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Niskanen nets game-winner, Caps defeat Pens 3-2

Time and time again this season, the Washington Capitals have given up at least the first goal of the game, often times having to dig themselves out of a hole. That was once again the case Tuesday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins, who scored the first two goals of the game. This time defenseman Matt Niskanen – who used to… Read More
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Ovechkin, Caps host Crosby, Penguins in Metropolitan showdown

Fighting out of the blue corner, the visitor, hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Penguins led by center Sidney Crosby. Fighting out of the red corner, the home team, from Washington D.C., the Washington Capitals, led by left winger Alex Ovechkin The Crosby-Ovechkin rivalry adds another chapter tonight in the Verizon Center. These two have been two of the top-three players… Read More
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Caps make late-night deal ahead of NHL trade deadline

The NHL trade deadline is here (later today) and the Washington Capitals made a deal late last night with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Washington will receive forward Daniel Winnik and a 2016, 5th round pick (which was previously Anaheim’s) in exchange for forward Brooks Laich, defenseman Connor Carrick and a 2016, 2nd round pick. The move helps the Caps by… Read More
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Capitals unable to complete comeback, fall to Blackhawks 3-2

The Washington Capitals struck first against the reigning, defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks, but were unable to build off of it, falling 3-2 in what could be a Stanley Cup preview. Washington took a 1-0 lead 6:13 into the contest on a power play goal scored by Marcus Johansson, his 15th of the season. However, Washington was only able… Read More