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Capitals Stifle Avalanche – A Look At The Numbers

In their first matchup with a team from the Western Conference since March 1st, 2020, the Capitals firmly handled the Stanley Cup favorite Colorado Avalanche 6-3. The Capitals controlled the pace of play in all situations, and ended up scoring … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Nets Career Goal No. 734 in Capitals’ 6-3 Victory Over Avalanche

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Tuesday’s game between the Washington Capitals and Colorado Avalanche marked another major milestone for Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin. He played in his 1,200th career game! In the 6-3 victory over the Avalanche, The Great Eight scored … Continue reading

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Capitals Crunch Avalanche, 6-3; Evgeny Kuznetsov Strikes Twice

Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the Colorado Avalanche by a score of 6-3 at Capital One Arena on Tuesday night to finish their season-opening three-game homestand with a record of 2-0-1. Goaltender Ilya Samsonov made 23 saves … Continue reading

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Ain’t No Dowd About It: Nic Dowd Scores First Goal of the 2021-22 Season, Nick Jensen Notches Eighth Career Multi-Point Game With Assist

With the Washington Capitals already holding a 4-2 lead over the visiting Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night, Center Nic Dowd scored his first goal of the 2021-22 season to boost the team’s lead by three goals, with a little help … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Anthony Mantha Reaches 100 Career Goals Thanks to First Goal of 2021-22 Season

Screencap: @Capitals Washington Capitals forward Anthony Mantha hit the 100-career goal milestone Tuesday night when he scored his first goal of the 2021-22 season as the team faced the Colorado Avalanche at Capital One Arena.

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Give-And-Go Goal: Nick Jensen Scores First Goal of the 2021-22 Season On Odd-Man Rush

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Entering Tuesday night’s game against the Colorado Avalanche, Washington Capitals defenseman Nick Jensen had scored just two goals in 143 Games Played in a Washington sweater, both coming last season. However, unlike the length of … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov Scores First Goal of the Season Against Avalanche, Picks Up Fourth Point in Three Games

Screencap: @Capitals Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov scored his first goal of the season Tuesday night as the team clashed with the Colorado Avalanche at Capital One Arena.

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Projected Lines For Avalanche At Capitals

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette stated in his morning media session that goaltender Ilya Samsonov and forward Connor McMichael will get their first starts of the season tonight against the Colorado Avalanche. Here are the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Connor McMichael On Skating on the Third-Line in Practice: “If I Do Get In Tomorrow, I’ll Be Ecstatic”

Screen cap: @capitals After a strong 2020-21 season with the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, the 2019 first-round draft pick of the Washington Capitals, Connor McMichael, has been waiting for his first game of the 2021-22 NHL season. Through the … Continue reading

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Colorado at Washington Preview: Capitals Finish Homestand vs. Depleted Avalanche

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Washington Capitals will play their first outer-conference game since March 1, 2020 on Tuesday when the Colorado Avalanche come to D.C. The Capitals have taken 10 out of their last 12 (10-2-0) matchups against the … Continue reading

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