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Comin’ In Hot Against the Devils: Alex Ovechkin Scores Seventh Goal In Seven Games, Moves Past Mark Messier In Even-Strength Goals

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been on goal-scoring tear in his team’s last handful of games, something that fans and his teammates are no strangers to. On Thursday night, the former first overall pick continued that … Continue reading

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And Down The Stretch They Come!: A Look At the Remaining Schedule of the Washington Capitals

Rob Carr/Getty Images While it may be hard to believe, the pandemic-shortened 2020-21 NHL season is reaching the final several weeks and for teams eyeing a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, securing their hold on a playoff position, or … Continue reading

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Capitals Have Been The NHL’s Third-Most Injury And Illness Prone Team So Far This Season

The Washington Capitals headed into the 2020-21 season with the NHL’s oldest roster with an average age of 30.5 years old, nearly two years up on the next oldest (Toronto Maple Leafs: 28.6). Six weeks into the season, they rank … Continue reading

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The Defunct Southeast Division: No Longer “South-least”

Photo: New England Flag and Banner For most of the Alex Ovechkin era, the Washington Capitals played in what was known as the Southeast Division, which was eliminated prior to the 2013-14 season with a number of division re-alignments. For … Continue reading

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To Hockey, With Love: A Look at the Washington Capitals on Valentine’s Day

Christian Peterson/Getty Images North America February 14, better known as Valentine’s Day, is a day typically associated with romantic occasions with one’s significant other. While Valentine’s Day has not typically been a “standing” date on the Washington Capitals’ calendar, the … Continue reading

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Marquee Sundays: A Look At the Washington Capitals On Super Bowl Sunday

Getty Images On Super Bowl Sunday, which falls on February 7 this year, Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs will be trying for their second consecutive Super Bowl victory against six-time champion Tom Brady, the longtime New England Patriots … Continue reading

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Big Z from Downtown! Zdeno Chara Scores First Goal Against the Boston Bruins in Almost 15 Years

  After scoring his first goal of the 2020-21 season and his first in a Washington Capitals sweater in a January 28 game against the New York Islanders, the soon-to-be 44-year old defenseman scored his first goal against his longtime … Continue reading

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Daniel Sprong Scores His First Goal As A Washington Capital Against the New York Islanders

A week after recording his first point as a member of the Washington Capitals, forward Daniel Sprong lit the lamp for the first time in a Capitals sweater, in Tuesday night’s contest against the New York Islanders.

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Gr8 Endurance: Appreciating Alex Ovechkin’s Longevity Compared to His Peers – Early 2021

The 2020-21, pandemic-shortened season is Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin’s 16th season in the National Hockey League (NHL). And even now, at the relatively advanced age (in hockey player terms) of 35, it is still not unreasonable to expect him … Continue reading

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All Together: Local Sports Teams and Others Wish Washington Capitals Luck On Start of New Season

NHL The Washington Capitals are set to begin a pandemic-shortened 2020-21 season tonight against the Buffalo Sabres in New York, and with a set roster, lines seemingly in place, and enthusiasm to begin play once again, the team has been … Continue reading

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