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Wednesday Night Hockey Preview: Capitals, Maple Leafs Look To End Losing Streaks

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals visit the Toronto Maple Leafs for the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The Maple Leafs beat the Capitals by a score of 4-2 on October 13 at Capital One Arena, the … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Records Hat Trick in 7-6 Loss Against the San Jose Sharks

On a night in which the struggling Capitals needed to rebound and end their five-game losing streak, it was their captain, Alex Ovechkin who did his part in an effort to end the skid against the San Jose Sharks, recording … Continue reading

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Sharks Outscore Capitals 7-6 (OT); Alex Ovechkin Scores 23rd Career Hat Trick

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the San Jose Sharks 7-6 (OT) Tuesday night at Capital One Arena. The loss drops the Capitals record to 27-16-6 (60 points). The Capitals are now off to Toronto to … Continue reading

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Capitals Reportedly Listening To Offers on Andre Burakovsky, Seeking Top-Nine Forward in Any Deal

Photo: NHL via Getty Images In the midst of a five-game losing skid and with their offense struggling to pick up their play, the Capitals are in arguably their worst stretch of the 2018-19 season. Earlier this season there were … Continue reading

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With Christian Djoos Close To Return, What Should the Capitals Do? (Readers’ Poll)

Photo: @Capitals For the past few months, the Capitals’ defensive corps has remained largely the same, with only the return of veteran Brooks Orpik from and loss of young rearguard Christian Djoos to injury, as well as the insertion of … Continue reading

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Christian Djoos Practices In No-Contact Jersey; Capitals To Make Decision on When Alex Ovechkin Will Serve Suspension Wednesday

Defenseman Christian Djoos, who has missed the past 18 games after undergoing thigh surgery on December 14, practiced with his teammates for the first time but wore a light blue no-contact jersey at the Washington Capitals‘ morning skate prior to … Continue reading

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San Jose at Washington Preview: Capitals Go Swimming With The Sharks on Tuesday Night, Look To End Season-Long Losing Streak

Photo: Getty Images The Washington Capitals host the San Jose Sharks for the first meeting of the season between the two teams on Tuesday night. The Capitals swept both games against the Sharks last year, including a 4-1 win at … Continue reading

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Brooks Orpik Takes Maintenance Day, Capitals Keep Same Lineup From 8-5 Loss To Blackhawks and Hold Meeting Prior To Practice

The Washington Capitals took to the practice ice approximately 30 minutes late Monday morning, as head coach Todd Reirden likely held a team meeting. The team lost their fifth consecutive game (0-4-1), including their fourth straight in regulation, and eighth in … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Rut Requires Some Tough Lineup Decisions From Todd Reirden

Photo: Bill Smith/NHLI Via Getty Images After losing their fifth straight game to the NHL-worst Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday afternoon, and holding a players-only meeting following the 8-5 drubbing, the Capitals are in a rut in every sense of the … Continue reading

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Capitals Hold “Players Only” Meeting After Fifth Consecutive Loss

Photo: Bill Smith/NHL via Getty Images After the Washington Capitals fell to the Chicago Blackhawks, the worst team in the NHL, 8-5 for their fifth consecutive loss (0-4-1) and fourth straight loss in regulation, on Sunday afternoon, the players held … Continue reading

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