on the season. 

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Tampa Bay at Washington Preview: Capitals Tangle With Tampa For The Final Time This Season

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Washington Capitals host the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night for the final regular-season meeting between the two teams. After the Capitals stormed back from a two-goal third-period deficit to the Lightning for win 4-3 … Continue reading

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Two Quick Third-Period Goals Power Capitals To 5-2 Win In Tampa Bay

Photo: Scott Audette/Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning by a score of 5-2 at Amalie Arena on Saturday night for their eighth win in their last nine games (8-1-0). The Capitals now lead the New York … Continue reading

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Bottom-Six Boost: Capitals’ Bottom-Six Come Up Big in Third Period With Two Quick Tallies

Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images For the last few games, the Capitals have had the full compliment of their intended lineup this season and while it took a few games, the team’s chemistry has begun to work. Nowhere in their … Continue reading

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Capitals at Lightning Pregame Notebook: Ilya Samsonov Starts In Fathers’ Trip Opener

Goaltender Ilya Samsonov, who is 7-2-1 with a .917 save percentage and a 2.42 goals-against average in 10 games this season, will get the nod for the Washington Capitals on Saturday night as they open their annual fathers and mentor’s … Continue reading

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Washington at Tampa Bay Preview: Capitals Take On Lightning In The Bay

Photo: Mark LoMogio/Getty Images The Washington Capitals head south to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning for the second time this season on Saturday night. The Capitals took the first meeting of the season in comeback style, 4-3 in overtime … Continue reading

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2019-20 Division Breakdown – NHL Results Through 1/3 of the NHL Season: Atlantic Division

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images With another Thanksgiving in the United States come and gone, most NHL teams have completed about one-third of their 2019-20 season. In the past, it was generally believed that teams who were in a playoff position at … Continue reading

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Top Ten Surprises Through the First Quarter of the 2019-20 Season

Through the first quarter of the 2019-20 NHL regular season, plenty of surprises have already happened. Continue reading

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