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This One’s For Coach: T.J. Oshie Scores In First Game Since the Passing Of His Father

Washington Capitals Washington Capitals Right Wing T.J. Oshie returned to the ice on Wednesday night against the New York Rangers for the first time since the death of his father Tim “Coach” Oshie. While the emotions running high from Monday … Continue reading

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“We Are Extremely Disappointed”: New York Rangers Release Statement Condemning NHL For Not Suspending Capitals’ Tom Wilson for “Horrifying Act of Violence”

After the ice chips had settled and the Washington Capitals’ chaotic game against the New York Rangers on Monday night was over, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety fined Capitals right wing Tom Wilson $5,000 for his involvement in a … Continue reading

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Dilly Dilly Fight Night: Brenden Dillon Drops Penguins Teddy Blueger in One-sided Fisticuffs

Not much went right for the Washington Capitals in their 3-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night, just a few nights after clinching a spot in the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. As one might expect, frustrations mounted and … Continue reading

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Power Play Prowess: T.J. Oshie Ties Career-High In Power Play Goals Against the Pittsburgh Penguins

Patrick Smith/Getty Images With Washington Capitals captain and power play weapon Alex Ovechkin out for the first time ever against the Pittsburgh Penguins as he continues to deal with an injury suffered a week ago, and defenseman John Carlson also … Continue reading

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Divisional Playoff Races Coming Down To The Wire

Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images With most teams across the NHL down to 10 or fewer games before the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs start in May, some races for the Stanley Cup Playoffs could go to the final whistle. The East … Continue reading

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Goal From Garny! Garnet Hathaway Scores Fifth Goal of the Season, Beginning Productive Night For the Fourth-Line

Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ fourth-line has arguably, been its most hard-working this season, lauded throughout the season for their grit and ability to do all the “little things” right. During the Caps’ April 24 contest against … Continue reading

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Teams That Capitals Players Have Succeeded Against And Players Who Have Frustrated The Capitals

Photo: NHL.com Many players in the NHL have a team they seem to excel against. With superstars like captain Alex Ovechkin, center Nicklas Backstrom, and center Evgeny Kuznetsov, the Washington Capitals have plenty of players who seem to feast on … Continue reading

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That Didn’t Take Long! Anthony Records First Point, Scores First Goal In Capitals Debut

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images April 13 has proven to be an eventful day for new Washington Capitals forward Anthony Mantha. Acquired by the team at the NHL Trade Deadline in a significant package, the former Detroit Red Wing met … Continue reading

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Mr. Consistent: Conor Sheary Scores 10th Goal of the Season, Marks Fifth Consecutive 10-Goal Season

Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals forward Conor Sheary has proven to be a smart signing by General Manager Brian MacLellan during the pandemic-shortened 2020-21 season. During the Capitals’ April 11 tilt against the Boston Bruins, the hard-working forward … Continue reading

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The First Dance: A Look At Aliaksei Protas’ First AHL Game

Photos: Lehigh Valley Phantoms The Washington Capitals drafted Center Aliaksei Protas with the 91st overall pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. The 20-year old Center was loaned to the Kontinental Hockey League’s Dinamo Minsk earlier in the 2020-21 season … Continue reading

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