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Alex Ovechkin Returns To Practice, T.J. Oshie Returns to Washington For Birth Of 4th Child: Notes From Capitals Practice In Denver

The Washington Capitals made their way from Las Vegas to Denver on Sunday following their 6-2 loss to the Vegas Knights on Saturday night. They conclude their western road trip Tuesday night against the Avalanche. Puck drop is set for … Continue reading

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Trip On The Strip: Capitals Fold In 6-2 Defeat To Vegas At The Fortress

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals got blown out by the Vegas Golden Knights by a score of 6-2 at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday night. Washington has never won a regular-season game in Las Vegas (0-4-1).

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Alex Ovechkin Misses Morning Skate (Maintenance): Notes From Capitals Morning Skate On “The Strip”

The Washington Capitals had the day off on Friday following their 4-0 victory over the Coyotes in Arizona. The team made their way to Las Vegas immediately following the game in Tempe in advance of their tilt with the Golden … Continue reading

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Capitals Blank Arizona, 4-0; Strome Scores Twice vs. Team That Drafted Him

Photo by @Capitals The Washington Capitals shut out the Arizona Coyotes by a score of 4-0 at ASU’s Mullett Arena on Thursday night to lift to within one point behind the New York Rangers (who have two games in hand) … Continue reading

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Anthony Mantha Skates With Extras, Alex Alexeyev Skates With Starters: Notes From Capitals Morning Skate In The Desert

The Washington Capitals made their way westward on Wednesday in advance of their tilt with the Arizona Coyotes tonight in Tempe, Arizona. Puck drop from the miniaturized Mullet Arena is set for a late, but manageable 9:00 PM ET.

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Identification Of Optimal Forward Line Combinations For The Capitals Based On Expected Goals For Percentages (xGF%)

There are numerous ways and means suitable for assessing the performance of any forward line combination. One metric capable of providing significant insight is the expected goals for percentage (xGF%) metric.

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Capitals’ Tom Wilson Calls Reception From Fans Upon Return to the Lineup, “One of the Coolest Moments of My Career”

Scott Taetsch/Getty Images There is no disputing that prior to his return following recovery from ACL surgery last year, the Washington Capitals missed the presence of right wing Tom Wilson in the lineup. After scoring his first goal since a … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall to Wild, 4-2; Martin Fehervary, Alex Ovechkin Notch Two Points Each

Photo: @Capitals/Twitter The Washington Capitals fell to the Minnesota Wild by a score of 4-2 Tuesday night at Capital One Arena. The loss dropped the Capitals’ record to 24-17-6 and 54 points on the season. Goaltender Charlie Lindgren made 18 saves in … Continue reading

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Capitals Rally To Beat Islanders, 4-3 (OT)

Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals rallied from a 3-0 deficit in the second period to down the New York Islanders, 4-3 (OT), Monday night at UBS Arena in Belmont Park, New York. The victory improves the … Continue reading

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The Art of Leadership: Goals by Tom Wilson, Garnet Hathaway, Hit By Alex Ovechkin Sparks Capitals’ Resurgence in Second Period Against Islanders

Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images A less-than ideal start to their matchup against the New York Islanders in Long Island found the Washington Capitals in a 3-0 hole on the scoreboard and absent fourth-line center Nic Dowd. In need of … Continue reading

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