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Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser Approves Nationals’ Proposal To Start Season At Nationals Park Without Fans

According to News 4’s Mark Segraves, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser approved the MLB’s Washington Nationals proposal to start the season at Nationals Park without fans. Washington’s health director told the team that they could have fans in the stands later … Continue reading

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Capitals Dump Devils, 3-2; Ilya Samsonov Wins In First Start Since January 17; Nicklas Backstrom Scores 10th Goal Of Season

Photo: Bruce Bennett/NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 Saturday afternoon at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Ilya Samsonov stopped 18 of 20 shots faced in his first start since January 17. … Continue reading

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Kuznetsov (Upper-Body) Will Not Play Sunday Against Devils; Laviolette Going With Same Lineup from Saturday

On Sunday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media prior to Sunday’s clash with the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center (3 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington). He announced center Evgeny Kuznetsov will not draw into the … Continue reading

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Dowd Dominance: Nic Dowd’s Recent Faceoff Effectiveness A Highlight As the Capitals Look To Improve On The Dot

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Center Nic Dowd has been a regular feature on the Washington Capitals’ fourth-line for the last two seasons and now in his third campaign in a Caps sweater, the former seventh-round pick of the Los Angeles Kings … Continue reading

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Capitals Drub Devils, 5-2, For Fifth Win In Seven Games

Photo: Andy Marlin/Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the New Jersey Devils by a score of 5-2 at Prudential Center on Saturday afternoon and are 5-1-1 since their four-game regulation losing streak. The win put the Capitals two points ahead … Continue reading

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Bringing the Fire: Hathaway, Sprong, & Eller Give Capitals 3-1 Lead Over Devils

The Washington Capitals opened the scoring early in Saturday’s matinee clash with the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center. Forward Garnet Hathaway gave the visiting team a 1-0 lead and 91 seconds later, forward Daniel Sprong extended that lead to … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Out Day-To-Day With Upper-Body Injury, Will Not Suit Up For Capitals On Saturday

The Washington Capitals announced prior to their game at the New Jersey Devils on Saturday afternoon (1 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally, NHL Network nationally) that center Evgeny Kuznetsov will not play due to an upper-body injury.

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Ilya Samsonov Re-assigned To Capitals Taxi Squad, Pheonix Copley Re-assigned To Hershey Bears

The Washington Capitals announced on Saturday morning that they have re-assigned goaltender Ilya Samsonov from the Hershey Bears to the Capitals taxi squad and re-assigned goaltender Pheonix Copley from the Capitals taxi squad to the Hershey Bears.

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Washington at New Jersey Series Preview: Capitals Tangle With Devils in Weekend Matinees

Photo: Julio Cortez/AP The Washington Capitals begin a five-game road trip, starting with the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center in a back-to-back matinee clash on Saturday (1 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally, NHL Network nationally) and Sunday (3 … 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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