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Defensive Dip: Examining The Capitals Defensemen’s Performance Over The Past 5 Games

Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images Prior to yesterday’s 2-1 overtime win against the New Jersey Devils, the Capitals were struggling defensively, giving up 17 goals against over three games, a concerning 5.66 goals against per game average.

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Capitals Defense: Individual Player Performance After 34 Games

The Washington Capitals have now played 34 games of their abbreviated 56-game regular season schedule. Our last review of the Capitals’ defense was conducted back on March 3, after the first 24 games, or when 40+ percent of the season … Continue reading

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Capitals Defense: Individual Player Performance After 24 Games

The Washington Capitals have now played 24 games of their 56-game regular season schedule. Our last review of the Capitals’ defense was conducted back on February 12, after the first 12 games and 20+ percent of the season were complete. With … Continue reading

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Bruins Pay Tribute To 14-Year Captain Zdeno Chara vs. Capitals

Photo: @hockeynight During the first television timeout of their game against the Washington Capitals at TD Garden on Wednesday night, the Boston Bruins paid tribute to their 14-year-old captain Zdeno Chara.

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Returns To Practice; A New Day Means New Lines: News From Capitals Practice

Following a day off for the team on Monday, The Washington Capitals returned to practice Tuesday afternoon at Warrior Ice Arena in Boston. The Capitals face the Bruins in the first of a two-game set Wednesday night at TD Garden, … Continue reading

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Capitals Defense: Individual Player Performance Report For The First 12 Games

The Washington Capitals are now 12 games (20+%) into their abbreviated 56-game regular season schedule and currently sit in third place in the East Division, five points behind the Boston Bruins.

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Capitals Cough Up Three-Goal Lead, Lose 5-3 To Bruins; Zdeno Chara Scores Against Former Club; Season-Opening Point-Streak Ends

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Boston Bruins by a score of 5-3 at Capital One Arena on Monday night. The loss kept the Capitals tied with the Philadelphia Flyers for first in the East Division … Continue reading

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Big Z from Downtown! Zdeno Chara Scores First Goal Against the Boston Bruins in Almost 15 Years

  After scoring his first goal of the 2020-21 season and his first in a Washington Capitals sweater in a January 28 game against the New York Islanders, the soon-to-be 44-year old defenseman scored his first goal against his longtime … Continue reading

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Capitals Lead Bruins 2-0: First Period Stats

The Capitals opened the scoring with a goal from Zdeno Chara (2) at 13:26 of the first frame. The Capitals would quickly make it 2-0 with a goal from Daniel Sprong (2) 1:11 later.The first period would expire with the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Zdeno Chara: “We Believe We Have A Good Team, Good System, And Good Structure”

On Friday, Washington Capitals defenseman Zdeno Chara spoke to the media and discussed how special scoring his first goal as a member of the Capitals felt on Thursday night and how it will feel facing his former team on Saturday.

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