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Conference Finals Television Ratings Are on the Rise This Spring

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Despite the absence of teams that have dominated the Conference Finals over the last several seasons (Pittsburgh Penguins and Chicago Blackhawks to name a few), the NHL’s postseason ratings are up substantially from last season. In … Continue reading

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Charting and Analysis of Zone Exits and Zone Entries for Jets at Capitals

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images As we continue our season-long look at Capitals possession characteristics within a game, we shift our focus to varying methods utilized for puck control and puck movement for zone transitions.┬áThis post is the first in a … Continue reading

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Kuznetsov’s Overtime Heroics Down the Jets 3-2: Alex Ovechkin Gets to 600 Career Goals

Alex Ovechkin scored 2 goals and reached 600 career goals against Winnipeg Continue reading

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Capitals Return Home From California Road Trip, Host Jets on Monday Night

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals and Winnipeg Jets meet for the second and final time this season when they clash at Capital One Arena on Monday night. The Jets took the first meeting between the two teams, 4-3 in overtime … Continue reading

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Player Profiles: Patrik Laine Faces Off Against His Hero Alex Ovechkin on the Big Stage Monday Night

Photo: NHL As Capitals fans, we’ve come to expect big numbers from our fearless leader, Alex Ovechkin. The man’s name is synonymous with hockey, and we know at the start of every season that he will be a front-runner, at … Continue reading

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Countdown to the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: A Look at This Week’s Key Matchups

Photo: NHL.com As there are four more weeks until the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs begin, the NHL season ramps up as teams on the outside looking in are pushing for a playoff spot, while others look to get hot at … Continue reading

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The Capitals Need to Find Effort and Focus on This Central Road Trip

The Washington Capitals are 4-3-3 in their last 10 games. Continue reading

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Jay Beagle Gets Hurt in Third Period at Winnipeg

On Tuesday night, the Washington Capitals squandered a 3-1 lead and came away with a 4-3 overtime loss to the Winnipeg Jets. One play that will be talked about wasn’t from a goal but rather a slash. A slash that … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall to Jets 4-3 (OT), Andre Burakovsky Gets “Off the Schneid”

Photo: NHL/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 (OT) Tuesday night in Winnipeg. The Jets would strike first but Nicklas Backstrom would tie the game in the waning seconds of the first period. Andre Burakovsky would … Continue reading

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Brett Connolly to the Second-Line! (Dilly Dilly?)

Photo: Getty Images Earlier today, the Capitals’ lines for tonight’s game against the Winnipeg Jets were announced. It came as a surprise to some that right wing Brett Connolly had been placed on the second-line rather than in the bottom-six, … Continue reading

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